The client: a novel

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In New Orleans an attorney, depressed and suicidal, does himself in. But it is neither deft nor private and in fact is witnessed by Mark Sway, a bright 11-year-old, who hears from the dying man a deadly secret about a Louisiana senator's murder. The accused killer, Mafia thug Barry Muldanno, is about to go on trial.

Everyone wants to know the attorney's last words. But Mark dissembles. He knows that he knows too much, maybe too much to live. Streetsmart and wise beyond his years, he hires a lawyer: Reggie Love, a feisty 52-year-old divorcee who realizes she's in over her head. Then Mark comes up with a plan -- a crazy plan in Reggie's opinion -- but it's their only hope. And it just might work

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull upt ot the curb... Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarrette when a chance encounter with a suicidal laywer left Mark knowing a bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts of the most sought-after dead body in America. Now Mark is caught between a legal system gone mad and a mob killer desperate to cover up his crime. And his only ally is a woman named Reggie Love, who has been a lawyer for all of four years. Prosecutors are willing to break all the rules to make Mark talk. The mob will stop at nothing to keep him quiet. And Reggie will do anything to protect her client -- even take a last, desperate gamble that could win Mark his freedom... or cost them both their lives.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

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subject_facet Attorney and client -- Fiction
Brothers -- Fiction
Child witnesses -- Fiction
Large type books
Legal stories
Mafia -- Fiction
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Fiction
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction
Organized crime -- Fiction
Suicide victims -- Fiction
Women lawyers -- Fiction
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title_sub a novel
topic_facet Attorney and client
Brothers
Child witnesses
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Mafia
Organized crime
Suicide victims
Suspense
Thriller
Women lawyers