The Witnesses by Robert Whitlow

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Young lawyer Parker House is on the rise—until his grandfather’s mysterious past puts both of their lives in danger.

Parker House’s secret inheritance is either his greatest blessing . . . or his deadliest curse. The fresh-faced North Carolina attorney shares his German grandfather’s uncanny ability to see future events in his mind’s eye—a gift that has haunted 82-year-old Frank House through decades of trying to erase a murderous wartime past.

While Parker navigates the intrigue and politics of small-town courtroom law, Frank is forced to face his darkest regrets. Then, a big career break for Parker collides with a new love he longs to nurture and the nightmares his grandfather can no longer escape. Sudden peril threatens to shatter not only Parker’s legal prospects but also his life and the lives of those dearest to him.

Two witnesses, two paths, an uncertain future.

About Robert:

Robert Whitlow is the best-selling author of legal novels set in the South and winner of the prestigious Christy Award for Contemporary Fiction. A Furman University graduate, Whitlow received his J.D. with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law where he served on the staff of the Georgia Law Review. A practicing attorney, Whitlow and his wife, Kathy, have four children. They make their home in North Carolina.

My Thoughts~

This is the second book I have read of Robert's, and I really enjoyed it. I like legal thrillers, which probably comes from having lawyers in the family. The book switches from past to present rather easily, it is not difficult to follow. The relationship between grandfather and grandson is very close and Robert shows that all through out the book. Parker and his grandfather share a special gift that becomes more evident as you read the book. 
Parker's grandfather is looking for peace, and learning how to forgive himself.
I like the way that Robert writes, he creates believable characters and situations, and he draws you into the story and you feel like you are apart of the story.

Highly recommended!


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