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    • ISBN:9780748109654
    • Publication date:04 Sep 2008

The Perk

By Mark Gimenez

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A grieving widower gets caught up in the politics of his Texas hometown when he returns to make peace with his father.

Beck Hardin returns to his Texas hometown - and his estranged father - after the death of his wife leaves him with two children to raise. The town is still reeling from the murder of sixteen-year-old Heidi, whose father - Beck's old college friend - asks Beck to help him find Heidi's killer before the statute of limitations runs out. Meanwhile, Beck is pushed into becoming town Judge, and he makes some powerful enemies amongst the rich white landowners when he refuses to condone their treatment of the Mexican workers of the town. As events escalate, the landowners carefully plot their revenge...

Biographical Notes

Mark Gimenez grew up in Galveston County, Texas. Once a partner at a major Dallas law firm, Gimenez gave it up in order to start his own solo practice and to write. He lives in Texas with his wife and two sons. His first novel,The Colour of Law, was a Sunday Times bestseller.

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  • ISBN: 9780751551129
  • Publication date: 01 Aug 2013
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Sphere
Remember when John Grisham exploded on to the courtroom drama market with novels of breathtaking brilliance? Lightning just struck twice. — Daily Record
As ever, Gimenez is highly recommended, impossible to put down and definitely not to be missed. — CrimeSquad
An exceptionally well-crafted novel, populated by a cast of characters that are relaistically drawn and appealing — Civilian Reader.com
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