High Crimes

Joseph Finder

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Meet Claire Heller Chapman. A criminal defense attorney who’s made a name for herself by taking on—and winning—the toughest cases, Claire still manages to have a relatively calm life as a Harvard Law School professor, devoted wife, and proud mother to six-year-old Annie. Until one night, when the family is out having dinner, a team of government agents bursts onto the scene…heading straight for Claire’s husband.

Tom Chapman has been arrested for an atrocious crime he swears he did not commit. Claire is desperate to believe him—and prove his innocence—even when she learns that Tom once had a different name. And a different face. Now, in a top-secret court-martial conducted by the Pentagon, Claire will put everything on the line to defend the man she loves. But as the evidence keeps piling up, the less she knows who her husband really is…and the more he appears to be a cold-blooded murderer.

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CHAPTER ONE
 
At exactly nine o’clock in the morning, Claire Heller Chapman entered the cavernous old Harvard Law School lecture hall and found a small knot of reporters lying in wait for her. There were four or five of them, one a TV cameraman hefting a bulky videocam.
She’d expected this. Ever since the Lambert verdict was announced two days ago, she’d been fielding calls from journalists. Most of them she’d managed to avoid. Now they stood at the front of the old classroom by her lectern, and as she walked right by them, they shouted questions at her.

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HIGH CRIMES

“Fast and furious.”—The New York Times Book Review

 “Exciting . . . deliciously absorbing . . . full of hair-pin turns.” —The Washington Post

“A powerhouse tale.” —Chicago Tribune

“Provocative and chilling.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“Rattling good entertainment.”—Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)


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Joseph Finder

Joseph Finder is the author of several New York Times bestselling thrillers, including Buried Secrets, Paranoia and the first Nick Heller novel, Vanished. Killer Instinct won the International Thriller Writers Award for Best Thriller, and Company Man won the Barry and Gumshoe Awards for Best Thriller. High Crimes was the basis of the Morgan Freeman/Ashley Judd movie, and both Paranoia and Killer Instinct are in development as major motion pictures.  Born in Chicago, Finder studied Russian at Yale and Harvard. He was recruited by the CIA, but decided he preferred writing fiction. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Association for Former Intelligence Officers, he lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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High Crimes
Joseph Finder

e-Book Agency

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
March 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429928526
ISBN10: 1429928522
416 pages
$9.99

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Macmillan Audio
November 2010
Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427211606
ISBN10: 1427211604
Audio Run Time: 6:00
$14.99

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Macmillan Audio
November 2010
Abridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427212788
ISBN10: 1427212783
Audio Run Time: 6:29
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Macmillan Audio
September 2010
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427211613
ISBN10: 1427211612
Audio Run Time: 11:27
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St. Martin's Paperbacks
March 2011
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312378820
ISBN10: 0312378823
4 3/16 x 7 1/2 inches, 416 pages
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