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‚ÄčDefending Jacob by William Landay

Ahhhhh!!!!! What the fuck!!! That ending!! Jacob did it. I’m convinced. He’s guilty of everything. I had my suspicions about him after Andy found the knife. 420 more words


Defending Jacob, by William Landay

This book left me with mixed emotions. Had it not been for the surprise and intriguing ending, I would have been more disappointed. The dialogue was the biggest problem for me in this book, with much of it feeling forced, particularly the teenage portions. 36 more words

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Defending Jacob by William Landay


Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney for two decades. He is respected, admired in the courtroom, happy at home with the loves of his life: his wife, Laurie, and their teenage son, Jacob. 354 more words


Defending Jacob, by William Landay

Nine stars

Having received a strong recommendation to read this book, I was curious to see what William Landay might have in store for the reader. 538 more words

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Defending Jacob

I realized the other night that I haven’t yet written a review for a work of fiction, so I’ll do a short review of a crime novel I read a few weeks ago.¬† 279 more words


William Landay - Defending Jacob

For quite some time, I really wanted to read a good court-room thriller. After seeing Defending Jacob on my Goodreads recommendations, I decided to give it a try. 310 more words


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(Cross-posted on the WriteClub blog)

Sometimes people ask me how I deal with the commute to work. I spend a good three hours a day – often four – travelling by public transport, into London and back again along with hundreds of other commuters. 727 more words