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False Allegations by Andrew Vachss

False Allegations (1996)

by Andrew Vachss

Series: Burke (9)

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Burke -- ex-con, mercenary, occasional killer -- makes his living preying on New York's most vicious predators and avenging their innocent victims. Now, Burke finds himself working the other side of the street, where guilt and innocence are as disposable as the sheets in a Times Square hotel - and just as dirty.
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Vachss and his quasi-hero Burke are definitely not for the squeamish, dealing largely with stories about abused children. But he is a strong and angry writer who has carved himself out a unique territory in the dark landscape of the thriller. In his 11th Burke novel, Vachss uses the work of the real Dr. Bruce Perry, the Houston psychologist and pioneer researcher into recovered memory, to center the story about a shady lawyer who specializes in getting such cases thrown out of court.

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PI Burke is hired by a lawyer specializing in debunking false claims of child abuse. He is to investigate a charge by a woman that as a child she was molested by a clergyman. Burke discovers the woman was indeed molested, and when she suddenly withdraws the charge he smells a rat.… (more)

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