Retribution, a 2004 legal thriller, is the first novel by Jilliane Hoffman. After being published in January 2004 it became a top-three bestseller in the USA and top 10 in Europe. This graphic serial killer/courtroom thriller puts its readers in a situation of choice between justice and retribution in its hardest form.
One rainy night in New York City, outstanding law student Chloe Larson wakes from a terrible nightmare. However, it is not a nightmare - she is savagely violated in her own bedroom. Twelve years later she is forging a formidable reputation as an attorney and a vicious serial killer is on the loose. Chloe recognizes her violator... What happens when the victim turns into a judge?