The Defense

The Defense

A Novel

Book - 2016
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""If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's The Defense." -- Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turns out the two aren't that different. Former con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn gave up the law a year ago after a disastrous case, and he vowed never to step foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn't have a choice. The head of the Russian mob in New York City, on trial for murder, has kidnapped Eddie's ten-year-old daughter: Eddie has to take this case whether he likes it or not. Using his razor-sharp wit and every con, bluff, grift, and trick in the book, Eddie has only forty-eight hours to defend an impossible murder trial. And if he loses this case, he loses everything"--
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2016
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781250082251
Branch Call Number: Suspense F Cav


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Jun 16, 2016

Needed an easy, fast-paced book after slogging my way thru a 600 page book that I didn't really like. This one fit the bill. I liked the con-man/lawyer character idea for Eddie. A lot of the book is far-fetched, but it was an entertaining, early John Grisham type read. Good if you are looking for a quick thriller.


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