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Allen Eskens - The ​Heavens May Fall
Detective ​Max Rupert is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Max's friend, attorney Boady Sanden, is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. The case is pushing their friendship to the breaking point and forcing each to confront personal demons. Max is still struggling with the death of his wife four years earlier and the Pruitt case stirs up old memories. Boady hasn't taken on a defense case since the death of an innocent client, a man Boady believes he could have saved but didn't. Now he is back in court, determined to redeem himself for having failed in the past. Vividly told from two opposing perspectives, the story of Jennavieve Pruitt's death disrupts many lives and the truth remains a mystery till the very end.

Allen Eskens - The ​Life We Bury
College ​student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder. As Joe writes about Carl's life, especially Carl's valor in Vietnam, he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict. Joe, along with his skeptical female neighbor, throws himself into uncovering the truth, but he is hamstrung in his efforts by having to deal with his dangerously dysfunctional mother, the guilt of leaving his autistic brother vulnerable, and a haunting childhood memory. Thread by thread, Joe unravels the tapestry of Carl’s conviction. But as he and Lila dig deeper into the circumstances of the crime, the stakes grow higher. Will Joe discover the truth before it’s too late to escape the fallout?

Allen Eskens - Temetni ​jöttünk…
Egy ​nagy tehetségű krimiíró első könyve, amivel elindult a siker útján. Joe Talbert a Minnesota Egyetem küzdelmes sorsú diákja , autista öccse és alkoholista anyja egyetlen támasza, csak boldogulni próbál az életben. Egy angol kurzuson azt a feladatot kapja, hogy írja meg egy idegen életrajzát. Mi sem könnyebb, nem? Ám, amilyen a szerencséje, a sors egy gyilkos nemi erőszaktevőt sodor elé Carl Iverson személyében. Ahogy a rákban haldokló vietnámi veterán, Carl története kibontakozik, Joe és szerelme, Lila egyre meghökkentőbb dolgokkal szembesülnek.

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