Felony Murder Rule (Mike Daley/Rosie Fernandez Mystery) (Volume 8)

By | November 30, 2017
Felony Murder Rule (Mike Daley/Rosie Fernandez Mystery) (Volume 8) Author Sheldon Siegel
ISBN-10 0991391292
ISBN-13 9780991391295
Year 2017-02-15
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Sheldon M. Siegel, Inc.
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FELONY MURDER RULE is the eighth book in the legal thriller series featuring Mike Daley Rosie Fernandez I was just sitting in the car In the eighth installment of New York Times bestselling author Sheldon Siegels iconic San Francisco series Mike Daley and ex wife Rosie Fernandez face new challenges and stare down old demons as they return to work at the San Francisco Public Defenders Office where they had started their careers and their relationship twenty years earlier Mike and Rosie are now the co heads of the Felony Division where they spend more time running the office and supervising younger attorneys than trying cases That changes quickly when Mike is visited by Melinda Nguyen whose son Thomas a high school senior is about to go on trial for murder Thomas has been arrested under Californias archaic felony murder rule which says you can be can be convicted of first degree murder if youre present when someone is killed during the course of a felony even if you dont pull the trigger The charge against Thomas shows the absurd limits of this legal doctrine He was sitting outside in the car when a friend entered a liquor store in San Franciscos teeming Tenderloin District and allegedly flashed a gun The shopkeeper pulled out an AR 15 and calmly filled the alleged robbers chest with bullets Thomas is charged with murder even though he never entered the store Thomas fires his original lawyer on the eve of trial after she recommends acceptance of a plea bargain With nowhere else to turn his mother petitions for help from the Public Defenders Office and Mike agrees to handle the trial scheduled to start four days later As the evidence mounts against Thomas it tests Mike and Rosies legal skills and relationship Their stress is compounded by the fact that Thomas and his mother may have a connection to Mikes older brother Tommy who died in Vietnam forty years earlier Aided by Mikes brother Pete a private investigator and Rosies niece Rolanda a top notch young attorney at the P D s Office Mike and Rosie face their most compelling challenge yet as they race to represent their client and try to find closure for old wounds An intricate plot immensely likeable characters powerful suspense and a touch of humor are Sheldon Siegels hallmarks In Felony Murder Rule readers will discover once again why reviewers have called Mike Daley and Rosie Fernandez two of the most compelling and beloved characters in contemporary crime fiction

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