I wrote a guest blog about why we love legal thrillers, and I thought you might enjoy reading it. The blog is on the website of Manning Wolfe, a talented legal thriller writer. I hope you will check out the blog as well as Manning’s work.
Here’s a preview of my blog post:
Why Do You Read Legal Thrillers?
by Larry A. Winters
Legal thrillers are awesome. And I’m not just saying that because I write them. There’s a reason we don’t see many retail thrillers or agricultural thrillers (or writer thrillers, for that matter), while books about lawyers and the legal profession continue to top bestseller lists year after year. As someone with a vested interest in the subject, I’ve given a lot of thought about why this is the case. I don’t have a definitive answer, but I believe two aspects of the genre are particularly important to its success.