Tag: Legal

Deadly Sins: Lust

¬†Marissa Calhoun sits in front of the lagoon, a beach-like swimming hole nestled Cairns, Australia’s foreshore. Tonight the lagoon is hers and hers alone … or is it?¬† A tall figure steps out from behind the tree, his face cloaked beneath a dark hoodie. His footsteps slap against the pavement, fast and hard. Twenty feet, then fifteen, then ten. Instinct kicks in and Marissa breaks into ... »

First Family

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Plenty of intense action drives bestseller Baldacci’s stellar fourth novel to feature former Secret Service agents Michelle Maxwell and Sean King (after Simple Genius). Maxwell and King, D.C. PIs, step on the toes of everyone, including the FBI and the Secret Service. They even manage to bruise the ego of First Lady Jane Cox, who hires them after her 12... »

Treason

The stakes are high . . . and the entire world is waiting for the verdict.The Navy has uncovered a group of radical Islamic clerics who have infiltrated the Navy Chaplain Corps, inciting sailors and marines to acts of terrorism. And Lieutenant Zack Brewer has been chosen to prosecute them for treason and murder.Only three years out of law school, Zack has already made a name for himself, winning t... »

Carlos the Ant

Carlos has a sick daughter and needs money. He’s also an upstanding citizen who pays his taxes, puts in his forty hours, doesn’t drink and carouse, and loves his wife. Still…he has nowhere else to turn. So Carlos gets money the old-fashioned way–he robs banks. The money comes pouring in but then a new man joins the crew and everything tumbles downhill. Criminal charges for ... »

Reversible Errors

Arthur Raven, more versed in corporate law than criminal defense, is not eager to accept the court-appointed task of handling death-row inmate “Squirrel” Gandolph’s last-minute appeal of his murder conviction. Fast approaching middle age, Arthur has come to terms with the burdens and disappointments of his life, among which are a schizophrenic sister for whom he is responsible an... »

Limitations

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Presumed Innocent comes a compelling new legal mystery featuring George Mason from Personal Injuries. Originally commissioned and published by The New York Times Magazine, this edition contains additional material. Life would seem to have gone well for George Mason. His days as a criminal defense lawyer are long behind him. At fifty-nine, he has sat... »

Missing Witness

A man shot to death under a freeway overpass. A suspect who flees into the night. And a witness no one can find. Homicide D.A. David Brunelle must figure out the connection between these three people in order to hold a murderer responsible. But how can he, when he has no idea who the witness really is or how to find her? To prevail against a theatrical defense attorney, and win over a dubious judg... »

Never Look Back

A hungry attraction. A hidden enemy. Devoted defense lawyer Clare Westbrook, used to working for others, can now call the shots on her own terms. A multi-million-dollar inheritance from the father she never knew has allowed her to start her own practice. And with her teenage niece, Emma, whom she’s raised as a daughter, on a school trip to Europe, Clare has been able to focus on turning a st... »

Justice Denied

From Publishers Weekly An Armenian radical is accused of murdering a Turkish diplomat as a New York City homicide chief and his wife try to find the real culprits. Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. From Library Journal During World War I, 1.5 million Armenians were annihilated by the Turks. Turkey has never acknowledged this genocide, and history lightly dances around it. Herein lies ... »

Blood of the Tribe (Boston Law #2)

The chance discovery of an ancient Native American chief’s grave paves the way for the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to lay claim to $2 billion worth of prime Cape Cod real estate. Unfortunately for both the townspeople and the tribe, the grave was discovered by con artist Rex Griffin. Though Griffin is run down and left to die in a ditch, he continues to act as puppeteer from the grave, forcing b... »

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