The legal thriller series you need to read! Perfect for fans of John Grisham, Robert Bailey, Michael Connelly and Robert Dugoni.
BOOK ONE: THE BRIEF
Barrister Charles Holborne is a Jewish East Ender with a rough past, ostracised by his anti-Semitic and class-conscious colleagues who don’t want him in their prestigious Establishment profession. When a high-profile murder case lands on his desk, Charles is hopeful his reputation will turn around. But after a shocking crime is committed, he finds himself on the other side of law…
BOOK TWO: AN HONEST MAN
Charles may have just escaped the hangman by proving he was framed for murder, but his life is now in ruins. So it seems too good to be true when the brief of a lifetime lands on his desk – with a pay check to match. But as Charles delves deeper into the police corruption and warring criminal gangs involved in the case, he realises his reputation – and his life – could once more be on the line…
BOOK THREE: THE LIGHTERMAN
Charles has s got on the wrong side of two of the most dangerous men in London: Ronnie and Reggie Kray. And a shock reencounter leads to Charles taking on one of the most important briefs of his career. Can Charles settle the score with the Kray Twins? Will he lay to rest the ghosts of the past? Or will his defence of The Lighterman be the last case he ever takes on…?
The Charles Holborne Legal Thrillers boxset collection includes the first three books in the historical crime series set in 1960s London: The Brief, An Honest Man and The Lighterman.