A Cure for Night: A Novel

A Cure for Night - Justin Peacock Justin Peacock's debut novel provides a fascinating look inside the public defender's office. His protagonist, Joel Deveraux, is a former whiteshoe law firm associate who joins the ranks of the PD's office through various unpleasant circumstances. Because of his impressive background, he is made "second chair" on a controversial and racially charged trial where nothing is quite what it seems.Himself an attorney, Peacock has taken the adage of "write what you know" and crafted an outstanding courtroom procedural drama that places him firmly in the ranks of such authors as David Baldacci and Scott Turrow. This book is not to be missed by fans of the genre.(Review based on bound galley.)