"In this rapid-fire fictional debut, a personal friend of the president has turned up as the victim of a not-so-apparent suicide--but not before mailing a package to David Sloane, a golden-tongued corporate lawyer with a mysterious past"--Booklist.
Reluctantly aiding a bereaved widow in a wrongful death lawsuit against the government and military for the death of her Iraq war soldier husband, attorney David Sloane uncovers evidence of a dangerous adversary who retaliates by threatening David's family.
David Sloane and his new partner, Tom Pendergrass, get a big win in a medical malpractice case centered on the death of a child. But on the heels of this seeming victory, an unlikely character, toy designer Kyle Horgan, comes forward to tell Sloane that he's gotten it all wrong. Horgan's the one who's truly responsible for the little boy's death and others, not the pediatrician Sloane has just proven guilty.
A year after the murder of his wife, attorney David Sloane reconnects with former adversary Barclay Reid, who upon losing her daughter to a drug overdose has launched a campaign against Russian drug trafficking, only to be accused of murdering a dealer.
Lawyer David Sloane is a desperate parent. His son Jake, still reeling from the loss of his mother in a brutal murder (BODILY HARM), has spiraled out of control. Sloane needs to reconnect with him -- needs to keep him out of jail. So when an old friend suggests a guys-only camping trip, Sloane accepts. Maybe if he and Jake get away they will find needed quality time. Bond. Catch a few fish. But the trip into the remote reaches of California's Gold...