Barbara Sattler

Author of legal thrillers

SUMMER SALE – limited time only

For a limited time only, My  Name is Molly, Anne Levy’s Last Case, and Dog Days are available on Amazon or from the author bcsattler@gmail.com  for only $2.99 Kindle edition and approximately $6.00 for paperbacks. (postage may be additional) As always all proceeds go to the TMA (Transvere Myelitis Association) a non-profit that helps adults and kids with rare neurological diseases.  See myelitis.com for more information.  

MATIELLA FOR CONGRESS in District 2

I’ve just met the most remarkable woman, Mary Matiella. She is running for Congress in District 2 against Martha McSally. The Democrats lost District 2 last time only by 1500 votes. There are many in the primary. Why should you vote for MATIELLA? Read this and find out. Mary Matiella grew up in Tucson in a farm work family. Despite hard times and being the first in her family to.. Read More

MY SURGICAL EXPERIENCE- perhaps think twice

The following was published on the TRANSVERSE MYELITIS ASSOCIATION Blog in July 2017 Ms. Barbara Sattler is on the Board of the Transverse Myelitis Association. While a city court magistrate in Tucson, Arizona, Barbara contracted Transverse Myelitis. She took four months to recover before returning to work and was later appointed to the superior court bench. Barbara retired in 2008. Since retirement she has written three novels, legal thrillers, (Available at.. Read More

MY NAME IS MOLLY – CHAPTER 1

CHAPTER ONE I maneuver my silver Mazda Miata MX-5 to the middle of the tiny parking space numbered 109. The Miata’s new, dent-free. I love it. I can’t believe I have to park, no squeeze, between an old Camry and a truck that looks like it belongs to a meth-addicted landscaper. Not long ago the Miata rested happily and safely between a hunter green Jag and a midnight black BMW… Read More

NY NAME IS MOLLY

A Good Read and a good deed. Molly a materialistic, ambitious lawyer has everything- a job at a prestigious law firm, a fiance with a condo in the right postal zone, and looks women covet. .But Molly’s law firm is hit hard by the recission. She’s fired, her fiance dumps her and has his property manager evict her from his condo.She finds herself jobless and living with her parents. Can.. Read More

A NOVEL ENDING

A Novel Ending I look out the window at the rain, listen to the thunder as it bangs louder and louder. Will this be the last storm I see? Rain in Tucson is a gift, especially today. My son, Steve, went back to Denver. He can’t take much time off work. We’re close, but like me he’s a workaholic plus the father of two young boys who need him. When.. Read More

A NIGHT OF RAGE

Night of Rage I look out the window at the rain, listen to the thunder as it bangs louder and louder. Will this be the last storm I’ll ever hear? Rain in Tucson is a gift, especially today. My son, Steve, went back to Denver. He can’t take much time off work. We’re close, but like me he’s a workaholic plus the father of two young boys who need him… Read More

THE UNMAKING OF A MURDERER- Part 4 (criminal justice; juvenile, rehabilitation)

AUGUST 25, 2008 The doors of the prison open. Yuma, a hot day, but Manny’s free. He’s said his goodbyes to friends. Karista is waiting. They married while he was in prison. No history of living together. He’s got over $4000 in his pocket. Money earned from jobs he worked in prison. He was a dependable worker and one of the companies offered him a position as a supervisor upon.. Read More

UNMAKING OF A MURDERER – Part 3 (criminal justice; juvenile)

Manny 3 “Pack your stuff, you’re out of here.” At the stroke of midnight on Manny’s 17th birthday, his cell is opened and he’s transferred from a juvenile only minimum security unit to a high medium security yard. No time to say good bye to the young men he had lived with the last two years. He has to start all over forging relationships with new guards, new inmates. The.. Read More

THE UNMAKING OF A MURDERER – Part Two

THE UNMAKING OF A MURDERER – Part 2 We find the trial court committed reversible error by failing to allow the defendant to place into evidence the statements of George Moreno. We thereby order that the case be reversed,the conviction vacated and the case remanded to Pima County Superior Court. State versus Mejias Arizona Supreme Court We are elated, but know the state will retry Manny. The Pima County Attorneys.. Read More