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The Defendants

(The second book in the Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thriller series)
A novel by

In this debut legal thriller, when Thaddeus Murfee agreed to defend a young woman accused of murdering the man who carved his name in her chest, he thought that he and his new law practice were on their way. However, the Chicago mob schemed to send the young woman to the death chamber in order to cover up its payola with the governor. Thaddeus craves the riches and fame that a successful trial lawyer can have, but he doesn't realize the price he is going to have to pay once the mob sends its enforcers after him. A hard-fought trial is followed by a face off on a dark night between Thaddeus and Johnny "the Blade" Bladanni. You never win against the mob, he is warned. Now the FBI has the lowdown on the players, and Thaddeus needs their help but is afraid they will come after his client ,too. Thaddeus is caught between a rock and a hard place with no choice - if he wants to live and set his client free. A tough, young lawyer in a heart-pounding legal thriller that will keep you up at night way beyond your bedtime!

Genre: Mystery
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Paperback Editions

January 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Defendants
Author(s): John Ellsworth
ISBN: 0-615-95377-8 / 978-0-615-95377-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subjudica House
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Audio Editions

July 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Defendants
Author(s): John Ellsworth
Publisher: Subjudica House
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July 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Defendants
Author(s): John Ellsworth
Publisher: Subjudica House
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Defendants (Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thriller Series Book 2)
Author(s): John Ellsworth
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