Category Archives: Legal Procedural

Two Kinds of the Truth by Michael Connelly

These books by Michael Connelly about Detective Bosch are some of my favorite detective novels. Bosch is both noble and broken.  He is a great detective but terrible at relationships. He has trouble realting to his daughter, his half brother, … Continue reading

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The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

Twenty eight years ago Charlie and Samantha Quinn had no bigger worries than learning how to pass the baton between them as they practiced for a relay race for a school track meet. Twenty eight years ago, their mother, Gamma, … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

I discovered Louise Penny and her wonderful Inspector Gamache earlier this year and was enchanted by her insightful and soulful writing. In reading The Beautiful Mystery I was enchanted all over again. This is certainly a series to read and … Continue reading

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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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