Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Fatal Convictions by Randy Singer Blog Tour

Fatal Convictions by Randy Singer tells the story of Alex Madison, a full time lawyer and part time pastor, who finds himself defending a Muslim Imam accused of ordering honor killings.  Believing his client to be innocent, he risks his ministry, his reputation, and even his life in his effort to prove they've charged the wrong man. When the Imam's beautiful daughter enters the picture, Alex's attraction to her makes his life more interesting- but his case that much more difficult.

Publisher's Weekly referred to Singer as the "Christian John Grisham".  As a Grisham fan, this was a rather large statement.  Grisham has some pretty big shoes to fill in delivering an enjoyable legal thriller.  Singer did not disappoint.  I went into this book begrudgingly, needing to finish it in time for the blog tour, and soon found myself swept away in the story.  It's one that makes you think and may turn some preconceptions on their head.  I loved the way he portrayed the characters as very three dimensional and avoided the typical stereotypes.  He treated them with grace and respect, and it was much appreciated by this reader.

More importantly, he provided a great story.  While I had figured out the "twist" long before it was revealed, it was an enjoyable read.  Well written, well done.  If you enjoy legal thrillers, definitely give this one a try.

Fatal Convictions is available from Tyndale or your favorite online or local bookstore.

*Disclosure: This book was provided at no cost from Tyndale, for review purposes.*
35/52



2 comments:

TerriG said...

Hey Lori: Grisham put out a kid's book, have you seen it. Same style, less detailed.

Lori said...

Yeah, I picked it up at Borders when it first came out. I haven't read it but Kevin did. He wasn't a fan. Could have just been the style though. He prefers sci-fi/fantasy. I may assign it to Nathan, see what he thinks. Maybe after Peace Child. He'll be needing something lighter. :-)

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