Phillip Margolin

1 Executive Privilege

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2009-03-17
Description :  When private detective Dana Cutler is hired to follow college student Charlotte Walsh, she never imagines the trail will lead to the White House. But the morning after Walsh's clandestine meeting with Christopher Farrington, President of the United States, the pretty young coed is dead—the latest victim, apparently, of a fiend dubbed "the D.C. Ripper."<br /><br />A junior associate in an Oregon law firm, Brad Miller is stunned by the death row revelations of convicted serial killer Clarence Little. Though Little accepts responsibility for a string of gruesome murders, he swears he was framed for one of them: the death of a teenaged babysitter who worked for then-governor Farrington.<br /><br />Suddenly nowhere in America is safe for a small-time private eye and a fledgling lawyer who possess terrifying evidence that suggests the unthinkable: that someone at the very highest level of government, perhaps the president himself, is a cold and brutal killer.

2 Capitol Murder

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2012-04-03
Description :  Deadly intrigue, breathtaking twists, and exhilarating suspense await in the third book of Phillip Margolin’s New York Times bestselling Washington Trilogy. Hot on the heels of Supreme Justice, Margolin delivers another heart-pounding thriller featuring private investigator Dana Cutler and lawyer Brad Miller, who are forced by a terrorist attack on a football stadium—and by the escape of Executive Privilege’s convicted serial killer Clarence Little—to follow a sinister trail of lies, treachery, and betrayal into an unexpected new arena: the U.S. Congress. <br /><br />“Phillip Margolin knows how to pack in the thrills.” —Tess Gerritsen

3 Supreme Justice

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2010-05-18
Description :  “A master of plot and pacing—and one of those rare authors who can create a genuinely surprising ending.”<br /><br />&#xa0;— Lisa Scottoline <br /><br />“It takes a really crafty storyteller to put people on the edge of their seats and keep them there. Phillip Margolin does just that.” <br /><br />— Chicago Tribune<br /><br />The crew from the New York Times bestseller Executive Privilege is back in another pulse-racing thriller from Phillip Margolin. Fans of John Grisham, David Baldacci, James Patterson, and Scott Turow—as well as Margolin’s own immensely popular Amanda and Frank Jaffe books like Fugitive, Wild Justice, and Proof Positive—won’t be able to put down Supreme Justice until the last spellbinding page.

4 Sleight of Hand

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2013-04-09
Description :  Private investigator Dana Cutler must take down a cunning psychopath before he can pull off the perfect crime, in Sleight of Hand, a novel of suspense from Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of Capitol Murder and Supreme Justice.<br /><br />Charles Benedict – charismatic criminal defense lawyer, amateur illusionist, and professional hit man – has performed his greatest sleight of hand yet: framing a millionaire for the murder of his much younger wife.<br /><br />When Horace Blair married Carrie, the prosecutor in his DUI trial, he made her sign a prenuptial agreement guaranteeing her twenty million dollars if she remained faithful for the first ten years of marriage. Just one week before their tenth anniversary, Carrie disappears, and Horace is charged with her murder. Desperate to clear his name, the millionaire hires D.C.’s most ruthless defense lawyer – Charles Benedict.<br /><br />P.I. Dana Cutler is in the Pacific Northwest on the trail of a stolen relic dating from the Ottoman Empire. Hitting a dead end sends her back to Virginia perplexed and disappointed – and straight into the case of Horace and Carrie Blair.<br /><br />Now Dana must conjure a few tricks of her own to expose Benedict’s plot, before he can work his deadly magic on her...

5 Violent Crimes

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2016-02-09
Description :  In this mesmerizing tale of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin, attorney Amanda Jaffe—star of Wild Justice, Ties That Bind, Proof Positive, and Fugitive—becomes entangled in a murder case involving Big Oil, an estranged father and son, and the greatest ethical dilemma of her career .<br /><br />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, Masterson’s business practices are put under surveillance and a lower-level employee stands accused.<br /><br />The controversy surrounding the firm is magnified tenfold when Dale is found beaten to death in his mansion. But this time Dale’s son, Brandon, is seen fleeing the scene. A dedicated eco-warrior obsessed with saving the planet, Brandon confesses to killing his father—for revenge, he claims—on behalf of all the people whose lives are being destroyed by his father’s questionable clients.<br /><br />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 innocent—a radical activist determined to martyr himself for his cause—then 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.

