By David Hosp
Suffering Boston legal professional Scott Finn is worked up to do any felony work-until he lands the main twisted case of his profession. Fifteen years in the past, a feminine cop used to be viciously crushed and shot. Fingerprint proof despatched a guy named Vincente Salazar to legal for 50 years. yet this present day new DNA clues recommend he's innocent-and Finn is set to discover the reality. Then the police officers block his research and the sufferer, who survived, won't check with him. As his case unravels, Finn is surprised to find that a lot of Boston's best are risking their badges-and even their lives-to lie approximately this crime. Now the skinny blue line among guilt and innocence stretches from valuable the USA to the Boston suburbs . . . and is ready to entangle Finn in its lethal internet.
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On the other side of the table, an older woman, heavier in both carriage and countenance than her two companions, sat watching quietly as Salazar talked with the young girl. Finn took a step toward the table, but Dobson put a hand in front of 35 DAVID HOSP him, holding him back. “It’s his mother and his daughter,” he said. “He gets only forty-five minutes with them each month. As his attorneys, we can stay later. ” “I’m not his attorney yet,” Finn pointed out, and then regretted it. Dobson scowled at him.
20 Chapter Two Finn walked out through the doors at the back of the courtroom and led his client to the elevator bay. The soon-to-be-former Mrs. Slocum was beaming. “Thank you,” she said, kissing Finn on the corner of his mouth as she stepped into the elevator. He tasted a hint of strawberry in her lipstick. “Don’t thank me yet,” Finn replied, watching his client disappear as the elevator doors closed. “We still have a long way to go,” he said to himself. Meghan Slocum was hardly the doe-eyed victim she portrayed so well in the courtroom, he knew.
Mac didn’t even try to feign civility. Johnson said nothing for a moment. Then he forced a laugh. “Same old Mac. ” Mac’s ears perked up. “It was before I made sergeant, so it wasn’t my case,” he said. ” “I thought so. That’s why I’m calling. I’m up here at Billerica. ” He said it as though Mac should be impressed. He wasn’t. But Johnson did have his full attention. ” “Yeah. It’s not too bad. Beats the streets for me. ” There was no laughter in Mac’s voice, only impatience. ” “Anyways, listen, Vincente Salazar’s got some people up here visiting.