Missing Justice : Samantha Kincaid

  • by Alafair Burke
  • Narrated by Betty Bobbitt
  • Series: Samantha Kincaid
  • 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the daughter of James Lee Burke and former Portland prosecutor comes the second enthralling Samantha Kincaid mystery. Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid is back at work after an attempt on her life and a promotion into the Major Crimes Unit. When the husband of a Portland city judge reports his wife missing, Samantha is assigned the case. She assumes her only job is to make the district attorney look good until the judge turns up. When the police discover evidence of foul play, Samantha finds herself unearthing secrets that were meant to stay hidden. Missing Justice confirms Alafair Burke's place among the genre's most talented and exciting newcomers.


Audible Editor Reviews

A former Portland, Oregon District Attorney and the daughter of crime novelist James Lee Burke, Alafair Burke's second novel established her as an exciting voice on the thriller scene. Missing Justice is the second Samantha Kincaid mystery, and given Burke’s background, it’s not surprising that it seems true to life. This time Kincaid has just returned to work after an attempt on her life, only to become embroiled in another major drama when a local judge goes missing. Kincaid's investigation turns up evidence of adultery, foul play, corruption, and other dark secrets that someone in Portland was definitely determined to keep buried. Performer Betty Bobbitt narrates the suspenseful, action-packed story in suitably cool tones.


What the Critics Say

"The author's background as a former deputy district attorney in Portland lends gritty ambience to this modern parable of greed and ambition." ( Booklist)"Witty and concise dialogue." ( Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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This is a good listen,and the narrators new world accent sort of threw me,I would have prefered a good old southern USA accent.
Also it was a bit of a documentry on the DAs office and going ons!
The story was good,but not anything like Miss Lee Burkes father,which I highly recommend.
Overall it was a fair listen with a good plot.
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- R

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-05-2006
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd