Barbara Sattler

Author of legal thrillers

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