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[PDF] The Alligator Man By James Sheehan – serv3.3pub.co.uk ❴PDF / Epub❵ ★ The Alligator Man Author James Sheehan – Serv3.3pub.co.uk Kevin Wylie's crooked boss wants to run him out of town and Kevin's long time girlfriend is ready to take a hike He decides to leave Miami and visit his father who he hasn't seen in 28 years Heading b Kevin Wylie's crooked boss wants to run him out of town and Kevin's long time girlfriend is ready to take a hike He decides The Alligator PDF \ to leave Miami and visit his father who he hasn't seen in years Heading back to his hometown Kevin doesn't realize that he and his dad will become embroiled in a murder case The victim one of the richest and most hated corporate criminals in America has been dubbed The Alligator Man after pieces of his clothing were found in a local swamp Billy Fuller had every reason to want the victim dead and all the evidence leads right to his doorstep But legendary lawyer Tom Wylie believes in Billy and he and his son reunite to fight for Billy's life The Alligator Man is a story of greed anger love redemption and two powerful trial attorneys who fight to the end and risk everything for the truth.

10 thoughts on “The Alligator Man

  1. Carrie Carrie says:

    Roy Johnson was not a good man by any means In the past he was being investigated for drug trafficking but was never caught In the current day he had been CEO of Dynatron in which he cashed out of the company making off with one hundred million just before it shut down costing twenty thousand employees all of their jobs pensions and insurance When Roy's wife reports him missing after going for a walk one night near the swamp pieces of his clothing and wallet are found so the press then dubs him the Alligator Man since it seems he fell victim to the alligators in the swamp until a witness comes forward saying they saw a hit and run that night Kevin Wylie is a lawyer from Miami who shortly after losing his job receives a phone call from his estranged father's girlfriend to let him know that his father is battling cancer and may not have very long to live Kevin decides to go meet the man who gave him up twenty eight years before to get some answers but while there an old family friend is accused of the murder of Roy Johnson so Kevin takes on his case I was completely caught up in this story from the moment it starts through the investigation and trial A well written intense fast paced legal thriller The story changes the points of view from several characters to start which seemed a bit confusing at first but once you get going it was very hard to put this one down Interesting characters plot and conclusion Definitely would recommend I won this book from Goodreads First Reads For reviews please visit

  2. Sue Sue says:

    I won a copy of The Alligator Man by James Sheehan through the Goodreads Giveaway Contest This was an amazing legal thrillerand definitely a book you cannot put downRoy Johnson had been the CEO of Dynatrona major energy company in northwest Florida but had sold it before it fell into bankruptcy and cashed out with a million dollars His employees lost everything He was ruthless and hated and called The Alligator Man since he went missing and pieces of his clothing were found in a local swamp in the everglades He had been walking down Gladestown Road late at night down the road from his large mansion after he had been drinking His wife had reported him missingBilly Fuller had been an employee of Dynatron until it folded He had lost everythinghis pension money his health insurance his job his ill wife and his home All he had left were his two children to provide for and give him solaceCarlisle Buchanan was an auxiliary officer in Gladestown a small town on the edge of the everglades and was first at the scene of the crime where he turned in remnants of clothing he found as evidence to be sent to the FBI lab for testing Carlisle and Vern Fleming a homicide detective were assigned to the caseKevin Wylie living in Miamihad been working for a prominent lawyer Bernie Stang for seven years but was ready to go on his own and start up his own practice But when Bernie found out Kevin's intentions to be competing against him in the same city he was furious and fired him on the spot Kevin was also dealing with a controlling live in girlfriend Susan Bishop that was placing demands on Kevin than he could handle When Kevin received a call advising him his father Tom Wylie a legendary trial lawyer was in hospital awaiting cancer surgery his decision was easyhe had to leave Miami and visit his father whom he hadn't seen in twenty eight years But when Billy is arrested and charged with the accused killing of Roy Johnson Tom Wylie believes in Billy and he and his son reunite to fight the courtroom battle to save BillyThis is a fast paced legal thriller a courtroom thriller with memorable characters that will have you gripped until you discover the truth I am now a fan of this debut author

  3. Wendy Wendy says:

    One of the best crime thrillers I've read this year is The Alligator Man by James Sheehan which I won from Goodreads Giveaways In this novel the writer doesn't just focus on a high profile murder and a heart stopping courtroom trial but adds a dash of drug smuggling and white collar crime When the story opens the disappearance of a corrupt gazillionaire Roy Johnson has been reported by his young wife Kevin Wylie a criminal lawyer in town to renew his relationship with his terminally ill father is called on to take on a case that seems to be fuelled by circumstantial evidence What he finds is a case riddled with mystery and inconsistenciesJames Sheehan's writing style and his characterization are worthy of praise In well written prose he takes the reader on a roller coaster ride with a captivating plot and complex characters haunted by their past Clever shrewd Kevin Wylie haunted by the desertion of his father as a child struggles with his conviction and compassion while embroiled in a struggle to save the life of a friend Tom Wylie a determined and well loved man in the community seeks forgiveness and redemption for past sins Even though Jeanette Truluc's an intelligent and perceptive lawyer she still faces racial prejudice while brave honest sharp eyed Carlisle Buchanan is labelled because of his father's past and his need to work out of doors Billy Fuller a caring and loving father must find inner strength and resolve to overcome public censure Add to these remarkably strong characters the astute eavesdropper Rosie and the considerate and kind hearted Kate Antagonists like the manipulative and cunning Bernie Stangthe greedydishonest Roy Johnson and the unconscionable murderers Randy Winters and Bobby Joe Sellers infuse the plot with excitement and dramaIn this story of greed anger manipulation and deceit are redeeming ualities of love friendship redemption and hope which makes it stand out from other crime thrillers I thoroughly enjoyed The Alligator Man and intend to read other novels by James Sheehan

