Book 1 of the Thaddeus Murfee Series
Young Thaddeus Murfee is a trial lawyer with less than 18 months of courtroom experience. He is completely unprepared for the complicated murder case that he is asked to defend.
While Ermeline was passed out, her date carved his name in her breasts. Later, he is found murdered. Ermeline is arrested based on circumstantial evidence because she had motive and opportunity. She hires Thaddeus, who makes his criminal lawyer debut defending his first murder case in this intense courtroom drama.
In The Defendants, John Ellsworth offers you a courtroom thriller that puts you right in the front row of the jury. See the politics that lurk behind criminal cases and discover how love can grow out of the strangest beginnings that anybody could imagine.
In the exciting climax in this legal thriller, Thaddeus is only given a split second to save his own life. His heart-pounding reaction in this crime fiction novel is breath taking!