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The Black Rose

(O'Brien's Law Mystery #1)

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"What do you want to be when you grow up, Meredith?" A dead attorney had not been her answer, she was pretty darn sure.

After years of experience in the courtroom, Assistant State Attorney Meredith O’Brien finds herself the target of street thugs and deep into uncovering the truth about a serial rapist and killer intent on taunting the police and her. What was the meaning o
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Kindle Edition, 383 pages
Published April 22nd 2014 by Amazon
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Shirley Worley
Sep 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The first two lines hooked me: What do you want to be when you grow up, Meredith? A dead attorney had not been her answer, she was pretty darn sure.

I entered the contest under Goodreads Giveaways and my name was chosen! Yeah for me!

Loved this book! The size of the book was almost intimidating (383 pages), but after I started reading, that issue never came to mind again. The mystery was interesting and kept me guessing throughout its entirety. The characters are strong and well-written and the st
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Cameron Macdonald
Apr 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A serial killer, a gangsta, a very irritating cop, a super rich businessman amd a dog called Happy. What do they all have in common, they all cause so many problems for our very likeable and much put upon Assistant District Attorney Meredith.

Lots of plots and sub-plots, twists and turns, but Meredith eventually sorts it all out. An entertaining read.

i received this book free from eBook Discovery and am voluntarily leaving an honest review.
Sharon Miller
Nov 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is hard to put down mystery that keeps you guessing. It keeps you reading long into the night and at every spare moment that you have. The characters are well portrayed and the plot is well developed. I received this book for free from eBook Discovery. I voluntarily post this review. This is my honest review.
Terry
Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

A page turning crime solving mystery that truly keeps you guessing all the way through the book! Meredith is an Assistant Attorney General that in one crazy swoop ends up in the very public eye and with not just one person, but several who have scores to settle with her. In the midst of delving into some very dangerous and very public cases, she meets a dreamy Bo Perry-who just may or may not have ill intentions towards her. On top of all her chaotic cases she unintentionally ends up with the mo
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Alice
Jul 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thank you GoodRreads for the winning book. Thank you Sam for this awesome mystery book. I loved this book. You are very talented in portraying the characters personalities. You present a good story throughout the entire book that leaves me not wanting to put the book down. If anyone likes mysteries, your books are perfect. If you are new to reading mysteries, Sam's books will leave you wanting to read more. I anxiously await your next book Sam :)
Connie
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
FTC disclosure: I received this book free from Goodreads hoping I would review it.
Michele bookloverforever
just didn't care for this. found the characters too folksy, almost caricatures....the plotting was all over the place. just not my cup of tea.
Seanna Yeager
Sep 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book for free through a Goodreads.

This book is an intense, suspense filled mystery. I had a hard time putting the book down.
Marilyn
Jul 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
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this was a a mystery that that tempted you wondering what was going to happen next. the way the criminal. justice system works.
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