6 Worthy Brown's Daughter

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Historical 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2014-01-21
Description :  Known for his critically acclaimed contemporary thrillers, New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown's Daughter, a compelling historical drama, set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that combines a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder with classic Margolin plot twists.<br /><br />One of a handful of lawyers in the new state of Oregon, recently widowed Matthew Penny agrees to help Worthy Brown, a newly freed slave, rescue his fifteen year old daughter, Roxanne, from their former master, a powerful Portland lawyer. Worthy's lawsuit sets in motion events that lead to Worthy's arrest for murder and create an agonizing moral dilemma that could send either Worthy or Matthew to the hangman.<br /><br />At the same time, hanging judge Jed Tyler, a powerful politician with a barren personal life, becomes infatuated with a beautiful gold-digger who is scheming to murder Benjamin Gillette, Oregon's wealthiest businessman. When Gillette appears to die from natural causes, Sharon Hill produces a forged contract of marriage and Tyler must decide if he will sacrifice his reputation to defend that of the woman who inspired his irrational obsession.<br /><br />At Worthy's trial, Matthew saves Worthy by producing a stunning courtroom surprise and his attempt to stop the deadly fortune hunter ends in a violent climax.

7 The Third Victim

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $13.99
Release Date :  2018-03-06
Description :  <b>"Margolin continues his return to the exceptional form of his early novels with this gripping, tightly plotted, and smoothly written legal thriller... A winner from a veteran genre author." —<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /><b><i>The “master of heart-pounding suspense” returns with a brand new series and a USA Today bestseller?</i>The Third Victim<i> is </i>New York Times<i> bestseller Phillip Margolin at his very best.</i></b><br /><br />A woman stumbles onto a dark road in rural Oregon—tortured, battered, and bound. She tells a horrific story about being kidnapped, then tortured, until she finally managed to escape. She was the lucky one—two other women, with similar burns and bruises, were found dead.<br /><br /> The surviving victim identifies the house where she was held captive and the owner, Alex Mason—a prominent local attorney—is arrested. Although he loudly insists upon his innocence, his wife’s statements about his sexual sadism and the physical evidence found at the scene, his summer home, is damning. <br /><br /> Regina Barrister is a legendary criminal defense attorney, known as “The Sorceress” for her courtroom victories. But she’s got a secret, one that threatens her skill, her reputation, and, most of all, her clients. And she’s agreed to take on the seemingly impossible task of defending Alex Mason.<br /><br /> Robin Lockwood, a young lawyer and former MMA fighter, has just left a clerkship at the Oregon Supreme Court to work for Regina Barrister. The Alex Mason trial is her first big one, a likely death penalty case, and she’s second chair to Regina. Increasingly, she’s worried her boss’s behavior and the details in the case against their client don’t quite add up.

8 Fugitive

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2009-06-02
Description :  “Fugitive speeds along well over the posted limit.”<br /><br />—Portland Oregonian<br /><br />“Margolin knows how to pack in the thrills.” <br /><br />—Tess Gerritsen<br /><br />In Fugitive, New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin brings back his most popular protagonist, attorney Amanda Jaffee, star of Wild Justice, Proof Positive, and other spellbinding&#xa0; thrillers. Fugitive ensnares Amanda in a dangerous web of secrets and death when she becomes professionally involved with a con man and possible murderer who’s been targeted by an insane and relentless African despot. With page after page of breathtaking excitement that never lets up, Fugitive is Phillip Margolin at his very best, featuring the trademark twists and intensity that inspired the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to proclaim him “A master of heart-pounding suspense.”

