She succeeds at shocking readers with the bare facts of a true-life case, unembellished by literary prose or grizzled actors. -- Deanna Zammit, FORDHAM Magazine
Straus manages to find the human element in each case...the camaraderie and connections which arise from struggle and adversity. -- Midwest Book Review
About the Author
From 1995-2000, Sarena Straus was a prosecutor at the office of the District Attorney, Bronx County. In her last few years with the office, Sarena prosecuted felonies in the Domestic Violence/Sex Crimes unit, where she achieved an 80 percent conviction rate prosecuting homicides, sex crimes and child abuse cases. She appeared in the Discovery Channel documentary, Crime and Justice, The Bronx. She is currently in-house counsel for a corporation and writes a quarterly article for the magazine, The Docket. She lives with her husband in Putnam County, New York.