|"Legal thrillers don't get much better than this!"|
—Booklist, starred review
Book Three in the Rachel Knight Series
When the daughter of a billionaire Hollywood director is found murdered after what appears to be a kidnapping gone wrong, Los Angeles Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight and Detective Bailey Keller find themselves at the epicenter of a combustible and high-profile court case. Then a prime suspect is revealed to be one of Hollywood's most popular and powerful talent managers—and best friend to the victim's father. With the director vouching for the manager's innocence, the Hollywood media machine commences an all-out war designed to discredit both Rachel and her case.
Mulholland Books, Hardcover (June 2013), ISBN: 9780316220941
Mulholland Books, Paperback (March 2014), ISBN: 9780316220934
"Clark's suspenseful and gripping third legal thriller featuring the L.A. deputy DA, the best yet in the series...realistically portray[s] the drama and vicissitudes of a criminal prosecution." starred review
"Another winner. Clark ratchets up the suspense at every turn, with even jury selection becoming a nail-biter. Boasting a feisty protagonist, a winning supporting cast, and steadily escalating courtroom drama, Killer Ambition finds Clark at the top of her game. Legal thrillers don't get much better than this." starred review
"Builds real drama out of its tabloid crime...Knight is a likable crusader for truth in Tinseltown."
"A refreshing and suspenseful portrayal of high-stakes trials, criminal lawyers on both sides of the aisle and the strategies behind their every move."
—Los Angeles Times
"Clark clearly knows the court from the inside out, and her characterization of the proceedings is great fun to read."
—Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Clark's expertise truly shines . . . Killer Ambition may prove to be Marcia Clark's grand triumph."
—Hartford Books Examiner