Stan is called home from a Colorado vacation when his client is cornered in a barn by the FBI, allegedly having killed an IRS agent. It looks like a hopeless case as a witness claims to have seen Dusty Thomas standing over the body, shotgun in hand. Dusty, however, insists he is innocent and since he has been a hard-luck client, Stan agrees to defend him. But Stan is soon distracted by the disappearance of his friend and best client, Tex Weller, and must go to Ecuador to try to find him. While he's gone Stan's partner, Paula Waters, continues to work on Dusty's defense, but soon is apalled to learn Stan has been kidnaped and she may defending Dusty Thomas on her own.
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©2004 William Manchee (P)2011 Top Publications, Ltd.
"[E]ach plot line, in and of itself can be riveting, and fans of legal thrillers who have already read Grisham, Scottoline, Martini, and Patterson may well want to check out this novel." (Foreword Magazine)
"[P]lenty of action and excitement." (Library Journal)
"A compelling novel that is filled with fast action from beginning to end. The distinct details and vivid dialogue guide the reader into a story that explodes their imaginations with thrilling suspense page after page. William Manchee is an excellent mystery writer who uses just the right flavoring of suspense and action to create a thrilling tale that readers will not soon forget." (Roundtable Reviews)
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