Against the Law
by Jay Brandon

Fresh out of prison, former lawyer Edward Hall thinks his days in the courtroom are behind him. Until his sister, Dr Amy Hall, is arrested for murder…

She’s been accused of shooting the ex-husband she supposedly reconciled with and is convinced that her ex-convict brother is the only one able to save her. To make matters worse, the media won’t ignore Amy’s high-profile case; an example needs to be made of a doctor murdering another doctor. So Edward promises to do everything he can to protect his sister, because she is innocent, isn’t she?

Edward finds himself back in the courtroom facing Cynthia, the judge responsible for his arrest and imprisonment all those years ago. With personal grudges heavy in the air, can Edward spare his sister from a brutal sentencing that could cost her life?


Brandon, a Texas criminal lawyer, knows how to ratchet up tension in the courtroom

Publishers Weekly

Jay Brandon

JAY BRANDON is the award-winning author of many novels and short stories acclaimed both critically and by readers. His first novel, DEADBOLT, was awarded Booklist magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award, after a starred review. His first legal thriller, FADE THE HEAT, was short-listed for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award for Best novel, was optioned by Amblin Entertainment, and has been published around the world. His novels have been published by more than a dozen foreign publishers, with worldwide distribution. His most recent short story, “A Jury of His Peers,” was chosen by Lee Child for inclusion in THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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Against the Law by Jay Brandon is available in the following formats

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