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The Brass Verdict (2008)

Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is ready to go back to the courtroom. When Hollywood lawyer Jerry Vincent is murdered, Haller inherits his biggest case yet: the defense of Walter Elliott, a prominent studio executive accused of murdering his wife and her lover. But as Haller prepares for the case that could launch him into the big time, he learns that Vincent’s killer may be coming for him next.

Enter LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Determined to find Vincent’s killer, he is not opposed to using Haller as bait. But as danger mounts and the stakes rise, these two loners realize their only choice is to work together.

The Brass Verdict is the basis of season 1 of The Lincoln Lawyer on Netflix.

The Lincoln Lawyer star Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and author Michael Connelly read from The Brass Verdict, the book that inspired the Lincoln Lawyer series on Netflix


“Bestseller Connelly delivers one of his most intricate plots to date in his 20th book”

—Publishers Weekly, * starred review

“The answer to every Connelly fan’s dream: Hieronymus Bosch meets the Lincoln Lawyer”

—Kirkus Reviews, * starred review

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