Books by Rose Connors

Rose Connors, whose debut novel, Absolute Certainty, won the Mary Higgins Clark Award, grew up in Philadelphia and received her law degree from Duke in 1984. A trial attorney for eighteen years, she's had experience from the prosecutorial and defense side


FALSE TESTIMONY by Rose Connors
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 26, 2005

"Neither case offers much in the way of surprises, and Kendrick's troubles end up getting elbowed aside. Page for page, though, Connors continues to be one of the most entertaining writers on the courthouse circuit."
Remember Chandra Levy, the vanished congressional intern who was knocked off the front pages by 9/11? Connors does, and she's fictionalized her to provide half of Cape Cod attorney Marty Nickerson's latest round of legal intrigue. Read full book review >
MAXIMUM SECURITY by Rose Connors
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 13, 2004

"No ethical quiddities, no fraught cross-examinations, no courtroom coups, no big surprises of any kind whatsoever. After two splendid outings (Temporary Sanity, 2003, etc.), Marty's certainly entitled to a breather, and that's exactly what this fast-moving, deeply ordinary case is."
A Cape Cod attorney's third hopeless case may be an uphill battle for Connors—and her readers as well. Read full book review >
TEMPORARY SANITY by Rose Connors
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 8, 2003

"Devotees of Cape Cod wildlife, even in December, may be sorry Marty so rarely leaves the courtroom. For fans of legal intrigue, though, it doesn't get any better than this."
No sophomore slump for Connors: this courtroom sequel to Absolute Certainty (2002) moves her up to the big time. Read full book review >
ABSOLUTE CERTAINTY by Rose Connors
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 27, 2002

"The mystery is folderol—the motive comes out of nowhere, and the choice of Roman numerals is never explained—but first-timer Connors's strong sense of pace and skeptical reflections about the morality of the legal system could help her ride a stronger plot into Scott Turow territory."
A Cape Cod prosecutor who's just fought to put away a cold-blooded killer fights to free him in the wake of a series of crimes that look like his work. Read full book review >