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Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
  

Perfect Match

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Another gritty, social subject tackled with authority and high drama, this author certainly knows how to deliver a punch. A prosecuting officer on abuse cases’ worst nightmare happens: her five-year old son is raped. Knowing the culprits so often get away scot-free, she disastrously takes the law into her own hands. The consequences are a little far-fetched for over here but this is America and it seems anything is possible. How it is all resolved is riveting stuff. She is very good.

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Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult

Assistant DA Nina Frost prosecutes child molesters, and in the course of her everyday work she endures the frustration of seeing too many criminals slip through the system and walk free. So when she realises that her son Nathaniel has been sexually abused - and is so traumatised that he has stopped speaking - she takes justice into her own hands. Nina Frost may have killed the man who hurt her son, but has she destroyed her family in the process? And whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty?

About the Author

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult was our Guest Editor in January 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-one internationally bestselling novels, including My Sister's Keeper, House Rules and The Storyteller, and has also co-written two YA books with her daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

Author Photograph © Deborah Feingold

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Publication date

12th September 2005

Author

Jodi Picoult

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Hardback

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9780340897201

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