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House Odds (Joe DeMarco Thrillers #8)

House Odds (Joe DeMarco Thrillers #8)

Current price: $14.00
Publication Date: July 8th, 2014
Publisher:
Grove Press
ISBN:
9780802121165
Pages:
368
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Description

"Odds favor a good time for the reader as DeMarco faces his eighth case: a looming insider trading scandal with potentially fatal consequences. . . . One of the most enjoyable in the series." --Kirkus Reviews

Spotted Owl Award for Best Mystery Novel by a Northwest Author

Washington, D.C. fixer Joe DeMarco has been asked to handle a lot of difficult situations over the years for his boss, congressman John Mahoney. But nothing has ever been quite so politically sensitive, or has hit so close to home, as the task Mahoney hands DeMarco in House Odds.

Mahoney's daughter has been arrested and charged with insider trading. An engineer with a high-flying technology firm, she allegedly placed a half-million dollar bet on one of the firm's clients. DeMarco's job is to clear her name and keep his boss clean. But how did she get her hands on so much money to invest in the first place? Before long, DeMarco uncovers far more about the case than meets the eye, and the risk to Mahoney is more than just a little political embarrassment.

About the Author

Mike Lawson is a former senior civilian executive for the U.S. Navy. He is the author of seven previous novels starring Joe DeMarco.