Released on 18 May 2017.

#10 in series
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3.67 based on 1670 ratings & 345 reviews on


From the bestselling author of Presumed Innocent comes Testimony, Scott Turow’s most twist-filled thriller to date.

Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, even his country. Invited to become a prosecutor at The Hague’s International Criminal Court, it was a chance to start afresh.

But when his first case is to examine the disappearance of four hundred Roma refugees – an apparent war crime left unsolved for ten years – it’s clear this new life won’t be an easy one . . .

Whispered rumours have the perpetrators ranging from Serb paramilitaries to the U.S. Army, but there’s no hard evidence to hold either accountable, and only a single witness to say it happened at all.

To get to the truth, Boom must question the integrity of every person linked to the case – from Layton Merriwell, a disgraced US Major General, to flirtatious barrister, Esma Czarni – as it soon becomes apparent that every party has a vested interest and no qualms in steering the investigation their way . . .

In the media

A page-turning legal thriller that grapples with the aftermath of the Bosnian conflict
Financial Times
Turow successfully recreates the roiling uncertainty of the Bosnian conflict and its consequences, the stew of racism, military aggression and crime, the willingness of ordinary people to visit spectacular cruelty on their neighbors in obedience to ethnic enmities centuries old. Testimony is admirable and important.
New York Times
A master of the legal thriller, Scott Turow has returned with his most irresistibly confounding and satisfying novel yet
Book Reporter