But an evil young woman named Natasha is responsible for the slayings and Joe knows it. A family of four is slaughtered in rural Tennessee. Two weeks later, a retired high school principal and his wife are brutally slain. Two satan-worshipping teens stand accused. In the second of the bestselling Joe Dillard series, it's up to prosecutor Dillard to convict them.
Now joe must risk everything -- including his family's safety and his own life -- to bring an evil murderer to justice. This book was so intense it was scary. M. George, Detroit, Mich. Better than the old Grisham. Tompat, Melbourne, Fla. Natasha is walking around free because the two boys who have been arrested are too terrified to implicate her.
Cottrill, Dallas, Tex. The book ends up moving along like a thriller should; at breakneck speed. N. Bilmes, Vernon, Conn. This author is a must read if you love attorney and courtroom thrillers. Kenneth J.
Injustice For All Joe Dillard Series Book 3
Meanwhile, the missing girl turns out to be a mystery far deeper than anyone imagined. In the third book of the bestselling Joe Dillard series, Dillard finds himself in the middle of two volatile mysteries. A young employee from the district attorney's office goes missing. Joe dillard is a two-million-copy bestselling series.
A criminal court judge is found hanging from a tree. The primary suspect in the judge's murder is Dillard's son's best friend, and Dillard's wife may have destroyed evidence. Pratt's richly developed characters are vivid and believable. Publisher's weekly"It's Scott Turow and Grisham. Ken bruen"pratt knows what he's doing and it shows.
An Innocent Client Joe Dillard Series Book 1
The opening chapter is maybe the most compelling I've read in a decade. Ken bruensmart and sophisticated, with a plot twist that will leave you shaking your head in wonder, "An Innocent Client" -- the first in the acclaimed Joe Dillard series -- will also leave you begging for more. His drug-addicted sister has just been released from prison and his mother is succumbing to Alzheimer's, but Dillard's commitment to the case never wavers despite the personal troubles and professional demands that threaten to destroy him.
Pratt's richly developed characters are vivid and believable, especially the strong Southern women who fight their male-dominated culture from behind a facade of vulnerability in this brilliantly executed debut. Publisher's weekly"It's Scott Turow and Grisham. Savvy but cynical, dillard wants to quit doing criminal defense, but he can't resist the chance to represent someone who might actually be innocent.
An amazon Top 5 bestseller. A preacher is found brutally murdered in a Tennessee motel room. A beautiful, mysterious young girl is accused. In this bestselling debut, criminal defense lawyer Joe Dillard has become jaded over the years as he's tried to balance his career against his conscience.
Reasonable Fear Joe Dillard Series Book 4
He becomes heavily involved in the investigation with Sheriff Leon Bates and soon realizes that he is up against an enemy that he has never before encountered -- someone so rich and so powerful that the course of justice could be altered by money and political influence. In this novel, dillard has become the district attorney in Northeast Tennessee.
His life, and the lives of his family, depend on the answer. But when bodies start showing up in his driveway and his family is threatened with termination, Dillard must ask himself a previously unthinkable question. Joe dillard is a two-million-copy bestselling series. Three young women are found floating in a lake.
The suspect is one of the richest and most powerful men in Tennessee. Reasonable fear" is the fourth of the bestselling Joe Dillard series offered by Scott Pratt.
Conflict of Interest Joe Dillard Series Book 5
In this fifth installment of the highly-acclaimed and bestselling Joe Dillard series, Dillard is hired to represent the parents of a child who has gone missing. The ransom note demands millions. Joe dillard is a two-million-copy bestselling series. A six-year-old girl is kidnapped from her bed in Tennessee's oldest town.
As the clock ticks, dillard desperately tries to find the little girl, but the return of his wife's dreaded disease and the stunning appearance of his father combine to push Dillard to his emotional limit. Pratt's richly developed characters arevivid and believable, especially the strong Southern women who fight theirmale-dominated culture from behind a facade of vulnerability.
Blood Money Joe Dillard Series Book 6
Joe dillard is a two-million-copy bestselling series. Note from the author: "blood money" is an extensive rewrite of a book I wrote a few years ago called "Russo's Gold. While i was satisfied with most of "Russo's Gold, " there were parts of it that I wanted to improve. Her name is charleston story, and in her very first case, she is bright and beautiful, she winds up inheriting an item so valuable that it threatens to destroy her and everything she cares about.
I hope you enjoy it. As dillard tries to help and advise his young protege, he finds himself dragged into a web of danger and intrigue, a web so thick that he may never be able to extract himself. Pratt's richly developed characters arevivid and believable, especially the strong Southern women who fight theirmale-dominated culture from behind a facade of vulnerability.
Publisher's Weekly. I also wanted to incorporate it into the Joe Dillard series, and that is what I've done. Scott pratt in the sixth volume of the bestselling Joe Dillard series, Dillard does something he has never done before -- he hires a young associate.
A Crime of Passion Joe Dillard Series Book 7
Joe dillard is a two million copy bestselling series. A beautiful, young, rising star in the country music world is found dead in a Nashville hotel room. As the trial begins and the tension mounts, Dillard fears that not only will his client be wrongfully convicted, but that Dillard himself may not survive.
