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KeeperTHE KEEPER

15th Dismas Hardy novel

From New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart, a riveting novel featuring Dismas Hardy and Abe Glitsky on the hunt for clues about a woman who has gone missing.

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THE OPHELIA CUT

Defense attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend a close friend against murder charges in New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart’s most suspenseful and intricately plotted novel to date.

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THE HUNTER

(starring Wyatt Hunt)

Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco private investigator Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family—until he gets a chilling text message from an unknown number: “How did your mother die?”

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DAMAGE

(starring Abe Glitsky and Wes Farrell)
The dual protagonists from A Certain Justice and Guilt return to battle their most dangerous foe. An explosive look at the seductive power of revenge and the terrible human costs of the pursuit of justice.

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TREASURE HUNT

(starring Wyatt Hunt)
Treasure Hunt is both a nail-biting thriller and a coming-of-age story, filled with Lescroart’s trademark San Francisco flavors. Mickey Dade, its young, fresh protagonist, gradually learns the lessons Wyatt Hunt knows only too well, as the world he imagines unravels around him.

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A PLAGUE OF SECRETS

13th Dismas Hardy novel
In a multiple murder case plagued by lies and deception, there is one terrible secret that defense attorney Dismas Hardy is duty-bound to protect. Even if the price is his client’s life.

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SUNBURN

(reprint)
Set in 1975 in Spain, this is a Hemingway-esque coming-of-age First Novel. As the dictator Franco teeters on the edge of overthrow, two couples are entwined…

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BETRAYAL

12th Dismas Hardy novel
When Dismas Hardy agrees to clean up the caseload of recently disappeared attorney Charlie Bowen, he thinks it will be easy. But one of the cases is far from small-time…

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THE SUSPECT

(starring Gina Roake)
Gina Roake, a partner in Dismas Hardy’s firm, is eager to take on the high-profile case of a murdered doctor, especially when her client’s innocence seems so easy to prove…

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THE HUNT CLUB

(starring Devin Juhle and Wyatt Hunt)
A federal judge is murdered, found shot to death in his home—together with the body of his mistress. The crime grips San Francisco. To homicide inspector Devin Juhle, it looks at first like a simple case of a wife’s jealousy and rage…

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THE MOTIVE

11th Dismas Hardy novel
Hardy and Glitsky are embroiled in a double homicide that begins in the upper echelons of San Francisco society… Because of the high profiles of the victims—a politically connected socialite and his glamorous fiancée—Glitsky is put on the case…
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THE SECOND CHAIR

10th Dismas Hardy novel
Dismas Hardy sits second chair with Amy Wu in defense of the seventeen-year-old son of a prominent San Francisco family, who has been arrested for the double slaying of his girlfriend and his English teacher…

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THE FIRST LAW

(The Shoot Out)
9th Dismas Hardy novel
It begins with the murder of a pawn shop owner and ends in a high stakes shoot out at Pier 70 in San Francisco…

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THE OATH

8th Dismas Hardy novel
When the head of San Francisco’s largest HMO dies in his own hospital, no one doubts it is anything but the result of massive injuries inflicted by a random hit-and-run car accident. But the autopsy soon tells a different story…

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THE HEARING

7th Dismas Hardy novel
An up-and-coming lawyer has been found dead in a dark alley, with a homeless heroin addict lingering over her body. For homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky, the crime cuts close to home. Because, unknown to anyone, the victim was his daughter…

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NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

6th Dismas Hardy novel
Unbeknownst to her husband Dismas Hardy, Frannie has just appeared before a grand jury—and refused to share a crucial piece of information about her friend who’s accused of killing his wife. Now it’s up to Dismas to race the clock and find a culprit…

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THE MERCY RULE

5th Dismas Hardy novel
Dismas Hardy is hesitant to represent a could-have-been-great baseball player-turned-lawyer who is indicted for the murder of his father, Sal, who was dying. His client admits to administering his father’s injections, but insists he wasn’t there the night of Sal’s overdose…

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GUILT

(starring Wes Farrell & Mark Dooher)
Influential San Francisco attorney Mark Dooher is accustomed to getting what he wants. When he meets a beautiful young attorney, he decides he wants her, too. Then Dooher’s wife is murdered, and Mark becomes a suspect in the case…

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A CERTAIN JUSTICE

(starring Abe Glitsky and Wes Farrell)
In San Francisco, one man died at the hands of another. The next victim was killed by a mob. Now fires burn in the night, helicopters throb through the air, and politicians, lawyers and cops vie for the remnants of power…

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THE 13TH JUROR

4th Dismas Hardy novel
Dismas Hardy undertakes the defense of Jennifer Witt, accused of murdering her husband and their eight-year-old son as well as her first husband, who had died nine years earlier from an apparent drug overdose…

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HARD EVIDENCE

3rd Dismas Hardy novel
(first of the trial books)
The gruesome find of a human hand in a shark’s belly begins Dismas Hardy’s involvement in the murder of a Silicon Valley billionaire, and finds Hardy on both sides of the case…

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THE VIG

2nd Dismas Hardy novel
(with Hardy as a bartender)
Down-and-out lawyer Rusty Ingraham left behind a murdered woman and a houseboat splattered with blood. All the evidence said Ingraham was in San Francisco Bay. Dead. But former cop and prosecutor Dismas Hardy, a friend of Ingraham’s, isn’t so sure…

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DEAD IRISH

1st Dismas Hardy novel
(with Hardy as a bartender)
In his new life as a bartender at the Little Shamrock, Dismas Hardy is just hoping for a little peace. He’s left both the police force and his law career behind. Unfortunately it’s not as easy to leave behind the memory of a shattering personal loss…

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RASPUTIN’S REVENGE

(starring Auguste Lupa)
Auguste Lupa is summoned to the court of the Russian Czar—where, with a bit of unexpected assistance from none other than Holmes and Watson, he untangles a chilling plot that holds the Winter Palace in a lethal grip…

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SON OF HOLMES

(starring Auguste Lupa)
The rumor is that Auguste Lupa is the son of the greatest detective of all time. And the truth of his mysterious legacy may come to light as he attempts to solve the baffling murder of an intelligence agent and uncover an ingenious act of sabotage…

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