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The Anonymous Client (Steve Winslow #2)

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What young attorney wouldn’t be delighted to get a $10,000 cash retainer in the mail? Steve Winslow might have been if he knew who sent it. As it is, it gets him arrested for murder, grilled by the cops, and hauled before the grand jury. And he still doesn’t know who his client is.
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Published March 27th 2011 by Parnell Hall (first published April 1st 1989)
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Carl Brookins
Jul 07, 2011 rated it really liked it
This is another fast-paced novel featuring criminal defense attorney, Steve Winslow. The protagonist is clever and so is the novel. It’s also slick, fast-paced, amusing and entertaining. The author has a good sense of his readers and their likely primary interests. He also has a good eye for detail and a finely-honed ability to use words to their maximum effect.
The novel begins and ends with personnel problems in Winslow’s office, a nice counterpoint to the main theme. The problem is a little fi
Susan Wardzala
Jul 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This book is written under a different name by Parnel Hall. It is the 2nd story in his series about Steve Winslow, a lawyer/actor. Winslow is now on annual retainer from his client in the first book. He does not have to work now, but he maintains an office and assistant. In the mail arrives an envelope with no client's name. Winslow can not accept the client without making sure that interests are not counter to his current client, so he hires a detective to find out who this anonymonous client c
Apr 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: lovers of fast paced Mystery novels
If you don't know who your client is - you can't keep the money. Not one dime of the ten one-thousand-dollar bills can even be deposited into your bank account. That is what Steve told himself and Mark. Or was it Perry telling Paul? Now Steve Winslow is no Perry Mason but during the trial you would have thought Steve took lessons.

I read a few pages last night and went to bed - this morning, an hour and ten minutes later--I'm finished! FANTASTIC! This may not be everyone's cup of tea but it sure
Jun 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
loved this book as well as the last one. The courtroom antics are interesting. The whol story line intriguing. After reading this I have gone on to buy the next four books in the series.
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Diane Smith
Jul 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
Steve is such a likeable character he keeps your interest. This story, like the previous title, is one of those you lose yourself in & eat it in chunks.
Karen Addington
Aug 16, 2011 rated it liked it
I'll keep reading Parnell hall. I think I like him. This book reads like watching "In Session " on TRU TV!
Apr 14, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a terrific legal procedural. I love PI stories and this has a wonderful convoluted plot.
I also enjoyed the courtroom gymnastics.
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