An innocent young girl is murdered in a heinous, unforgivable way. The only evidence against the killer is the full confession of his accomplice--another young girl he also victimized. But the accomplice is charged with the murder as well, which means she has the right to remain silent.
Tribal Court: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #2 David Brunelle Legal Thriller Series#ad - The killer is caught just blocks away, blood still on his hands. Dave brunelle has to prosecute the case in their Tribal Court. It's bad enough when the defense attorney claims the killing was justified under the ancient custom of "blood revenge. It gets worse when blood revenge turns into a blood feud. Can he stay alive long enough to win the case?
When it's discovered that both killer and victim belong to the same Native American tribe, the tribe asserts jurisdiction and homicide D. A. A man is murdered in Seattle's Pioneer Square. The bodies start piling up and it looks like Brunelle may be next.
By Reason of Insanity: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #3 David Brunelle Legal Thriller Series#ad - Will brunelle crack the case, or will the case crack him?Another exciting installment in the David Brunelle Legal Thriller Series! Homicide prosecutor david brunelle is tasked with holding her responsible despite the best efforts of her defense team, which includes a psychologist who's convinced she's innocent.
She is also absolutely, positively mentally ill. The defendant absolutely, positively murdered her own mother. As the case proceeds, the pressures mount and Brunelle begins to question his own sanity. Sometimes the easiest cases are the hardest.
A Prosecutor for the Defense: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #4 David Brunelle Legal Thriller Series#ad - David brunelle has spent his entire career prosecuting criminals. As the evidence piles up and the case unfolds, Brunelle waits for the other shoe to drop, but this time the shoe is on the other foot. Seattle homicide D. A. But when his girlfriend, asks him to go to California to defend her ex-husband on a murder charge, medical examiner Kat Anderson, he just can’t say no to her.
Brunelle has to fight not only his prosecutorial instincts, but also a smooth-talking D. A. An unhelpful detective, and--worst of all--a client who won’t give him a straight answer.
Substantial Risk: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #5 David Brunelle Legal Thriller Series#ad - Homicide D. A. How can he ever hope to understand the bondage subculture well enough to hold a killer responsible for the apparently accidental death of his own girlfriend?Brunelle embarks on a voyage of discovery, both of himself and things he never even knew existed. A dead “submissive. A “dominant” in custody.
A sex club. In so doing, however, he risks losing not only his case, but everything--and everyone--dear to him. Dave brunelle barely understands the terms.
Corpus Delicti: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #6 David Brunelle Legal Thrillers#ad - Even on his best day, Assistant D. A. Throw in a top-notch defense attorney and a defendant with ice in his veins, and it will take everything Brunelle has to hold a killer responsible. But it's been a while since Brunelle has had a good day. His love life is a mess and his best friend doesn't want anything to do with him.
A murder case without a dead body. Dave brunelle would have trouble winning a homicide case where the police could never find the victim's remains.
Accomplice Liability: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #7 David Brunelle Legal Thrillers#ad - A drug addict-turned-police informant is found murdered, his body dumped publicly as a warning to others. There is no honor among thieves. But what about murderers?Seattle homicide prosecutor David Brunelle faces a prosecutorial nightmare. And the only witnesses to the murder were also accomplices to it. Decisions have to be made, and deals have to be cut.
The prime suspect is the drug lord the dead man was snitching out. Brunelle struggles through a maze of coconspirators and defense attorneys to answer the questions at the core of his dilemma: who deserves a break? And who deserves the full punishment of the law?Will a collection of scared drug addicts and loyal hangers-on be willing to testify against a man who already killed one police informant? And even if they are, will the jury believe anyone whose testimony was purchased with a plea bargain? Brunelle encounters new friends and past opponents as he tries to hold a killer responsible, both aided and hindered by the doctrine of ACCOMPLICE LIABILITY.
A Lack of Motive: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #8 David Brunelle Legal Thrillers#ad - David brunelle encounters new friends, old flames, and a relentless defense attorney as he tries to hold a killer responsible. The solution to the classic whodunit. But what if the person "who done it" had no motive at all?The defendant has everything any person could want: fame, riches, a mansion on the shores of Lake Washington.
But how can he convince the jury that rappaport committed the crime when he has to admit there's a complete LACK OF MOTIVE? So why would he murder some nameless drifter in a parking garage under the booming downtown of Seattle's most affluent suburb? His lawyers argue he wouldn't, and therefore he didn't.
A Lack of Motive: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #8 David Brunelle Legal Thrillers #ad - But the admittedly grainy surveillance video seems to say otherwise. Homicide D. A. Motive, means, opportunity.
Missing Witness: David Brunelle Legal Thriller #9 David Brunelle Legal Thrillers#ad - A man shot to death under a freeway overpass. A suspect who flees into the night. And a witness no one can find. Homicide D. A. But how can he, and win over a dubious judge, brunelle enlists the help of his usual allies, when he has no idea who the witness really is or how to find her?To prevail against a theatrical defense attorney, plus a newbie prosecutor and a mysterious woman who seems to know everyone—except the missing witness.
It will take all of his abilities to put the pieces together in time to solve the puzzle and convict a killer. David brunelle must figure out the connection between these three people in order to hold a murderer responsible.
Winter's Chance: Talon Winter Legal Thriller #2 Talon Winter Legal Thrillers#ad - Now his past catches up to him and he's facing Strike Three, and a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Talon doesn't just have to battle a heartless prosecutor who's using the case to get her next promotion. She also has to deal with a social justice lawyer who wants her to throw the case for the greater good, a former investigator who wants to be more than just friends, and her own brother--fresh out of prison with nowhere else to go.
It's her chance to win a big case, and save a man's life. But can she really ignore her other chances: to fix the law, to fix her relationships, to fix her brother? She might just have to, if she really wants to be the lawyer she really wants to be. Criminal defense attorney Talon Winter holds a man's life in her hands.
Winter's Chance: Talon Winter Legal Thriller #2 Talon Winter Legal Thrillers #ad - Ezekiel frazier is just another small time drug user, until he gets pulled over in someone else's car with a gun under the seat.
Winter's Law: Talon Winter Legal Thriller #1 Talon Winter Legal Thrillers#ad - He's built a new life in the intervening years, and nothing that happens now will bring the victim back. Talon agrees to take the case, but the one question she needs answered is the one question Michael refuses to answer: Did he do it?Michael insists it doesn't matter. And he's just been charged with a 25-year-old cold case murder, a gang-related drug deal gone horribly wrong.
He's not the same person he was twenty-five years ago. From stephen penner, the author of the top-rated David Brunelle Legal Thriller Series, comes the provocative new courtroom drama, WINTER'S LAW. Criminal defense attorney Talon Winter takes on the case of her life--and her client's. Michael jameson is a successful, forty-something, African American husband and father.
Winter's Law: Talon Winter Legal Thriller #1 Talon Winter Legal Thrillers #ad - . Instead, he poses a far more provocative question: would the legal system reach back that far to take away everything built up by a successful White man?Talon must battle the system itself--as well as a condescending prosecutor, reluctant witnesses, and even her own client--to achieve that most elusive of goals: Justice.