Publication Order of Rachel Gold Books
|Canaan Legacy||(1988)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Death Benefits||(1992)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Firm Ambitions||(1994)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Due Diligence||(1995)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Sheer Gall||(1996)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Bearing Witness||(1999)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Trophy Widow||(2002)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|A Handful of Gold||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|The Flinch Factor||(2013)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Face Value||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Michael Kahn is the renowned award-winning author of some of the best top mystery novels. His passion for writing is a rare find as evident in his unique mystery books and will introduce you to a world of first-class mystery thrillers. Being a trial lawyer and professor of law at Washington University where he teaches expression and censorship. His career started as a challenge from his wife to write and prove how good he was at it. His outstanding scenes are created from a blend of complex law strategies with raw emotions to come out with characters and later complicating the life of the character to create suspense for the readers. The married father of five states that the only moment he was most proud about his writing was when his children carried one of the books he wrote for show off. Though fantasy some sections of the stories are easy to relate to while other sections open your imagination to a world unknown. This brief overview summarizes two of Michael Kahn’s best-selling novels Grave Designs and Firm Ambitions including some of the main characters, their roles and significance of the novels.
This information-rich and clearly written book charts relatively about the mysterious deaths and strategies involved in finding culprits. Graham Anderson Marshall III is powerful senior partner at a respected corporate law firm. He dies in a bizarre death filled with kinky details. His firm known as Abbott & Windsor is in the quest to unravel this mysterious death when secrets about his personal life surface. Some of the details are extremely troubling and even potentially embarrassing. This starts to tarnish the otherwise good name of his former company. Apparently his former firm is the codicil to his will and is to set aside a trust fund for maintaining and caring for his grave which is at a pet cemetery. Brilliant speculation and unpredictable scenes emerge and one can do nothing but read more.
With every progression in the tale, more exciting events take place, keeping the reader hooked. Abbott & Windsor had been named the sole beneficiary if by any chance the trust would be deemed invalid. This presents a conflict of interest. Abbott & Windsor seeks the help of lawyer named Rachel Gold. Rachel Gold is a young attorney who abandoned a prestigious firm so as to open her own firm. Rachel is determined to unravel the mystery of Canaan’s grave and its contents. She presumes she would finish the work in just a few days but by then the grave has been robbed. A mysterious name CANAAN had been left in the gravestone etched in marble. Rachel teams up with her brilliant friend Benny Goldberg in the quest to find the stolen contents from the grave. The two receive clues that lead them to a three centuries secret legacy of hunger, blackmail and sexual depravity. Inhuman monsters, ancient mysteries, dangerous villains and greed for power build intense moments throughout this brilliant thriller. During their research the team realizes that someone wants to kill Rachel Gold. Rachel’s law school friend dies in peculiar circumstances. The intense suspense created holds a degree of interest that can only keep you reading more. Apparently she fell from the eighth floor one day after quitting her job. Though the police considers her death a suicide Stanley Plotkin is convinced that it is a murder. Though Stanley is a genius with Asperger’s Syndrome is not able to read emotions from facial expressions a trait he compensates on by studying facial action coding system so as to enable him in social situations. It is through this system that he is convinced Sari was murdered and he turns to Rachel with evidence which unfortunately he is the only one who could see. Sari’s father asks Rachel to review her daughter’s death which takes Rachel on a path of deep secrets and dark criminal disputes. Rachel decides to record Sari’s colleague’s reminiscences to be used in a memorial video. This will strategically enable Stanley to study their facial footage. Suspects are unraveled as the secrets behind the murder are revealed.
Rachel is presented as a tough minded yet kind character. She returns to her hometown to keep her mother company after the death of her father. Rachel gets a high-stakes divorce case. Her client Eileen Landau is a wealthy housewife who occasionally attends aerobic classes at an upscale hotel so as to meet with the handsome fitness instructor Andros. Andros was found dead with the cause of death being cyanide poisoning. Ann who is Rachel’s sister and Eileen’s friend is the number one suspect in the murder. The expected turns into unexpected and one can only read more.
The blend of actions creates the spark of interest for the readers. Apparently Ann was having an affair with Andros. Rachel has to investigate the angry wives who had been seduced by Andros to get the real reasons behind the murder. She discovers that Andros’s intentions may not have been as the housewives thought. Andros may have been playing a dangerous game one that may have cost him his life. Brilliant strategies and excellent plots are established and implemented as the story continues. A photo album with naughty pictures of his conquests is proof of Andros’s explicit behavior. Rachel is faced with a puzzle as she has to choose between professional and personal. However the story gets mysterious as a desperate and powerful person threatens to kill Rachel if she does not stop the investigation. Every section of the story is filled with unique actions that will simply leave you asking for more of this action-packed original story.
Grave Designs as well as Firm Ambition are definitely action packed and original stories. A blend of astonishing secrets, despicable villains, mystery deaths and to make the matters more intriguing well kept secrets all into astonishing dark territory make the action based book one of a kind. These books both stand out significantly in uniqueness. Make an informed decision to read Grave Designs and Firm Ambition and enjoy an unforgettable experience of your life.Book Series In Order » Characters » Rachel Gold