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The Lawyer's Lawyer
James Sheehan
Read by Rick Zeiff

Hachette Audio
January 8, 2013 / ASIN: B00AY8QFFC
Audio CD (Unabridged) Run Time: 11 hours, 53 minutes


Reviewed by Jo Rogers

“The Lawyer’s Lawyer” is the story of Jack Tobin, whom we first met in “The Mayor of Lexington Avenue.” Tobin is a successful attorney that has been called the lawyer’s lawyer. The book begins when a young man attempts to murder a female university student in Florida. She knew Tai Kwan Do, and she managed to escape his attack unharmed. She was the only one of the serial killer’s victims to survive. She was also the only one who could identify him, so for her safety, her parents took her out of school and took her home. But she was stabbed to death at a party after she got home. The police arrested the young man they believed responsible for the crimes, but he was only charged with the last two. He was convicted of the crime and put on death row.

Then, ten years later, just before the man was to be executed, Jack Tobin was called into the office of Exonerations, the nonprofit organization that looked at those death row convictions. Tobin was asked to look at the serial killer’s files in case something was amiss. The killer was set free and promptly killed.

“The Lawyer’s Lawyer” is one of the best mysteries I’ve ever heard. It is well written, with interesting characters, an outstanding plot and last-minute surprises that both shock and please you. Read by Rick Zeiff, the story comes alive. Though it takes place over a long period of time, it maintains continuity throughout. The plot takes unexpected and frequent turns that keep your attention focused on the story until the very last line. Listen to “The Lawyer’s Lawyer” and enjoy a wild ride through America’s justice system.

Reviewer's Note: Contains sex, violence, profanity
Reviewed 2013