“If Jack Reacher practiced law, he might look a lot like Elvis Henderson, the engaging itinerant lawyer at the heart of this new series from Robert Rotstein. All Roads Lead to Justice tells the timely story of two preventable deaths and their aftermath. Following her fundamentalist religious beliefs, a young mother refuses to undergo a straightforward surgical procedure to save her unborn twins. The girls’ deaths are called murder, and the maverick lawyer Henderson returns to his Alabama hometown to defend his stubborn, self-righteous client, Destiny Grace Harper. All Roads Lead to Justice sparkles. A provocative and stirring clash of science, faith, and the law.” —James W. Ziskin, author of the award-winning Ellie Stone mysteries
- The Out-of-Town Lawyer
Release Date: 6/25/24
Formats: Hardcover, Trade Print ARC, Trade Paperback
USA Today bestselling author Robert Rotstein is back with The Out-of-Town Lawyer, a gripping legal thriller that throws a community into chaos and questions the very foundations of our morality.
The Quartz County, Alabama district attorney has charged Destiny Grace Harper with murdering her unborn twins—a crime punishable by death. However, Alabama v. Harper isn’t your ordinary homicide case. Harper’s babies suffered from a rare disorder called TTTS, a fatal condition if left untreated, but correctable with minimally invasive surgery. Harper refused the surgery on religious grounds, resulting in the death of both babies, and now Harper is on trial.
Enter Elvis Henderson, a traveling criminal defense attorney who roams the country in his campervan. He receives assignments from Hazel Curnow, a once iconic trial lawyer turned recluse. When Curnow assigns Elvis the Harper case, he balks—Quartz County is his home turf. He left Alabama under a dark cloud at age eighteen and has no intention of returning.
When Elvis arrives to meet his paralegal, Margaret Booth, they immediately realize the case is fraught with complications: a desperate client whose story keeps shifting; a local populace who vociferously defend the rights of the unborn; a charismatic minister whose family lords over the town; a ruthless DA with political ambitions; an old-school judge who relishes handing down capital convictions; and a sheriff who might just want Elvis dead.
An action-packed ride to a shocking verdict, The Out-of-Town Lawyer is a gripping legal thriller that explores family love, reconciliation, and the moral and legal issues that draw a fine line between tragedy and crime.
- We, the Jury
Read by various narrators
Release Date: 10/23/18
Formats: Hardcover, Trade Paperback, Trade Print ARC, Promo Print Book
“We, the Jury has what most legal thrillers lack—total authenticity, which is spellbinding.” —James Patterson
On the day before his twenty-first wedding anniversary, David Sullinger buried an ax in his wife’s skull. Now, eight jurors must retire to the deliberation room and decide whether David committed premeditated murder—or whether he was a battered spouse who killed his wife in self-defense.
Told from the perspective of over a dozen participants in a murder trial, We, the Jury examines how public perception can mask the ghastliest nightmares. As the jurors stagger toward a verdict, they must sift through contradictory testimony from the Sullingers’ children, who disagree on which parent was Satan; sort out conflicting allegations of severe physical abuse, adultery, and incest; and overcome personal animosities and biases that threaten a fair and just verdict. Ultimately, the central figures in We, the Jury must navigate the blurred boundaries between bias and objectivity, fiction and truth.