Extended Audio Sample

Download Mystery Writers of America Presents the Prosecution Rests: New Stories about Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Mystery Writers of America Presents the Prosecution Rests: New Stories about Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law Audiobook, by Linda Fairstein Click for printable size audiobook cover
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Linda Fairstein Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, J. Paul Boehmer Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2009 ISBN: 9781400181896
Regular Price: $21.99 Add to Cart
— or —
FlexPass™ Price: $12.95$5.95$5.95 for new members!
Add to Cart learn more )

Bestselling author Linda Fairstein, who "makes legal issues more exciting than any high-speed chase" (The New York Times), presents these thrilling stories of lawyers under pressure, criminals facing the needle, and heartbroken families who hope for justice and who sometimes take it into their own hands. In James Grippando's "Death, Cheated," a lawyer defends his ex-girlfriend against the investors who bet $1.5 million on her death. In Barbara Parker's "A Clerk's Life," a disillusioned clerk at a corporate law firm suspects the worst of his colleagues when one of the firm's employees is murdered. In Phyllis Cohen's "Designer Justice," an accused murderer thinks he's lucked out when he lands a high-priced lawyer, only to learn that there are worse fates than being found guilty. This collection-filled with shocking twists, double-crosses, and edge-of-your-seat suspense-includes "The Secret Session," by Edward D. Hoch; "Designer Justice," by Phyllis Cohen; "Follow Up," by Jo Dereske; "By Hook or by Crook," by Charlie Drees; "The Letter," by Eileen Dunbaugh; "Spectral Evidence," by Kate Gallison; "Knife Fight," by Joel Goldman; "Death, Cheated," by James Grippando; "My Brother's Keeper," by Daniel J. Hale; "The Flashlight Game," by Diana Hansen-Young; "Mom Is My Co-Counsel," by Paul Levine; "Quality of Mercy," by Leigh Lundin; "The Mother," by Michele Martinez; "Red Dog," by Anita Page; "A Clerk's Life," by Barbara Parker; "Time Will Tell," by Twist Phelan; "The Evil We Do," by John Walter Putre; "Night Court," by S. J. Rozan; "Hard Blows," by Morley Swingle; "Custom Sets," by Joseph Wallace; "Bang," by Angela Zeman; and "Going Under," by Linda Fairstein. Download and start listening now!

be6t

Quotes & Awards

  • “A stellar anthology…The consistently high quality of the twenty-two selections will lead many to hope the MWA will sponsor more volumes in this vein.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • A stellar anthology…. consistently high quality. Publishers Weekly Starred Review
  • “The entries range from funny and quirky to dark and disturbing, but, taken as a whole, they make a thoroughly entertaining work of crime fiction.”

    Booklist

Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations
About the Author
Author Linda Fairstein

Linda Fairstein, one of America’s foremost legal experts on crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence, led the Sex Crimes Unit of the District Attorney’s Office in Manhattan for over twenty-five years. A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, she is a graudate of Vassar College and the University of Virginia School of Law. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed Alexandra Cooper novels, many of which have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. One of the novels in the series, The Deadhouse, won the Nero Wolfe Award for Best Crime Novel of 2001 and was also chosen as a best book of 2001 by both the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times.

About the Narrators

Cassandra Campbell, Audie Award–nominated narrator and winner of several Earphones Awards, has performed in regional theaters across the country and in several off-Broadway shows at the Public Theater and the Mint Theater. In addition to narrating audiobooks, acting, and directing, she is a commercial and documentary voice-over artist.

J. Paul Boehmer is an American actor best known for his numerous appearances in the Star Trek universe. Hkis audiobook narrations have garnered nine AudioFile Earphones Awards and two prestigious Audie Awards for Best Narration, besides being a finalist for the Audie Award in 2012 and 2015. Between narrations, he is active in regional theaters across the country. His television appearances include guest spots on Nip/Tuck and Numb3rs.