Jake Lassiter Legal Thrillers #8
Random House Publishing Group
On Sale: September 13, 2011
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Hardcover (September 2011)
Thriller P.I. | Mystery Private Eye
Eighteen years ago, Jake Lassiter crossed paths with a
teenage runaway who disappeared into South Florida’s sex
trade. Now he retraces her steps and runs head-on into a
conspiracy of Miami’s rich and powerful who would do
anything to keep the past as dark as night and silent as
grave. In this tale of redemption and revenge,
Edgar-nominated author Paul Levine delivers his most
powerful thriller yet.
second-string linebacker turned low-rent lawyer, is
about the law, but if you hire him, he’ll take a punch
you . . . and maybe a swing at the prosecutor,
Amy Larkin—beautiful, angry, and
mysterious—accuses Lassiter of involvement in the
disappearance of her sister eighteen years earlier. What
does Lassiter know about Krista Larkin, the runaway teen
turned porn actress? More than he’s saying.
to atone for his own past, Lassiter follows the cold
of the missing Krista and butts head with the powerful
who also knew her: a former porn king turned
a slick Cuban-born prosecutor who’d love to be governor,
an aging mobster who once worked for the infamous Meyer
The evidence leads to a long-ago
of kinky sex, designer drugs—and possible murder. But
Lassiter can nail the truth, a gun goes off, a suspect
dead, and Amy is charged with murder.
an eyewitness and a slam-dunk case. Lassiter has a client
doesn’t trust and a case he can’t win. Did Amy shoot the
who killed her sister? Or the wrong man? And what really
happened to Krista? The answers, buried under years of
deceit and corruption, are revealed in an explosive
courtroom finale proving that rough justice is better
no justice at all.
Jake Lassiter Legal Thrillers
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