Tag: court

Book Review: Closer Than You Know, by Brad Parks

I read  in two sittings Closer Than You Know. From the opening chapter until the last, I just kept turning pages. I needed to know what would happen next. Had to know. Melanie Barrick had a rough childhood. She was put in the system. Her parents a waste of space, using up oxygen. They cared […]

Book Review: POISON, by John Lescroart

Generally, not a fan of reading a book mid-series. Turns out, POISON is like … the 17th in the series? What? Let me put your mind at ease. I have never (and I have no idea why) read John Lescroart before, and I was able to read POISON without having read any of the other […]

Book Review: Anatomy of a Scandal, by Sarah Vaughan

I enjoy legal thrillers. Although very commercial, I openly admit John Grisham and Scott Turow are two of my favorites. It is possible Sarah Vaughan just elbowed her way in between the two. And I am smiling over the intrusion! Anatomy of a Scandal is an emotional legal drama ripped from the current headlines of […]

Book Review: Law And Vengeance, by Mike Papantonio

I have been a fan of legal thrillers going back to 1986 when I accidentally stumbled onto a copy of Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent. After, I found John Grisham, and Steve Martini, and so on, and so forth. You see what I’m saying, right? When I was sent a copy of Mike Papantonio’s Law And […]

Book Review: Without Fear or Favor, by Robert K Tanenbaum

Robert K. Tanenbaum is one of those authors I have always wanted to read, but never got around to reading. My loss. Or it was my loss. I received a copy of his latest novel, Without Fear or  Favor. Turns out it is the 29th in the Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi series. Normally, when I read […]