Deadly Proof is a fast-paced legal thriller

In the biggest case of her career, attorney Kate Sullivan is tapped as lead counsel to take on Mason Pharmaceutical because of a corporate cover-up related to its newest drug. After a whistleblower dies, Kate knows the stakes are much higher than her other lawsuits. Former Army Ranger-turned-private investigator Landon James still is haunted by mistakes made while serving overseas. Trying to forget the past, he is hired by Kate to look into the whistleblower’s allegation and soon suspects that the company might be engaging in a dangerous game for profit. He also soon finds himself falling for this passionate and earnest young lawyer. Determined not to make the same mistakes, he’s intent on keeping Kate safe, but as the case deepens, it appears someone is willing to risk everything — even murder — to keep the case from going to trial. Rachel Dylan’s first installment in the Atlanta Justice series, Deadly Proof, is a fast-paced thriller. I absolutely love legal thrillers. John Grisham sparked my interest in the genre, and Dylan does a marvelous job of creating a novel that is just as compelling as any of Grisham’s works. The novel is fantastically plotted, with just the right mix of thrilling scenes and pauses to catch your breath. The character of Kate is wonderfully dedicated — possibly teetering near being a workaholic — but she is dedicated to...

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