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Death’s Half Acre

Deborah Knott Mystery
By Margaret Maron

Judge Deborah Knott is back in her fourteenth episode. The citizens are unhappy. Farms are being bought up for shopping malls. Candace Bradshaw is found murdered. She was accused of brokering under the table deals. Deborah’s husband, Sheriff Bryant is on the case. There is a...

Precedent of Justice

By Patrick R. Raley

Precedent of Justice begins with a court scene. The jury had reached a verdict. The crowd held their breath as they listened. The verdict shocked everyone present in the courtroom except the defendant. The judge dramatically left the courtroom ending a stellar career. Bobby Dizorno...

Book Of Lies, The

By Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer takes two real murders and entwines their story with that of a fictional murder. Mitchell Siegel (father of the creator of Superman) was shot in 1932. Present day, Cal Harper’s father has been shot. The gun is the same as the one that was...

Ready For The Defense

By Mike Langan

As I read this book I kept picturing a cross between Mike Connors as Mannix and Raymond Burr as Perry Mason. Grant you I know Mannix was a PI and not a lawyer yet he came to my mind and I know...

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