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Par Pamela Wechsler. 2017
Things are looking good for Abby: she's top pick to be the next District Attorney, and her musician boyfriend Ty…has moved in, despite her upper crust family's objections. But a serial killer is on the loose, and with two college-aged girls dead and another missing, time is running out. When the sons of a prominent government official are linked to the murders, Abby pushes back, stopping at nothing to find justice for the girls. This time, the killer could be right under her nose, and she may be the next victim. Sequel to "Mission Hill". 2017.
Par Michel Tremblay. 1994
Marcel and his cousin experience the mystical arrival of summer on the final day of exams at Ecole Saint-Stanislas. While…Marcel is in the class for "slow learners," his cousin is part of the "gifted" program. It is only towards the end of exams that Marcel's cousin recognizes Marcel's own special type of genius. Sequel to "The fat woman next door is pregnant." 1994. Uniform title: Premier quartier de la lune.
Par Michel Tremblay. 1981
It is May 2, 1942 in Montreal. All the women on Rue Fabre are pregnant; the fat woman next door…is pregnant with the author himself. Tremblay has created the period in which many of the well-known characters in his plays were born. Prequel to "The first quarter of the moon" (DC15399). Canada Reads 2009. 1981. Uniform title: La grosse femme d'à côté est enceinte.
Par Michael Connelly. 2011
Defense attorney Mickey Haller, from "The Lincoln Lawyer", now focuses on foreclosure work. But when his client Lisa Trammel is…accused of murdering the banker who has been trying to take her house, Mickey once again has a high-profile case. Bestseller. 2011.
Par Steve Martini. 2015
Par Ace Collins. 2017
1964 Justice, Mississippi, is a town divided. White and black. Rich and poor. Rule makers and rule breakers. Right or…wrong, everyone assumes their place behind a fragile façade that is about to crumble. When attorney Coop Lindsay agrees to defend a black man accused of murdering a white teenager, the bribes and death threats don't intimidate him. As he prepares for the case of a lifetime, the young lawyer knows it's the verdict that poses the real threat--innocent or guilty, because of his stand Coop is no longer welcome in Justice. As he follows his conscience, he wonders just how far some people will go to make sure he doesn't finish his job? 2017.
Par David Homel, Fred A Reed, Monique Proulx. 2003
Florence doesn't like writers, books, dogs, alcohol, old people, pleasure, or love, only her partner Zeno - though she'd never…admit it. The two of them run an Internet business that puts lesser known writers and artists back in the limelight. Zeno sends Florence to find his favourite author, the mysterious Pierre Laliberté, in this novel of literature and the people who create it. Strong language. Canada Reads 2004. 2002, 2003. Uniform title: Cœur est un muscle involontaire.
Par Roch Carrier, Sheila Fischman. 1979
Par Robert Rotenberg. 2011
The sequel to "Old City Hall" finds Toronto Detective Ari Greene investigating the murder of an heir to a Canadian…food conglomerate. Although the victim's ex-wife swears to her lawyers that she's innocent, evidence to the contrary quickly mounts. Followed by "Stray bullets". 2011.
Par Neil Gordon. 1998
In July 1994, third-year law student Allison (Esther) Rosenthal learns of her father's arrest on the charge of illegally selling…military supplies to Bosnian Muslims. The prosecutor turns out to be her intimate friend from Martha's Vineyard, and Allison applies her own brand of justice to save her father. Some strong language. 1998.
Par William Deverell. 1984
Max Macarthur, a young Vancouver lawyer, gets the break of his career when he assists in the trial defence of…Shiva Ram Achrya, a cult leader charged with the brutal slaying of his followers. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. c1984.
Par Louise Penny. 2007
Armand Gamache is called to the village of Three Pines to investigate a mysterious death resulting from a séance. Gamache…soon finds that the village is haunted by deeply buried secrets, and that he himself is the target of a powerful enemy within the Sureté du Québec. Some descriptions of violence, strong language. 2007.
Par John Grisham. 1993
Just before committing suicide, a Mafia lawyer tells 11-year-old Mark Sway something that the police, the FBI and the Mafia…want to know. With a one-dollar bill, Mark retains his own lawyer, feisty Reggie Love. Strong language and some violence. Bestseller 1993.
Par Liliane L Gratton. 2001
Premier roman d'une auteure originaire de l'Est de l'Ontario. C'est dans ce milieu rural qu'elle situe son récit qui, autour…du personnage central d'Angélique, évoque les secrets d'une famille et un drame amoureux. 2001.
Par Michael Connelly. 2009
Down-at-heels lawyer Mickey Haller has inherited his old colleague's clients. That means some serious cash. The only problem is that…the other lawyer was murdered, and the tough-minded detective handling the case - one Harry Bosch - thinks the killer is one of his clients, and that Mickey could also be in danger. Sequel to "The Lincoln lawyer"; followed by "Nine dragons". Includes strong language. 2009. (Mickey Haller ; 2)
Par Scott Turow. 1990
Attorney Alejandro Stern arrives at home and discovers that his wife of 30 years has committed suicide. His life is…further complicated by the tawdry sexual, business, legal and medical problems of his family and friends. Strong language. Explicit descriptions of sex. 1990.
Par Louise Penny. 2009
A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier…being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried - but not forgotten. Some strong language. 2009.
Par Jean O'Neil. 1996
Récit dans lequel l'auteur s'attache à illustrer l'histoire d'un village des Cantons-de-l'Est et celle d'une famille d'habiles entrepeneurs de l'endroit…: les Legendre. La période évoquée, 1852-fin des années 1940 environ ("l'âge du bois"), précède "l'âge de bière" et succède à "l'âge de la fourrure." Pour amateurs de récits généalogiques québécois. 1996.
Par Colette Verreault-Milot. 1981
Contre toute attente, la douce et timide tante Anna ose se révolter et refuser ce foyer du troisième âge ou…on l'a reléguée, hors du champ des "vivants." L'auteur nous raconte cette révolte d'une manière vraie et crue, sans complaisance ni fausse pudeur. 1981.