Evil Is Done: A Trish Maguire Mystery by Natasha Cooper Online

Evil Is Done: A Trish Maguire Mystery
Title : Evil Is Done: A Trish Maguire Mystery
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ISBN : 9780312362126
Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 336

Trish Maguire, secure in her job as a top corporate lawyer, has almost forgotten the harshness of her early career defending abused children. But when Sam Foundling, her first client, comes back into her life as an adult, she's forced to revisit those painful times. Now a brilliant sculptor, married to Trish's colleague Cecilia and expecting his first child, Sam seems toTrish Maguire, secure in her job as a top corporate lawyer, has almost forgotten the harshness of her early career defending abused children. But when Sam Foundling, her first client, comes back into her life as an adult, she's forced to revisit those painful times. Now a brilliant sculptor, married to Trish's colleague Cecilia and expecting his first child, Sam seems to have gotten over the abuse he suffered as an adolescent.             When Cecilia is found beaten to death in Sam's art studio, the police, including Trish's best friend Caroline, are sure that Sam is to blame. Trish, however, is not so quick to believe it. Is Sam merely a distraught husband, trying to hold it together for his newborn daughter, or was the horror of his past too much for him to overcome? Or did Cecilia's murder have something to do with the seemingly cursed London Arrow building, built on the mass grave of plague victims?             In her eighth Trish Maguire mystery, Natasha Cooper shows all the emotional intelligence, strong characterization, and sense of place that have won her acclaim from both readers and critics.


Evil Is Done: A Trish Maguire Mystery Reviews

  • Maddy

    PROTAGONIST: Trish McGuire, barristerSETTING: UKSERIES: #8 of 8RATING: 3.0Trish Maguire is a successful barrister who long ago gave up working with battered children for the less traumatic cases of the commercial court. But when one of those children comes back to her as an adult, she feels tremendous guilt. For all this time, Sam Foundling has idolized Trish. She was the only person in whom he could completely trust. The truth be told, Trish hasn't thought about him in years. As it turns out, h [...]

  • J

    MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS.Not the first Trish Maguire mystery published, but my own first contact w. author Natasha Cooper.First rate! I'm looking forward to devouring the rest of the series.Trish is a British barrister -- corporate lawyer -- who gets involved in a murder case by 2 links: she had liked the murder victim, who is a work acquaintance; the victim's sculptor husband comes to her for aid. Turns out, Trish had represented a decade-plus ago, when she was new in her law career, and working in [...]

  • Lynn

    Trish Maguire is neck deep in an insurance case involving a building with serious structural flaws. Also working the case is a loss adjuster, Cecilia Mayford. Trish respects Cecilia's work and feels they have formed a basis for a continuing friendship once the case is over. But that is not to be. Eight month pregnant Cecilia is murdered and her husband, Sam Foundling, is the prime suspect. The startling piece is that Trish was Foundling's lawyer when she worked in Child Welfare and he was an abu [...]

  • judy

    I'm aware that the author is an integral part of British mystery circles. I feel bad giving the book such a low rating. I couldn't help it. It wasn't the plot so much as the characters--especially what they think. In short, most drove me crazy--including Trish. I'll leave others to discover how they react. I'm going to try not to meet Trish again.

  • Ed

    This book is hard to read for me. It is set in London and written by a British author. It centers around the Britsh legal scene, which I know nothing about. It uses terms and slang that I don't understand. However, it is a good basic story.

  • Pauline

    aka A Greater Evil

  • Pat

    Enjoyable read.

  • Mary Skerritt

    Love this series of English mysteries!

  • Amy Broom

    The book was great and well written. It dragged a bit but all in all it was well done.

  • Melanie

    Somewhat needlessly divided between different points of view but a relatively good read for the train.

  • Craig

    3 1/2. Well-drawn protagonist and an interesting plot. I liked this series a lot.