A Criminal Defense
Losing the trial of his life could mean losing everything.

When a young reporter is found dead and a prominent Philadelphia businessman is accused of her murder, Mick McFarland finds himself involved in the case of his life. The defendant, David Hanson, was Mick’s close friend in law school, and the victim, a TV news reporter, had reached out to Mick for legal help only hours before her death.

Mick’s played both sides of Philadelphia’s courtrooms. As a top-shelf defense attorney and former prosecutor, he knows all the tricks of the trade. And he’ll need every one of them to win.

But as the trial progresses, he’s disturbed by developments that confirm his deepest fears. This trial, one that already hits too close to home, may jeopardize his firm, his family—everything. Now Mick’s only way out is to mastermind the most brilliant defense he’s ever spun, one that will cross every legal and moral boundary.

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  • Kathi Defranc
    Mar 24, 2017

    Kathi Defranc

    Wow...A Legal Thriller with a BANG! A great story of a lawyer,his family and a murder that is much more than meets the eye! A courtroom tale with characters so diverse that it is hard to find any to like. Just when you think you understand a plot, there is a twist that changes everythi...

  • Evelyn M. Simco
    Mar 23, 2017

    Evelyn M. Simco

    Wow what a page Turner.Wow!! This was a topsy turvy twisty tale. You have to read to the very end to get the whole story. I couldn't put it down. I highly recommend. I'm going to see if I can find more books by this author. ...

  • Josh
    Mar 19, 2017


    A Criminal Defense is a legal thriller by William L. Myers Jr. Meyers practiced law prior to penning this freshman effort and expertly incorporates subtle legal details throughout the story to fully immerse the reader into trial law. A Criminal Defense centers on the trial of David Han...

  • Cindy Bates
    Mar 19, 2017

    Cindy Bates

    This book is a sleeperThis book is one of those that makes you go hmmmm. As in why are there not more writers like him. No spoilers here! The story, the twists and turns keep you guessing. Never saw the end coming. Characters are so nicely developed. So many devious and typical lawyer ...

  • Celina Worman
    Mar 17, 2017

    Celina Worman

    AstoundingI am an avid reader of suspense, mystery books and I have to say this is right up there in my top 3 authors. He pulls you in slowly, just enough to keep you reading but not rushing to a conclusion. He builds a story that is plausible you feel yourself becoming part of the sto...

  • Debbie Oxier
    Mar 16, 2017

    Debbie Oxier

    Fantastic!This is the best legal thriller I've read in a long time. A couple of times I thought I had something figured out then the author would throw in another twist and I'd be back where I started. And the ending blew me away! I sat there stunned for several seconds as I absorbed w...

  • Danielle Giaccone Berrong
    Mar 16, 2017

    Danielle Giaccone Berrong

    Bravo! This is a great read. I highly recommend this book if you like Legal thrillers. ...

  • Laura Fanelli
    Mar 15, 2017

    Laura Fanelli

    Great bookKeeps you guessing throughout the the book and you never expect the ending. Definitely would suggest this book to others ...

  • Adam Aust
    Mar 15, 2017

    Adam Aust

    Decent legal thriller that kept the pages turning. The writing was solid, and while Meyers provided plenty "reader education" regarding the practice of law and courtroom strategy, he never overdid it. On the downside, though, there was more "tell" than "show" narration outside the cour...

  • Tammy
    Mar 14, 2017


    ** My review will contain spoilers***This was a free Kindle read and worth the time to read the novel. I'll now be looking for other books by this author*Very good... I can honestly say that this book kept me guessing. I had strong suspicions that Piper / Tommy were up to something and...