Dead Man's Rule

Genre: Faith-Based Fiction

Dead Man's Rule

Performed by:
Christopher Lane

Chicago lawyer Ben Corbin has just launched his private practice when Dr. Mikhail Ivanovsky, a mysterious Russian scientist, hires him to sue for possession of a safe deposit box. But when the box’s owner enlists the city’s highest-powered lawyer—and then turns up dead—the Russian confesses: inside the box is an old Soviet biowarfare formula for the deadliest disease known to humankind. To make matters worse, a technicality called the Dead Man’s Rule now forbids the scientist from taking the stand. With no one to testify—and therefore no evidence—the odds against Ben seem insurmountable. As the threat of a massive bioterrorist attack looms large, Ben and his team race to rebuild their case and rescue the box. To succeed, he’ll need all his wits and resources and Dr. Ivanovsky’s specialized knowledge—and both men will need to trust in a higher power.

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Run time: 11 hours
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Author
Rick Acker

Biography:
Bestselling author Rick Acker is supervising deputy attorney general in the California Department of Justice. Most recently, he and his team won a string of unprecedented recoveries against the Wall Street players who triggered the Great Recession. Acker has authored several legal thrillers, including Death in the Mind’s Eye, an RT Book Reviews Top Pick. He spends most of his free time with his wife and children. You can learn more about Acker and his books at www.rickacker.com.
Narrator
Christopher Lane

Biography:
Christopher Lane has narrated more than 200 audiobooks, including Earphones and Audie Award winners. He has taught acting at Boston College and has appeared extensively onstage, receiving the Helen Hayes Award for his performance in Equus. He lives in New England.

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