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Title:
The Mammoth book of legal thrillers
Author:
Hemmingson, Michael A.
Publication Information:
New York : Carroll & Graf, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xii, 560 pages ; 20 cm
General Note:
"First published in the UK by Robinson, an imprint of Constable & Robinson Ltd 2001."
Language:
English
Contents:
Night of silken snow / Francis M. Nevins, Jr. -- Veil's visit / Joe R. Lansdale & Andrew Vachss -- Oh, brother / Mark Leyner -- Reasonable doubts / Michael A. Black -- The tender offer / Louis Auchincloss -- From "Pleading guilty" / Scott Turow -- The case for the defense / Graham Greene -- A great dance / John F. Dobbyn -- From "The partner" / John Grisham -- Triumph of justice / Irwin Shaw -- Dogs and fleas / John Lutz -- Speedball / Brian Hodge -- The pardon / James Grippando -- Best in the business / Tom Sweeney -- Bail hearing / Morris Hershman -- Thicker than water / Henry Slesar -- When Randolph woke up / Kevin L. Donihe -- The case of the crying swallow / Erle Stanley Gardner -- Waiting for Slaina / O'Neil De Noux -- Hard getaway / Robert F. Hoyden -- The new lawyer / Mike Wiecek -- From "White Russian" / Michael Hemmingston -- The formula / Marc Lodge -- Unreasonable doubt / K.L. Jones -- A murder coming / James Powell -- The adventure of the nefarious nephew / Michael Mallory -- Prayer denies / Jeremy Russell -- My Bonnie lies-- / Ted Hertel, Jr. -- Tomorrow's villain / Mat Coward -- Cruel and unusual / Carolyn Wheat -- Abuse of process / Howard T. Rose -- Delisa K. / Anderson Yancy -- Drawing the line / Ian Creasey -- The detective and the blunt instrument / Lyn McConchie -- When I'm dead and gone / Martin Edwards -- The snake charmer / Janice Law -- Fruit of the poisonous tree / John F. Dobbyn -- The first thing we do-- / C.J. Henderson -- Witness / Madison Smartt Bell.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780786708659
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The tension of the crowded courtroom, jaded DAs and surprise witnesses, stunning defenses and divided juries -- all manner of legal twists and dramatic turns fill the pages in this anthology of legal thrillers featuring writers like Graham Greene, Mark Leyner, and Irwin Shaw, who in past decades have defined this popular genre, as well as those redefining it today. Andrew Vachss, John Grisham, Scott Turow, Joe R. Lansdale, Carolyn Wheat, Ian Creasey, Michael Mallory, and other established talents in the crime and mystery fields offer gripping, masterful tales that explore the complex and unpredictable world of the judicial system.


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