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Lying in Judgment

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by Gary Corbin  US United States

March 4, 2016   |    1,762 views    |   0 reviews / comments

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Lying in Judgment (book) by Gary CorbinPeter Robertson, 33, discovers his wife is cheating on him. Following her suspected boyfriend one night, he erupts into a rage, beats him and leaves him to die – or so he thought. Soon he discovers that he has killed the wrong man – a perfect stranger.

Six months later, impaneled on a jury, he realizes he realizes that the murder being tried is the one he committed. After wrestling with his conscience, he works hard to convince the jury to acquit the accused man. But the prosecution’s case is strong as the accused man had both motive and opportunity to commit the murder. As the pressure builds, Peter begins to slip up and reveal things that only the murderer would know – and Christine, a pretty and intelligent alternate juror, suspects something is amiss.

As jurors one by one declare their intention to convict, Peter’s conscience eats away at him and he careens toward nervous breakdown. The epilogue's stunning twist reveals shocking truths about the murder that even Peter never knew.

“Lying in Judgment” is a 95,000-word courtroom thriller about a good man’s search for redemption for his fatal, tragic mistake, pitted against society’s search for justice.

About the Author

Gary Corbin is a writer, actor, and playwright in Camas, WA, a suburb of Portland, OR. Lying in Judgment, his Amazon.com best-selling legal thriller, was released in early 2016, selected as Bookworks.com "Book of the Week" for July 11-18, 2016, and was the feature novel on Literary Lightbox’s “Indie Spotlight” in February 2017.

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