The Case Against William by Mark Gimenez

The Case Against William

byMark Gimenez

Kobo ebook | March 4, 2014

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

 

But 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 estranged father, Frank Tucker, a drunken, broken-down, beach-bum ex-criminal defense lawyer, cannot believe his son is guilty.  No father can.  So he must find a way to sober up and save his son from the death penalty sought by an ambitious district attorney.  And father and son learn that only three things in life are certain:  death, taxes, and a father's love for his son.

 

PRAISE FOR MARK GIMENEZ

 

Daily Mail (UK):  "There cannot be any dispute.  Gimenez has taken over John Grisham's mantle. . . . His work is now faster and fresher than Grisham, his characters are stronger, and his plot lines reek of tomorrow's headlines."

 

Weekend Sport (UK):  Same brilliant storyteller, brand new character to follow.  Gimenez is a great and growing writer who hasn't let his readers down yet, and doesn't look likely to."

 

The Australian:  "Mark Gimenez writes colloquially smart dialogue but plots like an old master."

 

Houston Press: "Gimenez's writing is explosive, fast-paced, and filled with unexpected plot twists that keep readers guessing right up to the last page."

 

Civilian-Reader (UK):  "Gimenez's novels are gripping, intense thrillers."

 

Oamuru Mail (New Zealand):  "Gimenez is a thriller writer of quality."

 

CrimeSquad.com (UK):  "As ever, Gimenez is highly recommended, impossible to put down and definitely not to be missed. . . . Gimenez' stature continues to grow."

 

The Courier-Mail (Australia):  "Mark Gimenez already has a reputation as a fine thriller writer."

 

Book-of-the-Month club:  "Boy can this guy tell a story!"

Title:The Case Against WilliamFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 4, 2014Publisher:Navarchus Press LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0983987572

ISBN - 13:9780983987574

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good It was an entertaining read. Not terribly realistic and a bit too perfectly saved but lots of fun overall.
Date published: 2015-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another amazing read Another book I have been unable to put down by this author. The lawyer who only one wants to save his son and clear his conscience. I wish it didn't end.
Date published: 2015-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Case Against William An excellent read! I enjoyed the story and especially the way Gimenez described and then developed the 2 main characters: their strengths and flaws. I will read other books by this author and highly recommend him to fellow readers.
Date published: 2015-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very good A great story. Frank was a great character and loving father as were his beach buddies. A little less sex and language would have suited me better. Probably will not fellow the author again.
Date published: 2015-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time reading Mark Gimenez Started a little slow but certainly picked up. Really enjoyed the message especially a father's love.
Date published: 2015-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hope reigns supreme I am not a football fan (yes, we do exist) and found the beginning of the book a little tedious. .. but I held on to my belief that the story would pick up. I was not disappointed. Once again we are treated to a masterful story, one in which hope and belief are a big part of the story. And, once again, we are treated to what becomes a real page turner....even a nail biter.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Case against william I really enjoyed this book. Like the ups and downs in emotions, a good mix of imagination and reality making you feel like everything is plausible even though it is a work of fiction!
Date published: 2015-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Case Against William Grabs you from the first page! Better not have any plans because you can't put it down. Like Grisham but BETTER!
Date published: 2015-07-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Case Against William As u begin u will enter into a loving family of, mom, dad, dear quiet daughter Becky & sports minded son William. Things go sour gradually with their parents growing apart & evenually divorcing. Then journey on as all help breaks lose, resulting in one member fighting for his life.
Date published: 2015-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Case against William Case against william loved the book freshest legal storyline in along time . Loved the flawed characters
Date published: 2015-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from An enjoyable read! Thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Just couldn't put it down. Though a serious subject matter, I really enjoyed the humorous side of the characters.
Date published: 2015-06-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from the case against William Excellent read. The story draws you in and holds you till the end. I will definitely be checking out some of his other books
Date published: 2015-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Case against William Very well written. Humorous as well as intriguing. All the characters are are developed to give the reader an understanding of their character with great dialog rather than drawn out descriptive passages.
Date published: 2015-05-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Page Turner! Very well written, keeps you engaged all the way to the end! Ending felt rushed to me...maybe just because i didn't want it to end! Definitely worth buying.
Date published: 2015-04-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The Cae against William Written in a hurry. Read in a hurry. Still wasted my time.
Date published: 2014-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Case Against William I am 80 and have a full life. Well educated and successful. Of many authors I have read, Mr Giminez is simply the best in his field. I will watch for his next book. I have read all available in the last two months - Wow!
Date published: 2014-05-03