A riveting new legal thriller from the bestselling author of My Sisters Grave.In San Franciscos seamy Tenderloin district, a teenage street hustler has been murdered in a shelter for boys. And the dedicated priest who runs the struggling home stands accused. But despite damning evidence that hes a killerand worseFather Thomas Martin stands by his innocence. And attorney Peter Donley stands with him.For three years Donley has cut his legal teeth in his uncles tiny, no-frills firm, where people come before profits. Just as Donley is poised to move on to a lucrative dream job, the shocking case lands in his lap, and he must put his future on hold while putting his courtroom skills to the test. But a ruthless DA seeking headlines and a brutal homicide cop bent on vengeance have their own agendas. Now, as he unearths the dirty secrets surrounding the case, Donley must risk his neck to save his clients lifeand expose the face of true evil....
|Title||:||The 7th Canon|
|Number of Pages||:||334 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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The 7th Canon Reviews
Canon 7 of the ABA moral code of responsibility states “a lawyer should represent his client zealously within the bounds of the law”. Attorney Peter Donley takes it to heart but puts his own spin on just how far he should go to save his client.
Father Tom Martin runs a shelter for troubled boys. When one is found murdered, the DA wastes no time naming him as the killer. Peter works with his Uncle Lou who has made a career out of defending the disadvantaged. But when Lou ends up in hospital, the c ...more
I think that THE 7THE CANON is an excellent thriller. The story takes place in 1987 and I was thrilled to read a book that takes place in the 80s, before all modern inventions like cell phones, etc. It's not that far back in time, but I quite enjoy reading books from that time. Probably because I'm a child of the 80s. THE 7THE CANON is a story about injustice and corruption, always a fascinating subject. One can't help wonder through the book why some of the characters in the book seem so desper ...more
Received my copy through Netgalley. 4.5 stars. Excellent!
I must say that Robert Dugoni is becoming a must read for me. After reading his Tracy Crosswhite series, I knew that I wanted to check out his David Sloane novels. As luck would have it, a new book came out featuring a new character, Peter Donley. So I decided to read this one instead. Also, as it happens, this is a novel Robert started back in the 90's but had put on the back burner. I'm so glad that he didn't give up on it and finished it.
This was a great legal thriller! Talk about adrenaline ...more
Peter Donley is a young lawyer with a wife and two year old son. For the past three years he has worked in his uncle's no-frills law firm in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district where people come before profits. Just as Peter is considering an offer to move to a more lucrative firm a new case lands in his lap. A case that will force him to confront his own past.
Father Thomas Martin runs a shelter for homeless boys. With a shaved head, earring, and tattoo he is not your stereotypical priest. When ...more
THE 7th CANON, a standalone novel by New York Times and #1 Amazon Bestselling Author Robert Dugoni is a legal crime thriller that is sure to please. I have read most of his novels in the “Tracy Crosswhite” series and” David Sloane” series, and have nothing but praise for his writing. The police procedural featuring Seattle Homicide Detective Tracy Crosswhite has kept Dugoni in the Amazon top 10 for more than two years. He is also the author of the legal thriller series featuring David Sloane.
After reading just two books by Robert Dugoni, I've become a fan; so when I got the chance to read an advance copy of this one in exchange for an honest review, I jumped. It's a standalone that's not part of either his Tracy Crosswhite or David Sloane series, though, so I crossed my fingers that my high expectations would be justified.
They were uncrossed by the end of the first chapter; when I got near the end, they were holding my Kindle so tightly that no one could possibly pry it out of my ha ...more
A priest becomes the prime subject in the death of a minor who was staying in the shelter for homeless and troubled youths that the priest runs.
The priest finds the boy's body when he went down the basement to fix a fuse. The boy had been stabbed.
A young lawyer who has worked for 3 years in his uncles practice becomes the priests defence lawyer. He believes the priests innocent so to prove it and a private investigator set out to find the truth.
Another great read from the author. Action packed a ...more