The Enemy Inside

The Enemy Inside

Book - 2015
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"Defending an innocent young man, defense attorney Paul Madriani uncovers a morass of corruption and greed that leads to the highest levels of political power. One of the most successful lawyers in the country, Olinda Serna is a master at managing money as well as her influential clients. After years of fierce combat in the political trenches, Serna knows all the dirty secrets, where the bodies are buried, and how deeply they are stacked. When she's killed in a roadside crash in the high desert of Southern California, powerful heads in Washington begin to panic, worried that their secrets may not be safe anymore. Alex Ives, a friend of Paul Madriani's daughter, is accused of vehicular manslaughter in Serna's death. Ives claims he had only one drink on the night of the accident, yet he can't remember anything between the time he left for a party north of San Diego and the moment he woke up in a hospital the next morning. He's still dazed and a little bruised, but also obviously very afraid. After all, a woman is dead, and he's sure he didn't kill her. To save an innocent young man's life, the brilliant defense attorney must uncover everything he can about Serna and her clients--no matter how unsavory--a search that will lead him into a vortex of corruption, and at its center, a devious killer poised to strike again" -- provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062328939
Branch Call Number: F MARTI-S
Characteristics: 374 pages ; 24 cm


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Nov 22, 2015

Excellent book!

Aug 08, 2015

Martini insists on wanting to make his main character, Paul Madriani, into some kind of super lawyer/spy. While it can be quite entertaining at times it does stretch all boundaries of credibility and the books ends up being just okay

Jun 06, 2015

Good story involving leading edge technology that sounds pretty scary. Parts of the story seem far-fetched, though unfortunately the notion of Washington insiders taking bribes is all too believable.


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