The Defense

The Defense

Book - 2017
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"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"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Flatiron Books,, 2017
Edition: First Flatiron mass market edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781250134424
1250134420
Branch Call Number: FIC Cavan
Characteristics: 407 pages

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midori_hon
May 29, 2019

I must have like this book, as I started reading it at bedtime... and finished in one sitting (or laying.) quirky characters and menacing bad guys, bullets spraying, an interesting combination of grifter/lawyer, it was an adventure.

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Reads_A_Lot
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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