Open the Door
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An ex-con, Nora Dockson pulled herself out of the gutter and became an appeals lawyer. She focuses on rescuing women unfairly convicted of killing their loved ones.
Yet she won't work for the woman who poisoned her husband and partied hard on the insurance proceeds. Privileged and reckless, Hunter Logan can afford any lawyer she wants. She doesn't need Nora.
But when Nora learns more, she has to take Hunter's case. Her whole life, Nora's been getting ready to fight this legal battle—and it's one she has to win . . .
A Macavity Award finalist acclaimed for "sharp storytelling" (Publishers Weekly), Diana Deverell has "a gift that grabs the reader so one cares about every character in the story" (reader review).
In Open the Door, Diana brings you an intriguing heroine, a minefield of a plot, and an entertaining supporting cast. "A great character, a great series—I highly recommend it to people." (Stephen Campbell, CrimeFiction.FM)
Buy Open the Door today and immerse yourself in a compelling, gritty legal thriller.
A pivotal book in the Nora Dockson series - don't miss it!
Diana Deverell has done it again! Her Nora Dockson legal thriller series just keeps getting better and better. “Open the Door,” the 5th and newest title, finds Nora confronting a shocking secret about her family. She takes on the case of a young woman named Hunter Logan, who was convicted of murdering her husband by poisoning him with arsenic. And she discovers that Hunter is her half-sister, given up for adoption at birth by their notorious mother, Patty-Jean! Freeing Hunter will take every bit of street smarts and legal skill Nora has. Meanwhile, she’s torn between her desire to know her newly-discovered sister and the bad memories of Patty-Jean that this inevitably brings.
The plot showcases the painstaking, true-to-life legal work that it will take to overturn Hunter’s conviction. It’s also very realistic in showing Nora’s feelings as she gets to know Hunter - she’s overjoyed at finding a sibling, but also apprehensive. The intense legal drama will keep you riveted to the page, but Nora’s honest emotions are what you’ll remember when you finish the last paragraph.
This is a pivotal book in this series and not to be missed!