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Michael Connelly - The Lincoln Lawyer (2nd Hand Paperback)

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Synopsis

The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2005 novel, the 16th by American crime writer Michael Connelly. It introduces Los Angeles attorney Mickey Haller, half-brother of Connelly's mainstay character detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch.

Mickey is a Lincoln Lawyer, a criminal defence attorney who operates out of the back of his car, a Lincoln, taking whatever cases the system throws in his path. He's been a defence lawyer for a long time, and he knows just how to work the legal systems.

When a Beverly Hills rich boy is arrested for brutally beating a woman, Haller has his first high-paying client in years. The evidence mounts on the defence's side, and Haller might even be in the rare position of defending a client who is actually innocent.

But then the case starts to fall apart, neither the suspect nor the victim are quite who they seem - and Haller quickly discovers that when you swim with the sharks, it's easy to wind up as prey.

It was adapted as a 2011 film of the same name, starring Matthew McConaughey.

Details
  • Format : Thick 2nd Hand Paperback.
  • Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
  • Category : Fiction - Crime & Mystery
  • Published : 2005 (This Edition 2014 - Orion Publishing)
  • ISBN : 9781409156055
  • SKU : B001857
  • PPC : SP330gm
  • RRP : £8.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"Damn this was a great book. Michael Connelly’s 2005 introduction for veteran criminal defence lawyer Mickey Haller is a first page winner. Connelly’s ability to write and this character’s natural charisma were on full display from cover to cover."

"One of Connelly's best. I'm not usually a fan of novels with a legal setting, but his ability to sustain tension and weave a many-layered story with skilfully drawn characters makes for an unputdownable read." - Goodreads Reviews

The Author

Michael Joseph Connelly is an American author of detective novels and other crime fiction, notably those featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch and criminal defence attorney Mickey Haller.

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