Thaddeus Murfee is the protagonist in a series of legal thriller novels by John Ellsworth. Thaddeus Murfee is a young lawyer, just out of law school with money still left to pay on his student loan.

John Ellsworth began his Thaddeus Murfee series in 2014 with the novel The Defendants. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of John Ellsworth’s Thaddeus Murfee books in order of when they were first released (as well as in chronological order):

Publication Order of Thaddeus Murfee Books

The Defendants(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond a Reasonable Death(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Attorney At Large(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chase, the Bad Baby(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Defending Turquoise(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mental Case(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unspeakable Prayers, Treblinka to Chicago(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Girl Who Wrote the New York Times Bestseller(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trial Lawyer(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Near Death Experience(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Young Lawyer's Story(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exhibit 1: Hollywood Station(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Thaddeus Murfee Books

A Young Lawyer’s Story is a prequel in the Thaddeus Murfee series.


Note: A Young Lawyer’s Story was originally titled Thaddeus Murfee.

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Thaddeus Murfee Synopsis: The Defendants is the second book in the Thaddeus Murfee legal thriller series by John Ellsworth. Thaddeus Murfee is a trial lawyer with less than 18 months of courtroom experience. He is completely unprepared for the complicated murder case that he is asked to defend. While Ermeline was passed out, her date carved his name in her breasts. Later, he is found murdered. Ermeline is arrested based on circumstantial evidence because she had motive and opportunity. She hires Thaddeus, who makes his criminal lawyer debut defending his first murder case in this intense courtroom drama.

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