Présentation de l'éditeur
Something is wrong with Ansel and two women close to him are missing.
The Mental Case is a novel about a man and his money and his mind. Ansel Largent has been a founder and managing partner of a large Chicago law firm. He is respected. Ferocious in the courtroom but a winner with the jury. Happy at home with wife Libby, a stroke victim. Happy at the office with Melinda, a married woman with a special interest in him. Then Melinda is found murdered and Libby disappears. Overnight, Ansel’s trust account is embezzled. Two-hundred-million dollars of client money has vanished. Charges are filed against Ansel and he goes to trial. His sanity is an issue in the case. Here is a man man whose plastic character changes, comes and goes, like the proverbial will-o-the-wisp.
The conclusion is shocking. Ansel's lawyer is satisfied with the outcome of the trial, but then suddenly his world is turned upside-down by Ansel once again.This legal thriller is a page-turner you will not be able to put down.
From USA TODAY
Bestselling Author John Ellsworth
Biographie de l'auteur
John Ellsworth was a practicing attorney who defended white collar crimes and criminal investigations and prosecutions by the federal government. Tax crimes were a specialty and John appeared in court on these cases and in the audit pre-indictment stages nationwide. For many years John defended criminal cases of the usual flavor too, from shoplifting to first degree murder. He has been lead counsel on death penalty cases and has never lost a client to the execution chamber. Today John believes in self-publication. The first book, a legal thriller titled The Defendants was first up to the plate. Now John has published several more legal thrillers: 1. The Defendants 2. Beyond a Reasonable Death 3. Attorney at Large 4. Chase, the Bad Baby 5. Defending Turquoise 6. The Mental Case 7. Unspeakable Prayers 8. The Girl Who Wrote the New York Times Bestseller 9. The Trial Lawyer 10. The Near Death Experience 11. Frat Party (Sisters In Law Series Book 1) 12. Hellfire (Sisters In Law Series Book 2) John writes for your enjoyment. "More than anything, I love to read a review of one of my books where someone has had a good experience because of something I created out of thin air.