When the bullet-ridden body of a Silicon Valley billionaire washes up on shore, assistant D.A. Dismas Hardy finds himself the prosecutor in San Francisco's murder trial of the century. The suspect: a Japanese call girl with a long list of prominent clients. But when a bizarre series of events blows the case wide open, Hardy finds himself on the other side of the law - as a lawyer for the defense.... A compelling combination of courtroom drama and whodunit....Sparked with crackling dialogue and vivid scenes of its San Francisco setting....Lescroart is a fine writer. - Richmond Times-Dispatch Sensational....Compares favorably with Scott Turow and John Grisham. - Newport News Daily Press.