Criminal Intent by Sheldon Siegel

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** CRIMINAL INTENT is BOOK 3 of 7 in the legal thriller series featuring Mike Daley & Rosie Fernandez. **

You can pick your friends, they say, but you can't pick your family. And lately, Mike Daley's family has been keeping him very busy. An ex-priest, ex-public defender, and ex-corporate lawyer, Daley and his former wife, Rosie Fernandez, now run their own San Francisco criminal defense firm. Most of their cases are fairly small-time, which is why it would be surprising that the person accused of murdering movie director Richard (Big Dick) MacArthur is calling them-except that the accused is Rosie's own niece, Angelina. That case is bad enough, but the family problems don't end there: Rosie's brother, Tony, may be on the wrong end of a strong-arm graft proposal; the son of one of the firm's lawyers has just been busted on a drug charge; Mike is having a clandestine affair with a woman judge . . . and Rosie herself has a dark secret that may make all of it seem irrelevant.

An intricate plot, immensely likeable characters, powerful suspense, and more than a touch of humor-these have already become Siegel's hallmarks. Criminal Intent will keep you turning pages until its final, surprising end.

About Sheldon Siegel

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Sheldon Siegel, a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, has been a practicing attorney in San Francisco for over twenty-five years. Judgement Day is the sixth novel is his series of critically-acclaimed, best-selling courtroom dramas featuring San Francisco criminal defense lawyers Mike Daley and Rosie Fernandez. He lives in Marin County with his wife, Linda, and twin sons, Alan and Stephen. He is currently working on his seventh novel.
Published January 16, 2014 by Sheldon M. Siegel, Inc.. 432 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Besides being auteur of the shaky new movie, MacArthur was a lead investor in the effort to create a film studio in the newly hot district near the Giants’ new ballpark, a project for which money is slipped to politicians after being washed through neighborhood businesses in order to soften the o...

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Rosie's niece, Angel, a top model married to a fading film director, is accused of beating her husband to death with his Oscar statuette, while Angel's father, Tony, a respected produce merchant, gets involved in a kickback scheme to build a movie studio in the China Basin area.

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