AN ACT OF KINDNESS
In his law practice, Harry Jenkins frequently visited the elderly and infirm in their homes. Occasionally, he attended upon the wealthy in their mansions. Today, he was visiting Miss Alicia Markley and her friend of many years, Sarah Carmichael. Affluence and infirmity were married in one appointment. The Rosedale Valley road was an isolated stretch […]
Banks Are Not Your Friends.
BANKS ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS, by Harry Jenkins Of course, you’ve seen all the commercials which the banks inflict on the unwary! I know, you’ll think that’s a fine thing for a lawyer to say! But they portray themselves as your friends—your life partners. God help you if you’re in a tight spot and need […]
How Much Money is Enough?
#freestories #suspense #novels #crime By HARRY JENKINS: What do you think when you hear the word lawyer or attorney? A lot of people think of of greed and money or all the jokes they’ve heard over the years like— what’s the difference between a lawyer and God? A: God doesn’t think he’s a lawyer. No doubt […]
A Happy Meeting at a Funeral
When my partner, Richard Crawford dropped dead rather unceremoniously in the office, I felt as if I’d been swamped by a tidal wave of events—some troublesome, some unnerving and weird, but one completely delicious and delightful. But this happy meeting took place just weeks before Crawford’s unseemly exit. I haven’t yet told you that my […]
A CHANCE TO MAKE MY OWN MISTAKES
#mysterynovels, #suspensenovels #legalthriller Large [very large] mistakes were made by so many in Conduct in Question! And then there were the smaller ones. Hello, I’m Harry Jenkins, Toronto lawyer. I have a great story to tell you–one many lawyers [not me included] would love to tell over drinks after a long day of corporate mergers […]