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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 the grave. In this tale of redemption and revenge,
Edgar-nominated author Paul Levine delivers his most powerful thriller
Jake Lassiter, second-string linebacker turned low-rent
lawyer, is cynical about the law, but if you hire him, he’ll take a
punch for you . . . and maybe a swing at the prosecutor, too.
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.
Seeking to atone for his own past,
Lassiter follows the cold trail of the missing Krista and butts head
with the powerful men who also knew her: a former porn king turned
philanthropist, a slick Cuban-born prosecutor who’d love to be governor,
and an aging mobster who once worked for the infamous Meyer Lansky.
evidence leads to a long-ago night of kinky sex, designer drugs—and
possible murder. But before Lassiter can nail the truth, a gun goes off,
a suspect falls dead, and Amy is charged with murder.
has an eyewitness and a slam-dunk case. Lassiter has a client he doesn’t
trust and a case he can’t win. Did Amy shoot the man 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 than no
justice at all.