This literary review explains the book's strengths, weaknesses, as well as its intriguing eye openers. Read what the critics say about Gods of Guilt before diving into the thrilling and intellectually stimulating novel by award-winning author Michael Connelly.
In modern-day Los Angeles, a mysterious murder occurs that attracts the attention of defense attorney Mickey Haller. While solving cases from the back of his Lincoln Town Car, Haller takes a personal interest in the case's suspect, a man that runs a website for prostitutes. Michael Connelly has extensive experience in the courtroom, and he brings that knowledge to his novels with realistic legal strategies and exciting plot twists. Gods of Guilt is the fifth book in the Mickey Haller series, and it offers a fast-paced read that is enjoyable to legal-thriller fans. In Gods of Guilt, Mickey Haller feels compelled to win the case for his innocent client, as he fights to keep up with the unfolding mystery. Between unethical law enforcement officers and a guilty conscious, Haller encounters many complications throughout the story. Readers witness engaging courtroom battles while seeing how Haller balances his work and personal life through a first-person narrative.