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Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Jeffrey Hale
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CH   FIRST NAME   LAST NAME   DESCRIPTION
1   Neal   Logiudice   1st Assistant in Middlesex DA Office. aka: Rasputin.
    Andrew   Barber   Former 1st Assistant in DA Office. aka: Andy.
    Ben   Rifkin   Boy who was murdered.
    Lynn   Canavan   District attorney.
2           Shiva - The Jewish period of mourning.
    Jacob M.   Barber   Andy's son. aka: Jake.
    Toby   Lanzman   Laurie's best friend.
    Laurie   Gold   Andy's wife.
    Dan   Rifkin   Ben's father.
3   Joan   Rifkin   Ben's mother.
    Susan   Frank   One of the mothers in the group of parents.
    Wendy   Seligman   One of the mothers in the group of parents.
    Bob       Toby's husband.
    Dylan       Toby's son.
    Max       Susan's son.
    Sarah   Groehl   The girl who had an argument with a cop on campus.
4   Paula   Giannetto   The woman who discovered the dead body.
    Paul M.   Duffy   Detective with Massachusetts State Police.
            CPAC - Crime Prevention And Control.
    Owen       Paul's son and Andy's godson.
    Leonard   Patz   Murder suspect.
5   Jenna   Linde   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Christa   Dufresne   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Emily   Salzman   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Alex   Kurzon   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Mike   Canin   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    John   Marolla   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Julie   Kerschner   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Joe   O'Connor   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Mark   Spicer   Student who posted comment on Ben's Facebook page.
    Derek   Yoo   Jake's best friend.
5   James   Burkett   Andy's great-grandfather. Has violent streak. aka:James Barber.
        Barton   Judge who mad ruling in James Barber case.
        Payton   The victim in the case against James Barber.
    Russell   Barber   James Barber's son. aka: Rusty.
    William   Barber   Rusty's son. Andy's father. aka: Billy.
        Schultz   Police sergeant in the detective bureau.
    Nils   Peterson   A Lieutenant. Newton detective.
    Jonathan   Klein   Patz's lawyer.
8       Moynihan   CPAC detective.
    Lary   Siff   Press guy in Canavan's office.
9   Lourdes   Rivera   Judge assigned in Jake's arraignment. aka: Lard-Ass.
10   Ellen   Curtice   Klein's associate.
    Mrs.   Wurtz   Klein's secretary.
    Edmund   Morgan   Andy and Laurie's American History teacher.
12   Elizabeth   Vogel   A psychiatrist and teacher at Harvard Medical School.
15   Josh       Jake's weird friend.
    Abigail       Derek's little sister.
    David   Yoo   Derek's father.
    Karen       David's wife.
    Matthew   Magrath   Patz's victin of sexual harassment. aka: Matt.
    Mrs.   Magrath   Matt's mother.
    Kristin       Matt's girlfriend.
17   Marvin   Glasscock   Jake's new Facebook account.
25   Burton   French   Judge assigned to Jake's trial.
    Mary   McQuade   Judge French's clerk.
    Ernie   Zinelli   Court officer.
29   Sam   Studnitzer   Logiudice's last witness.
30       Foley   Newton police lieutenant.
32   Karen   Rakowski   Criminalist with the Massachusetts State Police.
33   James M.   O'Leary   A fixer. aka: Jimmy/Jimmy-O/Father O'Leary.
37   Mrs.   McGowan   Jake's home tutor.
30   Hope   Connors   Jake's girlfriend.
    Jacob   Gold   Name Jake uses when he's with Hope.
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