The second book in Nancy Allen's fast‑paced new series where a corrupt NYC legal system pushes a lawyer to take justice into her own hands.
THE QUEST FOR REVENGE… Someone murdered Kate Stone’s father. Then they came for her. And now that Kate has left her job as an assistant district attorney, she’s finally free to hunt down the perpetrator. Kate suspects that Wall Street financier Ian Templeton is behind the vicious and violent attacks against her and the people she cares about.
IS A DEADLY PURSUIT. The D.A. warns Kate that Templeton is untouchable, she remains convinced that the best way to bring him down is to expose his latest fraudulent scheme, a new cryptocurrency scam. But while she is tracking Templeton, someone is also tracking her. Kate believes that her pursuers were hired by Templeton to stop her. However, they may be working for someone with a larger agenda instead. Kate’s father was a New York City cop with evidence of a conspiracy, and she may have stirred up a cold case and a new enemy.
Despite the danger, it's finally time to get justice. She’s going to find the people responsible. Even if it kills her.
About the Author
Bestselling author Nancy Allen practiced law for fifteen years as Assistant Missouri Attorney General and Assistant Prosecutor in her native Ozarks, trying over thirty jury cases. She served on the faculty of Missouri State University for fifteen years, teaching law classes. She is the author of the Ozarks Mystery series. With James Patterson, Nancy is co-author of New York Times Bestsellers Juror #3 (2018) and Jailhouse Lawyer (2021). Renegade is the first book in her Anonymous Justice series.
“Keeps you glued to the page from start to finish, and that’s a very rare thing.” —JAMES PATTERSON, #1 New York Times bestselling author, on Renegade
“Renegade reminded me of why Allen is one of my favorite crime-fiction writers working today. Renegade is a rapid-moving freight train of a novel with twists and unpredictable turns that never fail to amaze the reader. The novel is told with great panache and sophistication, which produces a thrilling and unforgettable tale.” —Great Mysteries and Thrillers on Renegade
“A gripping story with dramatic twists, and a memorable heroine.”—James Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling author, on A Wolf in the Woods
“Unflinching and gritty.”—Library Journal on The Wages of Sin
“What a terrific book--strong, tough, smart and powerful."—Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha Award-winning author of The Wrong Girl, on The Code of the Hills
“Allen's heat-drenched Ozark courtrooms, her heroine stifled both literally and metaphorically by the circumstances surrounding her, are rendered hotter than hell by her talent for crafting a truly disturbing young villain."—Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls, on A Killing at the Creek