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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LAWYER CHARACTERS IN FICTION

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African American Male Lawyers

Ferguson, Maggie, Crime of passion (NY: Harlequin Books, 1995)(Harlequin intrigue; 347). Springfield Illinois attorney finds love and danger; romance fiction. Features male attorney love-interest.

Malmont, Valerie S., Death, Guns and Sticky Buns (2000). The heroine has a good friend who gives up big city practice to offer a small town Pennsylvania legal assistance.

African American Women Lawyers

Bullard, Linda McKeever, Shades of justice (NY: Dutton, 1998). Female African-American attorney Gwen Parrish practicing in Houston craves a judicial appointment.

Cose, Ellis, The Best Defense (1998). An African-American attorney defends a man accused of shooting his co-workers in this courtroom thriller.

Davis, Racine Leonard, Rich blessings (Uhrichsville, OH: Heartsong Presents, 1998). Female African American lawyer.

Emery, Lynn, Night magic (1995). Attorney Savannah St. Julien finds mystery and romance when she returns to Beau Chene, Louisiana. One of the few novels to feature an African-American attorney.

Ferguson, Maggie, Crime of passion (NY: Harlequin Books, 1995)(Harlequin intrigue; 347). Springfield Illinois attorney finds love and danger; romance fiction. Features male attorney love-interest.

Jackson, Brenda Streater, Eternally yours (NY: Kensington, 1997)(Arabesque). African American attorney.

Jarrett, Norma, Sunday Brunch (). Five African-American women attorneys meet regularly to discuss life and love.

Kelley, Norman, Black Heat: A Nina Halligan Mystery (Amistad Press, 2001). Halligan is an African-American former prosecutor turned investigator who takes on the case of an assassinated civil rights leader.

Lochte, Dick, and Christopher Darden, L. A. Justice (Warner, 2001). Another Nikki Hill adventure.

Lochte, Dick, and Christopher Darden, The Trials of Nikki Hill (Warner, 1999). African-American female prosecutor working in LA.

Mickelbury, Penny, One must wait (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1998). Louisiana-born, DC-based African-American defense attorney Carole Ann Gibson investigates murder and environmental crimes back home.

Mickelbury, Penny, Paradise Interrupted (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001). Carole Ann leaves law practice for investigation in this island thriller.

Mickelbury, Penny, The Step Between (2000). A Carole Ann Gibson mystery.

Mickelbury, Penny, Where to Choose (1999). A Carole Ann Gibson mystery.

Sims, Janice, All the right reasons (NY: Kensington, 1997)(Arabesque). African American woman lawyer; romance fiction.

Wheeler, Amanda, Beyond the Fire (1996). Berkeley-trained African American attorney Nina Lewis becomes involved in politics and intrigue.

 

 

 

 




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