Dollar Signs

Dollar Signs MERIT BRIDGES an attorney and widowed mother in Austin Texas works hard drinks too much wine and sleeps with younger men When Merit goes after a shady corporation threatening her client she enco

  • Title: Dollar Signs
  • Author: Manning Wolfe
  • ISBN: 9781944225001
  • Page: 228
  • Format: Paperback
  • MERIT BRIDGES, an attorney and widowed mother in Austin, Texas, works hard, drinks too much wine, and sleeps with younger men When Merit goes after a shady corporation threatening her client, she encounters hired gun Boots King His charge is simple, Stop her Merit and herteam including Betty, a mothering office manager with a bad ass attitude struggle to stay alivMERIT BRIDGES, an attorney and widowed mother in Austin, Texas, works hard, drinks too much wine, and sleeps with younger men When Merit goes after a shady corporation threatening her client, she encounters hired gun Boots King His charge is simple, Stop her Merit and herteam including Betty, a mothering office manager with a bad ass attitude struggle to stay alive, while they navigate a labyrinth of legal issues, and prove once again that you don t mess with a Texas lady lawyer.

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    About “Manning Wolfe

    • Manning Wolfe

      MANNING WOLFE an author and attorney residing in Austin, Texas, writes cinematic style, smart, fast paced thrillers with a salting of Texas bullshit The first in her series, featuring Austin Lawyer Merit Bridges, is Dollar Signs Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King A graduate of Rice University and the University of Texas School of Law, Manning s experience has given her a voyeur s peak into some shady characters lives and a front row seat to watch the good people who stand against them.

    189 thoughts on “Dollar Signs

    • I wish to thank Net Galley, Starpath Books, and author Manning Wolfe for an advanced copy of Dollar Signs in exchange for an unbiased review.Dollar Signs, Ms. Manning’s debut novel is a very engaging legal thriller straight out of the heart of Texas where contracts are contracts and big business rules. This is a tale of a pair of hard-working Mexicans and their small car repair shop versus greedy, deceitful, tawdry big business owner; good lawyer versus very bad lawyer; and good lawyer trying [...]

    • I want to thank NetGalley, the publisher and the author for sending this ebook in return for an honest review. The book is about Merit Bridges and how she takes a legal case for a client who has burned down a huge billboard sign in front of his place of business. He signed a lease for the sign, not realizing that there was a fine print option giving the sign company the right to buy his property under certain circumstances.I liked the plot and the characters. My complaint is the required shootin [...]

    • Meet Merit Bridges! She's lady lawyer from Texas. She's smart, she's strong, and she's sassy. Merit's husband killed himself several years ago and she's now raising her dyslexic teenage son by herself. She likes to drink and she likes younger men both used to keep the sadness and loneliness at bay. I think she's going to make a wonderful series character!In this debut novel, Merit takes on a corporation that is unethical and dishonest in signing up landowners for their billboard business. Boots [...]

    • What happens when a determined, industrious private practice Austin attorney faces an equally determined, but unscrupulous corporation? In Manning Wolfe’s debut legal thriller, Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King, Merit Bridges represents her client in a case against a billboard corporation and has multiple run-ins with a sleazy agent calling himself Boots King.Merit is the widowed mother of a teenage dyslexic son, Ace. When she’s not working hard, she loves drinking wine and parti [...]

    • Merit Bridges is a wonderful character that has a great future. She is not too old or too young but just right. She is a mother, a lawyer, a widow, savvy and able to express what she does and does not want/like. There are billboards everywhere in the world and if half of what is talked about in this book is true then…oh my…and what a hook to base a story on.The story has characters I could relate to and an idea that was new to me. The bad guy is charming – at first – but definitely more [...]

    • Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King, is a legal thriller by Manning Wolfe, that looks like it's going to be a series, I hope! Attorney Merit Bridges represents her client in a case against a powerful corrupt corporation. The giant company hires a sleazy agent, Boots King, to threaten Merit and her clients. With the help of her fun and quirky office staff (Love Betty!), Merit must go to extremes to protect her client, herself, and her son. It's a fast read, and the action builds until t [...]

