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A Killer's Alibi

Philadelphia Legal Series
Narrated by: Adam Verner
Series: Philadelphia Legal, Book 3
Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
4 out of 5 stars (113 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For attorney Mick McFarland, the evidence is damning. And so are the family secrets in this twisty legal thriller from the Amazon Charts bestselling author of A Criminal Defense.

When crime lord Jimmy Nunzio is caught, knife in hand, over the body of his daughter’s lover and his own archenemy, he turns to Mick McFarland to take up his defense. Usually the courtroom puppeteer, McFarland quickly finds himself at the end of Nunzio’s strings. Struggling to find grounds for a not-guilty verdict on behalf of a well-known killer, Mick is hamstrung by Nunzio’s refusal to tell him what really happened. 

On the other side of the law, Mick’s wife, Piper, is working to free Darlene Dowd, a young woman sentenced to life in prison for her abusive father’s violent death. But the jury that convicted Darlene heard only part of the truth, and Piper will do anything to reveal the rest and prove Darlene’s innocence.

As Mick finds himself in the middle of a mob war, Piper delves deeper into Darlene’s past. Both will discover dark secrets that link these fathers and daughters - some that protect, some that destroy, and some that can’t stay hidden forever. No matter the risk.

©2019 by William L. Myers, Jr. (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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had to stop the sting

I stopped listening about halfway through the book. The narrator's Voice was awful. he sounds like a news reporter who's trying to be an actor. it just didn't work

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The cadence of this guys voice was too much. I distracted me from the story.

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Great Story

The story was great. The performance was the worst I have ever heard. Every sentance sounded like a question or exclamation. Made me almost stop listening.

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Horrible narrator, decent story

I might have enjoyed this story more with a better narrator. This is one better read than listened to.

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Be persistent. It gets better

The narrator was not the easiest to listen to buy the story captures you as you continue to listen.

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<br />Much hype about this so so story<br /><br /><br />

I really struggled with the beginning. Paced picked up at the end. Disappointment with the conclusion.

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Awesome book

Wow just finished and never thought it would end up like that. What a great story teller. Bring on more.

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decent story, few chapters longer than needed

If you decide to read this one, you will see what I mean....I don't want to give away too much, but the defendant running the defense got tiresome. I wasn't sure of the nessesity of the storyline with our main attorney's business partner. I could've done without that. The ending doesn't disappoint. I will say that. I dont know if there is a book 2 with this attorney and his family, but I probably would read it if there is.
Also, I liked the narrator; he does a fine job.

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men can't do women

story was great but reader trying to do a female voice was just bad. really should invest in a woman to do the female voices.

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Well thought out

I enjoyed this book. Things were not overly predictable and it kept me interested until the last page.