The Common Lawyer [NOOK Book]

Overview

A mother in New York sneaks her young daughter out of a research hospital. A billionaire philanthropist in Texas fights to save his dying son at all costs. A young traffic-ticket lawyer in Austin named Andy Prescott runs his legal empire out of a tiny office above a tattoo parlor and dreams of being a rich lawyer. Five lives on separate paths—until Andy defends the billionaire's secretary against a speeding ticket. Their lives become fatefully intertwined, destined to intersect—in death. And Andy Prescott learns ...
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The Common Lawyer

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Overview

A mother in New York sneaks her young daughter out of a research hospital. A billionaire philanthropist in Texas fights to save his dying son at all costs. A young traffic-ticket lawyer in Austin named Andy Prescott runs his legal empire out of a tiny office above a tattoo parlor and dreams of being a rich lawyer. Five lives on separate paths—until Andy defends the billionaire's secretary against a speeding ticket. Their lives become fatefully intertwined, destined to intersect—in death. And Andy Prescott learns that a client can be too rich for his lawyer’s own good.

Best-seller lists:

No. 8, South Africa
No. 10, Ireland
No. 11, Australia
No. 13, UK

Editorial Reviews:

"The Common Lawyer is about an overpowering need to right a shocking wrong, and it contains violence, romance and some heart-warmingly managed ethical dilemmas . . . The pace is perfect; the style clean and transparent; the emotional manipulation, effective; and you can see the film from here. It will entertain many people."
- Times Literary Supplement (UK)

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

"The Common Lawyer is an addictive, compulsive read. With an interesting, flawed protagonist who matures as the novel progresses, a cast of well-drawn and diverse characters, and a great plot (not to mention the unexpected twist at the end), this is a must-read novel. Highly recommended, The Common Lawyer will keep you reading into the night."
- Civilian-Reader (UK)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013353992
  • Publisher: Navarchus Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 32,558
  • File size: 516 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Gimenez grew up in Galveston County, Texas, earned his law degree at Notre Dame, and was a partner in a major Dallas law firm. He now practices solo and writes. He lives in Texas.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2012

    Definitely a recommend

    Mark Gimenez is an amazing writer. I have read his books since the first one and he never disappoints. Great reads - all of them.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2013

    Ok

    Started better than it ended

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2013

    Great read!!

    I have enjoyed all the books by this author. They will keep your interest and keep you reading!

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