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The Plea

(2016)
(The second book in the Eddie Flynn series)
A novel by

 
 
Your client is innocent. Your wife is guilty.
Who would you fight for?

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'Quite simply, THE PLEA is one of the most purely entertaining books you'll read this year' John Connolly

'A gripping thriller' Ian Rankin


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When David Child, a major client of a corrupt New York law firm, is arrested for murder, the FBI ask con artist-turned-lawyer Eddie Flynn to persuade him to testify against the firm.

Eddie is not someone who is easily coerced, but when the FBI reveal that they have incriminating files on his wife, he knows he has no choice.

But Eddie is convinced the man is innocent, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. With the FBI putting pressure on him to secure the deal, Eddie must find a way to prove his client's innocence.

But the stakes are high - his wife is in danger. And not just from the FBI . . .

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Praise for race-against-time legal thriller writer, Steve Cavanagh:

'A fantastic thriller writer' Mark Billingham

'Cavanagh stands head and shoulders above the competition, with his skilfully plotted, action-packed and big-hearted Eddie Flynn novels . . . highly intelligent, twist-laden and absolutely unputdownable' Eva Dolan, author of the critically acclaimed Tell No Tales

'What a thriller! Breathlessly brilliant and fiendishly clever' Miranda Dickinson

'A cleverly constructed legal thriller combined with a classic locked-room mystery. Eddie Flynn is fast becoming one of my favourite fictional heroes and Cavanagh one of my favourite thriller writers.' S.J.I. Holliday, author of Black Wood

'Raymond Chandler could have created Eddie Flynn. THE PLEA is Phillip Marlowe and Michael Connolly's Mickey Haller combined, with a bit of Jim Thompson's THE GRIFTERS thrown in. A superb read with a main character destined to be one of the most talked about in crime fiction.' Howard Linskey, author of The Search

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If you like John Grisham, Lee Child and Michael Connelly, you will LOVE the gripping and twisty Eddie Flynn series:

1. The Defence
2. The Plea
3. The Liar
4. Thirteen

* Each Eddie Flynn thriller can be read as a standalone or in series order *

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A great thriller." - Mark Billingham

"This guy is the real deal. Trust me." - Lee Child

"Expertly combines his authority on the law with an absolutely great thrill ride." - Michael Connelly

"The Plea is one of the most purely entertaining books you'll read this year. It's a blast." - John Connolly

"If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's The Defense." - Nelson DeMille

"Smart and original. This is a belter of a book." - Clare Mackintosh

"Steve Cavanagh is the John Grisham for a new generation." - Sarah Pinborough

"Rip-roaring legal thriller...Twisty, bloody, and convincing." - Ian Rankin

"Steve Cavanagh pulls off an enviable premise with panache." - Ruth Ware


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Used availability for Steve Cavanagh's The Plea

Hardback Editions

February 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Plea: A Novel (Eddie Flynn)
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
ISBN: 1-250-10556-0 / 978-1-250-10556-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


March 2016 : UK Hardback

Title: The Plea: Eddie Flynn Book 2
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
ISBN: 1-4091-5233-2 / 978-1-4091-5233-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Plea: A Novel (Eddie Flynn)
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
ISBN: 1-250-10598-6 / 978-1-250-10598-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Flatiron Books
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Plea: Eddie Flynn Book 2: His client is innocent. His wife is guilty.
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
ISBN: 1-4091-5235-9 / 978-1-4091-5235-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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May 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Plea: Eddie Flynn Book 2
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
ISBN: 1-4091-5234-0 / 978-1-4091-5234-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

February 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Plea: A Novel
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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May 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Plea
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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May 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Plea
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Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Plea
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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May 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Plea
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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Kindle Editions

February 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Plea: A Novel (Eddie Flynn Book 2)
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Flatiron Books
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May 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Plea: His client is innocent. His wife is guilty.
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Orion
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May 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Plea: His client is innocent. His wife is guilty. (Eddie Flynn)
Author(s): Steve Cavanagh
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU