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The Advocate's Daughter

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"Fans of House of Cards will love The Advocate's Daughter, a thriller that gives us a real insider's view of a Washington most of us will never see. The tension starts on the very first page, and keeps ratcheting up. Once it grabs you it won't let go."
Joseph Finder

A Washington, D.C., lawyer and frequent major media commentator on the Supreme Court, Anthony Franze delivers a high-stakes story of family, power, loss, and revenge set within the insular world of the highest court in our country.

Among Washington, D.C., power players, everyone has secrets they desperately want to keep hidden,including Sean Serrat, a Supreme Court lawyer. Sean transformed his misspent youth into a model adulthood and now has one of the most respected legal careers in the country. But just as he learns he's on the short list to be nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, his daughter, Abby, a talented and dedicated law student, goes missing. Abby's lifeless body is soon found in the library of the Supreme Court, and her boyfriend, Malik Montgomery, a law clerk at the high court, is immediately arrested. The ensuing media frenzy leads to allegations that Malik's arrest was racially motivated, sparking a national controversy.

While the Serrat family works through their grief, Sean begins to suspect the authorities arrested the wrong person. Delving into the mysteries of his daughter's last days, Sean stumbles over secrets within his own family as well as the lies of some of the most powerful people in the country. People will stop at nothing to ensure that Sean never exposes the truth.

An excerpt of Franze's new legal thriller The Outsider, coming out this March, is now availableat the end of The Advocate's Daughter ebook.

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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Advocate's Daughter: A Thriller
Author(s): Anthony Franze
ISBN: 1-250-07165-8 / 978-1-250-07165-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Advocate's Daughter: A Thriller
Author(s): Anthony Franze
ISBN: 1-4272-6834-7 / 978-1-4272-6834-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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