The Trial Lawyer(2015)
(The tenth book in the Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thriller series)
A novel by John Ellsworth
A longtime friend has been arrested for driving drunk and causing a death. The friend also happens to be the District Attorney. Thaddeus arrives downstate in Orbit for the defense of this courtroom drama. The DA faces a special prosecutor who is intent on putting him in prison. A legal thriller begins unfolding unlike any other Thaddeus has faced. Thaddeus listens to his old friend and hears about his drinking. He learns that the DA's wife is on the prowl with strange men, and the DA is dangerously close to murder. This lawyer novel follows the wife and her special lover as they edge up to a dangerous cliff. The wife's sleeping around comes to a sudden stop. Watch up-close as the police and a special prosecutor wage all-out war against one of their own. Then Thaddeus needs help. His health is savagely jeopardized, so his office puts in a call to Christine Susmann. His old paralegal drops what she is doing and hurries to his side. Together again, Thaddeus and Christine try to restore Thaddeus back to health. The DA's defense suddenly demands 100% from them. A tense courtroom drama emerges and takes over the book, leading to its startling conclusion.
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Used availability for John Ellsworth's The Trial Lawyer
September 2015 : Paperback
September 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition