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Double Tap (Paul Madriani Series #8)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2008


    How did I miss this thriller when it came out in 2005? Thank goodness I found it now and couldn't put it down once I started reading. As a federal courtroom deputy clerk for 10 years and a legal secretary for 20 years, this is simply one of the best courtroom drama thrillers I have read. A truly great read!

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    terrific thriller

    Successful wealthy CEO of Isotenics, Inc. Madelyn Chapman enjoys her bi-coastal lifestyle that includes abodes in Manhattan and Virginia. However, one day when she returns to the house she considers her home in La Jolla, California, someone assassinates her with a double tap, two precise bullets to her head. The police follow clues that lead to career veteran Emiliano Ruiz. He hires attorney Paul Madriani to represent him. Paul faces an uphill battle as not only evidence places the accused near the crime scene; Emiliano had the skill to perform the precision operation. Adding to his dilemma is that Emiliano provides no background information about himself especially a seven year data hole in the middle of his long military career. The prosecutors cooperate as much as his client refuses to impart information on the victim¿s link to the military. Still Paul continues to dig to insure he bestows the best defense he can for his silent client. --- DOUBLE TAP is a terrific thriller that has the hero frustrated at ever turn as his client refuses to cooperate and the prosecution is even less forthcoming. Paul keeps digging for information, but for every step forward he takes two steps backward. Still he wants to put up a strong defense even if he wonders if Emiliano committed the homicide. Steve Martini is at his supreme best with this tale that showcases a struggling legal defense unable to obtain any cooperation.--- Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2005

    Double trouble, Doubly Delicious Read

    Paul Madriana is a man to be reckoned with, a man any Southern woman takes home to curl up with or travels down any avenue he cares to lead. I can't wait for the next trip he takes me through in the fantasy world this fantastic author creates.

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