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Last Will

A Best Defence Mystery, #1

William McIntyre

Last Will by William McIntyre

Blood is thicker than water - but it’s not as hard as cash. The trial of Robbie Munro’s life: one month to prove he’s fit to be a father. No problem. Apart, that is, from the small matter of a double-murder in which Robbie’s landlord, Jake Turpie, is implicated. Psycho-Jake demands Robbie’s undivided attention and is prepared to throw money at the defence - along with some decidedly dodgy evidence. Robbie has a choice: look after his daughter or look after his client. Can the two be combined to give the best of both worlds? Robbie aims to find out, and his attempts lead him into the alien worlds of high-fashion, drug-dealing and civil-litigation. It’s what being a father/lawyer is all about. Isn’t it?

RRP: £8.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781910985854
Publication Date: 16/11/2017
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William McIntyre
William McIntyre is a partner in Scotland’s oldest law firm Russel + Aitken, specialising in criminal defence. William has been instructed in many interesting and high-profile cases over the years...


‘McIntyre’s outstanding third mystery featuring Scottish defense counsel Robbie Munro perfectly blends humor and investigation. Readers will want to see a lot more of the endearing Robbie. ’

Starred review, Publishers Weekly

‘A Scottish crime thriller with a great lead in lawyer Robbie Munro and a cast of reprobates to keep you guessing, laughing and on the edge of your seat - a cracking read.’

Gregor Fisher

‘Last Will is a reminder of how good Scottish crime writing is... Robbie Munro, defence lawyer, struggling Dad, always flying by the seat of his pants, is great fun to be with.’

Paul Burke, Nudge Book

‘Very sharp, funny and well plotted.’

Rachel Ward, author of The Cost of Living

‘Funny, intelligent and realistic...The dialogue sparks, the personal relationships built between our main protagonist and the supporting cast is hugely compelling and overall I really can’t recommend this highly enough.'’

Liz Barnsley, Liz Loves Books blog

‘Readers who have encountered Robbie Munro before will approach this latest book expecting fast-moving Tartan Noir... They'll not be disappointed. This is a thoroughly enjoyable read that keeps you turning the page from the start to the very end.’

Undiscovered Scotland

‘A clever, absorbing and funny book...The dynamics between the family relationships are hilarious and astute and that combined with the thriller element to the book, makes it an addictive page turner. I loved it!’

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