The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
They're called Lincoln Lawyers: the bottom of the legal food chain, the criminal defence attorneys who operate out of the back of a Lincoln car, travelling between the courthouses of Los Angeles county to take whatever cases the system throws in their path.
Mickey Haller has been in the business a long time, and he knows just how to work it, how to grease the right wheels and palms, to keep the engine of justice working in his favour. 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 he is sure this is going to be a slam-dunk. He might even be in the rare position of defending a client who is actually innocent.
But as Haller knows, criminal cases can turn on a dime; when his case starts to fall apart and neither the suspect nor the victim are quite who they seem, Haller quickly discovers that when you swim with the sharks, it's easy to wind up as prey.
Paperback | 416 pages
152 x 233 x 32mm | 616g
17 Oct 2005
Orion Publishing Co
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
London, United Kingdom
A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover, including very minimal scuff marks, and some creasing, but no holes or tears. All pages are undamaged, with minimal creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.