Andy Barber considers himself to be a good father. The assistant district attorney has worked hard to establish a comfortable life for his wife and 14-year-old son, Jacob, in their tight-knit New England community. Then one fateful spring day, Jacob is accused of murdering a classmate. As damning evidence emerges, Andy’s closest relationships are tested and everything he thought he knew about his family falls apart, forcing him to ask himself: How far will he go to protect his only child? A twisting tale of crime expertly woven together by author and former district attorney William Landay.
Defending Jacob, William Landay, $30.