”A scathing indictment of the Texas criminal justice system” — Kirkus ReviewsIf you liked A Time to Kill, you'll love Resumed Innocent!
Samantha's client is facing the death penalty for the triple murder of his wife and two children, and even Sam believes he's stone cold guilty.
But as dawn breaks over tiny Blair County, a guilty verdict is the least of her concerns. The Texas justice system has taken dead aim at getting her off the case - even if it means taking dead aim at the back of her head.
And Samantha Tulley is in way over her head. Starting a career as a small town criminal attorney would be tough enough, but as a widowed mother with no income and very little in the bank, Sam never seems to catch a break. From court appointed clients who rarely show up for court to pro bono clients with seemingly unwinnable cases, every day is a new struggle to figure out the subtle intricacies and intrigues of the criminal justice system. And then suddenly the system turns against her, and Sam and her daughter are left running for their lives.
Torn from the author's own case files, Resumed Innocent offers a revealing and sometimes frightening inside look at just how our fractured justice system works to punish the innocent and reward the wicked. And for the poor there simply is no justice at all.
A perfect under-the-covers read for a cozy fall day. And now available for free on Kindle Unlimited!
About the Author
Rene Fomby practices criminal law and civil litigation across the state of Texas in partnership with his son, Adam Fomby, at the Fomby Law Firm in Houston. After earning an MBA from the University of Texas Graduate School of Business, Rene held a number of senior management positions in high tech and pharmaceuticals. At Xerox Office Systems / Palo Alto Research Center, Rene helped design the stand-alone graphical computer that was later outlicensed to Apple and became the Macintosh. Later, he pioneered the use of marketing analytics in the pharmaceutical industry, headed up global planning for one of the world's largest drug companies, and drove the biggest product launch in biotech history, a protease inhibitor that transformed HIV from a killer to a chronic disease. Rene also created the world's first handheld computer for doctors and served as Director of the National Healthcare Database under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. At the University of Texas School of Law, Rene was recipient of the Oscar and Ethel Schwartz Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law and the Thomas C. Clark Academic Scholarship in Law, as well as the Patton and Boggs Fellowship in Humanitarian Law. Rene was also recipient of the Dean's Awards for Highest Achievement in Telecommunications Law, Healthcare Law and Advanced Criminal Law, and was honored as the law school's Best Litigator. Rene's very first law suit, filed on the day he was sworn in as a attorney, is now enshrined as a key case in consumer law lawbooks. Rene has dedicated his life to helping people in need. In addition to his work defending the rights of those in need and in trouble, Rene has founded and led a number of non-profit companies providing healthcare and basic communications services to the poorest members of our society. Rene was a founder of USFon, Inc., a non-profit joint project of the University of Texas Schools of Law and Engineering that provides telephone and Internet service to those who otherwise couldn't afford it. He also co-founded Texas Mission of Mercy, which provided high quality healthcare to the poorest citizens of Central Texas at no cost. More importantly, Rene is a winemaker, sailor, private pilot, helicopter dad and loving husband, and is currently owned by three dogs and two cats.