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Conviction

(Ash Park #2)

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Shannon Taylor takes no prisoners—save the ones she tosses into lockup. Between convicting criminals as an Ash Park district attorney, dealing with her jerk ex-husband (who also happens to be her boss), and caring for her dying brother, Shannon is already stretched thin. So she’s less than thrilled when new evidence from a closed case emerges—evidence suggesting she threw ...more
Paperback, 310 pages
Published September 13th 2016 by Pygmalion Publishing (first published September 10th 2016)
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Liz
Aug 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received an advance copy of this book with the expectation that I would write an honest review of it after reading it.

I'm one of those people who is practically impossible to surprise. I can smell a plot twist from a mile away and I always figure out the mystery long before I finish a book. Somehow O'Flynn has the ability to to leave me reeling at the conclusion of her work.

This book was beautifully crafted. The story is complex and the characters are compelling. None of the side plots are w
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Jennifer Dyer
Sep 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Conviction is O'Flynn's second novel featuring the irritable but gold-hearted Detective Petrotsky. O'Flynn writes powerful, multifaceted characters. In the beginning of CONVICTION, Shannon, the POV character, is an intelligent, passionate, guilt-ridden prosecutor who sometimes can't see past her own anger and convictions. She'll stop at nothing to see justice done, even if it means putting the wrong person in jail. I could feel her anger in almost every word she spoke, and I understood it. She h ...more
Kristen Mae
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
O'Flynn's first book, Famished, was dark and mysterious and fast-paced, and Conviction is all of that and then some. District attorney Shannon Taylor has locked up the wrong person, and now there's a demented killer after her and her family. In the first book of the series, Famished, Shannon felt cold and emotionally detached -- but now we get to see the truth of who she is, and it is beautiful and heart-wrenching. Her best friend Morrison, a detective on the Ash Park force, is at turns brooding ...more
Pat
Jan 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
That was a heck of a story, really great plot. This second Ash Park story features Petrosky and Morrison again with Shannon Taylor from the prosecutor's office being in the lead role. Shannon gets a conviction for the murder of a drug dealer but doesn't feel great about it. Both Petrosky and Morrison have doubts about Ashley Johnson's guilt. After some stalkery things happen to Shannon she starts to think the detectives might have a point.

They get a lead about a social worker who may know someth
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Madison Degraffenreid
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Conviction: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2) by Meghan O'Flynn

An enticing read that I could not put down! This book can be read as a standalone. Shannon Taylor is good at what she does but when she mistakenly puts an innocent mother away things begin happening. She already has a lot on her plate with her brother but now she is being targeted by someone else. A little romance also blossoms for her in this novel. Shannon is a very strong female character and I loved following her as she raced against
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Cynthia
Sep 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was an excellent mystery. The way the characters were developed and portrayed in this story was awesome. I hated one of the characters more than I hated the killer. They were that much of an asshole. Didn't figure out the killer til the end, which is always good and it could have been anybody. Although you can't tell who it is, if you read people or understand human behavior, you know who the killer isn't before our main character. I loved that about the story. I haven't read a mystery in a ...more
Lynn Morrison
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
O'Flynn has done it again! I was gripping onto the edge of my seat while reading this book. She has a rare talent, writing fiction stories that seem so real, you have to sleep with the lights on. I loved seeing familiar faces from Famished mixed in with the expanded cast of characters - can't wait to see what comes next!
Laura Furuta
Sep 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2)
By: Meghan O’Flynn
5 out of 5 stars

The story Conviction: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2) by Meghan O’Flynn is a thrilling book that I loved reading. It is a story that has enough drama and suspense that I found myself turning pages wondering what was going to happen next. Reading this book is sometimes like trying to work with a puzzle. I was trying to fit the pieces together along with the characters. One of the stories main characters is Shannon Taylor. At f
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Ashleigh
Sep 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
Conviction by Meghan O’Flynn is the second book in her new series, Ash Park Series, and this is another great read! Continuing the story of Detectives Petrosky and Morrison, who have a very unique relationship. Introducing Shannon Taylor, lawyer, who is saddled with a crazy case and then having to deal with Petrosky and Morrison. The closer that this trio gets, the harder it is for them to not rub each other the wrong way, but the case is getting too deep for either of them to go it alone. The d ...more
Melissa Agena
Sep 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was an amazing book! 100% Approved! Conviction is the second book in the Ash Park series written by Meghan O’Flynn. This book follows Shannon Miller who is the Assistant District Attorney for Ash Park and Curt Morrison, who is the detective in the Ash Park Police Department. They started out as best friends, which ultimately lead to the HEA they found themselves in the end. However, this book focuses on Shannon and her family. There is a lot of depth to Shannon that we didn’t know about in ...more
Angela
Sep 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 Stars

