This is the first Alafair Burke I’ve picked up, and I’m glad I did. It made me realize it had been a while since I read a good thriller and how much I enjoy them! The main character here is Olivia Randall, a New York defense attorney who receives a call one morning from the daughter of her ex-fiance, Jack. He’s been arrested for murder,Read more
Title: The Lincoln Lawyer Author: Michael Connelly Series: Mickey Haller #01 Format: Audiobook Audiobook length: 11hrs 35min Release Date: October 2005 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Categories: legal thriller Source: personal copy Rating: 4 out of 5 Back of the book: This #1 bestselling legal thriller from Michael Connelly is a stunning display of novelistic mastery – as human, as gripping, and as whiplash-surprising as any novelRead more
Book #29 was In the Name of Honor by Richard North Patterson. The back of the book reads: Home from Iraq, a lieutenant kills his commanding officer—was it self-defense or premeditated murder? An enthralling novel of suspense about the high cost of war and secrets. The McCarrans and the Gallaghers, two military families, have been close for decades, ever since Anthony McCarran—now one of theRead more
A girl is deadâ€¦and not just any girl.
Christina Haynes is the teenage daughter of a popular US Senator, and when she drowns moments after a conversation at sea with her best friendâ€™s mother, Boston Lawyer David Cavanaugh faces his toughest case to date.
What appears to be a straightforward, tragic accident in the waters off Cape Ann Massachusetts, turns into something else entirely as Rayna Martin, a respected African-American attorney, is charged with her murder.
With the victimâ€™s father one of the most powerful politicians in the country and the Assistant District Attorney prepared to put his personal ambition ahead of legal justice, David soon discovers that his most dangerous battle is taking place outside the court room.
Lies, deception, blackmail, threatsâ€¦and finally the precision of an assassinâ€™s bullet combine to create a shocking finale in this exciting debut from Australian author Sydney Bauer.Read more