@2@@20@Your client is innocent. Your wife is guilty.@21@@16@@20@@21@@20@Who would you fight for?@21@@3@@2@@20@*@21@@3@@2@@20@'Quite simply, THE PLEA is one of the most purely entertaining books you'll read this year' John Connolly@21@@16@@20@'A gripping thriller' Ian Rankin@21@@3@@2@@20@*@21@@3@@2@When David Child, a major client of a corrupt New York law firm, is arrested for murder, the FBI ask con artist-turned-lawyer Eddie Flynn to persuade him to testify against the firm.@3@@2@Eddie is not someone who is easily coerced, but when the FBI reveal that they have incriminating files on his wife, he knows he has no choice.@3@@2@But Eddie is convinced the man is innocent, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. With the FBI putting pressure on him to secure the deal, Eddie must find a way to prove his client's innocence.@3@@2@But the stakes are high - his wife is in danger. And not just from the FBI . . .@3@@2@@20@*@21@@3@@2@@20@Praise for race-against-time legal thriller writer, Steve Cavanagh:@21@@3@@2@'A @20@fantastic thriller@21@ writer' Mark Billingham@3@@2@'Cavanagh stands head and shoulders above the competition, with his skilfully plotted, @20@action-packed @21@and big-hearted Eddie Flynn novels . . . @20@highly intelligent, twist-laden@21@ and @20@absolutely unputdownable@21@' @18@Eva Dolan, author of the critically acclaimed Tell No Tales@19@@3@@2@'What a @20@thriller@21@! Breathlessly @20@brilliant@21@ and fiendishly clever' Miranda Dickinson@3@@2@'A cleverly constructed legal @20@thriller combined with a classic locked-room mystery@21@. Eddie Flynn is fast becoming one of my favourite fictional heroes and Cavanagh one of my favourite thriller writers.' @18@S.J.I. Holliday, author of Black Wood@19@@3@@2@'Raymond Chandler could have created Eddie Flynn. THE PLEA is Phillip Marlowe and Michael Connolly's Mickey Haller combined, with a bit of Jim Thompson's THE GRIFTERS thrown in. A @20@superb@21@ read with a main character destined to be one of the @20@most talked about in crime fiction@21@.' @18@Howard Linskey, author of The Search@19@@3@@2@@20@*@21@@16@@20@@21@@16@@20@If you like John Grisham, Lee Child and Michael Connelly, you will LOVE the gripping and twisty Eddie Flynn series:@21@@16@@20@@21@@16@@20@@21@1. The Defence@16@2. The Plea@16@3. The Liar@16@4. Thirteen@3@@2@* Each Eddie Flynn thriller can be read as a standalone or in series order *@3@
A gripping, twisty thriller Ian Rankin
Steve Cavanagh was born and raised in Belfast before leaving for Dublin at the age of eighteen to study Law. He currently practices civil rights law and has been involved in several high profile cases; in 2010 he represented a factory worker who suffered racial abuse in the workplace and won the largest award of damages for race discrimination in Northern Ireland legal history. He holds a certificate in Advanced Advocacy and lectures on various legal subjects (but really he just likes to tell jokes). He is married with two young children.
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