"Thrilling.... PRIVATE SCREENING succeeds on all counts. It's a footrace of a read, daring you to put it down." ATLANTA JOURNAL & CONSTITUTION The nation is stunned silent when presidential hopeful James Kilcannon is shot dead in front of his rock-star girlfriend Stacy Tarrant. Fiercely independent attorney Tony Lord dares to defend the shooter, but the already bizarre plot takes another twist. As America watches, a mysterious and ruthless figure, known only as Phoenix, takes to the airwaves-- and takes the wife of a wealthy newspaper mogul and Stacy's manager as his hostages. Phoenix mounts a televised trial of his own--in which Stacy Tarrant and Tony Lord are helpless defendents, millions of viewers are jurors, and--unless his chilling demands are met--Pheonix is the unstoppable executioner....
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|author||patterson richard north|
|author||Patterson, Richard North.|
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|display_description||A presidential candidate is shot dead and one attorney dares to defend the assassin in #1 New York Times-bestselling author Richard North Patterson's tour de force legal thriller All of America is watching when a sniper's bullet cuts down presidential hopeful James Kilcannon. As the nation rises up in outrage, one lawyer is bold enough to represent the Vietnam veteran accused of firing the fatal shot. Tony Lord has never shied away from a fight, and he will do whatever it takes to get his client a fair trial. A year later, tragedy strikes Kilcannon's rock-star girlfriend, Stacy Tarrant. Her assistant is kidnapped by a masked terrorist known as Phoenix, who threatens to execute him on live television unless he meets Phoenix's demands. As Tony helps Stacy through the ordeal, he discovers that Phoenix has connections to the Kilcannon slaying and intends to mount his own televised trial-in which Tony and Stacy are the defendants and Phoenix is the executioner.|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11559212|eBook|eBook||English|Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller,|2014.|1 online resource, ils:.b10635713|Book|Books||English|Ballantine Books,|1986.|441 pages ; 18 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Assassins -- Fiction, Electronic books, Fiction, Legal drama (Literature), Presidential candidates -- Fiction, Terrorism -- Fiction|
|title_full||Private screening / Richard North Patterson, Private screening [electronic resource] / Richard North Patterson|
|topic_facet||Assassins, Electronic books, Presidential candidates, Terrorism|