Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes

A Novel

Book - 2016
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Dale Masterson, senior partner in a large Portland, Oregon, law firm, has become wealthy and successful representing the interests of oil and coal companies. When his colleague, Christine Larson, is found dead, Mastersons business practices are put under surveillance and a lower-level employee stands accused. The controversy surrounding the firm is magnified tenfold when Dale is found beaten to death in his mansion. But this time Dales son, Brandon, is seen fleeing the scene. A dedicated eco-warrior obsessed with saving the planet, Brandon confesses to killing his fatherfor revenge, he claimson behalf of all the people whose lives are being destroyed by his fathers questionable clients. Veteran lawyer Amanda Jaffe is hired to represent Brandon, but what seems like an open-and-shut case quickly begins to unravel. If Brandon is really innocenta radical activist determined to martyr himself for his causethen who viciously murdered Dale Masterson? And what, if any, is the connection between his murder and the murder of Christine Larson? Smart, fierce, and unafraid of the truth even if it puts her in danger, Amanda begins to look deeper. What she finds will force the seasoned legal pro to make the hardest professional decision of her life.
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062266552
Branch Call Number: FICTION MARGOLIN
Characteristics: 384 pages ; 25 cm


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Feb 12, 2019

Ok. Not great but kept me listening -- only 6 disks.

Oct 27, 2017

Amanda Jaffe is my favourite Margolin character and this is an entertaining effort though not the best in the series.


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