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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (574 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Paul Levine Narrator: Christopher Lane Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Solomon vs. Lord Novels Release Date: January 2006 ISBN: 9781455183364
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Victoria Lord follows all the rules. Steve Solomon makes up his own.

Steve Solomon is the sharpest lawyer ever to barely graduate from Key West School of Law. Victoria Lord is fresh from Yale, toiling for an ambitious DA, and soon to be married. And Katrina Barksdale is a sexy former figure skater charged with killing her incredibly wealthy, incredibly kinky husband. With all three tangled in Miami’s steamiest trial of the century, the case is sure to make sparks fly, headlines scream—and opposites attract.

Surrounded by crooks, con men, and a cast of colorful characters, Steve Solomon and Vickie Lord must solve the crime before they end up in ruin, in jail—or, worse, in bed.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Remarkably fresh and original, with characters you can’t help loving and sparkling dialogue that echoes the Hepburn-Tracy screwball comedies.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

  • “Authentic dialogue, rich characterizations, complicated relationships and even pathos bolster Solomon vs. Lord. Unique plot twists and well-placed humor helps, too.”

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

  • “A funny, fast-paced legal thriller…Levine keeps things fresh by injecting the story with interesting subplots and a full roster of quirky, lovable characters…the barbed dialogue that flies between them makes for some genuine laugh-out-loud moments.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Reader Lane tackles all the voices and keeps the action edge of the seat. His multi-voiced reading captures the genius in this with appropriate tone and pace.” 

    Kliatt

  • “Christopher Lane..did a magnificent job…Levine’s humor combined with Lane’s delivery of it was rip-roaring funny…He was able to give unique life to every character…and there was never any over-dramatization. Lane is a great narrator and I think he was an excellent match for this novel.”

    Jen Forbus, Jen’sBookThoughts.com

  • A 2006 Thurber Prize for American Humor Semi-Finalist
  • A 2007 Audie Award Finalist
  • A 2006 Macavity Award Finalist for Best Mystery Novel

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katy Defay | 2/19/2014

    " An easy, enjoyable, really fun read from start to finish. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 N. Kuhn | 2/11/2014

    " This was a great Legal book. Hints of a Grisham story, little bit of romance. I thoroughly enjoyed it. There's some editing errors. But not many to make reading unpleasant. Steve Solomon twists the law, is out of line, and funny. His court room tactics are off the scale, but are in the name of justice. Victoria Lord tries to play by the book and can't stand Solomon. When they end up working a case together, things go crazy. It definitely made for a great book. I didn't want to put it down. I can't wait to read the rest in the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 2/8/2014

    " I love the duo in this book and the writing style. Great light hearted read!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Yvonne | 2/3/2014

    " Mystery- Romance. Warm & Witty series of books set in Florida. If you saw the old series "Moonlighting" -- it has that dynamic. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gerald Nusbaum | 1/20/2014

    " 1st book that I have read by Paul Levine. It is about two Lawyers in Miami, Fla., hooking up to form a law firm. I enjoyed this author. It was a fast read, unable to put down. I got this book for free.I will look for more books from this author,also I will follow the series of Solomon and Lord. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris Schaeffer | 1/18/2014

    " Fun story, great drama, but the characters were stereotypical. Black and white when I needed a little grey. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Yune | 1/13/2014

    " I was amused by the title, but a case of too much caricature kept me from being won over by Solomon as he wooed opposing-prosecutor-turned-partner (oh, and she's engaged) Victoria Lord. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Livia | 1/6/2014

    " A great start to a fun series. Just the right amount of laughter, sex, murder and mayhem! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Erin | 12/10/2013

    " Too much swearing! And a little bit too easy of a read for what I wanted. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Norma | 11/27/2013

    " I absolutely loved this book! Did not know it was a series until I finished it. So, onto book 2. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joann | 11/2/2013

    " A fun and not too serious "whodunit". If you like the Janet Evanovich style, you will like this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jan | 10/26/2013

    " Humorous legal fun with sexual tension between the two main characters - a good summer read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kevin | 10/17/2013

    " It's a well-written comic book. Lots of great dialog and comebacks. Lots of sex and sexy scenes. Lots of lawyer stuff. Totally unreal, but that is not the point. It's simply fun and doesn't require much thinking. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 pjreads ♫ | 9/28/2013

    " too heavy handed, smothered spark "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kay | 9/26/2013

    " A really fun book to read. I will be reading more of Levine. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Peter Ji | 9/23/2013