9 Wild Justice

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  Seven years ago, Phillip Margolin seized the imagination of thriller readers everywhere with his chilling breakout bestseller, Gone, but Not Forgotten. After five subsequent New York Times bestsellers, Margolin now returns to the haunting terrain of Gone, but Not Forgotten with a mesmerizing tour de force of psychological suspense, an electrifying tale of revenge and retribution that shows a master storyteller at the very peak of his craft.<br /><br />Thursday: Subject is still combative after four days of applied pain, sleep deprivation and minimal food.<br /><br />Vice squad detective Bobby Vasquez, for months on the trail of a slippery underworld figure, receives an anonymous tip that directs him to a mountain cabin. He races through the idyllic Oregon woods, expecting to close the book on a long-standing vendetta. What he finds instead opens a Pandora's box of horror that will haunt him to his dying day.<br /><br />8:10: Subject bound and gaffed and placed in upstairs closet at end of hall. Turned out lights in house, drove off, then parked and doubled back. Watched from woods.<br /><br />Within hours, Vincent Cordoni -- a brilliant surgeon with a history of violence and drug abuse -- is arrested for a heinous crime. Facing a seemingly insurmountable wall of evidence, he turns to Portland's top criminal defense attorney, Frank Jaffe-who, along with his ambitious daughter, Amanda, must put on an inspired defense. Amanda's first taste of criminal defense work is as intoxicating as it is chilling, but it raises moral questions she's loath to address. Is she defending an innocent man? Or is she using her considerable skills to set a monster free? Then Cardoni disappears under bizarre circumstances. Four years later, a second set of murders has begun ....<br /><br />8:55: Subject exits house, naked and barefoot, armed with kitchen knife. Remarkable strength of character. Breaking her will be a challenge.<br /><br />Has Cardoni resurfaced to ply his deadly trade anew? Is there a copycat killer? Or has the real killer been someone else all along? The police will do everything they can to stop Cardoni -- but they have to find him first.<br /><br />Following a twisting trail of clues, including a harrowing diary that clinically records the killer's horrible deeds, Amanda Jaffe and Bobby Vasquez join the hunt-and themselves become targets of the twenty-first century's first genuinely monstrous psychopath. <br />:

10 Woman with a Gun

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2014-12-02
Description :  This compelling thriller, from new york times bestseller Phillip Margolin, centers on an intriguing photograph that may contain long-hidden answers to the mystery of a millionaire's murder.<br /><br />At a retrospective on the work of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is fascinated by the exhibition's centerpiece: the famous Woman with a Gun, which launched the artist's career. Shot from behind, the enigmatic black-and-white image depicts a woman in a wedding dress standing on the shore at night, facing the sea. But this is no serene, romantic portrait. In her right hand, which is hidden behind her back, she holds a six-shooter.<br /><br />The picture captures Stacey's imagination and raises a host of compelling questions: Who is this woman? Is this a photograph of her on her wedding day? Does she plan to kill herself or someone else? Obsessed with finding answers, she soon discovers the identity of the woman: a suspect in a ten-year-old murder investigation. Convinced that proof of the woman's guilt, or innocence, is somehow connected to the photograph, Stacey embarks on a relentless investigation.<br /><br />Drawn deeper into the case, Stacey finds that everyone involved has a different opinion of the woman's culpability. But the one person who may know the whole story—Kathy Moran—isn't talking. Stacey must find a way to get to the reclusive photographer, and get her to talk, or the truth about what happened that day will stay forever hidden in the shadows.

11 Ties That Bind

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  Phillip Margolin -- author of the smash New York Times bestsellersWild Justice and Gone, But Not Forgotten -- returns with a thrilling tale of politics, secrets, and murder . . .<br /><br />Amanda Jaffe was a rising star of Portland's legal community, until a run-in with a psychopath left her scared and craving anonymity. But her new case promises to keep her in the spotlight -- and in danger. Defending the accused murderer of a U.S. senator will place her and those she loves directly in the path of a deadly cabal with ambitions that extend all the way to the presidency of the United States . . .

12 Proof Positive

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2009-03-17
Description :  Defense attorney Doug Weaver believes his client, Jacob Cohen, is innocent—but the forensic evidence proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that the meek, mentally ill homeless man killed and dismembered a woman . . .<br /><br />Hired to defend gangster Art Prochaska against charges that he murdered an informer, lawyer Amanda Jaffe and her father, Frank, have their work cut out for them—because, as improbable as it seems, the forensic clues scream that Prochaska is guilty . . .<br /><br />And now people are dying inexplicably—as Amanda and Doug join forces to find answers hidden somewhere in the darkest corners of crime scene investigation, where a god-playing madman holds the lethal power to alter the truth.

