A CityLine Book Club Pick!

From the former Chief Justice of Canada and #1 bestselling author of Full Disclosure comes a taut new thriller starring tough-as-nails defense attorney Jilly Truitt in a murder case that makes her question her own truths.

The long-awaited memoir from Beverley McLachlin, the esteemed former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and the first woman to hold that position.

With warmth, honesty, and deep wisdom, McLachlin invites us into her legal and personal life—into the hopes and doubts, the triumphs and losses—from her childhood in the Alberta foothills to her career on the Supreme Court, where she helped to shape the social and moral fabric of the nation.

From the former Chief Justice of Canada comes a riveting thriller starring Jilly Truitt, a rising, young defense attorney faced with a case that hits close to home.

There’s nothing Jilly Truitt likes more than winning a case, especially against her former mentor, prosecutor Cy Kenge. Jilly has baggage, the residue of a dark time in a series of foster homes, but that’s in the past. Now she’s building her own criminal defense firm and making a name for herself as a tough-as-nails lawyer willing to take risks in the courtroom.


Vancouver Writers Fest
Saturday October 23, 10:30am PST
In conversation with Linwood Barclay
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Toronto International Festival of Authors
Tuesday October 26, 2:30pm EST
In conversation with Shari Lapena

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