New Legal Thrillers: Fall 2015 Book List

05 Nov 2015

One thing our readers are always craving: legal thrillers. The justice system is always a hot topic, in the news and in literature, and the legal subgenre of mystery / thrillers is in major demand.

We’ve done the sleuthing for you, per usual, and rounded up this fall’s best new releases in legal thrillers. Grab a gavel and dive in.

Also check out our list of books to read if you like John Grisham!

New Legal Thrillers: Fall 2015 Book List

Lawful Deception

Pamela Samuels Young

Release Date: October 27, 2015

Why read it: this new legal thriller will appeal to readers who love edgy characters, smart dialogue, and a fast-paced plot.

Rogue Lawyer

John Grisham

Release Day: October 20, 2015

Why read it: John Grisham is often called the master of the legal thriller. He’s back with another stunner of a read that won’t disappoint.


Lindsay Cameron

Release Date: September 7, 2015

Why read it: this debut novel will appeal to people who love legal thrillers and sharp novels like The Devil Wears Prada. It’s part legal thriller, part women’s fiction.


Lisa Scottoline

Release Date: October 27, 2015

Why read it: Lisa Scottoline’s new book is another great read in the Rosato & DiNunzio series. It’s exactly what you want in a legal thriller – gripping, suspenseful, and fast-paced.

Her Final Breath

Robert Dugoni

Release Date: September 15, 2015

Why read it: Robert Dugoni’s new book blends legal thrillers and police procedurals into a high-energy read that will keep you reading until you’re done (prepare for an all-nighter).

The Trial Lawyer

John Ellsworth

Release Date: September 18, 2015

Why read it: If you’re a Grisham fan and haven’t read Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thriller Series, you’re doing yourself an injustice (get it? we’ll be here all week). It’s a highly-rated series that you’ll love.

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