While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Legal Fiction books.
- An Innocent Client (Joe Dillard Series) (2012)
- Kaleidoscope (Lucius White Legal Thrillers) (2019)
- The Professor (McMurtrie and Drake Legal Thrillers) (2015)
- The Unbidden Truth (A Barbara Holloway Novel) (2005)
- Without Precedent (2019)
- DEAD OR ALIVE a totally addictive thriller with a breathtaking twist (2019)
- Legal Reserves (2018)
- Codes, Regulations, and Standards in Interior Design (2011)
- A Woman of Fortune (Texas Gold Collection) (2019)
- The Finishing School (2007)
A preacher is found brutally murdered in a Tennessee motel room.A beautiful, mysterious young girl is accused.In this Mystery Readers International finalist for "Best Debut Mystery," criminal defense lawyer Joe Dillard has become jaded over the years as he's tried to balance his career against his conscience. Savvy but cynical, Dillard wants to quit doing criminal defense, but he can't resist the chance to represent someone who might actually be innocent.
Kaleidoscope (Lucius White Legal Thrillers) (2019)
He’s vowed to right the wrongs that killed his father. But this courtroom battle could be the death of him.Lucius White’s father died in prison because a prosecutor didn’t play by the rules. Determined to keep the past from repeating itself, the criminal defense attorney works relentlessly to protect his clients from overzealous prosecutors. When his old friend, hospital CEO Martin Bower, is charged with embezzling millions of dollars, White goes into battle against an ambitious, unethical U.S.
The Professor (McMurtrie and Drake Legal Thrillers) (2015)
Law professor Thomas Jackson McMurtrie literally wrote the book on evidence in the state of Alabama. But when a power-hungry colleague uses a recent run-in between McMurtrie and headstrong student Rick Drake to end his career, he is left unsure what to do next.Meanwhile, a devastating trucking accident in Henshaw, Alabama, leaves a young family dead.
The Unbidden Truth by Kate Wilhelm released on Sep 27, 2005 is available now for purchase.
Without Precedent (2019)
Matthew Daley is a Manhattan corporate lawyer at the top of his game. As the first defense attorney on call to get pharmaceutical companies out of trouble, Matt is rising in the judicial system exactly as he planned.
A HEART-POUNDING CRIME THRILLER WITH A STUNNING TWIST A hurricane is due to hit Florida hard. Surprised by neighbors, the burglars kill two people . . . and seven-year-old girl, Lemon Madras disappears. is taken off suspension and brought in to find her. Selected for his street smarts and toughness, Tom gets But why was the home targeted in the first place and why does no one seem very concerned with the girl’s safety?
Legal Reserves (2018)
A significant trial looms. The two lawyers and the judge all have major reasons to worry: Jeri Richards, a newbie judge, is presiding over her first trial concerned she is too inexperienced to handle it. Mike Reigert, the plaintiff’s attorney, must try his biggest case because his client refuses the department store’s huge settlement offers—just to make sure that what they did to her won’t ever happen to anyone else.
Codes, Regulations, and Standards in Interior Design (2011)
Codes, Regulations, and Standards in Interior Design shows interior design students and practitioners how to make the incorporation of code requirements an integral part of their design process. The text develops a clear understanding of the reasons for, the history of, the meaning and application of, and the enforcement of applicable codes, regulations, and standards to real problems in Interior Design.
You never know what you’re really made of until you lose everything.Texas socialite Claire Massey is living the dream—designer clothes, luxury cars, stunning homes. But everything comes crashing down when her charming cattle broker husband is arrested for fraud. Suddenly she finds herself facing attorneys, a media frenzy, and a trail of broken hearts.
The Finishing School (2007)
Michele Martinez, author of the critically acclaimed Most Wanted, which USA Today called “a breakout,” brings back savvy, sexy federal prosecutor Melanie Vargas in a new case that pits her against a very clever, very scary killerIn a glittering penthouse high above Park Avenue, two beautiful teenagers, students at an exclusive Manhattan girls’ school, lie dead under suspicious circumstances.
Best Legal Fiction Books: The Ultimate Collection
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some legal fiction books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Fiction and the Languages of Law: Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse
Author(s): Karen Petroski
ID: 2326865, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Legal Fictions in Theory and Practice
Author(s): Maksymilian Del Mar, William Twining (eds.)
ID: 1334104, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Poetic Justice and Legal Fictions
Author(s): Jonathan Kertzer
ID: 400511, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2010, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.