Exton author debuts with crime novel that steps into the Criminal Justice System
Margaret Barnes, a former barrister who spends her time between Notting Hill and Exton, has offered a glimpse into the English Criminal Justice System in her debut novel Crucial Evidence.
As a barrister, Margaret has represented defendants in high-profile cases, and as a writer she steps into the complex legal maze, which is all too often misinterpreted by the public and misrepresented by the media.
In writing this novel, she hopes to celebrate the unsung heroes of the courtroom, those who believe passionately in fairness and in delivering justice, however challenging that task may be.
Crucial Evidence follows barrister Cassie Hardman as she aims to gather enough evidence to offer a convincing defence for Lenny Barker, who is standing trial for murder.
Crucial Evidence by Margaret Barnes (published by New Generation, RRP £8.99, £4.99 ebook) is available online at retailers including Amazon.co.uk and can be ordered from all good bookstores.
Margaret blogs at www.scribblingadvocate.com
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