Conviction is the second instalment in the gripping Ash Park Series by Meghan O’Flynn. I am really enjoying this series, as it has all the elements required to make it a great thriller. This second book could be read as a standalone, but as it has recurring characters, and some backstory from the first book- I really recommend reading book one before embarking on this one, so you get the entire picture and the ‘complete’ experience. The story is quite suspenseful, and the author did a gre
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Liz
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction is the second installment in the Ash Park Novels from Meghan O’Flynn. She has quickly become my favorite thriller writer and one-click go to author for this genera. I have never been disappointed with a novel of hers and once again she has managed to top the bar she set with her last. Conviction took me on a riveting, perplexing, and hair-raising journey that I never wanted to end. I absolutely adore Meghan’s knack for making it nearly impossible to figure out the twist before it happ ...more
Heidi
Sep 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction by Meghan O’Flynn us the second book in the Ash Park Series, and let me tell you, this book really got to me on many levels. I was able to really identify with the lead in this book which is something I love when I read a book. Meghan really writes powerful books with strong, passionate characters, mystery to keep you reading more and more, and plots that are very believable. What I found very appealing is the way the author kept me guessing ALLL OF THE TIME! It what made me want to r ...more
Sunday
Sep 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conviction by Meghan O’Flynn
Four Stars

Conviction it the second book in the Ash Park series by Meghan O’Flynn. This series can be read as a standalone, but there are reaccuring characters from Ms O’Flynns first book. The series has gotten off to a wonderful start and I can’t wait to read what is coming next in this series. This book drew me in from the very first page,it was full of mystery and suspense. I love a story where I really don’t know who the killer is until the very end, and this book
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Angela Shirley
Sep 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Conviction by Meghan O'Flynn is the second book int eh The Ash Park series. The book is a great mystery novel that conjures up a great suspense story and draws you into the book from the first chapter.

The main character Shannon is an intelligent, driven woman who is good at her job as a District Attorney, she has difficult responsibilities in her life but with a pain in the ass ex husband being her boss and a new case just landed she has her hands full.

As the case goes on Shannon has a feeling s
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Kerry Baker
Sep 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conviction by Meghan O’Flynn is the second book in the Ash Park series. This book can be read as a stand-alone.
Shannon believes she fights the good fight. As a district attorney she relishes in throwing people into jail who deserve it. It is the only constant in her life that is stretched thin and only getting worse.
With an ex husband causing her hell and a brother who she has to care for, Shannon cannot handle one more thing on her plate.
However when she receives evidence that she might have ma
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Cindy
Sep 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction
An Ash Park Novel
By Meghan O’Flynn
☆☆☆☆☆
This is a suspenseful rollercoaster of so many emotions. There is a romance in the story, but the other side of the story is so much more.

Shannon is a district attorney, working for her ex husband. When she wrongfully convicts the wrong woman. Things just feel wrong. Her husband told her to drop it. What's done is done. Being the woman Shannon is, she needs to make things right. But with everything, doing what's right has its consequences. This m
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Gail Guerrero
Sep 21, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conviction An Ash Parker novel by Meghan O'Flynn

Four Stars

This story was wild. Murder, mystery and a lot of suspense. The author really knew how to hook you with trying to solve these cases. Then bam it’s someone so unexpected. There is always a pattern to books. The intro where we learn about the characters. The middle where the good stuff happens like a break up. Then finally the end where we learn the truth or the couple ends up happily ever after. This story had all that plus more. It was no
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Katie Kearney
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2) By Meghan O'Flynn. If you like playing the guessing game in a suspense novel get this story now. This story could be read as a standalone without much confusion but I recommend reading them in order to get a fuller picture. This author just knows how to drag readers into the story and keep them on the edge of our seats. I appreciate the attention to detail the author takes. Each time I thought I had something figured out another twist would come and once ...more
Julie
Sep 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conviction by Meghan O’Flynn is a four star novel. This is also the second book in the Ash Park series. It can be read as a standalone. We get to know some of the characters in the first novel, but not the storyline. Shannon Taylor is a prosecutor and her life is not all it is cracked up to be. She has lots of responsibilities taking care of her brother who is sick. She also has to put up with her ex-husband as her boss. She knows that some convictions feel better than others, but there is one t ...more
Kaitlynn Taylor
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction by Meghan O’Flynn

5-stars

Conviction is another must read book by Meghan O’Flynn. It’s the second book in the Ash Park series. Though it can be read as a standalone I would suggest reading book 1 first in order to get all of the character introductions. Just like the first one I found myself completely captivated by this storyline. I had so many questions from the start that I couldn’t bring myself to put it down, I just had to figure it all out.

