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The legal thriller is a sub-genre of thriller and crime fiction in which the major characters are lawyers and their employees. The system of justice itself is always a major part of these works, at times almost functioning as one of the characters. In this way, the legal system provides the framework for the legal thriller much as the system of modern police work does for the police procedural.
“ It's all interrelated, these destructive things I do. I latch on to people, like I'm collecting them. I'm always looking for a hero, you know? ”
“ As one might expect, lawyers don’t rate very high on the trust meter. As one of my characters said in Chapter 4 of The Grievance Committee–Book One, “Only fiction writers and lawyers get paid to lie.” So, can you trust a lawyer? ”
[close] Group for sharing book suggestions in the suspense/thriller genre of non-fiction. Audio book version reviews are welcome, as well.
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This is a group for people who love Perry Mason, and the books of Erle Stanley Gardner
[close] This is a group for people who love Perry Mason, and the books of Erle Stanley Gardner
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Can't wait another minute to know what happens to Michael Knight? Want to know what inspired Mr.…more
[close] Can't wait another minute to know what happens to Michael Knight? Want to know what inspired Mr.Gill's novel "The Runner"? Just want to talk about love of literature. Well this is the group for you.
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[close] Silent Heroes: end of a World is a story about divorce, child abuse, child custody, and shows the bureaucratic nightmare a father has to endure against the Child Protection services. Do you believe they have too much power over couples with children who live marital difficulties?
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