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The fifth witness

by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

Format: Book on CD 2011
Availability: Available at 23 Libraries 23 of 24 copies
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Summary
Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home.

Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim had black market dealings of his own, Haller is assaulted, too--and he's certain he's on the right trail.

Despite the danger and uncertainty, Haller mounts the best defense of his career in a trial where the last surprise comes after the verdict is in. Connelly proves again why he "may very well be the best novelist working in the United States today" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Crime-fiction megastar Connelly can always be counted on to try something a little different. In The Reversal (2010), his last Mickey Haller novel, starring the L.A. lawyer who prefers to work out of his Lincoln Town Car, Connelly offered a tour de force of plotting on multiple levels. Here, he narrows the focus considerably, concentrating almost exclusively on what happens inside the courtroom but bringing to the traditional give-and-take of prosecutor, defender, judge, and jury an altogether more complex commingling of personality and legal strategy than is typically on view in legal thrillers. He accomplishes this with a particularly rich first-person narration in which Haller takes us through the courtroom drama as it happens, noting his blunders and praising himself for quick-thinking improvisations. It doesn't hurt, either, that the plot is meaty: a woman whom Haller was representing in a suit against the bank attempting to foreclose on her mortgage is accused of killing the bank official in charge of foreclosures. Combining ripped-from-the-headlines information on the mortgage crisis with a cast of characters that defies stereotypes at every turn of the plot, Connelly shows once again that he will never simply ride the wave of past success. And, neither, apparently, will Mickey Haller, as he reveals a shocking change of direction in the novel's final pages. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Connelly's latest Mickey Haller novel will benefit from the release in March of a movie version of The Lincoln Lawyer, the first Haller novel, starring Matthew McConaughey. 750,000 first printing.--Ott, Bill Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Connelly's compelling fourth legal thriller featuring Mickey Haller (after Reversal) finds the maverick L.A. lawyer who uses his Lincoln town car as an office specializing in "foreclosure defense." Haller's first foreclosure client, Lisa Trammel, is fighting hard to keep her home, maybe too hard. The bank has gotten a restraining order to stop Trammel's protests, and she becomes the prime suspect when Mitchell Bondurant, a mortgage banker, is killed with a hammer in his office parking lot. A ton of evidence points to Trammel, but Haller crafts an impressive defense that includes "the fifth witness" of the title. Connelly has a sure command of the legal and procedural details of criminal court, and even manages to make the arcane, shady world of foreclosure interesting. While the prose may lack some of the poetic nuance of his early novels, the plot is worthy of a master storyteller. The film of The Lincoln Lawyer, the first Mickey Haller novel, releases in March. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Connelly, Michael, 1956- Lincoln lawyer novel (Hachette Audio (Firm))
Makes a brief appearance in "Nine Dragons" from the Harry Bosch series
#1 - The Lincoln lawyer
#2 - The Brass verdict
#3 - The Reversal
#4 - The Fifth witness
#5 - The Gods of guilt
#6 - The Crossing
Subjects Haller, Mickey (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Attorney and client -- Fiction.
Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.
Witnesses -- Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Legal stories.
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher New York :Hachette Audio,2011
Edition Unabridged.
Other Titles 5th witness
Contributors Giles, Peter, 1971-
Hachette Audio (Firm)
Participants/Performers Read by Peter Giles.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Includes a conversation with the author.
Compact disc.
Description 12 audio discs (approximately 14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781600247224
1600247229
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