A blistering courtroom drama featuring THE LINCOLN LAWYER's Mickey Haller from the master of the genre
A former police reporter for the LOS ANGELES TIMES, Michael Connelly is the author of the Harry Bosch thriller series as well as several stand-alone bestsellers, including the highly acclaimed legal thriller, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club. Michael Connelly has been President of the Mystery Writers of America. His books have been translated into 31 languages and have won awards all over the world, including the EDGAR and ANTHONY AWARDs. He lives in Tampa, Florida, with his family.
a brilliant trial thriller, full of nasty surprises and great plot twists. * THE SUN * Ex-police reporter Michael Connelly is a brilliant storyteller and his books hook the reader from the very first page. * DAILY EXPRESS * The second Connelly story about 'Lincoln Lawyer' Mickey Haller, it underlines what a master of his craft Connelly is. ... There's a corkscrew plot and a killer finish to this book. * DAILY MAIL * just as gripping as his harry Bosch series. Haller is a great creation ... The Fifth Witness is perhaps the best in the series yet ... Connelly's prose is as tight and elegant as always. * CATHOLIC HERALD * The Fifth Witness is the best Haller book so far. It is not only a clever thriller with a brilliant double twist but also a heartfelt examination of the difference between natural justice and the law. * EVENING STANDARD * The greatest living American crime writer has landed another telling blow to his nearest rivals. The Fifth Witness is criminal defence attorney Mickey Haller's strongest and most pertinent performance yet. * THE MIRROR * With The Fifth Witness it's beginning to seem that Connelly can do no wrong. This latest novel is as shamelessly entertaining as its predecessors, with the customary skilful plotting even more burnished ... in the crime fiction stakes Connelly is comfortably in the upper bracket. * THE EXPRESS *