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Bum Luck Audiobook

Bum Luck

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Thirty seconds after the jury announced its verdict, I decided to kill my client.

Second-string linebacker turned trial lawyer Jake Lassiter squares off against his toughest, most unpredictable adversary yet: himself.

The downward spiral begins when Jake's client, Miami Dolphins' running back Thunder Thurston, is cleared of murdering his wife. Jake didn't expect to win, didn't want to win, since he is sure his client is guilty. When Thurston walks free, Lassiter vows to seek his own kind of justice. Street justice. Vigilante justice.

Law partners Steve Solomon and Victoria Lord can't believe their friend has become so deeply, inexplicably obsessed with killing Thurston. Convinced Jake's unhinged behavior is due to concussive brain injuries suffered during his pro football career, they beg him to seek treatment. But as Lassiter's raging fixation on vengeance grows, Solomon and Lord wonder if they're too late to help. Is it game over for Jake's career...and his life?

©2017 Nittany Valley Productions, Inc. (P)2017 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    C Puccia 04-20-17
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    Great characters. Laughed out loud. Didn't see the ending. Had a clear picture in my mind's eye of the action. Might listen a second time as the narrator acted the story.

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    Wayne Matthews, NC 03-31-17
    Wayne Matthews, NC 03-31-17 Member Since 2017

    I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!

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    "Light and fun legal thriller"

    I have previously reviewed two other novels in this series. This just released Book 12 in Paul Levine's Jake Lassiter series is a lot like other books in the series; that is, it is a lot more about Jake Lassiter the person than about Jake Lassiter the lawyer. In this novel Jake is a 50 year old never married ex-college and ex-pro mediocre football player who left the game to go to law school. He is now very worried about the impact on his brain of his many concussions while playing football. Jake is strongly ethical as he defines ethics, but as a lawyer he skirts legal rules to do what is "right". The setting is Miami FL.

    If the listener is interested in serious legal thrillers, Paul Levine's light and fun novels that I have read or listened to do not fill the bill. Narrator Luke Daniels strikes exactly the correct tone in narrating the this novel.

    I will continue to listen to other audio novels in this series (3 more are currently in my Audible library).

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