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Kill All the Lawyers

A Mystery

by William Deverell
edition: Paperback
tagged: crime, legal

 

“A bitingly funny whodunit.” — Maclean’s

Arthur P. Besterman, criminal lawyer and reformed alcoholic, was the first to go. Counsel to Vancouver’s assorted shifters and grifters, Besterman almost always lost his cases. But a recent victory defending a low-life client might be a clue as to why he was bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat. …

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Odell's Fall

by Norman Bacal
edition: Paperback
tagged: legal

What happens when you begin your life with nothing but pain and claw your way to the top of the pyramid? There's only one way to go.

Odell Moore is one of America's elite commercial lawyers: an African-American success story. Only one thing is missing from his life, until he falls in love and elopes with Dee, the daughter of an Alabama senator.

This …

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The Body in Question

A Novel

by Jill Ciment
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: legal, contemporary, literary

*** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR ***

From the author of Heroic Measures (“Smart and funny and completely surprising . . . I loved every page” —Ann Patchett), Act of God (“A feat of literary magic”—Booklist) and, with Amy Hempel, The Hand That Feeds You (“An unnerving, elegant page-turner” —Vanity Fair), a spare, mas …

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Booking In

A Crang Mystery

by Jack Batten
edition: Paperback
tagged: private investigators, hard-boiled, legal

Mystery-solving criminal lawyer Crang returns to investigate the disappearance of two rare books.

Fletcher Marshall is a Toronto antiquarian book dealer, internationally respected in the business. One night, someone blows the safe in his office and makes off with the contents, which include an infamous forged first edition of Elizabeth Barrett Brown …

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Winston Patrick Mystery 2-Book Bundle

Deadly Lessons / Last Dance

by David Russell
edition: eBook
tagged: private investigators, humorous, legal

Dissatisfied lawyer Winston Patrick leaves his first career to pursue teaching at a Vancouver high school — but he can't seem to leave the legal world behind.

Deadly Lessons
Winston Patrick, a successful lawyer but dissatisfied with his career defending the downtrodden of Vancouver's criminal world, trades in the courtroom for the high school clas …

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J'adore Paris

by Isabelle Lafleche
edition: Paperback
tagged: legal

When Catherine Lambert lands her dream job at Christian Dior in Paris, she is prepared to embark on the ride of her life, fighting high-profile legal battles against international counterfeiters. But her visions of front-row seats at the couture shows and strolling the Champs-Élysées with the love of her life are soon displaced by the realities o …

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Deathbed Dimes

by Zener, Naomi Elana
edition: eBook
tagged: humorous, legal, urban life

Deathbed Dimes exposes the reality that if you can outlive your relatives, friends, and sometimes even strangers, your odds of hitting the inheritance jackpot are better than playing the lottery.

Joely Zeller is a beautiful and ambitious 32-year-old attorney who is the only daughter of a Hollywood film royal. She’s determined to build a successful …

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