William Deverell is a Canadian author of legal and crime thriller novels. He writes the Arthur Beauchamp series. Deverell worked as a journalist for the Canadian Press, Vancouver Sun, and Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, which got him through law school. As a lawyer, he worked over a thousand criminal cases. Deverell created the TV series Street Legal, and is a screenwriter. He splits his time between Pender Island, British Columbia and Quepos, Costa Rica.

Deverell’s debut novel, Needles, was published in 1979 and was based on his time working as a criminal lawyer, and won the McClelland & Stewart $50,000 Seal Award. Below is a list of William Deverell’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Arthur Beauchamp Books

Trial of Passion(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
April Fool(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kill All the Judges(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Snow Job(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'll See You in My Dreams(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sing a Worried Song(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whipped(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Needles(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Crimes(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mecca(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dance of Shiva(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Platinum Blues(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mindfield(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fatal Cruise(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kill All the Lawyers(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Street Legal: The Betrayal(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slander(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Laughing Falcon(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mind Games(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

A Life on Trial(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Note: The non-fiction book em>A Life on Trial: The Case of Robert Frisbee was originally published as Fatal Cruise.

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William Deverell Synopses: Platinum Blues is a standalone title by William Deverell. Oliver Gulliver is a small-town lawyer based in California who finds himself in over his head in the mind-bending, dangerous music world, when he takes on a plagiarism suit on behalf of his daughter’s new boyfriend, burned-out rock star C.C. Gilley.

Mindfield by William Deverell is a fictional story based on real-life CIA-funded brainwashing experiments – ones that used LSD and electric shock treatment – during the late 50s and early 60s.

In Needles by William Deverell, lawyer Foster Cobb prosecutes the mysterious Dr. Au, the West Coast’s primary drug trafficker. But Cobb – with his practice not doing well and in a marriage that’s failing – has himself gotten back into heroin.

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