Publisher's Summary

After five years on the police force, a bullet in the kiester from a vengeful gangbanger convinces Walt that it’s time to turn in his badge.

Walt realizes once again that retirement just isn’t his cup of tea and, with a little urging from his brother-in-law, decides to become a private investigator.

For five years he had served the Lady Justice wearing a white robe and a blindfold and followed the rules, but he soon discovered that the P.I. business was leading him across the line into the dark side and a completely different set of rules.

When Walt comes face-to-face with the Lady Justice on the dark side, dressed in a tight skirt, fishnet stockings, and high heels, he is faced with decisions that will change the course of his life.

©2015 Robert Thornhill (P)2018 Robert Thornhill

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Wow!

This book is amazing and I loved every minute of it! It is filled with twists, turns, and surprises and is quite entertaining as Walt Williams takes on a new role. This is a great comedic mystery novel that is a compelling listen. Lots of laughs! The narrator did a great job with providing unique voices for each character and appropriate tone inflections for each scene. I received a free copy of this audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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This series just keeps getting better!

The author provided me with a complimentary copy of this audiobook with no expectation of a review. There was so much action packed into this book. Walt stares death in the face more than once, struggles with moral dilemmas, and comes out the other side with a new attitude and a few long-lost relatives to boot. Do yourself a favor and get this book. You won't regret it!

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  • Jan
  • MKE
  • 03-20-18

What goes around.....

law-enforcement, private-investigators, surprises, humor -------
What goes around comes around, whether good or bad, justified or misguided. Walt retired from real estate at 65 and from the force at 70. Now he is second guessing his actions in a whole new way by becoming a private investigator. And he still has a big target on his back from a man who blames him for another's death. Sad to say, but this one is right out of current events yet very well done. And the situational and verbal humor continue to abound!
George Kuch continues to provide the sensitive voice of the characters.

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Exciting

Wow!! Excellent book! I finished it in 2 nights! I couldn't put it down. Fast paced international thriller that could happen today. Each person had their part to play precisely. Many twists and turns that will have you holding your breath!! I loved the book and highly recommend it.

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  • Suzan
  • SF Bay Area
  • 03-03-18

Walt is on a new adventure

Oh my! A hurricane what! As always Robert Thornhill has caught my attention and kept me entertained. I find when I read one of Roberts books I learn more about what ever topic he has chosen for the story line. In this book I got a first hand look at what a hurricane can be like. Well done again Robert. Also George Kuch does the most amazing job of narrating this series. He is the true voice of Walt Williams. Not to give anything away but the ending of this book leaves the reader wondering where this story will go next in Walt's life

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Loved it!

This is more of what i loved about the Lady Justice books. Brings issues to light, give some information along the way of an engaging story, but leaves the opinions to a minimum. Loved seeing all the old characters back and i was surprised on the twist of Walt's life with the retiring, but love where it lead to!!! There is always good and bad and most of us struggle with how far is too far.

i was given this audiobook for an unbiased review

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Walt Williams PI!

When I read the synopsis that Walt was retiring I got so worried that it would change the dynamic of the story. But don’t worry, it doesn’t!! There are still scenes with Ox & Walt together & Walt still gets to work with the PD, just in different ways.

This book was one of my favorites, because it showed the struggles of fighting between good & evil. Even when you think you’re doing the right thing, are you really? Also, the ending had a BIG twist I did not see coming. So well written, and so wonderfully narrated.

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I love Walt Williams PI

This story is just as good if not better than Walt being a cop. Walt wrestles with his conscious about having to do things not by the book since he is not bound to the same laws/procedures he was as a cop. Didn’t particularly care about Walt gaining a step sister. Kinda stretches reality a bit with this “coincendence” I feel. I look forward to more adventures with all the gang in the next phase of Walt’s new life after retirement. I voluntarily give this review in exchange for receiving this book free of charge.

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Lady Justice on the Dark Side

Lady Justice on the Dark Side
By: Robert Thornhill

In this installment of Walt Williams and friends, we find our favorite senior citizen cop deciding it is time to retire from the C.R.A.P. force after he is shot. It doesn't take long for bordem to set in. Brother-in-law Kevin asks for help with some P.I. work, and soon Walt Williams Investigations is born. The listener is treated to by the book Walt wrestling with himself over choices in his new profession. There are social issues that are included as food for thought. Also, we can thank Mr. Thornhill for wit and humor along with some unexpected twists to keep the listener on their toes.

The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. George Kuch returns to bring Walt and the whole gang to life! Awesome job as always!

I love this author / narrator combination!!!

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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Another good story

I have read the entire series, and I'm running out of new things to say. I love these books, I love the characters. There were a few new twists I didn't see coming. Absolutely worth a listen.

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  • Norma Miles
  • 10-14-18

To protect and serve.

Narrator George Kuch returns again as Walt Williams, at a new turning point in his life. After five years with the police in the special unit C.R.A.P., Walt, from his hospital bed recovering from a gunshot wound taken in the line of duty, decides to keep his promise to his wife, Maggie, and retire. He is, after all, 70 years of age and she wants to be able to enjoy some quality years with him - they've only been married for four rather danger filled years.
But Walt is bored and starts helping his brother in law in his P.I. business. But there is a dilemma for him to face - the way that a P.I. conducts business is often very different from the police procedure, where everything has to be undertaken with caution and the careful preservation of lines of evidence. It might get the job done more efficiently, but is it right to break in and search a suspect's home, even take away evidence from it, without the sanctity of a warrant? And what is justice, anyway?

This is easy to listen, George Kuch's performance, as ever, perfectly capturing the spirit of Walt Williams as he relates his stories and inner troublings. This fun but serious story by Robert Thornhill in his marvellous Lady Justice series again presents the reader with important ideas to ponder, not only about justice itself but also changes in society over the past seventy years. Characterisation is excellent, the protagonists are real people, good, bad and sometimes irritating, the ideas are considered from all sides and the tone still remains light despite the depth of subject matter. Marvellous.

The books are all stand alone and can be read in any order. It is always a pleasure to meet again with querky old friends in the series: and Walt has a lot of friends.
Highly recommended