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Lawrence Friedman’s new Frank May Mystery has will-seekers coming out of the woodwork

Frank May’s law practice is mostly estate planning. Nothing is further from his mind than murder … but mysterious deaths somehow seem to pursue him. This time, it’s the body of a woman, murdered and hidden on the grounds of the home in Los Altos Hills, California, owned by a new, young client, Freddy Lucas. [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s mystery novel A Body in the House follows the death of a Stanford professor

Lawyer Frank May is, as always, reluctant to get involved in murder cases. But when his young client, Margot, comes back from a vacation with her husband and finds the dead body of a woman in their house, Frank is drawn in despite himself. Who was this woman? And when another murder occurs—this time on [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s novel The Late Doctor Savage proves where there’s a will there’s a murder

Frank May practices law in San Mateo, California. Much of his practice deals with estate planning—wills, trusts, and related matters. So dead people are very much on his mind and the mind of his clients. But not, for the most part, unnatural deaths. Yet mysterious deaths, for some odd reason, seem [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s novel Dead in the Park has Frank May tracking down his link to a corpse

Frank May is a private practice lawyer in San Mateo, California, and he doesn’t want to get involved with an unidentified dead body in the park. So why is he involved with an unidentified dead body in the park? The man was found in a neighboring California town with no identification; all the police found [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s novel Death of a Schemer pits Frank May against a house full of suspects

Frank May, the lawyer who’s a reluctant detective, takes on the mystery of a house full of characters and and secrets. Frank’s law office is in San Mateo, California, his practice often dealing with wills and estates. Dead clients are an essential part of an estates practice, but these are, for almost everybody, quite natural [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s mystery A Heavenly Death asks whether there is murder in the afterlife

Frank May is back and more hesitant than ever to get involved. But a mystery finds him anyway, too bizarre for him to ignore. Many people believe in life after death, but how many believe in murder after death? Or at least the revelation of a murder from a dead mother?
Frank’s rich client Morris Gross [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s novel Who Killed Maggie Swift? Takes Reluctant Sleuth Frank May to the Dentist

Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. Books, forms, and documents. At least that’s the way he wants it…. But clients and life don’t always oblige. 
Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That’s not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s novel of lawyer Frank May proves where there’s a will there’s a death

Frank May practices law, but not the glamorous kind. His bread and butter is the sedate sort—writing wills and handling estates. Or more to the point, handling heirs.
Even so, where there’s a will there’s a death. Try as he might, Frank just can’t avoid some of the more unsavory sides of human existence. And of [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s Mystery The Book Club Murder Drags Lawyer Frank May into his Wife’s Domain

Frank May hates trouble, as a lawyer and as a guy. But it likes him just fine. For someone who practices wills and trusts law because it is far from the scene of murder and mayhem, he has a knack for being caught up in it anyway.
Which is why he thought he was fortune’s friend [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s Mystery An Unnatural Death Takes Lawyer Frank May Into May and December

Frank May practices law, but he gets by just doing the safe, bland kind—writing wills, forming partnerships, processing papers. Everything far from the seedy adventures of criminal law or detective work. But every lawyer knows: clients have a habit of taking you to places you don’t want to be.
One of those clients is the estate [...]

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New fiction by Lawrence Friedman: Death of a Wannabe is a modern murder mystery in the tradition of Agatha Christie

Reluctant trusts & estates lawyer meets mysterious murder of a client, apparently by another client. Frank May practices law, but he’s getting by doing only the safe, bland kind–writing wills, forming partnerships, processing papers. Far from the seedy adventures of criminal law. But a dead body wakes you up and takes you to places you don’t want to be…

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