The philadelphia Inquirer “A wonderful novel. John lescroart isn’t a lawyer, but he writes like one. Dayton daily news “Crackling legal action. One of the best in this flourishing genre to come along in a while. The washington post book World “Begin Guilt over a weekend. Praise for guilt “A well-paced legal thriller.
Guilt Abe Glitsky Book 2 #ad - . Reminiscent of Scott Turow. A great thriller: breakneck pacing, electrifying courtroom scenes, and a cast of richly crafted characters. People mark dooher is a prosperous San Francisco attorney and a prominent Catholic, the last person anyone would suspect of a brutal crime. But dooher, a paragon of success and a master of all he touches, is about to be indicted for murder.
A Certain Justice Abe Glitsky Book 1Berkley #ad - A brutal murder rocks a city. An innocent man stands accused. And justice is the next to die. In a city of tolerance and hope, everything came apart. One man died at the hands of another. The next victim was killed by a mob. Now fires burn in the night, helicopters throb through the air, and politicians, lawyers and cops vie for the remnants of power.
A Certain Justice Abe Glitsky Book 1 #ad - . Somewhere in the once-placid streets of san Francisco, charged by the media with a crime he didn't commit, a young man is on the run, hounded by demagogues, hunted by a desperate police department. One cop knows that Kevin Shea is innocent of a brutal racial murder. An ambitious politician will use Shea for her own ends.
And a down-and-out lawyer is all that stands between Kevin Shea and an even more atrocious crime. For when there's no law left, justice is the only hope.
Damage Abe Glitsky Book 3Berkley #ad - When a second fire claims a participant in the case, Abe is convinced that Ro is out for revenge. Then ro's lawyers win him a retrial, and he’s released. Within 24 hours, a fire kills the original trial's star witness, her abused remains discovered in the ashes. But with no hard evidence and an on-the-take media eager to vilify any challenger, Abe finds himself in the crosshairs, wondering how much more he can sacrifice in the name of justice.
Damage Abe Glitsky Book 3 #ad - And head homicide detective Abe Glitsky was reassigned to the police department's payroll office. So when the family's heir, ro curtlee, was convicted of rape and murder of a servant girl in the family home, the fallout against those responsible was swift and uncompromising. From new york times bestseller John Lescroart comes an explosive look at the seductive power of revenge and the terrible costs of justice.
The curtlees are a powerful force in San Francisco, unscrupulous billionaires who've lined every pocket in the Bay Area in pursuit of their own ascent. The lead prosecutor was pushed off a career fast track. The jury foreman was fired from his job and blacklisted.
The Mercy Rule: A NovelDell #ad - Then one client changes everything. Graham russo, a former baseball star, is charged with murdering his dying father. A large and emotionally sprawling novel. Chicago tribune “as usual in a lescroart novel, yet again, character dominates plot as the author proves, that resonant drama can be found in family.
The philadelphia inquirer “an edge-of-the-seat legal thriller that has it all—hot-button issues, corruption, greed, deception, and a labyrinthine plot that will keep you guessing until the very last page. Faye Kellerman. Because a chilling truth is beginning to emerge about an old man’s lonely death.
The Mercy Rule: A Novel #ad - . Lescroart is in his best form yet. People once Dismas Hardy was a cop. Was it suicide, a key witness he cannot believe, and families throng around the case, the last desperate act of a dying man? Was it murder? Or mercy?Now, Dismas Hardy is going to trial with a client he doesn’t trust, activists, lovers, as a carnival of reporters, cops, and a system that almost destroyed him once.
And what dismas knows could put him next in line to die. Hardy’s wife and kids like it that way. For dismas, about his family, this case will challenge everything he believes about the law, and about himself.
Nothing but the Truth Dismas Hardy Book 6Berkley #ad - Dismas knows his wife, Frannie, is the most reliable of mothers. What kind of truth could keep a wife from her husband, a mother from her children--could hold Hardy so powerless before the wrath of the law?With an unparalleled ability to illuminate the complexities of relationships while weaving a story of breathtaking suspense, Lescroart has never been in finer form.
This time his family is involved--and for Hardy, a devoted husband and father, the stakes have never been higher. From the acclaimed new york times bestselling author of Guilt and The 13th Juror comes an electrifying new thriller--a novel in which San Francisco defense attorney Dismas Hardy faces the case of his career.
