Bodily Harm: A Novel
- Publish Date: 2011-03-29
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Author: Robert Dugoni
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New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni returns with his most exhilarating legal thriller to date, a pulse-pounding story of corporate greed, espionage, and the lengths one man is willing to go for justice.
Bodily Harm opens with a big win for David Sloane and his new partner, Tom Pendergrass, in a malpractice case centered on the death of a young child. But on the heels of this seeming victory, an unlikely charactertoy designer Kyle Horgan comes forward to tell Sloane that hes gotten it all wrong: Horgans the one whos truly responsible for the little boys death and possibly othersnot the pediatrician Sloane has just proven guilty.
Ordinarily, Sloane might have dismissed such a person as a crackpot, but something about this case has always troubled himsomething that he couldnt quite pinpoint. When Sloane tries to follow up with Horgan, he finds the mans apartment a shambles ransacked by unknown perpetrators. Horgan has vanished without a trace. Together with his longtime investigative partner Charles Jenkins, Sloane reexamines his clients sons death and digs deeper into Horgans claims, forcing him to enter the billion-dollar, cutthroat toy industry. As Sloane gets closer to the truth, he trips a wire that leads to a shocking chain of events that nearly destroys him.
To get to the bottom of it all and find justice for the families harmed, Sloane must keep in check his overwhelming desire for revenge. Full of nail-bitingly tense action scenes as well as edge-of-your-seat courtroom drama, Bodily Harm finds Robert Dugoni at the very top of his game.