From the bestselling author of The Whistler, a prequel. A judge’s first murder trial. A defense attorney in over his head. A prosecutor out for blood and glory. The accused, who is possibly innocent. And the killer, who may have just committed the perfect crime.
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Samantha Brinkman, an ambitious, hard-charging Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, is struggling to make a name for herself and to drag her fledgling practice into the big leagues. Sam lands a high-profile double-murder case in which one of the victims is a beloved TV star—and the defendant is a decorated veteran LAPD detective. It promises […]
The Bottom Line: An absorbing legal procedural that shines a bright light on the egos and strategic maneuverings behind a high-profile homicide. When the sister of a local cop is brutally murdered, the entire community of Schenectady, New York feels as if it has lost one of its own. By the time the mayor calls […]
The Bottom Line: An important new legal thriller with a crusading heroine at its center that you can’t help but root for. When accused murderer Paul Sidney’s attorney advises him to take a plea deal, he throws himself at the mercy of Edmonton lawyer Jessica Harper, who runs a legal aid clinic downtown. Harper is […]
Two years ago, Darren Street made a name for himself as the man who rooted out corruption in the district attorney’s office. Now the hotheaded young lawyer is in the public eye yet again—this time, accused of murder. Jalen Jordan retained Street for what seemed to be a minor traffic violation, but when evidence turned […]
Bennie Rosato the founder of the Rosato & DiNunzio law firm hides her big heart beneath her tough-as-nails exterior and she doesn’t like to fail. Now, a case from her past shows her how differently things might have turned out. Thirteen years ago, Bennie Rosato took on Jason Leftavick, a twelve-year-old boy who was sent […]
The Bottom Line: The Trial Lawyer has everything you could ask for in a legal thriller – edgy courtroom drama, an intrepid defense attorney and a volatile client whose behavior threatens to collapse his own case like a house of cards. The book firmly establishes Ellsworth among an elite group of legal thriller authors. The […]
Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He works out of a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, fine leather chairs, a hidden gun compartment, and a heavily armed driver. He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee, his driver, who’s also his bodyguard, law […]
The Bottom Line: An astounding legal thriller that is full of surprise, mystery and moral dilemma. Matheny may well be the next Scott Turow. Can anyone ever really escape their past? That’s the question facing Anton Mackey, one of Miami’s best up-and-coming criminal defense attorneys. Anton is a family man. He advocates for the accused. […]
Twelve years ago, teenager Molly Singer was tried and convicted for murdering her parents. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00K7MCE3W” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51d1DyKErWL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”107″]She was sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison, torn away from her newborn daughter, and forsaken by those closest to her. But now, a series of anonymous […]