Series: Mickey Haller Book 1
Genre: Mystery & Thriller
Length: 528 pages
Audiobook Length: 11 hours and 36 minutes
First Published: 2005
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Mickey Haller is a Lincoln Lawyer, a criminal defense attorney who operates out of the backseat of his Lincoln Town Car, traveling between the far-flung courthouses of Los Angeles to defend clients of every kind. Bikers, con artists, drunk drivers, drug dealers — they’re all on Mickey Haller’s client list. For him, the law is rarely about guilt or innocence, it’s about negotiation and manipulation. Sometimes it’s even about justice.
A Beverly Hills playboy arrested for attacking a woman he picked up in a bar chooses Haller to defend him, and Mickey has his first high-paying client in years. It is a defense attorney’s dream, what they call a franchise case. And as the evidence stacks up, Haller comes to believe this may be the easiest case of his career. Then someone close to him is murdered and Haller discovers that his search for innocence has brought him face-to-face with evil as pure as a flame. To escape without being burned, he must deploy every tactic, feint, and instinct in his arsenal — this time to save his own life.
Quotes from The Lincoln Lawyer
I view people two ways. They’re either eye-for-an-eye people or they are turn-the-cheek people.
The scariest client a lawyer will ever have is an innocent client.
The law was not about truth. It was about negotiation, amelioration, manipulation.
Movie Trailer for The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
About Michael Connelly
Michael Connelly is the bestselling author of more than thirty novels. His books include the Harry Bosch series and the Lincoln Lawyer series. He currently lives in California and Florida. Visit the author’s website →