John Fairfax is the pen name of William Brodrick, who practised as a barrister before becoming a full-time novelist. Under his own name he is a previous winner of the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger Award.
I followed his trials, tribulations and eventual triumph with great enjoyment. This unusual courtroom drama is quick-witted and vividly imagined - Literary ReviewAn elegant, intricate legal thriller with nerve-shredding courtroom action - Sunday MirrorIntriguing . . . packed with accurate legal detail, the story never loses its grip - it is no surprise it's been optioned for TV - Daily MailBenson is a compelling character.The court scenes are irresistible, with as many twists and turns as you could want - Irish Times