By Julie Smith
Who or what's the Jury? To her horror, NOPD detective bypass Langdon discovers it's a new, nationwide, fast-growing, and intensely risky association founded in New Orleans. Its venture: to execute those that have "escaped" prosecution. What's extra, pass perceives that at the back of this lethal, clandestine workforce lies the evil brilliance of her outdated adversary, charismatic con guy and cold-blooded killer Errol Jacomine. She's been looking forward to Jacomine to orchestrate his twisted plan for revenge. The time is now. . .
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