Category Archives: Legal thrillers

“Blood Orange” by Harriet Tyce – Book Review @GrandCentralPub

“Actions have consequences” Alison Wood is burning the candle at both ends in both her personal and professional life. She works long hours as a busy barrister in London and has just landed her first ever murder case. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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Guest Post – N. Lombardi Jr. discusses the story behind his latest novel “Justice Gone”

Having written two novels which were both cross-cultural adventure stories, and seeing them flop, I realized that I was not conscious of the current interests of today’s readership. I knew I had to write something that would have general appeal … Continue reading

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“The long drop” by Denise Mina

“The Long Drop is a re-imagining of the Peter Manual trial and of the drunken night two men spent carousing in Glasgow.” Ever since I read the fantastic “Garnethill” I have been a devout fan of Denise Mina. This time … Continue reading

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“Wilde Lake” by Laura Lippman

An African-American man accused of rape by a humiliated girl.  A vengeful father.  A courageous attorney.  A worshipful daughter.  Think you know this story?  Think again.  Wilde Lake  is a stand-alone novel by the author of the Tess Monaghan mystery … Continue reading

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Some challenges of being a writer (Guest post by attorney/novelist, Steve Clark)

Writing a novel is hard work.  Hard work that some authors make look easy, but it is hard all the same.  Today on Fictionophile I have the privilege of hosting a guest post by attorney/novelist Steve Clark, the author of … Continue reading

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“My sister’s grave” by Robert Dugoni

The picturesque town of Cedar Grove in Washington’s Cascade mountains was always a place of happiness and sanctuary for Tracy.  She grew up in a warm and loving environment with her beloved sister Sarah, and her dear mother and father.  … Continue reading

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“Startup” by Glenn Ogura

If you read novels to relax, this debut thriller by author Glenn Ogura, “Startup” is not for you.  I was at the edge of my seat – frantically turning pages throughout.  A modern yet timeless tale of good vs. evil. … Continue reading

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“Stray Bullets” by Robert Rotenberg – Book Review

In just a split-second an event can take place which impacts myriad lives. Not a profound premise perhaps, but all too true nonetheless. The novel “Stray Bullets” exemplifies this premise with a case that draws the reader to know more. … Continue reading

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