Spotlight & Giveaway: Gideon’s Grandchildren, by Bill Jaquette

Join us for this tour from Jan 10 to Jan 28, 2022!

Book Title:  Gideon’s Grandchildren by Bill Jaquette
Category:  Adult Fiction (18+ ),  228 pages
Genre: Legal, Criminal Law, and General Fiction​
Publisher:  ARJ Publishing
Release date:  November, 2021
Tour dates: Jan 10 to Jan 28, 2022
Content Rating:  PG-13 + M. ​References to sex and violence (thought not explicit), and a few “f” words

Book Description:

Steve Cole is a young public defense attorney with a long list of clients: Among them is Jeff Harris, who is facing a life sentence under a law that Steve believes is cruel and unfair. When Harris is presented with a plea bargain that would spare him a life sentence, Steve urges his client to accept. Steve is shocked when Harris turns down the plea bargain in favor of going to trial. Steve quickly finds himself in the most difficult case of his career, in addition to all his other clients. Nevertheless, Steve grows to respect Harris and the decision he made, compelling him to work tirelessly for a not-guilty verdict for Harris.

​Throughout the novel, author Bill Jaquette weaves his own thirty-plus years’ experience in public defense and provides readers with an intimate look at the day-to-day lives and struggles of public defense attorneys. The result is a compassionate portrayal of some of the most critical figures in the American courts, their clients, and the arduous and complicated role of maintaining justice.

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Meet the Author:

Bill Jaquette practiced law for over forty years. During that time, he served as a deputy prosecuting attorney and was also in private practice. A substantial part of his career, however, was as a public defender, including thirty years with the Snohomish County Public Defender Association, of which he was also director. In addition to his JD from the University of Washington, Bill holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Missouri and, prior to his career in law, served as a tenured member of the philosophy faculty at Southwest Missouri State University.

Gideon’s Grandchildren is his first novel.

connect with the author: website


 

Tour Schedule:

Jan 10 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 11 – Kam’s Place – book spotlight
Jan 11 – 
Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway

Jan 12 – Literary Flits – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 13 – Elizabeth McKenna – Author – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 14 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 17 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 18 – Lamon Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 19 – Pick a Good Book – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 20 – Celticlady ‘s Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 21 – Hall Ways Blog – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 21 – 
Books are a Blessing  – book spotlight / giveaway

Jan 24 – Splashes of Joy  – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 24 – Books for Books – book spotlight
Jan 25 – Sadie’s Spotlight – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 26 – Sefina Hawke’s Books – book spotlight
Jan 26 
Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway

Jan 27 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 28 – Mysweetenedlifebychix – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 28 – 
fundinmental – book spotlight / giveaway

 

Enter the Giveaway: 

GIDEON’S GRANDCHILDREN Spotlight Book Tour Giveaway

 

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