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  • 0 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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31 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library CON (Text) 33500013298518 New Checked out 12/10/2020
Hendrum LINK Site CON (Text) 33500013298492 New Checked out 12/14/2020
Moorhead Public Library CON (Text) 33500013298500 New In transit -
Moorhead Public Library CON (Text) 33500013300090 New Checked out 12/12/2020
Godel Memorial-Warren Library CON (Text) 35500006329831 New Checked out 12/09/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316485623
  • ISBN: 0316485624
  • Physical Description: 423 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"Defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is charged with murder and can't make the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge. Mickey elects to defend himself and must strategize and build his defense from his jail cell in the Twin Towers Correctional Center in downtown Los Angeles, all the while looking over his shoulder, as an officer of the court he is an instant target. Mickey knows he's been framed. Now, with the help of his trusted team, he has to figure out who has plotted to destroy his life and why. Then he has to go before a judge and jury and prove his innocence."--Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 October #2
    *Starred Review* Connelly's first Mickey Haller novel since The Gods of Guilt (2013) finds the brash defense attorney arrested for murder and forced to mount a defense from inside his jail cell. Haller landed in this world-class pickle after he was stopped by a possibly crooked cop, and a body was found in the trunk of his car. A frame, obviously, but who's behind it and why? Haller assembles his team, including his half-brother Harry Bosch, and attempts to formulate a counterattack. The rub, however, is that a not-guilty verdict won't be enough to restore Haller's reputation in the legal world. To prove true innocence, Haller explains, the guilty man must be found and exposed to world. In his Haller novels, Connelly has always displayed great ability to write courtroom scenes, combining thrust-and-parry exchanges between defense and prosecution with a look at the personal motives driving all the players (including the judge). He does all that here, too, but the extended focus on the pretrial discovery process, with Bosch and investigator Cisco Wojciechowski doing the legwork while Haller sits in jail, gives the novel a double-barreled appeal. This is a fine legal thriller and a revealing character study, as we watch Haller lose a little bluster at the prospect of life behind bars; there's also the matter of a strange virus in Wuhan, China, just starting to make headlines as Haller's case goes to trial. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: If you're a handicapper who pays attention to past-performance charts, a new Connelly novel means bet the farm. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Michael Connelly is the author of thirty-four previous novels, including the New York Times bestsellers, Fair Warning, The Night Fire, and Dark Sacred Night. His books, which include the Harry Bosch series, the Lincoln Lawyer series, and the Renée Ballard series, have sold more than eighty million copies worldwide. Connelly is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels. He is the executive producer of Bosch, starring Titus Welliver, and the creator and host of the podcast Murder Book. He spends his time in California and Florida.

Subject: Haller, Mickey (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Trials (Murder) > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Fiction.
Attorney and client > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Legal stories.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction.
Legal fiction (Literature)

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