The Cinderella Plan

The Cinderella Plan

Abi Silver

Fiction / Thriller / Mystery Thriller

For James Salisbury the only thing worse than being found guilty...is being found not guilty When James Salisbury, the owner of a British car manufacturer, ploughs his 'self-drive' car into a young family, the consequences are deadly. Will the car's 'black box' reveal what really happened or will the industry, poised to launch these products to an eager public, close ranks to cover things up?James himself faces a personal dilemma. If it is proved that he was driving the car he may go to prison. But if he is found innocent, and the autonomous car is to blame, the business he has spent most of his life building, and his dream of safer transport for all, may collapse. Lawyers Judith Burton and Constance Lamb team up once again, this time to defend a man who may not want to go free, in a case that asks difficult questions about the speed at which technology is taking over our lives. 'It is Abi Silver's imaginative touches as well...
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The Aladdin Trial

The Aladdin Trial

Abi Silver

Fiction / Thriller / Mystery Thriller

An elderly local artist plunges 100 feet to her death at an overstretched London hospital and the police immediately sense foul play. The hospital cleaner, a Syrian refugee and loner, is arrested for her murder. He protests his innocence, but why has he given her the story of Aladdin to read, and why does he shake uncontrollably in times of stress? Judith Burton and Constance Lamb reunite to defend a man the media has already convicted. Together they uncover not only the cleaner's secrets, but also those of the artist's family, her lawyer and the hospital. A new Burton and Lamb legal thriller from the author of the acclaimed The Pinocchio Brief.
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