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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Audiobook

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Jenna James Legal Thrillers, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Assistant DA Jenna James took an oath to uphold the law, administer justice, deter crime and ensure the safety of the community. Her job isn't easy, but it has always been black and white - criminals versus victims. Now she is the victim, and the very system she's fought to uphold is suddenly corrupt, the lines between good and bad are blurred and her world has turned upside down. She's always known that world existed - a world of power so immense that a single phone call can result in people disappearing or political offices being vacated, a world where doctors are available at a moment's notice. She's never been part of that world - never wanted to be. The body count is rising, and unless she finds proof beyond a reasonable doubt against a corrupt former federal judge, and a notorious criminal defense attorney, it will continue to rise.

©2015 Linda S. Prather (P)2016 Linda S. Prather

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  • Jan
    15/05/17
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    "Great Legal Thriller!"

    Linda S. Prather is a new author to me, whereas I have listened to several books performed by Logan McAllister. Both are extremely talented. I loved all of the unexpected twists this book had. I typically listen to romances most of the time with mystery and thriller books added in for change of pace. This story gripped me from the very beginning. Logan added so much to the book with the various voices he performed and was able to add a sense of urgency. I was voluntarily provided with this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, narrator, and or publisher. I highly recommend this book and will look for more books by both the author and narrator.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kelly watley
    25/05/17
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    "Wow.. Scandalous!!"

    Just finished. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt and have to say it was an excellent, very well written suspense/thriller book. The characters were Well-developed and the story line was fast paced. I read the book in a few days.. I could see this book made into a movie!
    "I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • jean doe
    DFW
    20/05/17
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    "Criminals and Law Aiding Citizens.."
    Any additional comments?


    This book centers around Jenna, the female character who's main objective is to follow the rules.

    The story line has a quick pace, a few hours in court, murder, and corruption, which lead to a decent mystery thriller novel.

    Logan McAllister did well with the narration.

    Note:
    "This audio book was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review."

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Darc
    17/05/17
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    "Legal Corruption"

    Jenna is a smart successful Assistant District Attorney who gets caught up in her boyfriend’s corrupt family. The head of the family, Judge William Elkins is rich and powerful and will do anything to keep his long line of unethical cover-ups secret.. Jenna fights hard with a couple of police friends to bring justice to the judge and his co-horts.. The story is a face paced thriller which was hard to put down.

    “I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • debbye scroggins
    TULSA, OK, US
    16/05/17
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    "Good story, somewhat far-fetched in places"
    Would you listen to Beyond a Reasonable Doubt again? Why?

    Probably not, although I might listen to the next in the series. I don't usually revisit audiobooks because I am wanting to hear new books.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Harry Redmond because he was one of the most believable characters in the book. Still flawed, but believably so.


    What three words best describe Logan McAllister’s performance?

    Mechanical, stereotypical and okay.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Lots of bodies and bombs everywhere.


    Any additional comments?

    I really thought Jenna was going to be a great character. She is merely good character. At times she is really savvy and I could get behind her 100%. Then there were times she was really not very smart and that didn't work very well. Granted, a perfect heroine or hero is unbelievable, but any flaws built into the character should be in line with the character. For instance, she is a brilliant Assistant District Attorney who is prosecuting high profile crimes, yet she is naive enough to open her door without seeing who is there when she knows there are people out to harm her. Doesn't really mesh. Some of the other ups and downs in her character just seemed too out of balance. Yet, she is a likable character.

    Additionally, the book sometimes took unexpected turns that were somewhat disjointed. At times I thought I had an abridged edition. There were also a lot of happenings in the book that caused the book to lack believability. All of the bodies piling up and an unrelenting two decades of a reign of terror by a corrupt federal judge.

    Further, there were a lot of loose ends that weren't quite satisfactorily tied up. I won't mention these in detail because I don't want this review to be a spoiler.

    Yet, with all of these issues, I did like the book and will likely get the next in the series. This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Susan Patterson
    16/05/17
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    "Very well written"
    Would you listen to Beyond a Reasonable Doubt again? Why?

    Yes, when you know the end from the beginning you can put the pieces together better.


    What other book might you compare Beyond a Reasonable Doubt to and why?

    David Baldacci's legal thrillers have the same suspense about corrupt justice.


    What does Logan McAllister bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Loved his voice, cadence and knowledge of characters that brings them to life.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    The rape scene of Jenna was painful to listen to.


    Any additional comments?


    "I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review”.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dee
    LA
    19/05/17
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    "Loved, loved, loved, loved this listen"
    Any additional comments?

    This roller coaster of a listen was fun, and thrilling, and scary, and the minute it ended, I wanted back on.

    The narration was perfect. Jenna was equal parts take-no-prisoners and soft and she knew when to let someone take care of her and when to take charge. You go girl.

    The bad guys here were REALLY unlikable. I'm not sure if I fully agree with their motivations but that matters none, they got theirs in the end.

    Did I mention how much I loved this listen?

    This book ended with a resolution and a cliffhanger and I can't wait to take another ride.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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