×

Warning

JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 887


Saving Sophie By Ronald Balson

sophieThis is the newest legal thriller by Chicago trial attorney Ronald Balson, who wrote When We Were Brothers, a huge success at our library. I expect nothing less from Saving Sophie, which was published as a paperback original in September.
Main character Jack Sommers was one of two attorneys on a huge deal in which 88 million dollars of the clients money went missing. The client, a prominent manufacturer who dabbles in fixing sporting events, is furious – and wants his money! The other attorney in the deal was murdered, and Jack has disappeared. Where could he be? Enter the team of hunky Chicago Private Investigator Liam Taggart, and his love, beautiful Attorney Catherine Lockhart. They discover that Jack Sommer’s daughter, Sophie, has been taken by his late wife’s parents to live with them in Palestine, following a hotly contested custody battle. Jack wants his daughter Sophie back, and will stop at (almost) nothing to retrieve her from his evil father-in-law, a prominent physician who is head of a violent splinter group which is planning terrorist attacks on Israel. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed reading this, as it is very different from my usual taste. Saving Sophie is fast paced, and had me on the edge of my seat as I cheered for the good guys, racing to reunite Sophie with her loving Dad. The romance between P.I. Liam Taggart and Attorney Catherine Lockhart, which began in When We Were Brothers, flourishes here and serves as diversion from some grim detective work. This will appeal to a wide audience, men and women alike. 
book

 

 
Comments List

Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

2020 Issues

March 2020

June 2020

2019 Issues

December 2019

September 2019

June 2019

March 2019

2018 Issues

December 2018

September 2018

March 2018

June 2018

2017 Issues

December 2017

March 2017

June 2017

September 2017

2016 Issues

December 2016

September 2016

March 2016

June 2016

2015 Issues

December 2015
September 2015
June 2015

March 2015

2014 Issues
December 2014
September 2014
June 2014
March 2014

2013 Issues
December 2013
September 2013
June 2013
March 2013

2012 Issues
December 2012
September 2012
June 2012
March 2012

2011 Issues
December 2011
September 2011
June 2011
March 2011

2010 Issues
December 2010
September 2010
June 2010
March 2010

2009 Issues
December 2009
September 2009
June 2009
March 2009

2008 Issues
December 2008