Books tagged: legal suspense

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Hostile Witness, A Josie Bates Thriller
Series: The Witness, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,020. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.55)
When sixteen-year-old Hannah Sheraton is arrested for the murder of her stepgrandfather, a California Supreme Court justice, her distraught mother turns to once infamous defense attorney, Josie Bates. Now a small town lawyer in Hermosa Beach, Josie wants nothing to do with the case since the gruesome evidence points to Hannah's guilt. When the girl is charged as an adult, Josie can't turn her back
The Trials of Lawyer Pratt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the 1960s South, Billy Joe Pratt, a young lawyer, takes on the defense of Siggy Youmans, a bottle washer charged with murder and arrested holding the murder weapon. Pratt harbors no doubt whatever regarding Siggy’s guilt. And what does Siggy’s own mama say about her son's claim of innocence? “Iffen his lips are a’movin’, he’s a’lyin’." But is Siggy really lying?
Final Paradox, the second in The Osgoode Trilogy.
Series: The Osgoode Trilogy, Book 2 · The Osgoode Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $8.64 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love and forgiveness amid fraud and deceit? Years back, George Pappas, a charming thug, scammed a huge sum of money with promises to develop a drug to combat memory loss. No drug was ever made and the money was gone. Harry Jenkins' elderly client, Norma, demands he find it. When she is lucid, she’s credible, but when she is mad, she just might be evil. A fraud upon a fraud is about to unravel.
A Trial of One, the third in The Osgoode Trilogy.
Series: The Osgoode Trilogy, Book 3 · The Osgoode Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $8.64 USD. Words: 95,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The gathering of the ravens presages a deadly disturbance of the natural order. Years ago, in Final Paradox, the second in The Osgoode Trilogy, the wheels were set in motion by a fraud upon a fraud. At last, you will find the answers to all the questions.
Shelter of Lies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,820. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
(4.67)
"Please, Miss Wilson, help me save my boys, or she'll kill them." The plea draws attorney Laura Wilson into a storm of intrigue when she agrees to represent the homeless Elva in a battle for custody of her three sons. Are the boys being abused by a sadistic stepmother, as the oldest says, or are these the accusations of a vengeful, dangerous boy? The answer is revealed after a shocking trial.
The Interview
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Business
(4.33)
As he applies for a position within a private space exploration company, Samson Tyler finds that it pays to be prepared for an interview...
Thursday's List, a Dana Hargrove legal mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Rookie prosecutor Dana Hargrove is the junior member of a team investigating money laundering by a narcotics cartel when she stumbles across clues suggesting the complicity of a close friend.
Burned Bridges (The Crossing)
Series: The Crossing, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Newly sober, Traci Collins is ready to enjoy the good life until a confrontation between her best friend, Olivia Durning, and her childhood tormentor turns deadly. Sealed by a shared bond Collins feels honor bound to conceal evidence until she receives a mysterious text and her family is threatened.
Infernal Coalition
Series: Alex Harris, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Law firm partner Alex Harris finds himself on the receiving end of an elaborate scam from a once trusted client. Meanwhile his wife Susie’s political ambitions are treacherously derailed by a once welcoming party machine. Each of them strikes back, never expecting the shocking outcome as their mutual struggles against their opponents become ever more entwined. A legal/political suspense.
Hatred Ridicule & Contempt
Series: Alex Harris, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Called upon to defend an acrimonious libel action on behalf of an important newspaper client, newly appointed law firm partner Alex Harris never once expected to find his efforts impeded by wanton disregard for ethics and blatant self interest that crossed all boundaries. Not only on the part of his opponents, but also those he should have been able to trust implicitly and without question…