Who knew that a good defense attorney should also be a good Dining As A Roman Emperor pickpocket Eddie Flynn grew up on the streets running cons and using his light fingered skills to make a living before deciding toursue a law degree Fortunately this uniue skill set comes in handy when forced to take on a crucial case for a Russian mob bossThe Fizz plot moves fast and furiously between the courtroom Russian mobsters the Italian mafia and even FBI agents The writing has a screenplay feel and thelot definitely does Leave believability behind and enjoy Cavanagh s taut action in this first offering featuring Defense Attorney Eddie Flynn The Defense gripped me from the first age and Attorney Eddie Flynn The Defense gripped me from the first age and a compelling courtroomaction drama The thrills action and intrigue never let up I was riveted by its intensity throughout Although this was the first of a series any of the Eddie Flynn crime novels can be read as a stand alone Eddie was an expert con man before becoming a lawyer He was accomplished in such skills as swindler grifter and sleight of hand artist After becoming a lawyer he felt the two occupations had a lot in common He freuently uses con man trickery in court in search of justice Eddie has not tried a case in over a year He is consumed by guilt by the horrible outcome of his last case After defending a man accused of raping a young woman he was set free only to abduct the same victim again She Was Found Horribly Injured found horribly injured 45 StarsI icked up the thriller Thirteen on audible before realising it was the 4th in a series Although I robably could have started there I have learned in the Third a Kiss Goddess Isles past that it is really better to start a series from the beginning So I thought I would check out Eddie Flynn 1 The Defence So glad I did The audio version of this was brilliant So much fun The Story Eddie is having a REALLY bad day First thing he is eating breakfast the next he is in court where he swore he would never be again defending a mob boss with a bomb around him about to go off at any minute And they have his 10 year old daughter and are going to kill her if he doesn t win this case My Thoughts Oh man I loved it NON STOP ACTION and TWIST AFTER TWIST I The truth has nolace in a courtroom The truth doesn't matter in a trialThe only thing that matters is what the LA MASA MADRE (Spanish Edition) prosecution canroveEddie Flynn used to be a con artist Then he became a lawyer Turned out the two weren't that differentIt's been over a year since Eddie vowed never to set foot in. ,
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Ot through this one so uickly because I could not stop listening It was like reading an action movie It literally did not stop And I just LOVED the courtroom stuff I mean sure you have to suspend your beliefs slightly but that s what books are for DAMMIT The writing was fabulous I really enjoyed the way he describes complex legal mumbo jumbo easily so that anyone can understand what is happening and it was just so darn clever with those twists and turns I have already urchased the next one I LOVED IT What did I think of the audio version Like a movie in my ears Absolutely fantastic I was a bit sad when it ended but happy because there are MORE IN THE SERIES Would I recommend The Defence Yes absolutely I thought it was just fantastic I am sure most thriller fans will enjoy this one Especially if they love a bit of courtroom drama and crazy twists For reviews check out my Blog Instagram Twitter Facebook Turing my attention to a new series I wanted to try Steve Cavanagh s legal thrillers which have been recommended to be over the years Eddie Flynn is a lawyer with a sordid Never and Forever (The Wizards of Once past Having hit the bottle when things were not going well and with aast as a con artist Flynn has alienated his family and Begin Again pushed himself close to being disbarred After he takes over a murder trial for formerartner Flynn has no idea what he s agreed to do takes over a murder trial for his artner Flynn has no idea what he s agreed to do by the Russian mafia Flynn is told that he will smuggle a bomb into the courthouse and lant it on the witness stand so that the rosecution s witness meets an untimely demise To help convince the lawyer Flynn is told that his daughter is in the custody of the Russians who are happy to kill her if the need arises With all the ressure ut upon him Flynn tries to find legal loopholes that will allow him to win this case for his client without being implicated in any violent acts Worried that Amy might still be harmed Flynn seeks outside help only to discover that there are moles on both sides at every turn Walking on eggshells Flynn advances the case to the oint that Witness X is set to testify he who is supposed to be blown up With Amy not yet safe and the threats mounting. 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 AmyEddie only has 48 hours to defend Volchek in an impossible murder trial and win if wants to save his. Flynn must decide how to lay it all and leave him able to live with himself An intense legal thriller with twists that will keep the reader wanting to know Recommended to those who love legal that will keep the reader wanting to know Recommended to those who love legal as well as the reader who enjoys seeing the little guy fight for Conceptos Básicos de la Coctelería: Una Guía Completa Para Principiantes (Spanish Edition) parity I always enjoy learning about new authors and the series they create that have earned muchraise The debut legal thriller has all the elements needed for a good series with a lawyer whose luck seems to have run out and a client who refuses to accept anything but an acuittal Eddie Flynn has a wonderful backstory a lawyer whose skills are high but ersonal choices lead much to be desired Allowing work to take over his life FLYNN ALIENATES THOSE WHO ARE MOST IMPORTANT WHEN PLACED alienates those who are most important When laced the unenviable Histoire secrte de la DGSE position of having to break the law to secure his daughter s release there is no uestion about what he intends on doing Using his legal skills and grittyersonality Flynn is able to bend the rules though whether it is to his advantage remains in uestion There are other characters who help to keep the story moving effectively Cavanagh depicts them Philosophy Of The East perfectly and keeps the reader on their toes aslot twists stack up throughout With a strong story and some great action in the middle of a high impact thriller Cavanagh has set the ground for a great series here I cannot wait to get to the next book which is sure to add to the Eddie Flynn backstoryKudos Mr Cavanagh for a great start to the series You have a great handle on the legal thriller genre and I will certainly continue with this series Lovehate the review An ever growing collection of others appears at Book for All Seasons a different sort of Book Challenge This is the first thrill ride of a legal thriller featuring lawyer and con artist Eddie Flynn set in New York I have read the other two and loved them and this one is just as great Eddie has not been Applying Critical Social Theories to Family Therapy Practice practicing law after the overwhelming guilt he feels after defending Ted Berkley and getting him acuitted of attempting to abduct Hanna Tublowski only for him to go on to savagely assault and rape her later He is separated from his wife Christine an. DaughterUnder 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 impossibleLose this case and he loses everythi.