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The Case of the Very Dead Lawyer

(Michaela McPherson #4)

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Dead Lawyer’s Body an Instrument of Terror

Michael St. John never lost a criminal case. He wasn’t a nice guy. He cheated his clients, destroyed criminal evidence, paid off judges, and ran around on his wife. He was an albatross around the neck of the Richmond Police Department. The District Attorney’s office loathed him until they found his mutilated corpse – one lovely f
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Kindle Edition, 213 pages
Published October 23rd 2018
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RO G'ma
Oct 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2018
The Case of the Very Dead Lawyer is the fourth book in Judith Lucci’s Michaela McPherson Mystery series. This page-turner is an intricately woven tale with lots of action and suspense. The talented Ms. Lucci uses her written words to give readers a story filled with suspense and tension. This fast-paced page-turner kept me engaged from beginning to end. The story switches back and forth, providing the reader with the points of view of the good guys, as well as the bad ones. I recommend this book ...more
Eric J. Gates
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“The Case of the Very Dead Lawyer”, the fourth crime thriller in author Judith Lucci’s Michaela McPherson Mysteries, brings back ex-Richmond cop Mic, her faithful retired police dog, Angel, and the amazing Countess Dottie, her investigative partner, in a taut, fast-paced and scary novel that will keep readers up late as it races towards its climax. An old and very deadly enemy resurfaces as Dottie and Mic are hired to investigate the death of the book’s title by one of Dottie’s friends. Matters ...more
Mary
Aug 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A good mystery

I have read other stories by this author and liked those books and this one as well.

Michela and her K-9 partner, Angel, are retired police officers. Michela , Angel and their other crime solving partner, Countess Dorothy are asked to solve the murder of Dotties friend, Evelyn's, nephew, Michael. He's a shyster lawyer who manages to get criminals he defends off on a technicality. No one one the police force is sad that he is dead, but the way that he died has the police worried for
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Renee Arthur
Oct 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Talk about drawn into a book. I couldn't put this down! After a rich criminal lawyer dies from choking and prion disease, Mic and Dottie are on the case along with Mic's boyfriend Slade. Soon enough, every important agency in the government is also called in. Prion disease presents as something between Alzheimer's and zombies. Everyone knows zombies aren't real but they must get to the bottom of this case before even more people die to terrorism. I loved every bit of this suspenseful thriller! O ...more
Pat Allen
May 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Chemical Warfare

A sleazy lawyer who got many criminals released was involved in a car crash in his maserati. A "paramedic" injected him with an unknown protein virus to incubate it in his body for over four years. His murder was to take plugs of live tissue to spread the virus to induce mass destruction and panic. Mic (with Dottie), was inspired to pretend to be meat inspectors. The story ended too abruptly not tying up loose ends.
Bonnie
Oct 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Interesting but easy

The Countess, attitude was irritating to me. She was so self centered that it was a drain on the story line. Other than that I enjoyed meeting and reading about all of the characters. I was left a bit adrift for the elder St. John. aunt. Seems as if her interest got lost, with very little offerrd information about her and how she dealt with the situation. The plot was well developed . and I look forward to more of the story.
Linda
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book and all the books by this arthur. This is the third series of hers . Can't wait to read more. You won't be disappointed, I like the crossover with characters from book to book

Love all her books. This is the third series of this arthur I have read. Love the crossover characters from book to book, won't be disappointed!!
Ciara Deann
Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Gripping thriller

If you haven't read any of Judith Lucci's books, it's about time you start! Judith writes a tightly wrapped thriller with feisty characters dealing with current event plots. Do yourself a favor and dig into this great book!
Jane Chittenden
Sep 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was a very good book. It was full of suspense. It was even a little frightening at times. Could something like this really happen? It had great character development and keep me reading several nights until early morning. I would recommend this book to any mystery lover.
Judie Dooley
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another great Judith Lucci book

Interesting story line and characters.
Lots of twists and turns.
I enjoyed reading it and would recommend it anyone who wants to read a different type of mystery.



kristal Booth
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Impressive

This book builds in intensity by the page! Characters are interesting and language is clean. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this and am looking forward to reading more from this author!

Kristal
Charles Miller
Nov 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Complex Case With Insightful Solution

Someone always seems to have a good guess that leads to the solution, and here it happens again. A good read, but a quicker solution than most.
Diane E
Jul 21, 2019 rated it liked it
Great thriller theory

Falls short with too much retoric and repetitive wording. I felt I was turning pages and reading the same old stuff . I thought Mic was supposed to be a tough cop but there is so much anxiety , angst and dizziness going on with her I am not so sure . As usual lots of words and a few pages of actual action .
Linda Rainey
Oct 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another Great Mystery

Mic and Dottie are on another adventure as they race to solve another case of domestic terrorism.
I loved the storyline,the amazing characters ,and the nail biting suspense.
This book is recommended for those who love mysteries.
mrs nicola cuckow
Sep 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Funny characters!

Well written,it was an easy read with funny characters especially Dottie!!. This is the first of these mystery books I've read.
Jo-Lyne Ryker
Sep 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Bioterrorism

A different and unique story that is well written.excellent characters that play off each other and keep the story moving.
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Dr. Judith Lucci is an Amazon bestselling author who writes what she knows. She is the author of the Alex Destephano Medical Thriller Series and the soon to be released Michaela McPherson, Private Eye, a series centered on a retired homicide detective from Richmond, Virginia who really can’t retire.

“Before I wrote fiction, I was an academic writer who published research, theoretical works, text bo
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