  4. Carol MacInnis Carol MacInnis says:

    I won this book from a contest on Goodreads and I am now Author James Sheehan's #1 fanBilly Fuller was an employee of a major energy company called 'Dynatron' in Miami until it folded and he literally lost everything His income his savings pension health insurance and his wife and best friend The CEO of Dynatron Roy Johnson is a ruthless heartless man who got a severance of one hundred million dollars and was under investigation for insider trading defrauding employees etc etc Some time later as Johnson took his usual drunken evening stroll he was struck by a car and landed in an alligator infested swampKevin Wiley is a criminal lawyer and just recently lost his job when he receives a phone call that his father who he has not seen or heard from for 28 years is dying of cancer and may not make it through the night So Kevin sets aside his emotional baggage and goes to St Albans on the west coast of Florida to see his father Tom Wiley also a former lawyer and very well thought of for his many successful high profile casesWhen Billy Fuller is arrested for Roy Johnson's murder Kevin and Tom reunite and work together to get justice for their long time family friend who they both love and share their past with to prove Bill's innocenceFast paced emotional extremely well written as I felt I was in the courtroom right beside Kevin Wiley whose tenacity and drive are matched with prosecutor Jeanette TrulucI sat down in the morning yesterday to begin this book and by late afternoon I read the last page I literally could notwould not put this book down Author James Sheehan is truly amazing 5

  5. Jody Jody says:

    I received this book for free in exchange for an honest reviewI have never read any of Sheehan's books before but after The Alligator Man I am going to see if my library has any of his books If you like John Grisham you will like Sheehan The mystery is there the characters are really likeable and he really makes you hate the bad guys There was one character called Bernie I'm not going to reveal any than his name that is so slimey that you feel like washing your hands anytime he comes on the scene Maybe about three uarters of the way through I guessed what might be the end result I just didn't know how it was going to get there And let me tell you getting there was a blast There are several little backstories that are developed throughout this book that are just thatbackstories Sometimes authors try to include little tid bits of the character history along the way that take over the storyline and leave you confused Sheehan doesn't do that He gives you the history of many of the characters without taking away from the story but by adding to it This was a really good book and I will gladly promote this author to my friends who are law thriller fans

  6. Haley Mathiot Haley Mathiot says:

    I decided I loved James Sheehan’s work after reading last year’s release The Lawyer’s Lawyer I jumped at the chance to read this new book and was not at all disappointedThe Alligator Man starts off with a chapter from the perspective of a murder victim From the very first chapter I was hooked There were two parallel stories going on at the same time and at one point I didn’t know how they related About halfway through the book the connection became clear and suddenly every character was a thousand times important and every word interesting At one point the case seemed hopeless at others it seemed there could be no other alternate ending But of course there were several wild twists at the end that totally through me Yeah several Not just one surprise Like surprise after surprise And maybe a little bit of crying at the very endAll in all I loved The Alligator Man and am once again impressed with Sheehan’s ability to make a dry boring courtroom seem exciting and to weave a powerful story about humans and love and greed and destinyThe narration was very good though not as good as The Lawyer’s Lawyer In the same way that the narrator didn’t add anything to the book he didn’t take anything away either

  7. Robert Robert says:

    A very well written Florida court room drama The story centers around a criminal defense lawyer that gets drawn into a case that ends up having ties to a firm that he just got fired from This is a good novel that is not overly complex yet has enough twists to keep the reader entertained

  8. Henri Moreaux Henri Moreaux says:

    William Fuller lost his job pension health insurance home and wife Now he might lose his freedomRoy Johnson once drug dealer now corporate criminal and the ex CEO of Dynatron whom Fuller used to be an employee of before Johnson looted 100 million dollars and let it collapse has gone missing Tattered clothing is found in a canal freuented by alligators and a tip comes in that a teenager saw a hit and run bowl him into the canal A grey car matching Fuller's was the vehicle responsible and he's been getting drunk in a nearby town mouthing off that he's going to 'kill him' It's an open and shut case or is it? No body no hard evidence it's all circumstantial and Fuller doesn't think he did it although he was drunk Enter Kevin Wylie he's in town visiting his father who he hasn't seen for 28 years after a run in with his crooked boss leaves him with ample free time having lost his job He reconnects with Fuller who he knew in the past and decides to take on the case with the assistance of his estranged father who he's now just getting to know who is also dying of cancerThere's a fair bit going on in this novel but it ties together in a complete and full manner which gives the story uite a vivid life I've previously read The Mayor of Lexington Avenue and really enjoyed it deciding to check out some Sheehan and I'm glad I did as this Alligator Man is also an excellent book If you enjoy John Grisham's novels you'll definitely enjoy James Sheehan's novels

  9. Roger Smitter Roger Smitter says:

    A good read for courtroom novels with a surprise at the end The last third of the novel when we find ourselves in the courtroom is especially good Sheehan makes a few statements about the evils of corporations and the bad guys who get lots of money while working stiffs get the shaft The courtroom drama seldom earns five stars but this one comes close

  10. Erin Erin says:

    I think I really just needed to read a legal thriller where the lawyers are basically good people who do the right thing in the name of justice Doubtlessly there are flaws with this story and maybe Kevin is a bit of a rehash of Jack Tobin but all in all another satisfying read from James Sheehan I can't find any mention of further books but I will hold out hope for a future read

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