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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Phillip Margolin Narrator: Jason Culp Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2014 ISBN: 9780062308542
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Matthew Penny, a young lawyer, arrives on the frontier with nothing but shattered dreams. Unable to face the memories that await back home, he joins the handful of lawyers practicing in Portland, Oregon—which in 1860 is just a riverfront town in a state less than a year old. Worthy Brown, a slave from Georgia, journeys west with his master, Caleb Barbour, who promises to reward Worthy and his daughter, Roxanne, with their freedom if they help him establish a homestead in Oregon. When Barbour reneges on his pledge, Worthy's hope for a fresh start with his child is destroyed.

The fates of these desperate men intertwine in a breathtaking narrative about the extent of evil and the high price of true justice. Matthew and Worthy decide to challenge Barbour in court, but events rapidly spiral out of their control and the stakes become higher than either of them ever could have imagined. And when Matthew crosses paths with Heather Gillette, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy Portland businessman, his grief-stricken existence is turned upside down, and suddenly he has everything to fight for. Worthy Brown's Daughter is a compelling white-knuckle drama about two broken men risking everything for what they believe in.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This departure for bestselling thriller writer Margolin might appeal to fans of the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave.”

    USA Today

  • Worthy Brown’s Daughter is a fast and absorbing read, and Margolin’s law expertise makes the book’s climax…an exciting moment indeed.”

    Seattle Times

  • Worthy Brown’s Daughter reads something like Deadwood meets Twelve Years a Slave. The finale in the courtroom is as brilliant and exciting as any great legal drama…[A] beautifully written story rooted in America’s brutal history of slavery and racism.”

    Iron Mountain News

  • “With plenty of action and short chapters, this historical legal thriller is a quick read…Margolin’s fans might be surprised by this one, which strays from his normal modern thrillers, but the lively narrative will keep readers engrossed.”

    Library Journal

  • “The Old West comes alive in heart-wrenching, violent, and wicked racist color…Legal thriller and western fans will stay with it to the last page…Margolin’s novel offers a compelling portrait of small town justice done right.”

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About the Author
Author Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin has written more than a dozen New York Times bestselling mysteries for adults, including Gone, but Not Forgotten; Executive Privilege; and Wild Justice. With Vanishing Acts, he achieved two new firsts—his first book for young readers and his first book with his daughter, Ami Margolin Rome.

About the Narrator

Jason Culp, winner of three AudioFile Earphones Awards, has been acting since the age of ten, and his credits include a variety of television, theater, and film roles. He is best known for his role as Julian Gerome on General Hospital. In addition to audiobooks and voice-over work in national commercials, he has also narrated documentaries for National Geographic and the History Channel.