Jim Waltzer is the author of 700+ features that have appeared in regional magazines in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. His novels include Of Sound Mind (Medallion, 2016) and Brother’s Keeper (Aberdeen Bay, 2011). His nonfiction titles are The Battle of the Century (Praeger, 2011) and Tales of South Jersey (Rutgers University Press, 2001).
“A tense courtroom drama”
When a dynamic young attorney renounces his wealthy family and his father’s lucrative law practice, there has to be an explanation. As there must be when a débutante is found murdered in abject circumstances. The lawyer in question, Evan “Turley” Turlinger, tries to solve both riddles as he defends the accused in a sensational murder trial.