Christopher Leibig is a novelist and criminal defense lawyer who lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia. His first two published books, Saving Saddam (a 2008 novel about the trial of Saddam Hussein) and Montanamo (a 2010 novel about Guantanamo Bay detainees being housed in a small Montana town’s prison) were published by Artnik Books in London. Saving Saddam was re-released in 2014 under its original American title, The Black Rabbit…
Defense attorney Samson Young has an uncanny ability to get even the so-called worst clients off the hook, as he ably demonstrated in Almost Mortal. In this sequel, Almost Damned, little does he know that his most challenging cases are all leading up to one monumental trial…
Christopher Leibig’s ALMOST DAMNED is an engaging and page-turning theological legal thriller that will appeal to fans of The Da Vinci Code and courtroom dramas alike.IndieReader.com / https://indiereader.com/book_review/almost-damned/
“A story for the ages: A story born long before the time of man and captured by your writer, Christopher Leibig, who seems to be channeling his work from nether places, bringing you tales that promise to keep you up late turning pages!”John Ellsworth, Bestselling author of The Lawyer
“The verdict is in – Attorney Christopher Leibig offers a legal thriller for the ages. Realistic yet unpredictable, with a clever metaphysical twist, Almost Mortal is a thrilling roller coaster ride!”Robert Dugoni, #1 Amazon, New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of My Sister’s Grave
“When Almost Mortal’s cynical, brilliant but big-hearted public defender offers to take on a legal conundrum worthy of a John Grisham thriller, he uncovers surprising details about his own past and is confronted with a mystery reminiscent of the magical realism of a Gabriel García Márquez tale. A page-turner that you’ll probably want to read twice.”Patricia McArdle, author of Amazon's award-winning novel, Farishta.
“After narrating five of his books, Chris Leibig has become one of my favorite authors. They’re smart, entertaining, engrossing and addictive. His latest, ALMOST MORTAL, is the jewel in his crown and lives up to all these adjectives. Needless to say, I recommend it highly.”Steve Carlson, Audible audiobook narrator, actor and author of Heaven, Almost Graceland, Final Exposure
“An unconventional, absorbing legal thriller with elements of fantasy and the supernatural.”Kirkus Reviews