The Gods of Guilt

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Little, Brown, Dec 2, 2013 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Defense attorney Mickey Haller returns with a haunting case in the gripping new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP - 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game.

When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life. Far from saving her, Mickey may have been the one who put her in danger.

Haunted by the ghosts of his past, Mickey must work tirelessly and bring all his skill to bear on a case that could mean his ultimate redemption or proof of his ultimate guilt. The Gods of Guilt shows once again why "Michael Connelly excels, easily surpassing John Grisham in the building of courtroom suspense" (Los Angeles Times).

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

A high-priced prostitute has been found murdered and the escort's on-line pimp has been arrested for her murder. Still working from the backseat of his Lincoln Town Car, Mickey Haller takes on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

Mickey Haller (The Lincoln Lawyer) receives a strange text on his phone that included the penal code for murder. He discovers that the victim is someone from his past. A prostitute he had helped on ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Michael Connelly is the author of twenty-five previous novels including the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Black Box, The Drop, The Fifth Witness, The Reversal, The Scarecrow, The Brass Verdict, and The Lincoln Lawyer, as well as the bestselling Harry Bosch series of novels. He is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels. He spends his time in California and Florida.

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