Category Archives: Legal Procedural

Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

When Luisa Brant became the newly elected state’s attorney she thought she had reached the pinnacle of her dreams. Her father had been state’s attorney for the same suburban district of Maryland, which included the planned utopian community of Columbia … Continue reading

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Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman

I think at some point in their lives everyone has wanted to be an FBI agent-at least I have! But it is the romanticized version that we see on TV or in the movies that attracts us, not the drudgery … Continue reading

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The Crossing by Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch retired from the police; forced into it by being suspended for a minor infraction. He hired his brother, Mickey Haller, the so called Lincoln Lawyer, to sue the LAPD and so when he gets a call from Mickey … Continue reading

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The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell

Father Alex Andreou is an Eastern Catholic priest living inside Vatican City with his 5 year old son, Peter. He is a part of  small  but confounding tradition which follows the Greek Orthodox traditions which allows priests to marry but … Continue reading

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What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris

Sebastian Alistair St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a title he received when his elder brothers died much to the chagrin and disappointment of his father, the Fifth Earl of Hendon, was having a very troublesome day. In the very early hours … Continue reading

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Natchez Burning by Greg Iles

” Nothing frightens me more than the faith in my daughter’s eyes. How many men deserve that kind of trust? One by one, the mentors I’ve most admired eventually revealed their facades, and tired feet of clay-or worse. But not … Continue reading

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Identical by Scott Turow

I have been a Turow fan ever since his novel, Presumed Innocent came out in 1987.  As a young attorney, I was impressed at how well Truow had captured what goes on in a courtroom and his plot twists kept … Continue reading

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