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Book Review: TH1RT3EN

DETAILS Title: THIRTEEN [Eddie Flynn #4] Author: Steve Cavanagh Publisher: Orion Books ISBN: 9781409170662 Genre: Legal Thriller BACK COVER BLURB They were Hollywood’s hottest power couple. They had the world at their feet. Now one of them is dead and Hollywood star Robert Solomon is charged with the brutal murder of his beautiful wife. This is the celebrity murder trial of the century and the defence want one man on their team: con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn. All the evidence points to Robert’s guilt, but as the trial begins a series of sinister incidents in the court room start to raise doubts in Eddie’s mind. What if there’s more than one actor in the courtroom? What if the killer isn’t on trial? What if the killer is on the jury? WHAT I THOUGHT “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” — Christopher McQuarrie, The Unusual Suspects It doesn’t get any better than this! Steve Cavanagh has done it again, pulling out all the stops to bring another …

Book Review: THE DEFENCE

DETAILS Title: THE DEFENCE [Eddie Flynn #1] Author: Steve Cavanagh Publisher: Orion Books ISBN: 9781409152316 Genre: Thriller BACK COVER BLURB Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turned out the two weren’t that different.

 It’s been over a year since Eddie vowed never to set foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn’t have a choice. Olek Volchek, the infamous head of the Russian mafia in New York, has strapped a bomb to Eddie’s back and kidnapped his ten-year-old daughter, Amy. Eddie only has forty-eight hours to defend Volchek in an impossible murder trial—and win—if he wants to save his daughter. Under the scrutiny of the media and the FBI, Eddie must use his razor-sharp wit and every con-artist trick in the book to defend his ‘client’ and ensure Amy’s safety. With the timer on his back ticking away, can Eddie convince the jury of the impossible? Lose this case and he loses everything. WHAT I THOUGHT Steve Cavanagh has done an outstanding job of writing a riveting …

First Impressions Friday: THE DEFENCE

It’s that time of week again, which means, it’s First Impressions Friday. For those of you who are unfamiliar, #FIF is a weekly meme created by Joe, over at: Storeys of Stories. The goal is to talk about a book you recently started reading and share your first impression, predict what you think will happen, and then say whether you think you’ll enjoy it or not. I haven’t done this #tag for a while now as, for some reason, I’ve picked up and put down several books over the last month. And, uninspired, haven’t read anything for weeks. But last night, out of my last haul of books, I picked up THE DEFENCE by Steve Cavanagh. Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turned out the two weren’t that different. It’s been over a year since Eddie vowed never to set foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn’t have a choice. Olek Volchek, the infamous head of the Russian mafia in New York, has strapped a bomb …