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


Reviews


Maureen rated it ★★★★☆

August 17, 2017

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...


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...


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’...


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...


Leona 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...


Phillip rated it ★★★★★

August 03, 2017

Ian Wells does his best to do the right thing. He isn't out to become a rich lawyer, but instead tries to be fair. With mounting bills and his mother's health declining, a new client promising a substantial fee sounds like just what he needs. However, he finds himself in something bigger than he...


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...


Crystal rated it ★★★★★

July 20, 2017

After taking over his father’s law practice, Ian Wells wants nothing more than to shift the firm’s focus from handling simple wills and estate trusts to a criminal defense office. However, with money tight and wary of his mother’s rapidly declining Alzheimer’s, Ian takes on one last trust settlem...


Claudia rated it ★★★★★

July 18, 2017

I would tend to classify this book as a clean mystery rather than Christian fiction. After finishing reading Fatal Trust, no particular Christian message came to mind. As a clean mystery, it was superb. I could not help but feel Ian Well’s anxiety as his life quickly became a train wreck. His mo...





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