Nothing but the Truth Dismas Hardy Book 6 #ad - Called before the grand jury in a murder investigation, she refused to reveal a secret entrusted to her by a man whose children attend the same school as hers, a friend who is accused of killing his wife. It has: frannie Hardy is in jail. As he moves through a labyrinthine world of big business and San Francisco politics, looking for a man he half hopes never to find, a furious and frustrated Hardy is struggling to understand why his impeccably faithful wife is being so loyal to another man.
And nothing But the Truth is his finest hour. Hardy knows there's only one way to get Frannie out of jail: clear her friend of murder. That is, if he can be found. When she fails to pick up their children from school one afternoon, he's convinced something terrible has happened.
The Hunt Club Hunt Club series Book 1Berkley #ad - But before hunt knows it, Juhle's case will be of great interest to the members of The Hunt Club. At first, the hunt club had a membership of one: private investigator Wyatt Hunt. Especially to hunt himself-as Andrea's card is found in the wallet of one of the victims. While juhle works, hunt plays, hooking up with TV star and legal analyst Andrea Parisi.
Since then, others have joined with a common interest in obtaining justice. One member, inspector devin juhle, has just caught a major case: the shooting of a sixty-three-year old federal judge and his twentysomething mistress.
Hard Evidence Dismas Hardy Book 3Berkley #ad - This dimas hardy thriller is “a compelling combination of courtroom drama and whodunit. Sparked with crackling dialogue and vivid scenes of its San Francisco setting. Richmond times-dispatchwhen the bullet-ridden body of a Silicon Valley billionaire washes up on shore, assistant D. A. But when a bizarre series of events blows the case wide open, Hardy finds himself on the other side of the law—as a lawyer for the defense.
Hard Evidence Dismas Hardy Book 3 #ad - . The suspect: a Japanese call girl with a long list of prominent clients. Dismas hardy finds himself the prosecutor in San Francisco’s murder trial of the century.
The Hearing Dismas Hardy Book 7Berkley #ad - The Hearing Dismas Hardy Book 7 #ad - And as both hardy and glitsky risk their lives to uncover the truth, others are working hard to stop them. Hardy never knew that Abe had a daughter-until she was shot dead. Hardy's best friend, Lieutenant Abe Glitsky, has kept a secret from him. And everyone else. But there is more to this murder-much more. It seems obvious that the heroin addict hovering over her body with a gun is the guilty party, and Glitsky has few qualms about sweating a confession out of him.
Treasure Hunt Hunt Club series Book 2Berkley #ad - The widow of a major player in the world of San Francisco nonprofits believes that his alleged mistress killed him-and she's putting up fifty grand to whoever helps prove it. Wyatt hunt and his investigation firm want in on that action-no matter where it takes them.
The 13th Juror Dismas Hardy Book 4Berkley #ad - He is obsessed with her innocence. He will be destroyed by her guilt. The walls were champagne. The house was immaculate. A prosperous doctor lived there with his son and his beautiful wife. But the elegant walls hid a family's secret, a wife's shame. And one day shots rang out in the doctor's house. Suddenly jennifer Witt was in jail, facing the death penalty.
Jennifer insisted that she had not killed her abusive husband -- and she could never have killed her own son. Dismas Hardy believed her. But hardy was only part of the defense team, and the only lawyer who continued to believe her. Even as her story was torn to pieces, even as her lies came out, even as she was found guilty of murder.
The 13th Juror Dismas Hardy Book 4 #ad - Now there's only one thing Jennifer can do to save her life. And she refuses to do it. So hardy must do it for her. And in a shocking case of violence, betrayal, and lies, his only weapon is the truth.
The Oath Dismas Hardy Book 8Berkley #ad - . But working up a case against Eric Kensing might not be easy, especially when Glitsky has to rely on two bumbling rookies to gather the evidence. And as the investigation leads to something bigger than they expected, they may both be in danger of losing their lives as well. When hmo executive tim markham is hit by a car during a morning jog through his exclusive San Francisco neighborhood, he has the bad luck to be transported to one of his own hospitals.
Abe glitsky has strong suspicions about a doctor with opportunity, means, and motives to spare. And winds up dead in his ICU bed. When defense attorney dismas hardy takes Kensing on as a client, both Glitsky and Hardy have to worry not only about losing the case, but about losing a best friend as well. But in spite of the rumors about his company's substandard care, this death appears to be a case of malice, not of malpractice—especially after Markham's entire family is gunned down in their home.