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|Format:||Paperback, 563 pages|
|His career tainted by a series of questionable decisions made in the name of justice, attorney Victor Carl investigates the murder of his client Joey Cheaps and discovers a link between the killing and a violent death that occurred twenty years earlier. Reprint. It means something to be a client. It means he gets my loyalty, whether he deserves it or not. It means he gets my absolute best for the price of an hourly fee. It means in a world where every person has turned against him there is one person who will fight by his side for as long as there is a battle to be fought. Victor Carl Author of the acclaimed novels Fatal Flaw, Bitter Truth, and Hostile Witness, bestselling writer William Lashner crafts dark, witty, engrossing tales of suspense involving one of the most intriguing characters of modern popular fiction: Victor Carl. A defense attorney who lives his life in shades of gray, Victor Carl fights all the right fights for all the wrong reasons. With a failing legal practice, a dead-end love life, a pile of unpaid traffic tickets, and a talent for mixing it up in tough working-class bars and sparring with obstinate cops, Victor skates on the razor's edge of legal ethics in search of the easy buck. But the one absolute in Victor's life is loyalty, especially to a clienteven if he happens to be dead. Like Joey Cheaps, a no-account who takes a knife to the throat down on the waterfront, but not before he shares with his lawyer his part in a terrible crime. With his client murdered, Victor must search for a killer. But solving the crime means investigating the darkest spot in Joey Cheaps's misspent youth, sending Victor on a twisting journey that leads to a missing suitcase stuffed with money, photographs of a mysterious naked woman, and a Supreme Court justice with a secret to hide. And most dangerous of all, Victor steps into the crosshairs of a vengeful enemy with a past full of pain and a taste for blood. As thrilling as it is darkly evocative, Past Due is a superb tale of crime and justice that takes the intrepid Victor Carl into brilliant new territory and confirms William Lashner's place among the top suspense writers of our time.|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||44115355|
|Number Of Pages||576 pages|
|Series Volume Number||4|
|"Big and beautifully written...Lashner's writing -- or is it Victor's character? -- gains depth and richness with every installment." "If you like your mysteries tough, fast-moving and packed with colorful and off-color characters, you'll like Past Due." 'Big and beautifully written...Lashner's writing -- or is it Victor's character? -- gains depth and richness with every installment.' 'If you like your mysteries tough, fast-moving and packed with colorful and off-color characters, you'll like Past Due.' '�Big and beautifully written...Lashner's writing -- or is it Victor's character? -- gains depth and richness with every installment.'� '�If you like your mysteries tough, fast-moving and packed with colorful and off-color characters, you'll like Past Due.'�|
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