The Law of Innocence

The Law of Innocence

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"Defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is charged with murder and can't make the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge. Mickey elects to defend himself and must strategize and build his defense from his jail cell in the Twin Towers Correctional Center in downtown Los Angeles, all the while looking over his shoulder, as an officer of the court he is an instant target. Mickey knows he's been framed. Now, with the help of his trusted team, he has to figure out who has plotted to destroy his life and why. Then he has to go before a judge and jury and prove his innocence"--
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2020
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780316485623
Branch Call Number: F Connelly
Characteristics: 423 pages ;,25 cm


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Jan 17, 2021

Michael Connelly's books are always page turners, and this one is no exception. While I prefer Connelly's Bosch series, this Lincoln Lawyer entry featuring criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller being charged and taken to trial for murder of a former sleazeball client is a good read, and Bosch makes a cameo appearance as part of Haller's team looking for evidence to clear him. Recommended for fans of legal thrillers.

Jan 16, 2021

Great story. Can't wait until Connelly pins his next.

Jan 06, 2021

Wow! What a ride. A true winner of a novel! The court dialogues are so interesting and so sharp. Compelling story line. Love the character Mickey Haller; he is always thinking head.. . Felt like I just watched a fantastic movie. Once you start reading the book, the story just reels you right in and you can’t stop until the end. Highly recommended!

Dec 20, 2020

Another fantastic novel in the Mickey Haller series - AKA The Lincoln Lawyer!

Dec 13, 2020

Love all the Mickey Haller books and wish he'd write more of them. Extremely entertaining but had an end I did not expect. Always know he will live to try another case.

Dec 09, 2020

Michael Connelly's LAW OF INNOCENCE is one of his best yet. WARNING - extremely hard to put down. The story line is engaging and well crafted - Mickey Haller is now the defendant. That's it for spoilers for me. The characters are engaging and it's fun to see Harry Bosch appear in the novel as an investigator for Haller's legal team. Enjoy. PS - this is the first novel I have seen which actually brings up COVID-19. It is placed at the beginning of the pandemic and by the time Haller's trial is over, it is finally being recognized for the dangerous pandemic it is.

Dec 08, 2020

I know for a fact that everyone’s opinion regarding this book is going to be different than mine. In spots the book did drag or seem like someone else was writing. I’ll say this that I enjoyed the book and love the twist at the end. So I guess we know of what direction his next book will be headed in. I thought the book was good. Much better than watching reruns on the tv.

Dec 06, 2020

This novel was a disappointment and am wondering if there was a ghost writer because it didn't follow the usual writing of Connelly. The story seemed to drag in many places and Connelly's are normally page-turners. Also, the political preferences and digs did not add anything of substance to the storyline. Am hoping his next novel will run more true to form.

Nov 24, 2020

It was ok....a bit slower than his other books....the only action was near the end...but not his best...

Nov 14, 2020

A good enough read. Not my favorite Michael Connelly book, but worth the time. Most of the book is set in a courtroom. My preference for courtroom dramas runs to John Grisham and Scott Turow. This book IMO is not up to that standard but does a nice job with the younger Steppenwolf’s brother character arc and development. A nice read for COVID quarantine.

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