Breach of Trust

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Quercus, Jan 27, 2011 - Lawyers - 352 pages
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In this second instalment of the Jason Kolarich series, Jason investigates the murder of a key witness in a criminal case that he tried. Jason had forced the witness to testify and believes that this led to his murder. When the evidence leads to an obscure agency in state government, guilt-stricken Jason goes to work for the agency to dig deeper. Before he knows it, Jason finds himself square in the middle of a high-level conspiracy of fraud and corruption - as well as a covert federal investigation into these crimes.

Edgar winner David Ellis, a Chicago lawyer, was the House Prosecutor who convicted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich in the sensational Impeachment Trial before the Illinois Senate in 2009. In this riveting thriller Ellis relies on his experience and expertise to deliver a gritty tale of political corruption and murder at the highest levels of government.

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User Review  - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing

I know I read the book a couple of years ago and it was less impressive than the other titles in the suite of Jason Kolarich novels, yet still a good read. Of the legal court room drama novelists, David Ellis is my favorite author. Read full review

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User Review  - Gatorhater - LibraryThing

Attorney Jason Kolarich is at his office waiting for a phone call from a confidential informant, but its never receives the call, because the informant is gunned down. Now feeling guilty that he had ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

David Ellis is the author of seven novels, including "Line of Vision" for which he won the Edgar Award. An attorney from Chicago, he currently serves as Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and was recently appointed the Impeachment Prosecutor in the Blagojevich trial. Ellis lives in Springfield with his family.

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