“In Defense of Guilt is a fast-paced legal thriller with a spiritual twist. Well written and highly recommended.” —Melanie Bragg, Author of Crosstown Park
Representing a man accused of throwing his wife overboard, chic attorney Lauren Hill begins to artfully present her case. But when Judge Howell seems to morph into God, Lauren's life of infidelity, poor parenthood, and self-absorption is questioned by the Almighty, who charges Lauren with committing the seven deadly sins. But is this real or fantasy? Is Lauren on the edge of a nervous breakdown, or is God presiding and ultimately deciding Lauren’s fate? In Defense of Guilt is a gripping story of self-discovery, justice, and ultimately about love.
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About the Author
In Defense of Guilt is Benjamin Berkley's second novel. He is also the author of four self-help books and is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post. Berkley lives in Southern California with his wife, Phyllis, and their cat, Riley. He has two grown children and is always bragging about his five amazing grandchildren. www.benberkley.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
3.5 Stars Lauren is a defense attorney. Her client is a man accused of killing his wife by throwing her overboard. Lauren is a superb attorney, unbeaten by the prosecutor in a series of trials. But this is going to be a trial like no other. She has an epiphany .. or a hallucination ... or a nervous breakdown .. because all of a sudden God is there. Only she and her client can see or hear him. Is God presiding and ultimately deciding Lauren’s fate? It's a unique and compelling story that offers an inspirational message. Many thanks to the author / Koehler Books / Netgalley for the advanced digital copy. Opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.