Conveniently, I just stacked up all of my October TBR print books for a bookstagram picture, so I’m pulling the top one off for today’s first line! Y’all, my October is BOOKED!! (and yes, I prefer my puns intended).
Remember that old show (I’m giving away my age here, I’m sure) L.A. Law? That was my first foray into the courtroom and I do love to revisit it every once in a while). Cara Putman does legal suspense so well, I devour her books. Lucky for me she’s got a new one on the way (Oct 16).
This week, I’m skipping the prologue and sharing the first line from chapter one of Delayed Justice.
About the Book
She had long given up the desire to be loved. Now she only needed to be heard.
Jaime Nichols went to law school to find the voice she never had as a child, and her determination to protect girls and women in the path of harm drives her in ways both spoken and unspoken. As Jaime, now a criminal defense attorney, prepares to press charges against someone who wronged her long ago, she must face not only her demons but also the unimaginable forces that protect the powerful man who tore her childhood apart.
Chandler Bolton, a retired veteran, is tasked with helping a young victim who must testify in court—and along with his therapy dog, Aslan, he’s up for the task. When he first meets Jaime, all brains, beauty, and brashness, he can’t help but be intrigued. As Chandler works to break through the wall Jaime has built around herself, the two of them discover that they may have more to offer one another than they ever could have guessed—and that together, they may be able to help this endangered child.
is thrilling installment of the Hidden Justice series explores the healing power of resolution and the weight of words given voice. And as Jaime pursues delayed justice of her own, she unearths eternal truths that will change the course of her life.
What are you reading this last weekend of September? Something beachy to hold on to summer a little longer or something to cuddle up with for fall? Whatever it is, drop the first line in the comments then jump over to our hosts at Hoarding Books and check out what others are sharing this week.
And as always, thanks for stopping by and visiting for a few minutes!