13 The Undertaker's Widow

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  1998-04-13
Description :  A cold-blooded murder.&#xa0;&#xa0;A beautiful suspect.&#xa0;&#xa0;An honest judge forced to do the unthinkable.<br /><br /><b>New York Times</b> bestselling author Phillip Margolin is a master of legal suspense.&#xa0;&#xa0;In this explosive novel, a simple case of self-defense becomes a nightmare in which justice itself is held hostage.<br /><br />Judge Richard Quinn is young, idealistic, and honest to a fault.&#xa0;&#xa0;That's why he's handed the most sensational homicide case in Oregon history.&#xa0;&#xa0;Locked in a race for the U.S.&#xa0;&#xa0;Senate, Ellen Crease gunned down the intruder who murdered her wealthy husband.&#xa0;&#xa0;In a single, brutal instant she became a widow, a victim, and a hero.&#xa0;&#xa0;<br /><br />Yet disturbing questions remain.&#xa0;&#xa0;What secrets did the man who started his fortune running mortuaries keep that might have cost him his life? What about the son frozen out of his will? Or his wife's political enemies? And what about Ellen Crease herself?<br /><br />Soon it becomes clear that a deadly plot of murder, blackmail, passion, and double cross is unfolding around Judge Richard Quinn.&#xa0;&#xa0;And unless he breaks the rules, justice will not only be blind, it will be the final victim.<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

14 Gone, But Not Forgotten

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  1993-09-01
Description :  ·&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0; In Portland, Oregon, the wives of several prominent businessmen have disappeared without a trace, leaving behind only a black rose and a note with a simple message: “Gone, But Not Forgotten.”<br />·&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0; An identical series of disappearances occurred in Hunter’s Point, New York, ten years ago—but the killer was caught, the case was closed and the special “rose killer” task force was disbanded.<br />·&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0; Betsy Tannenbaum, a Portland wife and mother who has gained national recognition as a feminist defense attorney, is retained by multimillionaire Portland developer Martin Darius—for no apparent reason.<br />·&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0; Nancy Gordon, a homicide detective for the Hunter’s Point Police Department and an original member of the “rose killer” task force, hasn’t slept a full night in ten years, haunted by nightmares of a sadistic killer who, she swears, is still out there. . .<br />·&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0; Alan Page, the Portland district attorney, trying to make sense of the sudden series of disappearances, opens his front door one evening to find Nancy Gordon on his doorstep—determined to tell him a story he won’t soon forget.<br />·&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0; Across the country, in Washington, D.C., the President of the United States has just selected United States Senator Raymond Colby to be the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.&#xa0; In a private meeting, Colby assures the President there are no skeletons in his closet.&#xa0; <br />&#xa0;<br />Complex, utterly compelling, and brilliantly executed, <i>GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN</i> is a book that truly lives up to its extraordinary advance praise:&#xa0; Once begun it simply cannot be put down.

15 Sleeping Beauty

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  Author Miles Van Meter is on a book tour to promote his sensational bestseller Sleeping Beauty, a true-crime account of a deeply personal subject: the attack by a serial killer that left his twin sister, Casey, in a coma. Tonight the audience waits to hear Miles discuss recent developments in his sister's case -- unaware that pieces of this complex puzzle of violence, unknown even to the author, are about to be revealed. <br /><br />Six years earlier, life was much simpler for everyone involved, especially seventeen-year-old Ashley Spencer, a popular high school soccer star. Then one night an intruder entered Ashley's home and murdered her father and her best friend. Traumatized and suffering from a crippling sense of survivor guilt, Ashley is ready to give up on both soccer and life until help comes from an unexpected source -- a scholarship to the Oregon Academy, an elite private school, is extended to her by school dean Casey Van Meter. The school quickly becomes a haven for both Ashley and her mother, Terri. As Ashley regains her sense of self through the school's soccer program, Terri joins a writing group for adults led by Joshua Maxfield, a former literary wunderkind who has disappeared from the bestseller lists since his second book was panned by both critics and fans.<br /><br />Then tragedy strikes again and Ashley has to run for her life, unaware that the key to her survival is in the one book she's afraid to read -- Sleeping Beauty. <br /><br />With its blend of dizzying plot twists and thrilling suspense, Sleeping Beauty shows Phillip Margolin at the very top of his form.

