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Missing Witness

Missing Witness

A novel by

Barry Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
In this electrifying debut thriller, a brilliant defense lawyer takes on a murder case with ingenious twists

Phoenix, Arizona, 1973. A beautiful woman, armed with a gun and accompanied by her twelve-year-old daughter, enters a house. Shots are fired. The woman and her daughter leave the house. Inside, her husband lies dead.

The case seems open and shut. The cops, the attorney general's office, and the media are certain the woman is guilty. The only witness to the shooting is in a catatonic state and cannot testify. But the murdered man's wealthy father believes he owes the woman something and hires Dan Morgan, the best lawyer in Phoenix, to defend her.

When the legendary criminal attorney takes on a case it's to win, no matter what the odds. But for Morgan and his young protégé, Doug McKenzie, there are no easy answers, only mysteries, and the question of innocence and guilt take on profound new meaning.

Combining the riveting suspense of Presumed Innocent with the raw ambition and power of All the King's Men, this full-bodied novel introduces a writer of great skill and insight into the human character.

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Hardback Editions

September 2007 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Missing Witness
Author(s): Gordon Campbell
ISBN: 0-06-133751-X / 978-0-06-133751-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

December 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Missing Witness
Author(s): Gordon Campbell
ISBN: 0-06-164663-6 / 978-0-06-164663-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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November 2008 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Missing Witness
Author(s): Gordon Campbell
ISBN: 0-06-133752-8 / 978-0-06-133752-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
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Kindle Editions

October 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Missing Witness
Author(s): Gordon Campbell
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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