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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Steve Martini Narrator: Erik Bergmann Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Paul Madriani Series Release Date: April 2014 ISBN: 9780062340672
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The Attorney, which marked the return of Steve Martini’s lawyer-sleuth Paul Madriani, was hailed for its “well-observed courtroom maneuverings” (Christian Science Monitor) and “crisp dialogue and tart observations” (Publishers Weekly). Now Martini delivers the most daunting capital case of Madriani’s career.

Paul Madriani has ample reason to suspect he’s representing a guilty man. Dr. David Crone, a respected medical researcher and principal in mapping the human genome, is charged with the murder of a young colleague: twenty-six-year-old Kalista Jordan, an African American research physician whose body washed up on a beach in San Diego Bay. Forensic evidence links her murder with material in Crone’s garage. Crone had both opportunity and motive: Kalista had recently ended their affair and may have been deserting him professionally as well, moving on to a rival genetic research facility. However, when a key witness for the prosecution dies unexpectedly, leaving an incriminating note behind, Crone’s innocence seems confirmed—until Madriani hits upon a potentially damning loose end.

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  • “Lean, speedy, and packing a wallop of a plot twist at the end, the latest Paul Madriani legal thriller shows why Martini remains one of the form’s most popular practitioners…In his sixth Madriani novel, Martini takes the moving parts of a standard plot and spins them for maximum effect. His secondary characters, while filling stock roles, are memorable in quirky ways, and a subplot about genetic illness in the family of one of Madriani’s friends is executed with skill.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Demonstrates the deft blend of courtroom finagling and outside discovery work that makes Martini’s books so popular…[A] fast-moving thriller.”

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About the Author

Steve Martini was born in San Francisco and grew up in Southern California. An honors graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz, he worked as a newspaper reporter in Los Angeles and as a correspondent at the California State Capitol in Sacramento, specializing in legal issues. After obtaining his law degree, he appeared in state and federal courts; he also served as special counsel to the California Victims of Violent Crime Program. His first novel, Compelling Evidence, was published in 1992 and became a bestseller. He has gone on to write a number of other books, including The Trader of Secrets, Guardian of Lies, The List, The Judge, and Prime Witness, among others. He currently resides in the Pacific Northwest.

About the Narrator

Erik Bergmann is the narrator of the Area 51 and Justice League audiobook series, as well as the voice of Fred on the companion audiobook for the Warner Bros. feature film Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. He has also dabbled in television, making appearances on Saturday Night Live and doing voice-over work for Random! Cartoons.