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When two legal interns uncover the case of a drug dealer wrongly convicted of murder, their simple intent is to free an innocent man and bring the guilty to justice, however their effort is complicated by a crooked cop, a mobster, his ambitious attorney and a secret alliance.
Kindle Edition, 208 pages
Published August 27th 2010 by Open Books
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Shelleyrae at Book'd Out
Simple Intent is an engaging legal thriller. Two legal interns stumble upon a tangled web of corruption, ambition and injustice as they investigate the case of a prisoner who claims he was wrongly convicted.
Reilly, a charming if rakish, law student intercepts the case of Ray Bentley and discovers links to a corrupt retiring cop. Reilly involves fellow intern, Sailor, and together they follow the threads that lead to the mob, the drug trade and their law firm partners. The interns' investigation...more
Yvonne
Over thirty years ago Ray Bentley was tried and convicted of murder. He lost everything…his beautiful wife, their unborn child and his freedom. Sentenced to life in prison, Ray lived with the knowledge that he was innocent and had no way to prove it.

Now, in 2010, two young legal interns – Reilly and Sailor stumble upon some information that could clear Ray and give him his freedom. However, they quickly discover this is not an easy task. In fact, it’s dangerous and their own lives become threate...more
Gregory Heath
As a legal thriller, 'Simple Intent' is a million miles away from the sort of novel I'd normally find myself reading. It's not that I have anything against the genre, it's just that I've never really been attracted to it. That said, I enjoyed this book. It's deliberately action-packed, and filled with larger than life characters whose words and deeds only occasionally overstep the line between entertaining drama and cliché. The narrative voice is consistently engaging, suffused with a wry humour...more
Steve Brazeale
Very good first novel. Linda draws you in. Very believeable characters.

The end was a bit rushed, and I'm giving it four stars because I think she can do better.

Looking forward to reading her next book.
Linda Sands
Jan 12, 2011 Linda Sands rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I loved it. Of course. Best part is that this was based on a true story told to me by a civil rights atty. SOme things you just van't make up. Well, not true. I can make up anything. That's my job.
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