New Year New Reads

Legal Suspense NovelsThe New Year often brings about the desire for change amongst individuals seeking self-improvement. One thing frequently making the list for New Year resolutions is the desire to read more.

They want to include reading, whether for leisure or learning, into their daily routines but are often stumped as to where to start.

If you are currently in this position, consider the types of works that you have most enjoyed in the past. If you are a fan of legal suspense novels by authors like John Grisham, Michael Connelly, John Lescroart, Scott Turow, Patricia Cornwell, and others then might we suggest new author Glenn Painter.

Glenn Painter made a tremendous breakthrough busting onto the scene in August of 2014 with the publication of his first legal thriller Beyond the Sentence. This highly researched work goes beyond the sentencing phase and takes an in-depth look at the dirty underbelly of our justice system.

Jason Bishop, the protagonist, is forced to endure more than anyone ever should within the walls of a prison after he is unjustly sentenced. How does one man endure so much? Jason makes it his mission to become educated after he is tortured by prison staff. He knows his rights and fights like tooth-and-nail for truth and justice.

Author Glenn Painter majestically captures a justice system fraught with unfairness, fraud, and the rampant mishandlings of prisoners’ rights. Beyond the Sentence is more than just a legal suspense thriller. It is dissertation on the rights of the accused and imprisoned that speaks volumes about a broken justice system in the United States.

Whatever your reasons for challenging yourself to a year of exploring more reading, Glenn Painter’s novel Beyond the Sentence is a superb place to start. This novel will challenge your notions of justice and have you questioning everything you thought you knew about the judicial and prison systems from start to finish. Written with a keen eye and sense of humor, you will be enlightened, educated, and entertained all at the same time.

Whether you are a seasoned law professional or a teenager with the desire to delve deeper into judicial matters, this novel is for you. GoodReads gives it a rating of 5 stars, the highest available and readers on Amazon give Beyond the Sentence 5 stars as well and note how incredibly enlightening the novel is.

This new author is sure to continue to make great strides in the legal suspense genre and you can discover his works virtually anywhere. Look for Glenn’s novel at your local Barnes and Noble or visit their site online. Beyond the Sentence can be found on iTunes, Amazon (in paperback or for the Kindle), and Google Play.

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