The Innocent Ones by Neil White (Dan Grant and Jayne Brett 3)
Books / April 23, 2019

  A new author for me, Neil white , this is the 3rd book is his Dan Grant and Jayne Brett Legal series. Legal Thrillers are not something I usually read but looking to broaden my reading , this looked a perfect and interesting one to go with. The book opens with the violent murder of journalist,  Mark Roberts , a London lad out in the sticks looking to meet someone, to help him with a story he is writing, he is fatally assaulted. Nick Conner a petty thief is found red handed; or footed in this case as his bloody footprints are found at the scene of the murder. Criminal defence lawyer Dan Grant takes his case. What looks an open and shut case is soon made more interesting when intriguingly the victim’s mother approaches Dan saying she doesn’t believe they have the right killer and there is more than meets the eye. Jayne Brett, Dan’s investigator and longtime friend,  is now in Manchester,  working away at a new life,  a job in a supermarket with a leach of a boss and behind on her rent. She is asked back by Dan and soon agrees to pick up her old…