One Dark, Two Light
New Year's Eve, London.
Outside the Hope & Glory pub, a man has been left to die. A victim of extraordinary violence, he will never walk or speak again. He remains in hospital, nameless, until criminal defence lawyer Sarah Kellerman walks onto his ward.
Sarah barely recognises the man she once worked with he was honorable and kind what...more
Im not asking you for a favour, here, Andy. Im asking you to be a father. Its unconditional. There are no rewards, no prizes, no strings attached. Were parents because we chose to be parents I am not going to thank you for looking after your own son. If you truly believe that fathers are important enough to fuck up our lives, then stick around this time and be one!
This was a confounding and complex plot with several complicated and well-nuanced storylines, frustrating ...more
Sarah Kellerman is an awesome woman - a full time lawyer who genuinely cares about her clients and will do anything to help them, She is also a single mother to her autistic son, Ben. She never stops and is always tired. But she has recently started dating again and is happy with Will. But she hasn't heard from him in a while, before ...more
Sarah Kellerman a solicitor went to meet her friend Will at the hospital where she saw a man on the next bed whom she knew from work. A hit and run victim. Mark. A cop who had wife and kids who were never notified about the accident. Sarah took over.
My first book by this author, and the main character grew on me as I kept reading. She was as ...more
He is taken to hospital, but no-one knows who he is. His wallet has been stolen and he is a mystery. That all changes the day Sarah Kellerman goes into the hospital to visit her colleague and recognises the guy in the hospital bed as Mark a policeman whom she had worked with over the years. But why didn't anyone know who he was, if he was a police officer? Why wasn't he reported missing? and as she ...more
However, she receives a message to say Will is in hospital fighting a really nasty infection, hence the disappearing act. So she goes to visit him in hospital and hes very unwell but hopefully will recover, while shes there, Sarah sees someone she knows, Mark Felding, a custody sergeant and a well respected ...more
I really engaged with Sarah Kellerman in the first book to feature her so was very happy to dive back into her world, one of legal shenanigans and stressful parenting..
When visiting hospital she recognises a friend from her past, seriously injured and seemingly anonymous. This sets off a chain of events that has Sarah involved in lies and cover ups. Meanwhile her personal life is also somewhat in upheaval with the reappearance of her childs Dad and the hidden secrets new love Will has been ...more
Sarah is a single mum to Ben who is autistic. While visiting her boyfriend Will in hospital she sees an old colleague in a nearby bed. He was beaten up and left to die. With being told to not get involved and wondering what Will is hiding from her Sarah finds herself wanting to know the truth.
A really well written story with a great storyline. Ill certainly be recommending this to my ...more
Sarah is not just a lawyer, she is also mum to her autistic son Ben, the father Andy, had walked out and flown off to Australia unable to handle, his sons disability. Now he is back, wanting to be dad again. Sarah agrees because for her Ben is her top priority.
Sarah is in a fairly new relationship with Will, but ...more
I appreciated the storytelling, the solid mystery, the well researched background, and the fleshed out cast of characters.
Even if I had no issues with the plot or the characters I think it's better to read the previous instalment.
Hope to read the next book soon.
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine.
Its New Years Eve in a dodgy inner London boozer, The Hope and Glory, and one regulars had enough. He leaves as the countdown begins but its the last one hell ever hear. Someone runs up from behind and attacks him with an iron bar and as he stumbles a 4 x 4 runs him down. Someone definitely wants him dead.
Sarah Kellerman has a complicated lifestyle. Shes in court with her 15 year old client, Jerome and his mum Georgina as hes given a final chance after being accused of stealing cars. Meanwhile ...more
One Dark, Two Light is the story of the criminal defense lawyer Sarah Kellerman, she is visiting a friend at the hospital when she recognizes a John Doe patient at the UCI and this will be the moment her life will turn upside down ready?
I am sure youll be wondering what makes this book different from the others, starting that its not really a case ...more
This was such an easy read, in a really good way. One of those books that you are 30% into before you even realise it because the story flows so well! Not too complex a story that it was difficult to follow, but just twisty enough that it keeps you reading.
A brilliant follow up to book one and I really hope to see more from this character very soon!
You could ...more
The character of Sarah Kellerman was excellent. She was likeable and so well developed. There was lots of twists and turns in both her personal life and her work life.
This book was such a page turner and I couldnt put it down. There was so much going on but it was incredibly easy to follow.
It was written so well and filled with twists, turns and suspense.
I would highly recommend this excellent page turner. ...more