Publishers Weekly: "This standalone is sure to win Carofiglio, a former prosecutor who specialized in organized crime, a wider U.S. audience."
Kirkus: " Carofiglio’s engaging main character Fenoglio is a sensitive, polished figure who has managed to keep his idealism intact in a career meant to break it; he is as comfortable philosophizing as he is citing the public safety code."
San Diego Book Review Author Gianrico Carofiglio brings to light the real moral struggle defense lawyers endure in defending the criminals they are hired to represent. Carofiglio puts his readers in the seat of thinking like the counsel for the defense through his character Avvocato Guido Guerrieri. Guido prides himself...Read more
‘Roberto Marias is a Carabinieri marshal in psychiatric treatment in Rome after a breakdown arising from the strains of his work as an undercover narcotics officer. At the doctor's door he meets Emma, also undergoing therapy, and the two warily take the first steps towards a relationship. The narrative of...Read more
Gianrico Carofiglio just gets better and better. 'In his latest novel Reasonable Doubts defence lawyer Guido Guerrieri is asked to deal with the appeal of Fabio Paolicelli, who is facing a 16 year sentence for drug smuggling. Paolicelli initially confessed to the crime in order to make sure his wife...Read more
'At first counsel for the defence Guido Guerrieri had been reluctant to take the case. He had been approached by an old legal friend to investigate the disappearance of the daughter of a wealthy couple living in the Southern Italian city of Bari called Manuela. New evidence was needed urgently...Read more
'Italian lawyer Guido Guerrieri has not always been proud of the cases he has won. However, following a painful separation Guido undergoes a personal crisis that has a transformative effect on his moral outlook. When a nine year old boy is found murdered at the bottom of a well close...Read more
'WHEN Martina accuses her ex-boyfriend of assault and battery, no witnesses can be persuaded to testify on her behalf.After all, he is the son of a powerful local judge, and one lawyer after another refuses to put their career on the line by representing her.Guido Guerrieri, however, cannot resist the...Read more