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Saving Maddie – Episode Ten

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Will Maddie’s embezzling husband make a last-minute appearance to prove her innocence?

Will the phone ring and stay the execution before the last shot stills her beating heart?

Maddie seems resigned.

Daniel is not willing to give up. His stomach is in knots over this case that has haunted him for fifteen years.

Saving Maddie – Episode Nine

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Maddie, stunned by Tom’s treachery, sits in her cell waiting for the ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

While she waits, the governor considers her petition for clemency.

Whose hands does Maddie’s fate lie in?

Saving Maddie – Episode Eight

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Daniel’s footsteps echo in the long corridor of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

His mind is on the forthcoming battle to save Maddie’s life.

Has he anticipated all of the Attorney General’s arguments?

Will the Court rule in Maddie’s favor and allow him to file a petition for habeas corpus?

If they do, the fight begins.
If they don’t?
The Court’s decision cannot be appealed.

Saving Maddie – Episode Seven

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Does the memory of turquoise beads really mean Maddie is innocent?

And even if it does, is it enough to save her?

Saving Maddie – Episode Six

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Maddie must choose the method of execution bringing her face-to-face with the reality of her pending death.

Daniel and his team continue to search for any evidence that may save her.

Then, Quinn discovers a cryptic note in the files of Maddie’s late attorney, David Bates. Did the prosecution fail to produce critical evidence at Maddie’s trial?

The team rushes to find out.

Saving Maddie – Episode Five

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Is Maddie’s husband, Tom, alive?
Maddie is adamant that he’s not.
Daniel isn’t so sure.
But if Tom is alive, he’s had over sixteen years to dig in deep and cover his trail.
And if he is alive, why didn’t he come forward to help Maddie?


Saving Maddie – Episode Four

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

The evidence against Maddie that resulted in her conviction is revealed.

And it looks like the team is up against insurmountable odds.

Saving Maddie – Episode Three

[Fiction/Legal Thriller]

Daniel begins to build his team:

Quinn McAdams, a legal aid attorney who has managed to hold on to her youthful idealism,

Dune Noland, a fierce, independent and quirky young investigator,

and Kate Beasley, Daniel’s loyal long-time clerk.

But he’s not finished building his team, he needs just one more skillset.

Saving Maddie – Episode Two

Having made peace with her impending execution, will Maddie reconsider Daniel’s offer and reach out for this last ray of hope?

When Daniel’s daughter and son learn of his plans, they’re shocked. So are the Attorney General and District Attorney who face the dilemma of whether to consent to Daniel’s unprecedented request.

Saving Maddie – Episode One

[Fiction / Legal Thriller]

Madeline Bright is going to be executed in 65 days.

Fifteen years earlier in a trial presided over by Judge Daniel Bennett, Madeline was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death.

But now, Daniel wants to save her. He comes out of retirement and assembles a team. But stopping the execution is nigh on impossible. Will they be able to beat the odds before time runs out?

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