JAY BRANDON AND MANNING WOLFE-Against the Law & Music Notes












Sunday, June 24 at 2PM

speaking & signing
Against the Law & Music Notes


Fresh out of prison, former lawyer Edward Hall thinks his days in the courtroom are behind him. Until his sister, Dr Amy Hall, is arrested for murder...

She's been accused of shooting the ex-husband she supposedly reconciled with and is convinced that her ex-convict brother is the only one able to save her. To make matters worse, the media won't ignore Amy's high-profile case; an example needs to be made of a doctor murdering another doctor. So Edward promises to do everything he can to protect his sister, because she is innocent, isn't she?

Edward finds himself back in the courtroom facing Cynthia, the judge responsible for his arrest and imprisonment all those years ago. With personal grudges heavy in the air, can Edward spare his sister from a brutal sentencing that could cost her her life?


Attorney Merit Bridges finds herself in danger again in Music Notes: Texas Lady Lawyer vs L.A. Baron. When client Liam Nolan is slain with his own guitar, Davey Ray Bell shows up claiming to be the celebrity musician's illegitimate son. L.A. Baron, Nolan's former manager, makes a back-door music deal and tries to grab the estate for himself. When the probate court pushes Baron out of the picture, he goes after Merit with a vengeance. Using the dark web, he ruins her reputation, destroys her career, and finally attempts to kill her. Who will come out on top of the scales of music and the scales of justice?


Jay Brandon is an attorney and author. He was born in Texas in 1953. Brandon received a master's degree in writing from Johns Hopkins University. Brandon has served with the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Baxter County District Attorney's Office, and the San Antonio Court of Appeals during his legal career. He practices law in San Antonio, Texas. Brandon's novel, Loose Among the Lambs, was a main selection of the Literary Guild. Another novel, Fade the Heat, was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel of the Year. Booklist magazine gave his novel, Deadbolt, an Editor's Choice award. An article he wrote about the judicial races in San Antonio won a Gavel Award from the State Bar Association in 1994.


Manning Wolfe, an author and attorney residing in Austin, Texas, writes cinematic-style, smart, fast-paced thrillers with a salting of Texas flavor. The first in her series, featuring Austin Lawyer Merit Bridges, is Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs. Boots King. The other Merit Bridges legal thrillers follow. A graduate of Rice University and the University of Texas School of Law, Manning's experience has given her a voyeur's peak into some shady characters' lives and a front row seat to watch the good people who stand against them.

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Against the Law: A Courtroom Drama Cover Image
ISBN: 9780727887702
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Published: Severn House Publishers - May 1st, 2018

Music Notes: A Merit Bridges Legal Thriller Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944225049
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Published: Starpath Books, LLC - November 24th, 2017

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