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5 stars for Plausible Liars by Lin Wilder #newrelease #courtroommystery #mystery #bookreview

Title: Plausible Liars

Author: Lin Wilder

Genre: Courtroom Mystery, Medical Mystery, Mystery

Book Blurb:

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Kate Townsend knew she would lob an incendiary device into the contemporary culture if she wrote and published her series, Corrupting America’s Children: Creating Chemical Eunuchs. But because of what she’d witnessed in her son’s pre-kindergarten, she felt obligated to do it.

In a remarkable convergence of events, Lindsey McCall is also drawn into the explosive world of transgender politics. For the second time in four years, Lindsey is facing indictment for unintentional murder. The US Department of Justice has indicted both McCall and Townsend in a conspiracy of mammoth proportions.

In this fifth novel of Wilder’s award-winning Lindsey McCall medical mystery series, her readers will find the innovative medical research loved by her fans, combined with a dramatic courtroom scenario guaranteed to provoke and challenge.

In her Foreward, Wilder writes:

We fiction writers have a responsibility when creating a character; he or she must sit beside us as we read the story. If she isn’t, we haven’t done our job.

Therefore, writing Dr. T’s character forced a plunge into places I had no interest in going. A person like Adam Turner would not have come into this beautiful world looking for a kid to control, manipulate, or wreck. There had to be a reason- that created massive psychic wounds.

My Review:

A hard-edged drama that pulls no punches in the presentation of the storyline. Anyone who is on either side of the burgeoning Parental Rights debate would be smart to read this book.

We have here the classic case of no good deed going unpunished. Trying to help a child who is being driven to do things by a pyscho leads Dr. Lindsay back into legal trouble.

The courtroom drama is so incredibly detailed and realistic it is gripping. The author is simply an expert at recreating the intensity of the courtroom with the written word.

The troubled youth at the center of the story is a character developed in a very touching way. The author is able to clearly point out that psychotics can come in many forms with many 'reasons' for their actions.

Strongly written with an intense storyline, this is a page turner. Remarkably well crafted and thought out, this book will either support your beliefs or challenge them. It is not a bad thing to read a book that challenges your beliefs. Fans of this author will love this book. A highly recommended read.

My Rating: 5 stars

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Author Biography:

Lin Wilder has a doctorate in Public Health from the UT at Houston with a background in cardiopulmonary physiology, medical ethics, and hospital administration. During her thirty-plus years in academic healthcare administration, Lin authored numerous texts in these fields.

She began writing fiction after leaving her Hospital Director position at UMASS Medical Center. Since then, Lin has received many awards for her two series of novels. Her medical mystery series include: The Fragrance Shed By A Violet, Do You Solemnly Swear? A Price for Genius and Malthus Revisited. Plausible Liars, the fifth in the Dr. Lindsey McCall mystery series, is scheduled for release in 2022.

Lin’s ancient novel series includes I, Claudia, and My Name is Saul. The third in that series, and her latest novel, The Reluctant Queen, took first place for historical and religious fiction in Feathered Quill’s Best Books of 2022. In addition, her memoir, Finding the Narrow Path, recounts her journey away from God and back again.

Lin lives in the Texas Hill Country with her husband and dogs.

Signed copies of her books can be purchased at In addition, her weekly blog ranks in the top 100 Christian blogs and book reviews.

Social Media Links:

Website: www.linwilder

Reviewed by: Mr. N


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