Book Reviews of Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2)

Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2)
Suspicion of Guilt - Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2
Author: Barbara Parker
ISBN-13: 9780451177032
ISBN-10: 0451177037
Publication Date: 1/1/1996
Pages: 432
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 50 ratings
Publisher: Signet
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2) on + 2 more book reviews
Pretty good read....good quessing book.....
reviewed Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2) on + 162 more book reviews
In this legal thriller, Miami attorney Gail Connor takes on the biggest case of her career and unexpectedly uncovers a brutal murder. Although her law firm and her lover, criminal attorney Anthony Quintana, want her to drop the case, she finds she's already in too deep . . .
reviewed Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2) on + 33 more book reviews
Miami attorney Gail Connor has taken on the biggest case of her career - a case that will mean millions of dollars to her firm, and a partnership for her if she wins. But what begins as a suspected forgery turns out to mask a brutal murder....
reviewed Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2) on + 93 more book reviews
I just recently found Barbara Parker. I really enjoy her books, so much I've purchased the whole series. Gail Connor Miami attorney and her boyfriend Anthony Qunitana criminal attorney take on another case that gets Gail caught up in violence and conspiracy. What started as a simple forgery case turns into multiple murders.
reviewed Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2) on + 8 more book reviews
GREAT BOOK! GREAT WRITER!
reviewed Suspicion of Guilt (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana, Bk 2) on + 18 more book reviews
A good legal thriller, lives up to the the genre. This is the first book by Barbar Parker I've stumbled over, will definitely read more. Ms. Parker listed as a former prosecutor, so she knows her stuff...

However, there was one aspect of this novel that I found very disturbing, and I certainly hope that is not reflective of Ms. Parker's life, or of the law profession as a whole: The main protagonist in this book is a single mother of a 10 year old daughter, and throughout the book the child is constantly ignored or disappointed by her mother constantly placing work-priorities ahead of her daughter, or the child is being scolded for being rude -- when in fact she appears to be simply attempting to call out to her mother for some minimal attention and perhaps at least one unbroken promise -- and the protagonist continually places job, romanitc love, and detective-work far ahead of her daughter. As a parent, I found this repeated theme extremely disturbing. What is also disturbing is the way in which this child-neglect is written makes it appear as if it is construed by the author as normal, and that the child should have just understood that her mother had no time for her. Appalling, in my eyes.

I hope Ms. Parker did not raise her own children in this neglectful manner :-(

Note that all of this is actually incidental to the story line,
but I did find it disturbing....