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The Gods of Guilt
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I have just finished reading 'The Gods of Guilt' by Michael Connelly. The main character in the novel, a Lincoln Lawyer novel, accepts the assistance of a drug baron in order to exonerate an innocent…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by I. J. Parker Nov 9, 2014.

Garry Disher
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Has anyone heard of Garry Disher writing another novel in the Wyatt series, please? Continue

Tags: Wyatt character, Garry Disher, Australian crime fiction

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Finch May 23, 2014.

 

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Alan Finch replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"What are you reading at the moment?"
Nov 18, 2014
Alan Finch replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"about halfway through The Burning Room by Michael Connelly and it's excellent. At the top of my reading list is the latest from popular Australian Crime Fiction author Michael Robotham; about a bank robber who escapes from jail after ten years,…"
Nov 16, 2014
I. J. Parker replied to Alan Finch's discussion The Gods of Guilt
"I like my characters to have a life, but this never really worked well for Connelly. Too much repetition of the same old facts."
Nov 9, 2014
Alan Finch replied to Alan Finch's discussion The Gods of Guilt
"I remember enjoying 'The Black Box' when it was first published and that it was a cold case involving a foreign journalist being shot during LA Riots, but not much else about it. It's the same for me with most of his books. 'The…"
Nov 9, 2014
I. J. Parker replied to Alan Finch's discussion The Gods of Guilt
"Now that you mention details, I recall this book. Even with minor flaws and a few cringes, Connelly is still a very fine crime writer, and these days there aren't very many. "
Nov 9, 2014
Alan Finch replied to Alan Finch's discussion The Gods of Guilt
"You're absolutely right. I hadn't considered a character analysis, and thanks for suggesting this to me.  I was interpreting Haller as a defence lawyer with the odds against himself and his client - a lawyer who wins the case with…"
Nov 8, 2014
I. J. Parker replied to Alan Finch's discussion The Gods of Guilt
"I like the Lincolm lawyer books much better than the Bosch ones. I did dislike the ones that dragged "halfbrother Bosch" back in along with similar baggage and matching teenage daughters. Haller started as a very different character, a far…"
Nov 6, 2014
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Nov 3, 2014
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The Gods of Guilt

I have just finished reading 'The Gods of Guilt' by Michael Connelly. The main character in the novel, a Lincoln Lawyer novel, accepts the assistance of a drug baron in order to exonerate an innocent client. Without the drug lords protection, the main character, Mickey Haller who is half brother to Harry Bosch, may not have survived the trial. I was left with the understanding that there is no greater a reward than to free the wrongfully accused by the administration of justice. However, in…See More
Nov 2, 2014
Alan Finch replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"Shake Hands Forever by Ruth Rendell (1975)"
Jun 13, 2014
Alan Finch commented on Colman's blog post TERRY IRVING - COURIER
"The ending of Two Way Cut was unimpressive; I was expecting the character to rejoin the Police force but I suppose when you need a holiday, there comes a point when it becomes absolutely necessary. It was a good novel, I wish I could write like that."
Jun 13, 2014
Alan Finch commented on Colman's blog post TERRY IRVING - COURIER
"It sounds intense Colman. ps I've read Two Way Cut. Thanks for the tip"
Jun 12, 2014
Alan Finch replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"Ps thanks for the info"
Jun 12, 2014
Alan Finch replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"Best stay away from Lynda laPlante then Karen :)"
Jun 12, 2014
Alan Finch replied to Will manuel's discussion Procedure following suicide
"try chapter one of City of Bones by Michael Connelly"
Jun 12, 2014
Alan Finch replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"Yes, I know exactly what you mean. One of the three Cliff Hardy novels that were published before the latest, sort of left me unconvinced. But I don't know of any Detectives who don't age .. I suppose the events of Hardy's personal…"
May 29, 2014

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I prefer to use an ereader because it takes up less space than a paperback. But a paperback is more accessible, and a nice change when you get fed up squinting at a computer screen.
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Books And Authors I Like:
Michael Connelly, Peter Corris, John Grisham, Lynda laPlante, James Lee Burke, Garry Disher
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