Norwood Holland is a freelance writer, lawyer. He received his law degree from Howard University School of Law and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University where he studied under the renowned Harlem Renaissance author Arna Bontemps. A Washingtonian he favors D.C.'s local color in his fiction and currently writes the blog editorialindependence.com devoted to diversity issues and labor law. To contact the author visit his website norwoodholland.com.
Minus One the Drew Smith Series prequel takes us back when the attorney launches his legal career. Before the ink is dry on his license to practice Drew Smith finds himself at the center of a murder mystery. The recent law school graduate works as a hotel concierge and befriends two bellmen an Arab and a Latino, Medhat and Julio. Like the three musketeers they bond and the fraternal friendship
Trial attorney Drew Smith a solo practitioner takes on a client charged in heinous robbery and a string of murders. While frolicking with an exotic dancer Smith battles a midlife crisis, and complicating things he discovers the dancer has a dangerous and tenous connection with his client. Chocked with romance, violence, and courtroom drama.