Technology is amazing it brings us together with friends, family,people at work and business acquaintances and much more. Texting, emails, short messages, calls, and even notes jotted and emailed on notepads can help communicate with others. But sometimes this can backfire. What happens when text messages or emails are intercepted by another party? What if they are misinterpreted? Aaron Julian is a famous film star whose life is about to unwind like a fast-moving movie reel out of control. A late-night or early morning phone call would change the film world and the fan world’s perception of him in a flash? The 2 am call from his agent was shocking as he’s being accused of sexual harassment by many women. An accusation is a statement made by someone and in this case, several people whom Aaron Julian is accused of wrongdoing. A person or persons filed a complaint against him and his world is about to shatter like a fragile piece of crystal glass. Facing many allegations and accusations his too knocked lawyer Raquel Rematti faces off with a corrupt lawyer, a young girl who claims he raped her in her apartment, and technology that just might change it all. Then the lawyer for the women is brutally murdered and the killer is freed but not before creating an incriminating confession to implicate Aaron as the killer. But the plot and events get tense and you get a first-hand look at what happens behind closed doors and how far each side will go to win. When Raquel learns about Victor’s murder and his link to a mysterious stalker with a great day
everyone is on edge. His wife is getting tense yet supports him but accusations made at the grand jury hearing give a picture of Aaron that might change it all. Taking a morning run brings more negative impact on his case and a search warrant for his cell phone might bring him down. His manager has been there for a long time but why does he control the funds and get his emails, texts, and knows who calls. He is the master of money laundering and how do the agents know about the tall woman and the Great Dane?
A black prosecutor, the Assistant U.S.attorney who runs the grand jury hearing. Jodie Lanzar is the witness and her testimony implicates that Julian attacked her in her apartment and she was told to keep it quiet. But she hires a lawyer but not before the author shares her testimony and several members of the grand jury are not able to ask questions that might have clarified the truth. What she describes is horrific but did it happen?
Claire Southwood the attorney in charge of the grand jury did not return calls but would learn just how far Edie Graham and her client Jodie Lanzar would go to bring Aaron down. Claiming rape and more you wonder what she’s after.
Dan Lee is Raquel’s ultimate investigator and what he brings to the table changes it all in their direction.
Author Paul Batista takes us deep inside the worlds of many legal avenues as Dan Lee explains how he was able to convince the slum landlord of Jodie’s building access to place high-end surveillance and what is uncovered when looking at the tapes changes all. Lies, betrayals, deceptions, and corruption at the highest level you won’t believe. Agent Bradford and Ms.Southwood both taking risks as she uses technology she hopes to get an advantage changing truths to lies as Lee provides for her, her client’s voice in a long tape using keywords like Tabnik, Lanzar, the Great Dane, and technical staff to make able to recreate recorded conversations in the form Southwood wants them to form. But it gets even more deceptive and intense as a state Senator plays a role in this injustice. What you experience will shock you as the federal government was to dispatch as many as a dozen U.S.Marshals and FBI agents to break down the doors of those named in arrest warrants. But the shock is they arrested Julian and the events that follow and how the author weaves the final revelations and what he wants you the reader to believe us nothing short of an episode on Criminal Minds or uncovered secrets. Bail on the order of 20 million and more plus how did his funds get released? The golden ticket you might say comes from Hannah Moore one of Raquel’s classmates as what she reveals will be revealed on pages 217-219 where truths were stated and lies and more exposed. But sometimes a veil of fog or smoke is so thick you don’t see the hidden truths beneath it until it’s too late. A twist and surprise at the end will let you decide if the definition of accusation belongs attached to Aaron Julian a heartthrob and megastar. Criminal defense lawyer and author Paul Batista knock one outstanding mind-boggling and thought-provoking novel right out of the ballpark. Characters that are true to life as he takes us right into the MeeToo era and movement, as we can tell this plot, could be right out of a huge news story.
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