    • I finished reading Dollar Signs this morning and loved it, loved it, loved it! Author Manning Wolfe did an outstanding job. Great story, lots of Texas flair and sass, complex, interesting, new story line that gets tied up nicely. It started off with a bang and kept me turning the pages, which is my main purpose in reading a book. It has a great mix of characters and Wolfe did a great job of setting scenes without belabored descriptions. I could easily visualize the places and the action. Good st [...]

    • Smart, moving legal thriller.Three reasons I chose this book: written by female author lives in Texas and legal thriller. So glad I did, really enjoyed Merit Bridges character and his office stuff. Billboard company taking advantage of land owners, pushing them sign a lease to put there signs, taking advantage of their land. In very small print hiding their real interest. Other parallel running plot is foreclosure of home. Feel good story. Don't mess with Texas lady lawyer Merit Bridges.

    • I just finished reading Manning's debut legal thriller, Dollar Signs, and I was hooked from beginning to end. In the story, attny. Merit Bridges represents her client in a case against a powerful and bullying corporation. Throughout the course of the story, she ends up having a slew of run-ins with Boots King, a sleazy agent who Betty (the office manager) has very serious reservations about. As the plot thickens, as does the tricky legal maneuvering, Merit has to pull out all the stops to protec [...]

    • Boots King and a corrupted corporation are trying to stop Merit Bridges and her team but at what lengths will they go? In Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King Merit, an attorney, has to not only protect her client she has to protect herself. I picked up this legal thriller every chance I got, it has a great pace and wonderful characters. I look forward for more suspense and humor from this series!

    • Legal thrills at their best. Merit Bridges, an enticing lawyer with a love of wine and younger men, takes on Boots King, a memorable villain with a taste for murder. Unexpected twists keep the story moving along with snappy dialogue and fast-paced action. From the dramatic first sentence to the last paragraph, don't expect to eat or sleep. The literary world has a new star.

    • "MANNING WOLFE paints a stunning portrait of crime and punishment in Austin,Texas. Readers will not soon forget her attorney heroine, Merit Bridges, nor the villain, Boots King"Jarlon Magee, author

    • If you are looking for a suspenseful, legal jargon filled read featuring an independent, feisty Texas female lawyer, Dollar Signs is likely right up your alley. I certainly have to give the author credit for giving this book such a strong, won’t back down, mostly likable heroine. I say mostly because I am a little conflicted on her self-proclaimed Cougar nature when it comes to men. As a romantic at heart, it bothered me she wasn’t with Ag, who was always there for her and obviously had feel [...]

    • Check out my review here: ivoryowlreviews.cDisclaimer: I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I received no additional compensation. The description of Merit Bridges made me want to check this book out. I like a smart thriller, one that makes me actually have to think, and Dollar Signs didn't disappoint. Merit defends the hard-working "little guy" against the corrupt "big business" trying to take his land and livelihood. "Fixer" Boots King is one of those slimy, "lo [...]

    • I thoroughly enjoyed reading Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King by Manning Wolfe. This fast-paced legal thriller set in hip and quirky Austin follows attorney Merit Bridges. She does whatever it takes to protect her client, who is railroaded by a sleazy and powerful businessman. This pits Merit against the businessman’s shady attorney and the shadowy hatchet man enlisted to scare Merit and her client into backing down. Merit’s office staff and associates add color and fun to the s [...]

    • Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King is a thrilling story about a texan lawyer, who stands against big, sleazy businssman, while they are relentlessly trying to scare her and the clients she is fighting for. I thoroughly enjoyed the protagonist's personal issues and her staff's colorful personalities. As Merit Bridges is trying to save the small business owners and herself, she is not afraid to go all the way, even if she needs to make personal sacrafices. This book takes you to the wor [...]

