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In the Name of Honour by Richard North Patterson
  

In the Name of Honour

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The new legal thriller from the master of the genre. Home from Iraq, a lieutenant kills his commanding officer - was it self-defence or pre-meditated murder? Richard North Patterson is brilliant at keeping you in total suspense and then, in the final denouement manages to wrong foot you completely to give you a thoroughly satisfying ending but one which you didn't as a reader expect at all. Sit down and enjoy.

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In the Name of Honour by Richard North Patterson

The McCarrans and the Gallaghers, two families with deep ties to the military, have been close for decades. Now, Lt. Brian McCarran returns from a harrowing tour in Iraq. Traumatized by war-time experiences he will not reveal, Brian depends on his lifelong friendship with Kate Gallagher, who is married to Brian's commanding officer in Iraq, Capt. Joe D'Abruzzo. But D'Abruzzo also seems changed becoming secretive and remote. Tragedy strikes when Brian shoots and kills D'Abruzzo on their army post in Virginia. Brian pleads self-defence, claiming that D'Abruzzo accused him of interfering with his marriage, and attacked him. Kate supports Brian and says that her husband had become violent and abusive. But Brian and Kate have secrets of their own. Capt. Paul Terry, an accomplished young army lawyer, will defend Brian in a high-profile court martial. His co-counsel is Meg McCarran, Brian's sister, the brilliant, beautiful attorney determined to help save her brother. Terry soon becomes deeply entwined with Meg and the McCarrans and learns that families, like war, can break the sturdiest of souls.

About the Author

Richard North Patterson

Richard North Patterson’s novels have won the Edgar Allan Poe Award and the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière. He and his wife, Laurie, live with their family in San Francisco and on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Richard North Patterson

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Paperback

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Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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9780330456517

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