16 Lost Lake

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  On a summer night in Portland, Oregon, violence erupts at a Little League game -- and attorney Ami Vergano watches in horror as the quiet, gentle artist she recently befriended does the unexpected and unthinkable . . .<br /><br />In a cheap motel room in Washington, D.C., Vanessa Kohler -- ex-mental patient, supermarket tabloid reporter, and estranged daughter of a powerful general running for president -- views a news broadcast of the bizarre incident and believes she's found the only witness to a deadly conspiracy.<br /><br />Caught between a possible madwoman and a confessed mass murderer, between reality and delusion, Ami races to unearth the terrible truth about dark events that may or may never have happened twenty years earlier in a secluded cabin on Lost Lake.

17 The Associate

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  A mesmerizing tale of deceit and criminal stealth in the high-stakes world of pharmaceutical research from Phillip Margolin, the New York Times bestselling master of the courtroom thriller.<br /><br />Daniel Ames is living the American dream. Though born into poverty and living on the streets by the age of fifteen, Daniel has overcome every obstacle -- and now is an associate at Reed, Briggs, Portland's most prestigious law firm, earning more money than he ever imagined possible.<br /><br />But when Aaron Flynn enters his life, Daniel finds himself caught between his towering ambition and his bedrock idealism. Flynn, a charismatic civil litigator, sues Geller Pharmaceuticals -- Reed, Briggs's biggest client -- for manufacturing a drug that he claims causes unspeakable birth defects. Daniel is certain the claim has no merit -- until a memo written by a Geller scientist is found, detailing the shocking results of a study that implicates the company in a horrific lie.<br /><br />Could Daniel unwittingly be helping Geller cover up a dark secret? As he begins to investigate, his world comes tumbling down around him. His work is sabotaged, he's accused of professional incompetence, and he's fired. Twelve hours later the man who fired him is murdered. Daniel is arrested. <br /><br />With help from two women, including lawyer Amanda Jaffe (whom we met in Wild Justice), Daniel scrambles to clear his name and save his reputation -- and in the process unearths a trail of deceit that leads back to a series of unsolved kidnappings seven years earlier. But someone doesn't want this trail explored, and Daniel becomes the target of a vicious killer who will stop at nothing to prevent the truth from being revealed.

18 After Dark

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  1995-06-01
Description :  <i>Gone, But Not Forgotten </i>rocketed Phillip Margolin into the select company of million-selling novelists. Here he displays again the same genius for best-selling suspense in another intricate, breathtaking thriller of multiple murder in the legal community of the Pacific Northwest.<br /><br /> Laura Rizzati, a law clerk for Oregon Supreme Court Justice Robert Griffen, is found slain late one night in the deserted courthouse. Her office is ransacked—but nothing seems to be missing. There are no suspects and no clues.<br /><br /> The following month Griffen himself is killed by a car bomb in the driveway of his Portland home. This time, though, there is a suspect: in a shocking turn of events, Abigail Griffen, star prosecutor in the Multnomah County District Attorney's office and estranged wife of Justice Griffen, is charged with first degree murder.<br /><br />With the same gripping suspense that drove <i>Gone, But Not Forgotten</i> onto the bestseller lists, this is a complex legalthriller with a truly startling ending.<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

19 Heartstone

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  They were young, popular, the perfect couple -- an all-American boy and a beautiful cheerleader. But the youthful passion that led them to Lookout Point that terrible evening would prove fatal. For Richie Walters the end came swiftly, as death descended upon him in a savage orgy of horrific violence. Elaine Murray would live long enough to learn just how lucky her boyfriend had been ...<br /><br />Two brutal slayings have rocked a stunned city. But the murders are merely the nightmare's beginning, flinging open a terrifying Pandora's box of sordid secrets and dark revelations more deadly than the bloodlust that lives in the rock-hard heart of a killer.

20 The Burning Man

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  1996-08-01
Description :  From bestselling author Phillip Margolin, a fast-paced legal thriller packed with page-turning suspense.<br /><br />Peter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his own mark in his father's venerable law firm when he is presented with the opportunity of a lifetime. During the trial of a multimillion-dollar case, Peter's father, the lead counsel, suffers a heart attack and asks Peter to move for a mistrial until he's feeling better. Peter decides this is his only chance to prove to his father that he is the terrific lawyer he knows himself to be, and he chooses to<br />carry on with the case against his father's wishes. In his zeal to prove himself, Peter neglects his client and ends up losing everything—the case, his<br />job, and his father.<br /><br />Unemployed and disinherited, Peter takes the only job he is offered—that of a public defender in a small Oregon town. He hopes that if he can make good there, he can reinstate himself in his father's good graces. But his ambition again gets the best of him when he takes on a death-penalty case, representing a mentally retarded man accused of the brutal hatchet murder of a college coed. He's in way over his head, and it's only when Peter realizes that his greed and his ego may end up killing his client that he begins to understand what it really takes to be a good lawyer—and to become a man.<br /><br /><i>The Chicago Tribune</i> said "It takes a really crafty storyteller to put people on the edge of their seats and keep them there. But Phillip Margolin does just that." In <b>The Burning Man</b>, with its intricate plotting, legal intrigue, and many twists and surprises, Phillip Margolin has done it again. This is sure to be his biggest bestseller yet.<br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>

