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The Lincoln Lawyer
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A New York Times Bestselling Author

New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly delivers his first legal thriller - an incendiary tale about a cynical defense attorney whose remaining spark of integrity may cost him his life.

This #1 bestselling legal thriller from Michael Connelly ...

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(A New York Times Bestselling Author

New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly delivers his first legal thriller - an incendiary tale about a cynical defense attorney whose remaining spark of integrity may cost him his life.

This #1 bestselling legal thriller from Michael Connelly is a stunning display of novelistic mastery - as human, as gripping, and as whiplash-surprising as any novel yet from the writer Publishers Weekly has called "today's Dostoevsky of crime literature."

Mickey Haller is a Lincoln Lawyer, a criminal defense attorney who operates out of the backseat of his Lincoln Town Car, traveling between the far-flung courthouses of Los Angeles to defend clients of every kind. Bikers, con artists, drunk drivers, drug dealers - they're all on Mickey Haller's client list. For him, the law is rarely about guilt or innocence, it's about negotiation and manipulation. Sometimes it's even about justice.

A Beverly Hills playboy arrested for attacking a woman he picked up in a bar chooses Haller to defend him, and Mickey has his first high-paying client in years. It is a defense attorney's dream, what t

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  "Difference Between Guilt and Pure Evil"by ebach (see profile) 09/01/11

THE LINCOLN LAWYER’s ”Lincoln lawyer” is so named because his office is the back seat of his Lincoln. His real name is Michael (Micky) Haller.

This defense lawyer believes everyone

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  "Hard to put down!"by wmcunitz (see profile) 07/09/11

 
  "A Decent Beach Read"by SRJacksack (see profile) 06/05/11

Despite a slow start, the book speeds up after the first third. It isn't until you get near the middle, that you realize that what you thought was the story is really only part of the picture. A good... (read more)

 
  "The Lincoln Lawyer"by Maurice (see profile) 06/05/11

 
  "The Lincoln Lawyer"by booklady317 (see profile) 04/02/11

Our club enjoyed the Lincoln Lawyer, much becasue it stepped outside our usual fare, and because the redemption of Mickey Haller was so sweet in the end.

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