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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (687 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Phillip Margolin Narrator: Jonathan Davis Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Amanda Jaffe Series Release Date: June 2009 ISBN: 9780061901959
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Fugitive speeds along well over the posted limit.”

Portland Oregonian

 

“Margolin knows how to pack in the thrills.”

—Tess Gerritsen

 

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  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.”

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A sizzling international thriller.”

    National Examiner

  • “A smart and skillfully written murder mystery, with solid characters, a terrific setting, and a lot of witty dialogue…Fugitive is Margolin at the absolute top of his game.”

    Globe and Mail (Toronto)

  • “Phillip Margolin’s Fugitive is the latest in his string of reliably exciting and fast-moving legal thrillers.”

    Seattle Times

  • “Margolin has written believable characters you can care about, and a meticulous plot that keeps the reader guessing until the very end. This is a highly recommended read.”

    Crimespree Magazine

  • “The pages fly in this violent, twisty tale of one man’s journey through the legal system, and legal thriller fans will snap up Margolin’s latest for their summer beach reads.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “Entertaining…A plot set on full boil…All will enjoy following the resourceful Amanda as she puts the puzzle pieces together.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Great pace, clever plot…all followed by a surprise ending. What more can you ask for?”

    BookPage

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joe O'c | 2/2/2014

    " Very Good; Continuing characted: Amanda Jaffe; a guru, ex-cons, spiteful behind the scenes politicians, third world dictators and lawyers combine in a murder mystery of past and present "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Steve | 2/2/2014

    " It's a pretty easy read but just as entertaining as all of the other Philip Margolin books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jean | 1/31/2014

    " I think this was one of Margolin's best books in a long time. It had a lot of twists and turns and was a fast read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Liz | 1/22/2014

    " Good story telling. Lots of characters but done so well they're easily kept straight. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 TeriC | 1/19/2014

    " Margolin always writes a good mystery. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathryn Gearheard | 1/13/2014

    " Phil is a hometown boy and I love everything he writes about the Northwest based on his experience as a prosecutor. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Denise | 1/12/2014

    " I liked this book, It was fast paced and had many twists. It was not the best Margolin book. I will keep reading him though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 James | 1/2/2014

    " This book is a page turner and never lost my interest. It is store of a petty thief / con man that got in trouble in a number of different ways. Lawyers, prison, money...what more does a book need. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bonnie Murray | 12/7/2013

    " Haven't read this author before but did enjoy the book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug | 9/7/2013

    " I love Amanda Jaffe. There. I've said it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandra | 7/1/2013

    " pretty good, not great "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mary Beth | 1/24/2013

    " This is that rare book that grabs you on page one and doesn't let go. Excellent thriller by an excellent writer. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Asma | 9/19/2012

    " A beautifully written light read.. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Craig | 8/15/2012

    " Well written murder mystery novel about a famous guru guy that comes back to the USA to stand trial for the murder of a US Congressman. Not to bad. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Melinda | 6/28/2012

    " I was bored with this one and almost put it down. But I'm glad I didn't. The last 10 pages made it worth while. Amanda gets on my nerves but I like this series enough to read the next one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christine Blackston | 5/8/2012

    " Thoroughly enjoyed. Love that the twists keep coming right up to the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cindy Callaghan | 4/24/2012

    " I listened to this in my car this summer (thank you, library). I really enjoyed it. It was a suspenseful thriller. I especially liked the scenes that take place in Africa (most are in the US). I recommend this audio book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrea | 2/23/2012

    " Not a bad read, but there were a few too many plots going on, some of them (like the Batangan diamonds one) just unnecessary. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda | 1/26/2012

    " Good mystery. Lots of twists and turns. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 GIZMO | 1/24/2012

    " last Margolin book I will read....why is it that in every one of his books someone is bound to a straight back chair naked with their legs spread??? I am over it "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cathy Spicer | 12/15/2011

    " B; Okay. Will give this author another try down the road. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Daniel | 8/13/2011

    " Mr. Margolin keeps the action going through out the book. At the end he takes twists and turns that I did not see coming. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Greer Andjanetta | 6/12/2011

    " A better than average mystery with father and daughter trial lawyers as main characters. Central character is a con man who escapes a murder charge by fleeing to Africa but runs for home again when he is found out as the lover of the wife of the president of the African country. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Daniel | 4/10/2011

    " Mr. Margolin keeps the action going through out the book. At the end he takes twists and turns that I did not see coming. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kaye | 3/28/2011

    " Excellent book! The ending was a surprise even for me. Thought I had it all figured out but there was one surprise at the end that I didn't see coming. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cathy | 12/16/2010

    " B; Okay. Will give this author another try down the road.
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katharine | 12/8/2010

    " Another great murder mystery from Phillip Margolin that kept me interested from the first page until the last. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Charlene | 11/8/2010

    " Pretty good but not memorable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Beverly | 11/6/2010

    " It was a fast read. Amanda Jaffe and her father Frank are the only likable characters. One might feel sorry for the circumstances in which Charlie Marsh finds himself. He has mellowed over the years and comes through in the end, but he is still a con man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Darlene | 9/8/2010

    " If this book was slow or boring anywhere, which it may have been, the ending made up for it. I thought this was Margolin at his best. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 William | 8/28/2010

    " It was OK. The part about Africa was down right scary. The rest was a good legal thriller "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Autlaninga | 8/6/2010

    " it was just ok, not one of my fav margolin books. usually i find his books page turners, but not this one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Liz | 4/18/2010

    " Good story telling. Lots of characters but done so well they're easily kept straight. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Steve | 3/6/2010

    " It's a pretty easy read but just as entertaining as all of the other Philip Margolin books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Darlene | 2/26/2010

    " Great new author for me. Good courtroom suspense. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Craig | 2/25/2010

    " Well written murder mystery novel about a famous guru guy that comes back to the USA to stand trial for the murder of a US Congressman. Not to bad. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tracy | 2/20/2010

    " I had a hard time connecting with the main character. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bernie | 1/14/2010

    " I enjoyed it. Like the other Margolin novels that I have read this was a short read with enough depth to the characters that kept you turning the page for more. The plot kept me interested with a few twists that I didn't see coming. "

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