    • After reading Dollar Signs: Texas Lady Lawyer vs Boots King, which takes place in Austin, TX, I was extremely pleased with the fast pace plot and the thorough character development. Merit Bridges, an attorney who relentlessly fights against powerful businessman shows her passion and will, while not ever backing down. Effervescence and color are exhibited by her staff and associates, this adds an element of excitement and fun. The book shows how a legal issue, which at first is seemingly insignif [...]

    • Well they say everything is bigger in Texas, and that's true with this stellar debut! A colorful Texas legal thriller with a strong, savvy female protagonist that will keep you engaged and guessing through the end and ready for more from Manning Wolfe.

    • Great StoryI love to read and this New Series by Manning Wolfe really caught me and loved the suspense, story line, characters,. Could go on and but I want you readers to read this Series yourselves.

    • Fast paced, funny, and suspenseful! All the things you would want from a legal thriller can be found in this book. LOVED it!!

    • Great new book!Manning Wolfe is a new author for me and it won't be the last of her books I read. It was hard to put down. I would recommend it to friends and family.

    • I LOVED this book!!! Suspenseful, sexy, and absorbing, it kept me up late three nights in a row. I can't wait to read more from Manning!

    • Manning Wolfe has crafted an entertaining, fast-paced legal thriller with a feisty leading lady who you can't help but love. Can't wait for the next installment of this series!

    • If you enjoy strong female characters this book is for you. If you enjoy legal thrillers then this book has that too! To find the two combined is a treat for readers who like their books with a bit of oomph and a lady lawyer not afraid to hold her own! The main character Merit Bridges is a kick ass lawyer with her own unique way of doing things. She's brave, sassy and driven. All these traits are at times completely at odds with her own personal life. Whilst her public persona is one of confiden [...]

    • Dollar Signs is a legal thriller set in Austin Texas and the storyline revolves around Boots King a leasing agent employed by Nixon Outdoor Advertising, and Merit Bridges a business attorney. Boots and Nixon adverting have been praying on innocent business owners getting them to sign space for advertising billboards but hiding legal clauses which later affect land ownership.The book opens with a client of Merit's burning down a billboard, but the ensuing fire engulfs and kills a homeless guy who [...]

    • In Manning Wolfe’s debut novel a tough female business attorney, Merit Bridges goes after a corrupt organisation (Nixon Outdoor Advertising) and a notorious leasing agent (Boots King) who are threatening one of her clients in a property dispute. The story starts with a bang as one of Merits client’s burns down a billboard in a neighbouring property dispute and unintentionally kills a homeless guy as the fire spreads, resulting in manslaughter. Merit Bridges and her team fight against the clo [...]

    • When Manning asked if the blog would like to review her legal thriller, I have to admit I was intrigued. Expecting a Texas version of Ally McBeal? No, but brilliant none the less. The first thirty percent took me a little while to get into, mainly because a lot of the legal jargon and processes seemed to take a toll on me personally, but all in all, a very witty, smart, and well thought out plot. The sassy, widowed lawyer, single mother to a dyslexic son and with her own law firm, she really doe [...]

    • It's great to read a "page turner" novel set in an area that you know. That's the bonus of this fast-reading book that I had a hard time putting down to get enough sleep. Another bonus is that while many "quick read crime novels" have cardboard characters, Merit Bridges feels like a real person that I might meet somewhere on the street. The plot twists and turns kept me guessing as to how it would end. You won't want to miss this one.

    • I've never read a thriller revolving around a lawsuit before, but the excitement and pace reminded me of a more sophisticated Nancy Drew! Merit is on the case to bring justice to her client. However, there are a lot of side-stories that muddle the main event. Overall, I found the novel enjoyable and would be interested in reading the next installment!

    • Good ReadGreat storyline with lots of action. Legal based brings an interesting look into behind the scene proesses that make our judcial system operate.

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