The Deposit Slip

The Deposit Slip

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by Todd M. Johnson
     
 

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When 10 million dollars goes missing, a down-on-his-luck lawyer is given the case of a lifetime... if he can stay alive long enough to win it.See more details below

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When 10 million dollars goes missing, a down-on-his-luck lawyer is given the case of a lifetime... if he can stay alive long enough to win it.

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Publishers Weekly
Debut novelist Johnson, like fellow Christian novelists James Scott Bell and Randy Singer, has worked many years as a trial lawyer, a profession that seems to serve budding novelists well, perhaps not because they are accustomed to framing and structuring narratives of event but because they have seen much of the underbelly of society. When Erin Larson finds a deposit slip for million in her recently deceased father’s safety deposit box, she hires Jared Neaton to help her find out where the money came from and why she never saw any signs of it. To take the case, Neaton must return to his hometown and face his father, who did time in prison for embezzlement. Johnson writes vividly; describing Neaton’s fathers eyes, he writes, “They showed no fight; only a rush of unexpected pain. It drained all the satisfaction out of the rage, seeing his dad like a fighter who wouldn’t raise his gloves.” With an irresistible set-up, suspense, a subtle love triangle, strong dialogue, characters, and a focused plot, Johnson makes a strong first literary case. (July)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764209864
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,407,121
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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