This book is intriguing, dark, detailed,
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Michelle Austin
Conviction was a good 4 star read.
We start with the prologue where Shannon is in court prosecuting Ashley, a woman who is accused of killing her drug dealer boyfriend. This part is in Ashley’s POV. Did she really do it? What's going to happen to her baby?

Shannon is proud that she got a conviction in her case, but was she really the killer? Ashley’s lawyer is convinced she didn’t do it and is determined to find the truth. When some leads come in on a case that she thought was closed, things start
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Caralee
Sep 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conviction by Meghan O'Flynn
4 Stars!!!!

This is the second book in this series and I find that even though it is not my go to genre that
I did enjoy reading it. The author has a very spine chilling way of writing that is quite unique.
I found that she draws you into the intrigue and gets your imagination running. You find yourself
unable to stop reading as you want to see what will happen.

I found that you found yourself on an emotional rollercoaster as the story began to unfold. I was
quite engrossed
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Katie
Sep 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conviction (Ash Park #2)
By Meghan O’Flynn
4 stars

Another fantastic read from Meghan O’Flynn, the story was well written and full of excitement and action. I love that the storyline is both complex but easy to follow and the characters are compelling and captivating. One of my favourite things about this story and the author (as well as the things above) is how well she conceals plot twists, they just appear when you least expect them and I never predicted what was going to happen. I liked Shannon
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Tausha Treadway
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction: An Ash Park Novel Volume 2 By Meghan O'Flynn. This is the 2nd installment of the Ash Park series and I loved this even more than the first one, Famished. Shannon Taylor is a DA, whose jerky ex is her boss. She loves her job and will do almost anything to get a Conviction. On this particular case she's afraid she may have put the wrong woman in jail and Detective Petrotsky is determined to let her know she did. On top of knowing there is more to this case than what meets the eye she a ...more
Candida Hopper
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2)
By Meghan O'Flynn
This book is so dark, rich, and intriguing!! As soon as I started reading I couldn't put it down!! I read the first book Famished and I was looking forward to read this one and after reading this one it is now my favorite. There is so much emotion coming from these characters that you can feel it jumping off the pages. This story had me guessing the whole time. I couldn't put it down because I needed to know who did it??? Every time I thou
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Sue
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2)
By Meghan O’Flynn

Conviction is book two in the Ash Park series by Meghan O’Flynn. For those who like to read thrillers this will be another hit for you. Nothing is missing and has everything you need to make an enjoyable book. I wouldn’t recommend starting with book two, as I feel you will miss out on a lot of history. As with book one this is another book that will have you on the edge of your seat just waiting to see what will happen next. Just when you
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Erica Fish
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction: An Ash Park Novel by Meghan O’Flynn is the second installment of the Ash Park Series. This can be a standalone book but there are some characters in her first book, Famished. O’Flynn has created fully developed characters that you love to hate. The story is about Shannon Taylor. Eddie Petrosky, and Curtis Morrison (of course there are other characters). This story is a pile of clues that you think you have seen then BAM there is a twist that you did not see. The pace of the story is ...more
Roxana
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really shouldn’t be surprised by anything that Meghan O’Flynn writes, but I am. She amazes me with every book that I pick up.

Conviction – the 2nd book in the Ash Park Series, and let me say that I was completely stunned by the material, writing style and characters. Meghan does an amazing job of keeping her readers at the edge of their seat, wondering with suspense as to what is going to happen. I couldn’t help but feel on edge, because the entire time that I was reading the book, I kept hopi
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Jenni Bishop
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Conviction An Ash Park Novel (Volume 2) by Meghan O'Flynn is another winner in this thriller series. The angst, the tension, the lies, the fear and the loss is so strong that you will find yourself creeping closer to the edge of your seat and your shoulders tensing with each passing page. The emotions this story provoke are at times overwhelming and the tears flow but you are so glued to the story and what is happening that you can’t break away. If Meghan makes you feel like you are in the story ...more
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Meghan O’Flynn is a clinical therapist, writer, artist, wife, and mom. She adores her amazing little boys, dark chocolate, tea, dirty jokes, and back rubs with no strings attached, in that order. Meghan is the bestselling author of The Jilted, Shadow's Keep, and the Ash Park series—which includes Famished, Conviction, Repressed, Hidden and Redemption—and has penned a number of short stories includ ...more

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