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Proof of Innocence

(2018)
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She's a prosecutor chasing demons. He's wrestling them. Will they find proof of innocence? Or will the demons win?

Every prosecutor has one – the case that won’t let go, long after the verdict. Maggie Frye’s has just jumped from nightmare to worst-case reality.

Four and a half years ago, she served as special prosecutor in a remote mountain county in Commonwealth of Virginia v. J.D. Carson. Shaking off echoes of the family tragedy that drove her to be a prosecutor, she did her damnedest, despite cards stacked against her. The verdict? Not guilty. A moment that rattled her in ways she’s done her best to bury.

Except now another young woman has been killed in chillingly similar circumstances.

Either Maggie prosecuted the right man and got the wrong verdict or she prosecuted the wrong man and got the right verdict. Either way, a murderer is free to strike again. And there is J.D. Carson -- not only still in town, but far too close to the investigation for Maggie’s comfort.

But Maggie’s going to be part of this part of this investigation, too. Because this time she’ll get it right … no matter what it costs her.

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Proof of Innocence, by USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn, will entertain fans of stories that swirl suspense and romance with an ongoing murder investigation in which the man the prosecutor is drawn to might be the one she's trying to catch.
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NOTE FROM PATRICIA McLINN TO CAUGHT DEAD IN WYOMING READERS: Proof of Innocence and its upcoming sequel, Price of Innocence, do not have nearly as much humor as the Caught Dead mysteries, though there is some. (I just can't help myself.) They're a bit grittier and darker ... though not in the deep end of grit and dark. I strongly recommend you read the preview to be sure this is something you would enjoy.

Caught Dead in Wyoming cozy mystery series:
Sign Off
Left Hanging
Shoot First
Last Ditch
Look Live
Back Story
Cold Open

"Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page." -- Emilie Richards, USA Today bestselling author

If you like romantic suspense, you might also try:

Ride the River: Rodeo Knights, a stand-alone romance with suspense that is set on the Wyoming rodeo circuit and includes a few Caught Dead in Wyoming character cameos.

Bardville, Wyoming series:
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Used availability for Patricia McLinn's Proof of Innocence

Paperback Editions

May 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Proof of Innocence
Author(s): Patricia McLinn
ISBN: 1-944126-31-7 / 978-1-944126-31-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Craig Place Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Proof of Innocence
Author(s): Patricia McLinn
Publisher: Craig Place Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU