Jake Lassiter Tackles the College Admissions Scandal
Rich parents will pay anything to get their kids into college...
Kip Lassiter can get you a perfect score on any test...
And Kip’s heartbroken uncle Jake must defend an unwinnable case.
CHEATER’S GAME dives deep into the true-to-life college admissions scandal with an explosive federal trial that rocks the courthouse.
Suffering brain damage from his football injuries, Miami lawyer Jake Lassiter says goodbye to the courtroom...until his nephew Kip desperately needs his help. Kip has been working for millionaire Max Ringle in a shady scheme to help rich, entitled kids gain admission to elite universities.
Ringle, the mastermind of the fraud, shifts the blame to Kip who’s charged with multiple crimes. Dr. Melissa Gold, Lassiter’s fiancée, supervises experimental treatments intended to keep the ailing lawyer strong enough for a grueling trial. As a fiery showdown looms with Ringle, Lassiter risks everything – including his own life – to keep his nephew out of prison.
“Lassiter is the lawyer we all want on our side and on the page.” – Lee Child
“Clever, funny and seriously on point when it comes to the inequities of society and the justice system, 'Cheater’s Game' is top-notch stuff from Paul Levine. His Jake Lassiter is my kind of lawyer!” – Michael Connelly
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About the Author
The author of twenty-two novels, Paul Levine won the John D. MacDonald Fiction Award and has been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, International Thriller, Shamus, and James Thurber prizes. A former trial lawyer, he also wrote twenty episodes of the CBS military drama JAG and co-created the Supreme Court drama First Monday starring James Garner and Joe Mantegna. The international bestseller, To Speak for the Dead, was his first novel and introduced readers to linebacker-turned-lawyer Jake Lassiter. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed Solomon vs. Lord series of legal capers. His latest book is Cheater's Game, which digs deep into the college admissions scandal. He divides his time between Santa Barbara and Miami. For more information, visit his website at www.paul-levine.com or his follow him on Facebook at facebook.com/PaulLevineAuthorPage/ or on Twitter @Jake_Lassiter