Vish dhamija is the bestselling author of five crime fiction books. he is frequently referred to in the press as the ‘master of legal crime and courtroom drama’ in india. in august 2015, at the release of his first legal fiction, déjà karma, glimpse magazine called him, ‘india’s john grisham’ for stimulating the genre of legal fiction in india, which was almost non-existent before his arrival on the scene. unlawful justice, a legal thriller, is his sixth novel. vish lives in london with his wife, nidhi.
Baby, the sixteen-year-old daughter of the diwan family’s household help, has been raped and brutalized. vansh diwan, a criminal lawyer, finds himself torn between a shot at justice for the girl and a very powerful client. he cannot bring himself to proceed at the risk of all that he has secured for his family. his wife priti, distraught and devastated at her husband’s decision, turns to an old friend for help.
akash hingorani, top criminal lawyer and best friend to priti and vansh, must step up. he is baby’s last chance. but things quickly unravel as akash’s probe into the rape suddenly turns into a murder investigation. a powerful legal thriller that moves breathlessly from crime scene to courtroom to homes to lay bare the difference between law and justice.