Fatal Trust by Todd M. Johnson

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Ian Wells is a young criminal defense attorney struggling to build a Minneapolis law practice he inherited from his father while caring for a mother with Alzheimer's. Nearly at the breaking point, everything changes for Ian when a new client offers a simple case: determine whether three men qualify for over nine million dollars of trust funds. To qualify, none can have been involved in criminal activity for the past twenty years. Ian's fee for a week's work: the unbelievable sum of two hundred thousand dollars.
Ian warily accepts the job--but is quickly dragged deep into a mystery linking the trust with a decades-old criminal enterprise and the greatest unsolved art theft in Minnesota history. As stolen money from the art theft surfaces, Ian finds himself the target of a criminal investigation by Brook Daniels, a prosecutor who is also his closest law school friend. He realizes too late that this simple investigation has spun out of control and now threatens his career, his future, and his life.

Title : Fatal Trust
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ISBN : 0764212354
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 345 pages


Maureen rated it ★★★★☆

January 07, 2018

This book touches on several subjects, but mainly a murder and a thirty-five year old robbery. At the beginning we are not privy to where the money for a trust comes from, but wow you will be guessing right to the end. Then there are surprises abounding, and I didn’t see several of the things tha...

Pamela rated it ★★★★☆

October 09, 2017

How well do you know your family? Their heritage? The family business and it's outlying ties? What about your inheritance? When the patriarch dies in FATAL TRUST, and the will is read, dark secrets threaten to come to light. The trust money isn't what it appears to be. And someone in the family,...

Holly rated it ★★★☆☆

August 01, 2017

This was a good story, although I did predict a lot of the plot points. I do have to admit there were several, "I didn't see that one coming" moments as well. It moved very well and the main characters were good, especially Brook. Ian Wells was interesting and sometimes a little naive, but I liked...

Vera rated it ★★★★★

August 25, 2017

My thoughts: One never knows when opening a book by an author one has never read before just what to expect. Will it be enjoyable? Will it be intense? Will it entertain? Just what will this author convey to the reader, and will I come back for more? I can honestly say that this novel had me turnin...

Leona Ruth rated it ★★★★☆

August 02, 2017

This book was amazing! The plot-line was super complex, the characters were well-rounded, and the whole thing was chock-full of suspense. The only things that I have to complain about were: 1) As this book is published by Bethany House, I expected it to have a bit more Christian content. The only...

Faith rated it ★★★★☆

December 29, 2017

This book was good. I enjoyed it since I like suspense books, but there were many times when I was confused by what I read and I kept expecting the book to say something Christian, but it was completely neutral. Fatal Trust was clean, but not Christian. Since it is published by Bethany House Publ...

Rachael rated it ★★★★☆

October 01, 2017

I enjoyed this legal suspense set in the Twin Cities--it was fun that I recognized a number of the places and neighborhoods mentioned, and even better, it offers one possible answer to Minnesota's greatest art heist. The author does a good job sucking the reader in, and just like Ian, we don't kn...

Julie rated it ★★★★★

August 12, 2017

Ian Wells had absolutely no idea what he was getting into when he took over his father's law practice upon graduation. He didn't know what to think when a malpractice suit landed on his desk either. How in the world was he to ever have a successful practice when money was tight, this lawsuit agai...

Carol rated it ★★★★★

August 07, 2017

Fatal Trust is abundant in mystery, suspense, action and a tiny bit of romance. It is eye-splitting in gut-wrenching thrills and chills in this book - the characters are daring, dashing, cheeky, bewildering, embellishing and emotional. They bring out the best in each other. Ian is caught up in a...

Debbie rated it ★★★★★

August 01, 2017

Like a roller coaster, Fatal Trust by Todd M. Johnson, gives us a thrill ride that keeps us guessing and the pages turning till the very end. Ian Wells is feeling pressure these days. As a new defense attorney his law practice has been anything but easy. Trying to close cases for his late father’...

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