Legal Briefs

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 5,386 ratings

Overruled Publisher's Summary

Emma Chase, New York Times best-selling author of the Tangled series, returns with the first installment of the Legal Briefs series!

A Washington, DC, defense attorney, Stanton Shaw keeps his head cool, his questions sharp, and his arguments irrefutable. They don't call him the Jury Charmer for nothing - with his Southern drawl, disarming smile, and captivating green eyes, he's a hard man to say no to. Men want to be him, and women want to be thoroughly cross-examined by him.

Stanton's a man with a plan. And for a while life is going according to that plan.

Until the day he receives an invitation to the wedding of his high school sweetheart, the mother of his beloved 10-year-old daughter. Jenny is getting married - to someone who isn't him.

That's definitely not part of the plan.

Sofia Santos is a city-raised, no-nonsense litigator who plans to become the most revered criminal defense attorney in the country. She doesn't have time for relationships or distractions.

But when Stanton, her "friend with mind-blowing benefits", begs her for help, she finds herself out of her element, out of her depth, and obviously out of her mind. Because she agrees to go with him to The-Middle-of-Nowhere, Mississippi, to do all she can to help Stanton win back the woman he loves. Her head tells her she's crazy... and her heart says something else entirely.

What happens when you mix a one-stop-light town, two professional arguers, a homecoming queen, four big brothers, some Jimmy Dean sausage, and a gun-toting Nana?

The Bourbon flows, passions rise, and even the best-laid plans get overruled by the desires of the heart.

©2015 Emma Chase (P)2015 Simon & Schuster
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  • Book 1

    • Overruled

    • By: Emma Chase
    • Narrated by: Jason Carpenter, Charlotte Penfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,764
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,614
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,616

    A Washington, DC, defense attorney, Stanton Shaw keeps his head cool, his questions sharp, and his arguments irrefutable. They don't call him the Jury Charmer for nothing - with his Southern drawl, disarming smile, and captivating green eyes, he's a hard man to say no to. Men want to be him, and women want to be thoroughly cross-examined by him.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't even finish

    • By Kelli on 06-13-15

    Regular price: $17.00

  • Book 2

    • Sustained

    • Legal Briefs, Book 2
    • By: Emma Chase
    • Narrated by: Sebastian York
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,889
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,774
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,767

    When you're a defense attorney in Washington, DC, you see firsthand how hard life can be and that sometimes the only way to survive is to be harder. I have a reputation for being cold, callous, and intimidating - and that suits me just fine. In fact it's necessary when I'm breaking down a witness on the stand.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sexy, tender, funny...this book has it all!

    • By AudioAddict on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $17.00

  • Book 3

    • Appealed

    • By: Emma Chase
    • Narrated by: Deacon Lee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 842
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 846

    When Brent Mason looks at Kennedy Randolph, he doesn't see the awkward, sweet girl who grew up next door. He sees a self-assured, stunning woman...who wants to crush the most intimate - and prized - parts of his anatomy beneath the heels of her Louboutins. When Kennedy looks at Brent, all she sees is the selfish, Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue-worthy teenager who humiliated her in high school in order to join the popular crowd. A crowd that made those years a living hell for her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I OBJECT!--TO THE NARRATOR

    • By BluBumbleB on 02-15-16

    Regular price: $17.00

  • Book 3.5

    • Sidebarred

    • A Legal Briefs Novella
    • By: Emma Chase
    • Narrated by: Sebastian York
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 776
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 777

    There was a time when Jake Becker had it all together. He was controlled, driven, ruthless - in and out of the courtroom. Then, six irresistible orphans and their heartbreakingly beautiful aunt crashed into his perfectly ordered life. They changed everything. They changed him. Now he's a husband, an upstanding member of society, a father figure - a family man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sebastian York’s voice is Jake’s voice!

    • By Angelica Quintero on 04-24-16

    Regular price: $4.72