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Jack Carney’s life is unexpectedly put on hold. He is not a criminal lawyer, but his friend needs help. He remembers his time in Japan flying covert missions against the Russians. What would his flight crew think of him now? By comparison his legal career lacks purpose. If he defends Connor, there will be consequences: his firm does not allow involvement in criminal cases.
This is the story of a trial that changes the lawyer’s life. If you like a bit of legal intrigue laced with a touch of Southern culture and the drama of a trial, you’ll like this story.
About the Author
Now a retired attorney living in the Florida Panhandle, Roberts served as the lead trial attorney for the Louisiana Attorney General's Office in Baton Rouge and also practiced for many years in a private civil law firm. He once flew reconnaissance missions over Russia while stationed in Japan and serving his tour of duty . Books and telling stories have always been a favorite pastime.
The author states this debut novel is totally fictional though told as a memoir. But he allows -- the yellow Mustang convertible is real.
"...A highly absorbing novel that is, while conventional on the surfac e, is highly unconventional at its depths.The central character's meditations on the law, religion, and military service are as central to the novel as is the plot." -- Chanticleer
"The story continually captivates ... a subdued but enthralling examination of life in and outside a courtroom.” -- Kirkus Reviews