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Sycamore Row (Book)

SycamoreRowAuthor: John Grisham
Genre: crime, thriller, law, court
Year Published: 2013
Rating: Decent read

http://www.amazon.com/Sycamore-Row-John-Grisham/dp/0385537131

Review: With the same lawyer and team characters from A Time To Kill, after 24 years, here comes Brigance had to defend again in another high profile race related case. But this time it has more twists than arguments in court.

The story lies when a white billionaire hung himself who also did a new will and signed only by himself and no witnesses (holographic will) and was said to give (more…)

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A Time To Kill (Movie)

ATimeToKillMain Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Oliver Platt, Ashley Judd

Review: 7.5 out of 10 stars.

Based on the book of the same title by John Grisham, Matthew McConaughey as the defense lawyer Brigance and Sandra Bullock as the intern Irene Roark.  The 2 then young actors had amazing (more…)

A Time To Kill (Book)

ATimeToKillAuthor: John Grisham
Genre: crime, thriller, law, court
Year Published: 1989
Rating: Decent read

http://www.amazon.com/A-Time-Kill-Novel/dp/0440245915

Review: Pretty good detective and court novel about a father who killed 2 guys who raped his daughter and had to defend himself with insanity.

The description was quite graphic and could turn (more…)

The Ophelia Cut (Book)

TheOpheliaCutAuthor: John Lescroart
Genre: detective, crime, thriller, law, court
Year Published: 2013
Rating: Alright

http://www.amazon.com/The-Ophelia-Cut-A-Novel/dp/1476709157

Review:

The book is filled with San Francisco colors, the street names, the Tenderloin neighborhood, and people. You would feel like you were in SF at this easy reading story.

The story surrounded a father defending himself in court after his daughter, who liked to date and ditch guys, found out her latest ex was killed, all after she was being drugged and raped.

It jumped around (more…)

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