On the eve of her retirement, Georgia attorney Mikala Aulani is as vivacious and vibrant as ever, eagerly anticipating a happy f ...more
The main character Sophie Lee starts off being convicted for killing her patient. Years later the patients husband submits a deathbed confession stating that he was the one who killed his wife. Sop ...more
Things always go from bad to worse on Tuesdays. The whole book comes down to the day of the week, in the most important of things that happen.
Mikala was just about to retire but the one case she lost the defender walked in and declared he had killed his wife. He wants her client to have all of his estate after he's dead within a weeks time. Sophia has been in jail for 10 years now.
When Sophia is released it's up to Kala's law firm to get her the money that is des
There was a twist that was really neat that ended up going nowhere and then another twist at the end of the story that the author didn't really seem to know what to do with. She should have just kept to the orig ...more
The author's writ ...more
Then, she gets off the plane and it's like Michaels gave us an entirely new character. It didn't even make sense! There was no lead-in ...more
Ten years have passed and Kala is planning on retiring w ...more
Mikala Aulani is a defense attorney in the case of State of Georgia v. Sophie Lee. Sophie Lee a private nurse taking care of Audrey Star has been charged in the death of Audrey Star. Much to Mikala (Kala’s) dismay the jury has found Sophie guilty and is sentence to life in prison without parole. Hatred for Ryan Spenser, the prosecutor, makes Kala’s blood boil. She plans to some how bring him down.
Fast forward to ten years later; Kala is in the process of packi ...more
Kala is getting ready to retire after 35 years of practicing law with her partner Ben, a retired judge. Her plan is go home to mainland Hawaii and spend time with her family, her beautiful home, garden, ocean, etc. She was never able to solve a case where her client spent 10 years in prison for murder and no one ever believed she was guilty.
"Remember nothing is ever as it seems" is the mantra throughout the story.
After many twists and turns and Kala and Ben not re ...more
I would definitely pass on this book.
While Tuesday's Child was an enjoyable read, it certainly wasn't one of Ms. Michaels' best. I just kept reading it because I hate to waste money.
Side note: I enjoy reading books set in my beloved Hawai'i, but am disappointed when an author doesn't seem to authenticate very much, which only perpetuates ignorance and/or prejudice. Case in point: Mikala, the attorney's first name, isn't a Hawaiian name. It's the "Hawaiianized" version of the name Michelle. If the attorney were truly of Hawaiian de ...more