21 The Last Innocent Man

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2009-10-06
Description :  Defense attorney David Nash has made a career out of setting monsters free -- and no one does it better. Now a case has come to "The Ice Man" that could help cleanse Nash of the guilt and doubts that torment him: that rarest of all defendants, an innocent man.<br /><br /> A fellow lawyer has been accused of a heinous crime -- the brutal murder of an undercover vice cop. But the case that is supposed to be Nash's redemption could prove to be his downfall, dragging him into a dark and sinister world where lies and the truth are interchangeable; where the manipulator becomes the manipulated; and where every answer spawns more complex and terrifying questions. And as the shadows close in around him, the final question that remains for David Nash concerns his own fate: life ... or death?

22 The House on Pine Terrace

Author : Phillip Margolin
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Short Stories 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2018-01-01
Description :  Prepare for edge-of-your-seat suspense in this Thriller Short.<br /><br />Originally published in THRILLER 2 (2009),<br />edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Clive Cussler.<br /><br />This be-careful-what-you-wish-for Thriller Short from bestselling author Phillip Margolin tells what happens when a cop meets the man of her dreams, who lives in the house of her dreams. Monica Esteban grew up poor, on occasion helping her single mother clean houses. That’s when she first saw the big white house on Pine Terrace. Her mother called her princess and told her that one day she would marry a rich prince and live in a castle. The castle she dreamed of was the big white house. But that would never happen on a cop’s salary. At least that’s what she thought until she received an inconceivable dinner invitation from the most unlikely man imaginable. Dinner is everything she hoped it would be. Dan Emery is a perfect gentleman, making the next two months pass like a fairy tale…until her dream comes to an end and she finds out just how much it costs to live in the big white house on Pine Terrace. <br /><br />Don’t miss any of these exciting stories from Thriller 2: <br /><br />The Weapon by Jeffery Deaver<br />Remaking by Blake Crouch<br />Iced by Harry Hunsicker<br />Justice Served by Mariah Stewart<br />The Circle by David Hewson<br />Roomful of Witnesses by R.L. Stine<br />The House on Pine Terrace by Phillip Margolin<br />The Desert Here and the Desert Far Away by Marcus Sakey<br />On the Run by Carla Neggers<br />Can You Help Me Out Here? by Robert Ferrigno<br />Crossed Double by Joe Hartlaub<br />The Lamented by Lawrence Light<br />Vintage Death by Lisa Jackson<br />Suspension of Disbelief by Tim Maleeny<br />A Calculated Risk by Sean Chercover<br />The Fifth World by Javier Sierra<br />Ghost Writer by Gary Braver<br />Through a Veil Darkly by Kathleen Antrim<br />Bedtime for Mr. Li by David J. Montgomery<br />Protecting the Innocent by Simon Wood<br />Watch Out for My Girl by Joan Johnston<br />Killing Time by Jon Land<br />Boldt’s Broken Angel by Ridley Pearson

23 Záhadná zmizení

Author : Phillip Margolin & Ami Margolin Rome
Genre :  Crime & Mystery  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2013-03-26
Description :  Je temná noc. Do ticha se rozezvoní telefon, který probudí Madison ze spánku. Její táta právě dostal nový případ – někdo byl obviněn z vraždy místní učitelky. Zvláštní je, že se zatím nenašlo tělo. Jak může policie vědět, že už žena nežije? Madison se chce stát advokátkou, proto se hned pouští do pátrání. Druhý den ve škole se dozvídá o dalším zmizení. Co se to ve městečku děje? Proč zmizely učitelka a kamarádka Ann? Podaří se záhadu objasnit?



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