Legal Mystery & Thriller

  • A Grave Breach
    A Grave Breach by James Macomber
    John Cann could never defend a war criminal especially one he’s seen engaged in horrendous acts. But when Arthur Matsen, a trusted friend, mentor and colleague needs his help, Cann must make an impossible choice. Forced to find the blurred boundaries between blind trust and what is seen, Cann is ...

    A skillful interweaving of past and present makes A Grave Breach an intriguing must-read. Beautiful writing. Fresh Fiction
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  • Black Diamond
    Black Diamond by John F Dobbyn
    Michael’s knowledge of horse racing could place him in the final race of his life.  Michael Knight and Lex Devlin agree to defend a jockey accused of murdering a fellow jockey during a race at Boston’s Suffolk Downs.  Michael’s expertise in the machinations of the horse racing game is expected ...

    From its characters who go straight to the heart, to its intriguing settings, to its ...Lisa Scottoline, New York Times best-selling author of Save Me
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  • Borzoi Killings
    The Borzoi Killings by Paul Batista
    When the 10th richest man in the world is brutally murdered—along with his prized Borzoi dogs in a luxurious East Hampton beach house—only one man is suspected of committing the crime: Juan Suarez, a handsome, charismatic, and illegal Mexican immigrant who worked for the victim. Now, renowned trail lawyer Raquel Rematti ...

    Paul Batista has done it again. Through the eyes of criminal defense attorney Raquel Rematti, ...Lis Wiehl, New York Times best-selling author of Lethal Beauty
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  • Chasing Justice: Matt Royal Mystery #9
    Chasing Justice: Matt Royal Mystery #9 by H Terrell Griffin
    Matt Royal is going back to the courtroom. He has agreed to defend his good friend and wife of Longboat Key’s police chief. Abby Lester has been charged with the murder of Nate Bannister, an unlikeable, shady character. He was found shot to death in his downtown Sarasota condo and ...

    Witty, smart, and highly entertaining. An intriguing mix of hopes and fears that combine into ...Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author of The Patriot Threat
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  • Deadly Diamonds
    Deadly Diamonds by John F Dobbyn
    What do Boston, Dublin and Sierra Leone have in common? The movement of “blood diamonds” at enormous profit but grave human expense. Mafia killings in Boston and Ireland, and child enslavement and murder in Sierra Leone. And who is ensnared in the middle of all of this — Michael Knight and ...

    Deadly Diamonds takes you from mob strongholds in Boston to the diamond pits of Sierra Leone, ...Lisa Scottoline, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Don’t Go and Accused
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  • Death's Witness
    Death's Witness by Paul Batista
    When Tom Perini, a legendary Heisman Trophy winner turned criminal lawyer, is found brutally murdered in Central Park, his widow Julie Perini suspects a wider conspiracy.  Not only was her husband part of the defense team for a Congressman on trial for bribery, her intuition also tells her that the ...

    A spectacular new edition to the legal thriller genre. Fast, smart and exciting, with richly ...Jack Ford, anchor, Good Morning America
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  • Extraordinary Rendition
    Extraordinary Rendition by Paul Batista
    When Ali Hussein, suspected terrorist and alleged banker for Al Qaeda, is finally transported from Guantanamo Bay to the US mainland to stand trial, many are stunned when Byron Carlos Johnson, a pre-eminent lawyer and son of a high-profile diplomat, volunteers to represent him. On principle, Johnson thought he was ...

    Batista does it again when international intrigue collides with murder in Extraordinary Rendition. A high-priced ...Nancy Grace, attorney, television personality and New York Times best-selling author of Death on the D-List
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  • Fatal Odds
    Fatal Odds by John F Dobbyn
    Danger escalates as Michael Knight and Lex Devlin enter into the defense of a Puerto Rican jockey charged with felony murder as a result of a fixed race at Boston’s Suffolk Downs. As their investigation exposes the jockey’s role, they become embroiled in a conflict between two Puerto Rican crime gangs. ...

    John F. Dobbyn’s thriller Fatal Odds does everything right: a nail-biting plot to keep you ...James Rollins, New York Times best-selling author of The Bone Labyrinth
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  • Frame Up
    Frame Up by John F Dobbyn
    After graduating from Harvard Law with his closest friend, John McKedrick, Michael Knight practices with the U.S. Attorney’s office and with a prestigious trial firm in Boston, then Michael and his mentor, the legendary trial attorney Lex Devlin, form Devlin & Knight to do criminal defense work, while John becomes ...

    FRAME UP is a twisted tale of mafia gangsters and international intrigue providing an in-depth ...The Big Thrill
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  • Identity: Lost
    Identity: Lost by Pascal Marco
    It’s July 1975 and an overworked Chicago police force receives a call that an 85-year-old white man has been attacked by a gang of black youths on the lakefront in Burnham Park. Amid public outrage, contentious Mayor Richard J. Daley commands his police to find the killers fast and make ...

    Pascal Marco’s electrifying debut puts him firmly in the hunt to succeed John Grisham. Fresh, compelling ...Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE ATHENA PROJECT.
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  • Neon Dragon
    Neon Dragon by John F Dobbyn
    Amid the flash and din of Boston’s raucous Chinese New Year’s celebration, an elderly man is shot while watching the parade from his window. Anthony Bradley, the son of an African-American judge, is standing across the street at the time and is immediately arrested for the crime.Michael Knight, a young ...

    This debut novel by law professor Dobbyn marks the first long-form appearance of legal eagles ...Booklist
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  • One To Go
    One To Go by Mike Pace
    Tom Booker is a new attorney at a powerful Washington law firm.  Texting while driving across Memorial Bridge, he loses control and crashes into an oncoming minivan carrying his own daughter and three of her friends.  The minivan tips up on two wheels, about to flip over into the Potomac.  ...

    One To Go by Mike Pace spins out a fascinating premise—what if a hideous mistake ...Douglas Preston, #1 best-selling co-creator of the Pendergast series of novels
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  • Purple Culture
    The Purple Culture by Stephen Boehrer
    What happens when those we trust most commit the most egregious acts of betrayal?  It’s a scandal that has sent shockwaves throughout the world. Abuse committed in the place where we–and our children–should be safe: the church. As three bishops stand trial in federal court, charged with conspiracy for protecting abusive ...

    Well written, interesting, and thought-provoking. The Baryon Review of Books
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  • Rabbit in the Moon
    Rabbit in the Moon by Deborah Shlian & Joel Shlian
    San Francisco, 1989: Forty years after Mao and his People’s Liberation Army set poised to change China forever, Dr. Lili Quan prepares for a journey that will change her life forever. In her 27 years, Lili had rarely thought of herself as anything but a perfect American. But to honor ...

    This thriller is at times so fast-paced it leaves you breathless. A thoughtful, educational read. Mystery Scene Magazine
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  • Vindication: Matt Royal Mystery #11
    Vindication: Matt Royal Mystery #11 by H Terrell Griffin
    In this John Grisham style mystery, Matt Royal, the retired lawyer-turned-beach-bum is called back into the courtroom to defend his girlfriend J. D. Duncan’s Aunt Esther, who lives in the sprawling North Central Florida retirement community of The Villages. A best-selling author has been murdered after a book signing and ...

    A case of literary theft propels Griffin’s appealing 11th outing for semi-retired Longboat Key, Fla., ...Publishers Weekly
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