Saturday, March 20, 2010

John Dobbyn's "Frame Up," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: Frame Up by John Dobbyn.

The entry begins:
My two primary characters are both criminal trial attorneys who were unwillingly thrown together in the first novel, Neon Dragon, and developed such a bond that by the end of that adventure in the inner-not-so-sanctum of the Boston Chinese tong they left their Boston firm and formed a two person partnership. The second novel takes them into the midst of a collision between the Boston mafia and a Russian organized crime group over stolen and forged art.

Michael is twenty-seven years old. He is a former prosecutor turned defense counsel who keeps to a true path on behalf of his clients, his profession, his partner, and himself - even when he has to bluff and lie to do it. He epitomizes John Wayne's definition of "courage." It is "being scared to death, and saddling up anyway."

The closest resemblance to type casting that I can come, knowing Michael inside and out, is my favorite Boston actor...[read on]
Learn more about the Devlin and Knight legal thrillers, Neon Dragon and Frame Up, at John Dobbyn's website.

John F. Dobbyn is a Professor of Law at Villanova Law School and the author of numerous legal books and short fiction. A native of Boston, he received his J.D. from Boston College Law School and LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He practiced law at Burns & Levinson in Boston before going into teaching.

My Book, The Movie: Frame Up.

--Marshal Zeringue