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The Fifth Witness (Mickey Haller) (edition 2011)

by Michael Connelly, Peter Giles (Reader)

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Title:The Fifth Witness (Mickey Haller)
Authors:Michael Connelly
Other authors:Peter Giles (Reader)
Info:Little, Brown & Company (2011), Edition: Unabridged, Audio CD
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Rating:****1/2
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I have read all the books in the Mickey Haller Series (this is #4) and really enjoyed it as so relates to the mortgage fraud business. Mickey Haller (love this character)....has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home.

Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim had black market dealings of his own, Haller is assaulted, too--and he's certain he's on the right trail.

Despite the danger and uncertainty, Haller mounts the best defense of his career in a trial where the last surprise comes after the verdict is in (wow, what a nice twist). Looking forward to the next one in the series when it comes out! ( )
  JudithDCollins | Nov 27, 2014 |
Great courtroom thriller with Mickey Haller (aka The Lincoln Lawyer) for the defense. This one has plenty of twists and turns and will keep you guessing right to the end. There is no Harry Bosch (the homicide detective from author Connelly's other excellent series) cameo in this one in case you are on the alert for those. ( )
  alanteder | Nov 11, 2014 |
This is the first book by Michael Connelly I've read. It is well written, with a compelling story line and characters, even the unlikeable ones. I liked it enough that I've picked up more books, both the rest of the Haller books and some of the Harry Bosch ones as well. ( )
  dooney | Sep 1, 2014 |
Another entertaining crime thriller from a master ( )
  starkravingmad | Aug 10, 2014 |
A good, if not the best, addition to the Mickey Haller series by Michael Connelly. The story is mostly focused on a particular court case and there are a few twists along the way. However, not quite as exciting as some of the previous books in the series ( )
  PIER50 | Aug 8, 2014 |
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With The Fifth Witness it’s beginning to seem that Connelly can do no wrong. This latest novel is as shamelessly entertaining as its predecessors, with the customary skilful plotting even more burnished.

As well as making some telling points about the world we live in this is a reminder that in the crime fiction stakes Connelly is comfortably in the upper bracket.
 
“With me, it’s don’t ask, don’t tell,” Mickey tells the starry-eyed Bullock, who wonders why this junkyard dog never asks his client if she’s innocent. Though the answer isn’t as mysterious as you might like, the courtroom scenes—thrust, parry, struggle for every possible advantage—are grueling enough for the most exacting connoisseur of legal intrigue.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316069353, Hardcover)

Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home.

Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim had black market dealings of his own, Haller is assaulted, too--and he's certain he's on the right trail.

Despite the danger and uncertainty, Haller mounts the best defense of his career in a trial where the last surprise comes after the verdict is in. Connelly proves again why he "may very well be the best novelist working in the United States today" (San Francisco Chronicle).

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:54:37 -0400)

Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home. Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim had black market dealings of his own, Haller is assaulted, too, and he's certain he's on the right trail.… (more)

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