[E–pub READ] (First Kill the Lawyers)

  • Hardcover
  • 304
  • First Kill the Lawyers
  • David Housewright
  • en
  • 23 September 2020
  • 9781250094490

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SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB David Housewright Û 6 SUMMARY Le Holland must first dive into the five cases covered in the files divorce bribery class action rape and murder While Taylor is untangling the associates and connections between the cases and families affected things take another mysterious turn and the time before the files are released is running out As the situation becomes threatening Holland Taylor is trapped in the middle of what is legal and what is ethical between right wrong and deadl. When five Minneapolis attorneys learn that their computer systems have been hacked they pay a tidy sum to private investigators Holland Taylor and Sidney Fredericks Freddie to track down the perpetrators and retrieve the files If confidential information about the clients cases which involve murder divorce class action bribery and rape were to become public it would compromise attorney client privilege and damage the lawyers reputations Taylor and Freddie plan to find out who had the motive means and opportunity to carry out these cyberattacks Holland Taylor is a good looking man who enjoys the company of his seductive lady friend Professor Alex Campbell Taylor an ex cop is clever insightful and can handle a gun Freddie who was once a member of the United States Air Force is highly intelligent well organized courageous and built like a Mack truck As Taylor and Freddie get closer to the truth bullets fly and bodies start to pile up First Kill the Lawyers by David Housewright has some positive attributes Freddie and Taylor have an appealing rapport and their good natured banter is wryly amusing In addition there is a touching storyline involving Taylor s neighbors the lovely and generous Claire Wedemeyer and her twelve year old daughter Amanda both of whom Taylor has grown to like a great deal Further the author brings his Minnesota settings to life and he also raises provocative uestions concerning confidentiality morality and the perils of vigilantismUnfortunately the plot leaves much to be desired It is confusing cluttered far fetched and gratuitously violent Among Housewright s thinly drawn characters are a persistent private eye who stalks Taylor and Freddie an unhappy teenager who will do almost anything to attract attention a cross dressing computer genius and a fabulously wealthy recluse who wants to control everyone in his orbit Still in spite of these shortcomings the author keeps us engrossed with a clever combination of humor legal skullduggery family dysfunction and over the top mayhem Swamp Foetus untangling the associates and connections between the cases and families affected things take another mysterious turn and the time before the files are released is running out As the situation becomes threatening Holland Taylor is trapped in the middle of what is legal and what is ethical between right wrong and deadl. When five Minneapolis attorneys learn that their computer systems have been hacked they pay a tidy sum to private investigators Holland Taylor and Sidney Fredericks Freddie to track down the perpetrators and retrieve the files If confidential information about the clients cases which involve murder divorce class action bribery and rape were to become public it would compromise attorney client privilege and damage the lawyers reputations Taylor and Freddie plan to find out who had the motive means and opportunity to carry out these cyberattacks Holland Taylor is a good looking man who enjoys the company of his seductive lady friend Professor Alex Campbell Taylor an ex cop is clever insightful and can handle a gun Freddie who was once a member of the United States Air Force is highly intelligent well organized courageous and built like a Mack truck As Taylor and Freddie get closer to the truth bullets fly and bodies start to pile The House on Tradd Street uestions concerning confidentiality morality and the perils of vigilantismUnfortunately the plot leaves much to be desired It is confusing cluttered far fetched and gratuitously violent Among Housewright s thinly drawn characters are a persistent private eye who stalks Taylor and Freddie an The Horizon The Royal Marines Saga unhappy teenager who will do almost anything to attract attention a cross dressing computer genius and a fabulously wealthy recluse who wants to control everyone in his orbit Still in spite of these shortcomings the author keeps 奔馬 us engrossed with a clever combination of humor legal skullduggery family dysfunction and over the top mayhem

SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers

First Kill the Lawyers

SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB David Housewright Û 6 SUMMARY Alerted that they have received those documents from an anonymous source If those files are released then not only will those lawyers be ruined but it might even destroy the integrity of the entire Minnesota legal system This group of lawyers turns to Private Investigator Holland Taylor with a simple directive stop the disclosure any way you canBut while the directive is simple the case is not To find the missing files and the person responsib. Enjoy the Taylor stories Also the MSP setting

