Follow-up to the highly praised national bestseller Guilt by Association
In Marcia Clark's gripping follow-up to the highly praised national bestseller Guilt by Association, Los Angeles D.A. Rachel Knight finds her life and her career in jeopardy when she becomes the object of a brilliant psychopath's obsession.
No one tackles the high stakes murder cases more fearlessly, or successfully than Special Trials Deputy D.A. Rachel Knight. But with her latest homicide investigation, she's under a new sort of pressure: someone has been watching her every move. Someone who's Rachel's equal in brains, but with much more malicious intentions.
It begins when Rachel takes on an impossible case: the murder of an unknown homeless man. Few leads. No reliable witnesses. Rachel is told to stop pursuing the case, but everything changes when she and her best friend Detective Bailey Keller discover that the homeless man's
Harrowing, smart, and riotously entertaining, GUILT BY DEGREES is a thrilling ride through the world of the streets and courtrooms of Los Angeles with the unforgettable Rachel Knight.
Mulholland Books, Hardcover (May 2012), ISBN-13: 9780316129534
"Clark humanizes her tough lead, and gets the mixture of action and investigative legwork just right..."
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"This sequel to her remarkably accomplished debut, Guilt by Association (2010), proves that former prosecutor Clark is no one-book wonder... Clark has a winning cast of characters, a strong plot, and plenty of smart and sassy dialogue.. A superlative series bringing together elements of both legal thrillers and police procedurals."
"The second Guilt book by author Marcia Clark reintroduces the tough D.A., Rachel Knight. And if readers liked her in the first, they will like her even better this time around... A great thriller!"
"It's no big surprise that Marcia Clark knows her way around a courtroom, and a murder mystery—but she's also a terrific writer and storyteller."
"Marcia Clark knows her villains, and Guilt by Degrees gives us one you won't forget. She also gives us one of the toughest and most appealing heroes to come along in a very long time... Guilt by Degrees kept me guessing to the last page..."