Lisa Ballantyne, author of The Guilty One, on tour March 2013

Posted By on March 4, 2013

The Guilty OneAbout The Guilty One

• Paperback: 480 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition (March 19, 2013)

An eight-year-old boy is found dead in a playground . . . and his eleven-year-old neighbor is accused of the crime. Leading the defense is London solicitor Daniel Hunter, a champion of lost causes.

A damaged boy from a troubled home, Daniel’s young client, Sebastian, reminds Daniel of his own turbulent childhood—and of Minnie, the devoted woman whose love saved him. But one terrible act of betrayal irrevocably shattered their bond.

As past and present collide, Daniel is faced with disturbing questions. Will his sympathy for Sebastian and his own memories blind him to the truth? What happened in the park—and who, ultimately, is to blame for a little boy’s death? Rethinking everything he’s ever believed, Daniel begins to understand what it means to be wrong . . . and to be the guilty one.

Lisa BallantyneAbout Lisa Ballantyne

Lisa Ballantyne lives in Glasgow, Scotland; this is her first novel.

Find out more about Lisa at her website and connect with her on Facebook.

Lisa’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 19th: Kritters Ramblings

Wednesday, March 20th: Excellent Library

Thursday, March 21st: she treads softly

Monday, March 25th: JulzReads

Tuesday, March 26th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, March 27th: Book Journey

Monday, April 1st: Bloggin’ Bout Books

Tuesday, April 2nd: Tiffany’s Bookshelf

Wednesday, April 3rd: Speaking of Books

Thursday, April 4th: Lectus

Monday, April 8th: A Bookworm’s World

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