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SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers SUMMARY First Kill the Lawyers î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB David Housewright Û 6 SUMMARY PI Holland Taylor returns in David Housewright’s Edgar Award winning series with First Kill the Lawyers where Taylor is hired to recover stolen files before they are leaked ruining than just the careers of five local lawyers Five prominent attorneys in Minneapolis have had their computer systems hacked and very sensitive case files stolen Those attorneys are then contacted by an association of local whistleblowers known as NIMN and are uietly. FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS is the fifth Holland Taylor mystery overall and the second to be published after a 19 year interregnum forced on the author by a conflict with his original publisher Given David Housewright s productivity over the years as he moved on to the Rush McKenzie series and other projects the conflict is an example of extreme publisher shortsightedness FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS is a good book often fun in its ability to allow the reader to escape into the story for a bit However something seems to be missing throughout that keeps this effort from being among Housewright s bestThe plot setup is clever complicated and pleasing Five law firms are being blackmailed by a hacker and Taylor along with Freddie his partner in the detective firm of Fredericks and Taylor are asked to find the culprit The first step is to find the connections between the seemingly disparate cases at the heart of the blackmail threats Early on a computer expert is introduced who provides a dynamic addition to the cast of characters in the book but that expert is underused as the book plays out Freddie too seems undeveloped while there is a definite lack of connectedness to the main character Holland Taylor is interesting but often in a borderline superficial way The personal tragedy that defined his earliest books seems far too distant and amorphous That said the plot drives the early stages of the book not the charactersThe clever plot setup plays out logically even methodically The conclusion has some odd jolts though There is an inappropriate sexual liaison between two characters toward the end that is excused on what is at best a technicality the age difference does matter as does the status of one person as a victim who sought sanctuary with the other A primary character dies seemingly to provide some awkward pathos Two murderers get off scot free The logical progression of most of the book is jarred in the concluding pages That said FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS is a worthwhile read a fun way to enjoy an evening by the fireplace or to finish the day while traveling The conclusion sets up a new stage for Holland Taylor and I look forward to finding out where he goesLawyers guns and cashcreate a fine story Butwho are the bad guys Paying the Piper uietly. FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS is the fifth Holland Taylor mystery overall and the second to be published after a 19 year interregnum forced on the author by a conflict with his original publisher Given David Housewright s productivity over the years as he moved on to the Rush McKenzie series and other projects the conflict is an example of extreme publisher shortsightedness FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS is a good book often fun in its ability to allow the reader to escape into the story for a bit However something seems to be missing throughout that keeps this effort from being among Housewright s bestThe plot setup is clever complicated and pleasing Five law firms are being blackmailed by a hacker and Taylor along with Freddie his partner in the detective firm of Fredericks and Taylor are asked to find the culprit The first step is to find the connections between the seemingly disparate cases at the heart of the blackmail threats Early on a computer expert is introduced who provides a dynamic addition to the cast of characters in the book but that expert is Claiming Her underused as the book plays out Freddie too seems Dragon ActuallyA Tale of Two Dragons undeveloped while there is a definite lack of connectedness to the main character Holland Taylor is interesting but often in a borderline superficial way The personal tragedy that defined his earliest books seems far too distant and amorphous That said the plot drives the early stages of the book not the charactersThe clever plot setup plays out logically even methodically The conclusion has some odd jolts though There is an inappropriate sexual liaison between two characters toward the end that is excused on what is at best a technicality the age difference does matter as does the status of one person as a victim who sought sanctuary with the other A primary character dies seemingly to provide some awkward pathos Two murderers get off scot free The logical progression of most of the book is jarred in the concluding pages That said FIRST KILL ALL THE LAWYERS is a worthwhile read a fun way to enjoy an evening by the fireplace or to finish the day while traveling The conclusion sets Darkness Before Dawn up a new stage for Holland Taylor and I look forward to finding out where he goesLawyers guns and cashcreate a fine story Butwho are the bad guys