By Reason of Insanity

By Reason of Insanity

Book - 2008
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After a series of kidnappings and murders in Virginia Beach, newspaper reporter Catherine O'Rourke experiences disturbing dreams that detail each crime. In an effort to aid the investigation, she shares them with her confidential source-a detective working on the case. Catherine's intimate knowledge of the crimes immediately makes her a prime suspect. When scientific evidence corroborates her guilt, she's arrested and charged with murder. As she begins to doubt her own innocence, Catherine turns to Las Vegas lawyer Quinn Newberg, a high-priced specialist in the insanity defense. Quinn believes in justice, Vegas-style. But he doesn't believe in the supernatural, or that Catherine's dreams are anything other than the result of a fractured personality disorder. Who can understand the human mind? Quinn knows that insanity cases are unpredictable, but nothing had prepared him for this! To win, or even survive, Quinn will need more than his famed legal maneuvering and biting skepticism. On this case, he needs a miracle.
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, c2008
ISBN: 9781414316338
141431633X
Branch Call Number: FIC Singe 6939
Characteristics: 379 p

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Feb 26, 2018

I really enjoy legal/court room fiction but this book was too much. I did not find it interesting at all, the court room scenes seemed to repeat them self, as did the main characters perdicaments and dialogue. I figured out who one of the killers were in the first 25 chapters (the books total is 100) and after that just lost interest. I skipped a good portion of the middle and once I got to the part where the killers were revealed it was anticlimactic. Also, there is almost a whole chapter speaking about the credibility of Allison DuBois, whom
I had never hear of, the woman who is the basis for the show Medium. I looked her up and she does not have a high accuracy rate for "predictions" and I thought it odd that the author is a Pastor who gives credence to psychics. This is my first Randy Singer book and I will try to read another...but this isn't a great start.

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Jul 17, 2015

Recommended for readers who are interested in the law; loves reading legal fiction and fans of Grisham et al.,

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Jul 17, 2015

SF_READER thinks this title is suitable for 21 years and over

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