By Michael Connelly
This no 1 bestselling felony mystery from Michael Connelly is a gorgeous show of novelistic mastery - as human, as gripping, and as whiplash-surprising as any novel but from the author Publishers Weekly has referred to as "today's Dostoevsky of crime literature."
Mickey Haller is a Lincoln attorney, a legal safety lawyer who operates out of the backseat of his Lincoln city automobile, touring among the far-flung courthouses of l. a. to protect consumers of each type. Bikers, con artists, inebriated drivers, drug buyers - they're all on Mickey Haller's buyer record. For him, the legislation isn't approximately guilt or innocence, it's approximately negotiation and manipulation. occasionally it's even approximately justice.
A Beverly Hills playboy arrested for attacking a girl he picked up in a bar chooses Haller to safeguard him, and Mickey has his first high-paying shopper in years. it's a safeguard attorney's dream, what they name a franchise case. and because the facts stacks up, Haller involves think this can be the simplest case of his profession. Then an individual with regards to him is murdered and Haller discovers that his look for innocence has introduced him face-to-face with evil as natural as a flame. to flee with no being burned, he needs to install each tactic, feint, and intuition in his arsenal - this time to save lots of his personal life.
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The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly