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The Case Against William Audiobook

The Case Against William

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Publisher's Summary

Criminal defence lawyers must make their peace with one harsh fact of life: most of their clients are guilty.

Yet when William Tucker, a celebrated and self-centered star college football player, is suddenly arrested and charged with the brutal rape and murder of a college coed two years before, his broken-down, drunken estranged father, Frank, can't believe he's guilty. What father could?

But Frank is also an ex-criminal defence lawyer. Now Frank must find a way to sober up and save his son from the death penalty sought by an ambitious district attorney. Can a father's love for his accused son save him from death?

©2014 Mark Gimenez (P)2016 Little Brown Book Group

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    Judith 02/10/2016
    Judith 02/10/2016

    I am an avid multi tasker, I love to listen as I walk, ride, clean... Mostly love crime novels but have an occasional foray into other genre

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    "Another winner"

    I have enjoyed the previous books by Mark Giminez with mixed results. This book stands firmly in the excellent category. Well written characters and plot, combined with one of my favourite narrators from the Lee Child books.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    francine 05/12/2016
    francine 05/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Bored Rigid"

    I'm 30 minutes into this and NOTHING has happened. Where is the story? I feel like I'm listening to a drunk old man In a bar -who mistakenly thinks he can tell a story -describe a football game. Hey dude! This is billed as a thriller. Yawn

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    maddy 14/11/2016
    maddy 14/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "For American football enthusiasts!"
    What disappointed you about The Case Against William?

    So much commentary about American football, there was very little basic storyline or plot.The story was supposed to about how the father overcame his addiction and ultimately solved the crime, thereby clearing the accusations against his son. In fact if you sliced off all the narrative about the football, you would be left with very little regarding storyline and plot


    What was most disappointing about Mark Gimenez’s story?

    16 chapters along and barely anything was happening at all. I kept listening, through sheer boredom, but it didn't improve and I felt it was a waste of money.


    What about Jeff Harding’s performance did you like?

    He is always an OK narrator, easy to listen to and pleasant on the ear, possibly could be termed 'Ear Candy'


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment that I'd wasted one of my credits!


    Any additional comments?

    Audible must try and give a better and nore accurate appraisal of the book! I'm not keen on English Football, but I loathe American Football!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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