Defended

by Gwen Florio

Defended

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Public defender Julia Geary lands a breakout case when members of the high school soccer team report seeing a teammate - Iraqi refugee Sami Mohammed - assaulting a girl in the locker room. In a town where animosity against refugees has already reached a fever pitch, Julia throws all her energy into Sami's defence. She begins receiving vicious threats against her family, and a senseless act of violence leaves Sami in a coma. If Sami survives and Julia can prove him innocent, it will be the case of a lifetime. But now it's her life that's on the line.
About the book

Public defender Julia Geary lands a breakout case when members of the high school soccer team report seeing a teammate - Iraqi refugee Sami Mohammed - assaulting a girl in the locker room. In a town where animosity against refugees has already reached a fever pitch, Julia throws all her energy into Sami's defence. She begins receiving vicious threats against her family, and a senseless act of violence leaves Sami in a coma. If Sami survives and Julia can prove him innocent, it will be the case of a lifetime. But now it's her life that's on the line.