    " This is one of my favourite books to date. Very witty and smart conversations combined the two very interesting and realistic characters. A must read if you are into courtroom drama, romance, and hilarious conversational retorts. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cara | 8/25/2013

    " I loved this book. It was a great story. Romance, murder, puzzles, awesome food descriptions that made me hungry, and character development. I can't wait to read the next one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Scott | 8/15/2013

    " One of my favorite authors! The original ... I truly enjoy the Solomon vs. Lord series and the way Paul brings the characters to life! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Corky | 6/27/2013

    " Surprisingly good legal thriller. Haven't read the follow up yet but look for this author to make it in the hardcover arena before long. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rick | 3/8/2013

    " A lot of fun! I read the second in the series first. This is the first one and it's great too. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hillary | 2/7/2013

    " Enjoyed the mystery, romance and court took. Plan to read other books in the series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melissa | 10/28/2012

    " Decent lawyer fiction. Entertaining, about rival lawyers joining forces. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 9/25/2012

    " pretty funny. enjoyed this book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Name Deb | 8/4/2012

    " Great book. Funny and entertaining. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tommi Chavez | 5/29/2012

    " good book, easy reading. recommend it "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shirley | 4/26/2012

    " A good lawyer/courtroom story with characters developed well. Serious and laugh out loud funny combined. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 TheIron Paw | 4/5/2012

    " This was an excellent read; it's as if John Grisham and Janet Evanovich collaborated on a novel. Good plot, excellent characters, and excellent humour to go along with the courtroom drama. I'd highly recommend this. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kristin | 4/3/2012

    " I wouldn't exactly call this a good book, but it was definitely entertaining. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carrie | 10/16/2011

    " i can see this on tv, can't wait for the next one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mari Farrell | 9/30/2011

    " This is a great book! Read it at the beach this year. Lots of fun and a great mix between court room drama and the irreverent Florida fiction I love! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tressa | 8/14/2011

    " The characters--including the city--were vivid and vibrant. The cases were interesting and the dialogue was snappy. It was a very enjoyable read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joe | 5/13/2011

    " #2 in the Solomon & Lord series, and every bit a good as the first in the series. Enjoy the trip down to Key West and all the characters that live in Paradise as well as an explosive trial and some "stormy" seas between Solomon and Lord! It will keep you guessing right to the end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danielle | 11/1/2010

    " I liked this one but I enjoyed the first one better. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ed | 9/3/2009

    " Great book. I would give a 5 star if the author trimmed down the swear words. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 TheIron | 8/17/2009

    " Not as funny as Levine's first "Solomon vs Lord" book but with perhaps a better mystery to it. Still a very good read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 4/27/2009

    " I thoroughly enjoyed Paul Levine's second book in this series as well as the first--which is unusual. His writing is simply hiliarias and I literally laughed out loud... So good for the soul. It's a great book for the men in our life too. Fun to read and laugh together! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tamara | 3/4/2009

    " Good read -- funny when Solomon and Lord end up at a nudist resort with her mother "the queen" and her uncle and ex-boyfirend. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mark | 2/20/2009

    " Second in the Solomon vs Lord series...couple of lawyers that are also lovers...part mystery, part legal thriller, part comedy...best way to describe it is Grisham meets Hiaasen "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Suzie | 11/14/2008

    " This was an excellent read!! Hilarious, twisted and mind-tickling. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dennis | 5/16/2008

    " Entertaining sequel to "Solomon & Lord". Humorous interaction between the two attorneys who are opposite in style and personality. Fairly good mystery. I have the next two in the series and they are in the rotation. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lola | 3/26/2008

    " A bit dissapointed with this book, i loved the first book and was expecting the same greatness. Sadly it didn't happen, i still love the characters though - especially steve. This book discouraged me from continuing with the series. "

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About the Author

Paul Levine is a former trial and appellate attorney and the award-winning author of numerous legal thrillers. He has received the John D. MacDonald Award for Excellence in Florida Fiction and the Inkwell Award presented by the South Florida Writers Association. Solomon vs. Lord was nominated for the Macavity Award and the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Deep Blue Alibi was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award. Kill All the Lawyers was a finalist for the International Thriller Writers Award. He also has written for ABC television, Stephen J. Cannell Studios, and the CBS television program JAG. He lives in Los Angeles.

About the Narrator

Christopher Lane is an award-winning actor, director, and narrator. He is a three-time winner of the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration and recipient of ten AudioFile Earphones Awards.