By Randy Singer
Landon Reed is an ex-quarterback convicted of organizing a points-shaving scheme. in the course of his time in legal, he stumbled on forgiveness and religion and earned his legislations measure. Now he longs for a chance to turn out his loyalty and value. Be cautious what you ask for.
Harry McNaughton is without doubt one of the founding companions of McNaughton & Clay—and the single attorney keen to take an opportunity utilizing an ex-con-turned-lawyer. notwithstanding Landon first and foremost questions Harry’s ethics and strategies, it’s transparent the crusty outdated legal professional has probably the most incredible felony minds Landon has ever encountered. the 2 dive into getting ready a safeguard for one of many highest-profile homicide trials Virginia seashore has visible in many years while Harry is gunned down in what seems to be a random mugging. Then extra attorneys are killed whilst the firm’s inner most jet crashes. gurus suspect a person has a vendetta opposed to McNaughton & Clay, leaving Landon and the rest associate because the ultimate pursuits.
As Landon struggles to maintain the enterprise jointly, he can’t aid yet ask yourself, is the plot regarding a shady case from McNaughton & Clay’s prior, or to the homicide trial he’s neck-deep in now? and may he live on lengthy adequate to determine?
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Komm bald nach, Liebling«, sagte sie. « Er erwiderte nichts. Sie blieb noch einen Augenblick in der Tür stehen und betrachtete ihn. Mit seinen zweiundvierzig Jahren sah er immer noch jung aus. Ihm war nie bewusst gewesen, wie attraktiv er eigentlich war – eine, wie sie fand, ebenso anziehende wie seltene Eigenschaft bei einem Mann. Allerdings war er nicht anspruchslos, wie sie im Lauf der Zeit festgestellt hatte. Ganz im Gegenteil: Alles, was ihn intellektuell nicht forderte, war ihm in höchstem Maße gleichgültig.
Meine Frau und ich sind nach Frankreich gezogen, in ein Haus gleich hinter der Grenze. Ist billiger. Allerdings muss ich jetzt jeden Tag nach Genf reinfahren. « Von draußen waren die Geräusche eines Dieselmotors zu hören. Gabrielle steckte den Kopf zur Tür herein. »Der Krankenwagen ist da. « Hoffmann versuchte aufzustehen. Leclerc wollte ihm helfen, aber Hoffmann winkte ihn weg. Schweizer, dachte er säuerlich. Tun so, als wären wir Ausländer willkommen, aber eigentlich stecken sie voller Ressentiments.
Er ging zum Schreibtisch und setzte sich auf Hoffmanns antiken Kapitänsstuhl. Ab und zu, wenn die schimmernden Zahlenkolonnen sich änderten, lief eine leichte Wellenbewegung über den großen Bildschirm: 1,06, -78, -4,03 %, -$0,95. Die Zahlen waren ihm ein Rätsel, er konnte sie genauso wenig entschlüsseln wie die Inschrift auf dem Stein von Rosette. Wenn er den Schlüssel fände, dachte er, dann könnte er vielleicht genauso reich werden wie dieser Kerl. Die Geldanlagen, die er sich vor ein paar Jahren von einem pickeligen »Finanzberater« für seinen eigenen komfortablen Ruhestand hatte aufschwatzen lassen, waren jetzt nur noch die Hälfte dessen wert, was er dafür bezahlt hatte.
Dead Lawyers Tell No Tales by Randy Singer