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Lion Plays Rough (Leo Maxwell 2)

Lachlan Smith

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Fiction, Thriller / suspense, Political / legal thriller

Framed for murder and fighting for his life - this isn't what Leo Maxwell thought being a lawyer would be like.

Leo Maxwell is a criminal defense attorney on the lookout for the big case that will make his reputation. When a mysterious woman hires him to defend her brother on a murder charge he thinks he may have found it. But things are not what they seem - he's been set up to become the number one enemy of both a vicious gangland boss and the police.

Hounded by threats from all sides, he finds himself with a price on his head and framed for murder.

Leo's a marked man unless he can somehow turn the tables. But as the bodies pile up and Leo closes in on the truth, he discovers that it is far more sinister than he imagined and forces him question everything that he holds dear...

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Praise for Lion Plays Rough (Leo Maxwell 2)

  • A riveting debut novel - Linda Fairstein

  • Grabs the reader by the throat and doesn't let go - Publishers Weekly

  • An exciting read - New York Journal of Books

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Lachlan Smith

Lachlan Smith is a civil rights lawyer whose work has appeared in the Best New American Voices series. Lion Plays Rough is his second novel.

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