The Resource The perfect alibi, Phillip Margolin

The perfect alibi, Phillip Margolin

Label
The perfect alibi
Title
The perfect alibi
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Margolin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he's sent to prison. Not long after, there's another rape and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes--which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one. Now, the convicted athlete, joined by a new lawyer, is granted a new trial and bail. Shortly thereafter, his original lawyer disappears and his law partner is murdered. Robin Lockwood is a young lawyer with a prestigious small law firm and a former MMA fighter who helped pay for Yale Law School with her bouts. She is representing the victim of the first rape for her civil lawsuit against her rapist, who is now convinced the rapist is stalking her and trying to intimidate her. At the same time, another client is up on a murder charge--one that should be dismissed as self-defence--but the D.A. trying the case is determined to bring it to trial. Now she has to mastermind two impossible cases, trying to find the hidden truth that links the two of them
Member of
Summary
Two rape cases at the same bar are complicated by a prominent athlete's threats, baffling DNA evidence, suspicious attacks on case lawyers and a D.A.'s resolve to prosecute a killing in self-defense
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10756448
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Margolin, Phillip
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Robin Lockwood novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women lawyers
  • Rape victims
  • College athletes
  • Women
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Murder
  • Malicious accusation
  • False imprisonment
Target audience
adult
Label
The perfect alibi, Phillip Margolin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250117526
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The perfect alibi, Phillip Margolin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250117526
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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