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Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage Learning, 2012 - Fiction - 563 pages
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San Francisco Judge Ramsey Hunt, longtime friend to FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich, is presiding over the trial of Clive and Cindy Cahill - accused in a string of murders - when the proceedings take a radical turn. Federal prosecutor Mickey O'Rourke, known for his relentless style, becomes suddenly tentative in his opening statement, leading Hunt to suspect he's been threatened - suspicions that are all but confirmed when Hunt is shot in the back.
Savich and Sherlock receive news of the attack as an ominous note is delivered to Savich at the Hoover Building: YOU DESERVE THIS FOR WHAT YOU DID. Security tapes fail to reveal who delivered the tapes. Who is behind the shooting of Judge Ramsey Hunt? Who sent the note to Savich? And what does it all mean? Savich and Sherlock race to San Francisco to find out...watching their backs all the while.

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Compelling read - especially fun ending. - Goodreads
And that she stopped adding Sci-fi plot twists. - Goodreads
The ending did not disappoint me, either. - Goodreads
This book is a page turner. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jeanne Halloran - Goodreads

This novel was slow at the beginning, but as the story developed it caught my interest like fire to tinder wood. I could not put the story down. The ending did not disappoint me, either. It was action ... Read full review

Review: Backfire (FBI Thriller #16)

User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

Lots going on in this mystery which is part of the FBI thriller series: a judge trying murderers is shot, the prosecutor disappers, FBI agents receive threats, there's a little bit of romance, various ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Catherine Coulter is the author of the "New York Times"-bestselling FBI thrillers "The Cove," "The Maze," "The Target, ""The Edge," "Riptide," "Hemlock Bay," "Eleventh House," " Blindside," "Blowout," "Point Blank," "Double Take," "TailSpin," "KnockOut," "Whiplash," and "Split Second." She lives in northern California.

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