The Fifth Witness (Lincoln Laywer) by Michael Connelly PDF

By Michael Connelly

Mickey Haller has fallen on difficult occasions. He expands his enterprise into foreclosures security, in simple terms to determine one in all his consumers accused of killing the banker she blames for attempting to remove her domestic.

Mickey places his group into excessive equipment to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even supposing the facts and his personal suspicions inform him his customer is to blame. quickly after he learns that the sufferer had black industry dealings of his personal, Haller is assaulted, too--and he's convinced he's at the correct path.

Despite the chance and uncertainty, Haller mounts the simplest safeguard of his profession in a tribulation the place the final shock comes after the decision is in. Connelly proves back why he "may rather well be the easiest novelist operating within the usa today" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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But he’d have to weed through the stack to find it. ” “Yes, Doctor. A few minutes ago. I said you were running behind. ” Nodding, as if it were nothing more than another hassle in a typically busy day, he mumbled thank you and continued into his office. His corner space featured two magnificent views. One across Lake Washington to the multimillion-dollar homes choking the east shore, the Bellevue office buildings, and the breath-stopping Cascade Mountain peaks. The other, a northerly panorama of the downtown business district, Lake Union, and Queen Anne Hill.

Water tinkled through a pipe. The rhythmic whoosh of a fan echoed through the ventilation duct. He didn’t hear a sound from Sikes or Washington. Now what? Probably not a great idea to move—even the slightest noise might give away his location. ” “Bullshit. Holds him, so it should damn well hold you. ” “Stop whining, Washington. ” Carefully, McCarthy squirmed around in the cramped space to face the way he had come. Barely able to kneel, his back flush against the cement ceiling, he fished the cell phone from his pocket and pressed one of the buttons to light the display.

What were the odds of that? Maybe he should’ve done something—although he wasn’t sure what—when Russell started to complain about the memories. But no, he’d blown Russell off, figuring the problem would simply go away. It didn’t. Then, two months ago, a request for a copy of Russell’s medical records landed on his 56 | A L L E N W Y L E R desk to be sent to McCarthy’s office. He blew that off too. Two weeks later another request arrived. Again he ignored it, figuring fuck McCarthy. A request for Baker’s files followed.

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