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Publisher's Summary

When a disabled veteran takes a new job as an attorney in a small Wyoming town, he is thrust into a mysterious murder case.

Sam Johnstone was hoping for renewal when he took a job at a boutique law firm in rustic Wyoming. The mountains and streams of the West would be a refreshing, quiet place to start over after years of war and turmoil in his personal life.

But after a local woman is brutally murdered, Sam realizes that things aren’t so quiet in this rural American town. The accused is one Tommy Olsen, a known delinquent who had been sleeping with the victim. Sam is repulsed by the crime and wants nothing to do with the case but meets with Tommy to make sure he has legal representation. Yet things are not as they seem.

What begins as a cut-and-dry case becomes infinitely more complicated as new facts are uncovered, and Sam agrees to serve as Tommy’s defense attorney. With the killer’s identity still unknown, Sam is enveloped in the small-town politics and courtroom drama of a murder investigation that keeps getting more shocking.

But if Sam can’t uncover the truth, an innocent man might be punished...while the real killer watches from the shadows.

©2021 James Chandler (P)2021 Podium Audio

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Very entertaining

Novel characters with an interesting plot. Looking forward to the next book in the series.

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Educational

The author was clearly educating the novice audience with a good story which engaged readers. It got tedious at times, but his purpose was honorable. Those conversations would really not happen in the manner the early chapters depicted. But he’s a good author and will likely vary his manner in the future writings.

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Believable characters and dialogue

Well done! Enjoyable story, plot and courtroom scenarios. The military and legal expertise of author readily apparent. Will order more.

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A book about a trial lawyer by a trial lawyer

It is always good for a lawyer to read a book about a trial that is written bu someone who had tried cases: It gives the reader a “been-there, done-that” feeling. I look forward to reading the rest of the series.

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GOOD READ, KEPT MY INTEREST TO THE END.

Easy to follow the plot line and characters. Very interesting to the unpredictable end.

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General Memorable

great read the characters were completely relatable.. Held my attention did not want to stop listening.

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Don’t quit too soon

The narrator takes getting used to. Good story, but it took a while for the narrator to develop the characters. Once the story got rolling, the book was quite enjoyable.

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