Lady Justice and the Lottery

Lady Justice and the Lottery

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Overview

Two septuagenarians win the lottery's biggest prize, dragging Walt and Ox into the most bizarre cases of their career.
The two 'oldies' are determined to use their new found wealth to re-create the past but instead propel Walt into the future where he must use drones and Star Trek phasers to balance the scales of justice.
When an extortion plot turns into kidnapping, Walt must boldly go where no cop has gone before to save himself and the millionaire.
Come along for another hilarious ride with the world's oldest and most lovable cop!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492118275
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/08/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Award-winning author, Robert Thornhill, began writing at the age of sixty-six and in four short years has penned fourteen novels in the Lady Justice mystery/comedy series, the seven volume Rainbow Road series of chapter books for children, a cookbook and a mini-autobiography.

Lady Justice and the Sting, Lady Justice and Dr. Death, Lady Justice and the Vigilante, Lady Justice and the Candidate and Lady Justice and the Book Club Murders won the Pinnacle Award for the best new mystery novels of Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012, Fall 2012 and Spring of 2013 from the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs.

Many of Walt's adventures in the Lady Justice series are anecdotal and based on Robert's real life.
Although Robert holds a master's in psychology, he has never taken a course in writing and has never learned to type. All 25 of his published books were typed with one finger and a thumb!

His wit and insight come from his varied occupations, including thirty-three years as a real estate broker. He lives with his wife, Peg, in Independence, Missouri.
Visit him on the Web at: http://BooksByBob.com

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Lady Justice and the Lottery 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Tangen More than 1 year ago
law-enforcement, seniors, situational-humor, verbal-humor, ------------------- The good guys of the SLPD are back! A different pair of retired guys win the lottery and engage a cousin who is a good lawyer to help them to avoid the pitfalls that other lottery winners have faced. There are a lot of other lessons to be learned, and Walt and Ox are right in the middle of the stickiest ones. We also learn a little about the use of drones, and even a little visit by Captain Kirk/William Shatner. Be ready for lots of laughs!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a very interesting book and fun to read. I was glad to have a more light hearted read because Walt can be quite interesting. He is an older cop that gets in the most unusual situations with Lady Justice. His friends, partner and colleagues are all quite interesting and always getting into the most trouble. Walt is always trying to uphold the law and get the bad guys put away. He is very well developed as a character and I enjoyed all the situations he got into.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Lee Ashford for Readers' Favorite Lady Justice and the Lottery by Robert Thornhill is another exciting episode in Thornhill’s Lady Justice series. Once again, Maggie, Willy, Mary, and the Professor join forces with Walt to help two elderly gentlemen, Morty and Earl, who just won the largest lottery jackpot of all time. Overcome with grandiose plans to turn back the clock to “the good old days” with their new-found riches, the duo encounters trouble at every turn. After receiving a phone call from a distant and unknown relative, with a “ground floor” opportunity for investment, the two gentlemen begin to believe their attorney’s warnings. Then, while Morty is announcing his plans to build a new baseball park, Earl is kidnapped, along with Maggie. Due to Maggie’s quick thinking, Walt and Ox are able to rescue them. But then Earl gets caught up in another scam, requiring even more – and more dangerous – help from Walt. Lady Justice and the Lottery is a fun read, once again showcasing the talents of Robert Thornhill. The many little factoids Thornhill inserts throughout this book provide surprising edutainment. I learned something about Elvis Presley that I will carry with me to my dying day. I generally am amazed at the historical knowledge of Thornhill, evident in those same factoids. Thornhill obviously does his homework before writing his stories. He has the uncanny ability to weave those factoids into the fictional plot of his mysteries, while maintaining an air of humor throughout his stories. In short, Thornhill is something of a genius at crafting a good, entertaining mystery, guaranteed to make you laugh. I’ve read quite a few of his books, and there hasn’t been a lemon in any of them. Lady Justice and the Lottery is a story everybody can enjoy, and one I strongly recommend to all readers.
Koalabear3 More than 1 year ago
Another awesome book in the Lady Justice series. This is number 14. Walt and the gang have done it again.Walt and Ox get involved in some Star Trek adventures and than get involved with the two old dudes who win the lottery. Morty and Earl. So many twists and turns and never a dull moment. Full of mystery. It has you guessing what will happen next. Also very funny. I do hope they make the Lady Justice series into a TV series or a movie. Thanks Mr. Thornhill for another amazing book!