by Scott Pratt
2015/ 314 pages
read by Nick Podehl
rating: A+ / crime / legal thriller
Well I needed this – a good fast-paced crime novel in legal thriller mode (my favorite). And this one is so suspenseful that although I usually listen to books from iTunes on my computer or iPod, it was getting late last night so I downloaded it to my iPad (Audible app) and listened in bed. I never do that – or never done that before I should say. Yes, I eventually fell asleep, as expected, but picked up this morning while still on my first cuppa and then later left the oatmeal on for a few minutes through the dinging of the timer – ah me.
The premise is that a couple years prior to the main action of the book, a young criminal defense lawyer named Darren Street revealed the rampant corruption in the district attorney’s office and unseated the DA. This earned him the profound enmity of the department and the ex-DA. >>>>MORE (no spoilers)>>>>