As a retired attorney who practiced transactional law and not civil or criminal litigation, I appreciate the way Scott reveals the tension between defense attorneys and prosecutors, the Judge, the prejudices of both toward each other, and law enforcement. Amazon five-Star Review. The owner of her record company is charged with murder.
Dillard navigates nashville's unfamiliar legal system and the world of country music in search of the truth, but he soon finds himself confronted with a web of lies so masterfully woven that he fears he may never find any answers. If you like reacher, john grisham, jake brigance and paul madriani, the lincoln lawyer, michael Connelly, you'll be excited to meet Joe Dillard!" --Amazon Five-Star Review "I predict it won't be long before you see Scott Pratt's name mentioned with Lee Child, and Steve Martini when critics talk about legal/crime fiction.
Amazon five-star review "Every bit as good as Grisham! Superb characterization, suspense, drama. Amazon five-star review "I love the Dillard Series by Scott Pratt. In the seventh installment of scott pratt's bestselling Joe Dillard series, a record company baron accused of strangling Kasey Cartwright, Dillard is hired to travel to Tennessee's capital city to defend Paul Milius, his label's young star.
Due Process Joe Dillard Series Book 9
Culminating in a courtroom scene worthy of Perry Mason, Dillard must take on one of the most difficult cases of his career. Will justice prevail? or will the weight of the criminal justice system grind Joe and his client to dust? "Pratt's richly developed characters are vivid and believable, especially the strong Southern women who fight their male-dominated culture from behind a facade of vulnerability.
Publishers Weekly. In the ninth installment of the bestselling Joe Dillard series, Dillard finds himself defending one of the players accused of assaulting the young woman. The case receives national attention, quickly escalating into a platform for deep-seeded division and hatred. An amazon Top 20 bestseller.
A young exotic dancer claims she was sexually assaulted at a party thrown by a university football team. Three players stand accused. It also ensnares dillard, along with his son, Jack, and Charleston Story into a web of lies and deceit spun by a mysterious figure with a hidden agenda. Meanwhile, his wife, sarah, continues her fight against metastatic breast cancer, and his sister, Caroline, comes back into the picture.
Judgment Cometh: and That Right Soon Joe Dillard Series Book 8
Three other judges have already gone missing. Joe dillard is a two-million-copy bestselling series. A supreme court justice is found cut into pieces in the back of a pick-up truck. As dillard delves into the case, he comes to believe his client is not guilty. In the eighth installment of scott Pratt's bestselling Joe Dillard Series, Dillard is hired to represent the man driving the pick-up.
As a retired attorney who practiced transactional law and not civil or criminal litigation, I appreciate the way Scott reveals the tension between defense attorneys and prosecutors, the prejudices of both toward each other, the Judge, and law enforcement. Amazon five-Star Review. But who is? who has been kidnapping and killing judges all over the state of Tennessee? The search for that answer leads Dillard and his friend, down a path so dark and so dangerous to a villain so evil, Sheriff Leon Bates, it will change both Joe and Leon forever -- if they manage to survive.
If you like reacher, you'll be excited to meet joe dillard!" --amazon five-star review "i predict it won't be long before you see Scott Pratt's name mentioned with Lee Child, the Lincoln Lawyer, Michael Connelly, Jake Brigance and Paul Madriani, John Grisham, and Steve Martini when critics talk about legal/crime fiction.
Amazon five-star review "Every bit as good as Grisham! Superb characterization, suspense, drama. Amazon five-star review "I love the Dillard Series by Scott Pratt.
Justice Redeemed Darren Street Book 1
To ensure his lawyer’s cooperation and silence, Jordan threatened to make Street’s son the next victim. It’s one lawyer out to frame another. Can a desperate father escape punishment for a crime he didn’t commit? Two years ago, darren street made a name for himself as the man who rooted out corruption in the district attorney’s office.
Now the hotheaded young lawyer is in the public eye yet again—this time, accused of murder. Jalen jordan retained street for what seemed to be a minor traffic violation, but when evidence turned up linking Jordan to the death of two boys, Street wanted out of the case. Shortly after, jordan’s own body turned up with a bullet hole in his chest.
Now street is on trial for his life, and the enemy he made in the DA’s office is clearly out for blood.
Justice Burning Darren Street Book 2
But the past casts a long shadow, and for Street, there’s no outrunning it. Tormented by nightmares and violent mood swings, Street is seeking treatment for PTSD when a new trauma shakes his world: his mother is killed in an explosion, but the police believe Street was the intended target. Payback from an old enemy, or the calling card of a deadly new foe? Whoever’s behind it, Street begins to lose his grip on reality and decides to take matters in his own hands.
And the law won’t stop him from revenge. He’s rebuilding his law practice, reconnecting with his son, and falling more deeply in love with his girlfriend, fellow attorney Grace Alexander. Justice has a new name: Darren Street. A wall street Journal bestseller. Former defense attorney darren street is desperately trying to put his life back together after spending two years in a maximum-security prison for a murder he didn’t commit.