The Ex

The Ex

A Novel

eBook - 2016
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After agreeing to defend her ex-fiancé when he is arrested for a triple homicide, top criminal lawyer Olivia Randall begins to have doubts as the evidence mounts against him.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062390509
0062390503
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: Axis 360 (Firm)

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Nametzj
Nov 10, 2017

Excellent writing great legal story

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brangwinn
Sep 04, 2017

Good short mystery in which a lawyer is asked to defend a former fiancé who has been accused of murder. As she delves deeper into creating a viable defense, the accused story begins to unravel.

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PCPL
Jun 27, 2017

Returned, didn't like.

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chloecat
Oct 16, 2016

A first read of this author.......good plot, and characters, will read more of her work.

This reads like a Harlequin romance with a sad ending. The lawyer is self centred and spends more time 'thinking' about herself, her past affairs and how clever/ pretty she is and her cool friends too! The plot had some great twists but
avoid this author if you are looking for decently written literature.

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Sansha
Jun 06, 2016

I really enjoyed this book.
Jack Harris has been charged with killing 3 people. His teenage daughter, Buckley, enlists the help of Olivia Randall, a high-powered defence attorney. Olivia is also the ex of Jack Harris. 20 years ago Olivia treated Jack badly and feels she owes it to him to take on his case.
As the evidence is revealed, Olivia goes between believing in Jack and trusting him to realizing he is lying to her and wondering whether he is in fact guilty. Loved the legal aspects to this novel.

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Shelley51
May 09, 2016

This was a very interesting story. My problem was I didn't like the main character, Olivia. Unfortunately for me, I figured out "who did it" early on in the story. I finished the book in hopes of being wrong.

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PineSisken
May 02, 2016

This very contemporary, fast-paced, legal thriller was recommended by Sarah Weinman during her interview on NPR in February 2016: "The 'Girl' in the Title: More than a Marketing Trend." The legal aspects of the plot are very interesting. One can tell that the author was a prosecutor. If you are a fan of TV shows like "Law and Order" and "How to Get Away with Murder," you will enjoy this novel. In fact, both of those shows are referenced in the book - look for them. Some people say that it doesn't matter to a criminal defense lawyer whether their client is innocent or guilty. Did he or didn't he? This reader won't tell. You will have to read the book to find out.

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nannerl
Feb 20, 2016

Compellingly written with a good twist at the end. I enjoy Alafair's writing more than her father's and look forward to more.

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tink05
Feb 05, 2016

Good book that keeps you intrigued from page one all the way to the end. I'll be interested in reading more from the author.

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