Professor Harry Caldwell Publishes Cost of Arrogance: A Jake Clearwater Legal Thriller
Professor Harry M. Caldwell has published the novel, Cost of Arrogance: A Jake Clearwater Legal Thriller, a courtroom drama about a fictional criminal law professor and former prosecutor. A book launch event will be held on Friday, November 12, from 2:00pm-5:00pm, at the Figueroa Brewing Company in Westlake Village.
Summary of Cost of Arrogance via Amazon:
A despicable client hell-bent on being executed, a vengeful and formidable opponent, and a reluctant Supreme Court, confront Jake Clearwater as he undertakes a daunting and unforgiving challenge.
Clearwater, a law professor and former prosecutor, is urged by a group named the Death Penalty Project to help stem the tide of wrongful death penalty convictions by agreeing to represent Duane Durgeon, a hulking, hard-boiled bad ass, despite Durgeon's demand to be executed. What follows is a riveting tale of courtroom drama, suspense, and the exquisite working of law and ultimately of justice.
5.0 out of 5 stars: A Great Courtroom Thriller
Cost of Arrogance is written with all the élan and verve of a John Grisham novel. Jake Clearwater is an unforgettable character who takes us inside the halls of a fictional law school in Malibu and august California courtrooms. This is a legal thriller in the best sense: a fascinating plot with surprising twists and turns that leave the reader rooting for Jake to prevail against all odds. Lawyers and law students will love this book, as will anyone who enjoys a rollicking read about the pursuit of justice in 21st century America.
Cost of Arrogance: A Jake Clearwater Legal Thriller may be found at Amazon