The Resource Courting death : a novel, Paul Heald

Courting death : a novel, Paul Heald

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Courting death : a novel
Title
Courting death
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul Heald
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Courting Death finds Melanie Wilkerson (from Cotton, book two of the Clarkeston Chronicles) and Arthur Hughes working uncomfortably together in the chambers of a famous federal judge. While Melanie neglects her duties as a law clerk to investigate the mysterious death of a young woman in the courthouse five years earlier, Arthur wades through the horrific habeas corpus appeals of two prisoners: an infamous serial killer and a pathetic child murder. Melanie, a Georgia native who returns from law school in the Northeast, hoped to establish a legal reputation that will eclipse her beauty pageant queen past, which she is now desperate to disown. Arthur is a bright but naive Midwesterner who is rapidly seduced by the small Georgia college town of Clarkeston which, to his surprise, comes with an exotic and attractive landlady. The cohort of federal court clerks is completed by Phil Jenkins, a Stanford graduate from San Francisco who tries his best to balance the personalities of his volatile colleagues. Living and working in bucolic Clarkeston comes with a price. In Courting Death, Arthur, Melanie, and Phil are confronted with the extremes of human mortality, both in and outside the legal system, in ways that they could never have expected or prepared for"--
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1959-
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Heald, Paul J.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Clarkeston chronicles
Series volume
3
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  • City and town life
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
Courting death : a novel, Paul Heald
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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
21 cm.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9781631581014
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016030560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 357547
  • (HPL)232767
  • 357547
Label
Courting death : a novel, Paul Heald
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
21 cm.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9781631581014
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016030560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 357547
  • (HPL)232767
  • 357547

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