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House Rules

(2008)
(Dead on Arrival)
(The third book in the Joe De Marco series)
A novel by

 
 
Mike Lawson's Joe DeMarco thrillers have drawn praise for their fine-tuned suspense, off-kilter characters, intricate plots, and revealing portrait of Washington, DC behind closed doors. In House Rules, a terrorist bombing of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel is narrowly avoided. Then a private plane headed straight for the White House ignores warnings and is shot down. An atmosphere of fear and panic overruns the country, and when the junior senator from Virginia proposes to deport all noncitizen Muslims and run extensive background checks on all Muslim Americans, his bill gains surprising traction.

Speaker of the House John Mahoney is not pleased. He knows it is the kind of knee-jerk response people will come to regret, like Japanese internment camps, and he needs to find a way to kill the bill before it exposes a secret he wants to keep. So Mahoney calls his man DeMarco. An average guy who struggles with debt, divorce, and an unreasonable boss, DeMarco is an unlikely hero, in over his head, relying on old friends as he attempts to get to the bottom of the attacks in this riveting read, full of suspense, fascinating characters, humor, and timely political intrigue.

Genre: Thriller
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Used availability for Mike Lawson's House Rules

Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: House Rules: A Joe DeMarco Thriller
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 0-87113-983-9 / 978-0-87113-983-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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Paperback Editions

August 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 0-00-725629-9 / 978-0-00-725629-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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July 2009 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: House Rules: A Joe DeMarco Thriller
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 0-8021-4419-5 / 978-0-8021-4419-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Audio Editions

October 2010 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: House Rules (A Joe DeMarco Thriller)(Library Edition)
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 1-4417-5773-2 / 978-1-4417-5773-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: House Rules (A Joe Demarco Thriller, Book 3)
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 1-4417-5776-7 / 978-1-4417-5776-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: House Rules: A Joe DeMarco Thriller
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 1-4417-5774-0 / 978-1-4417-5774-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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October 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: House Rules (A Joe Demarco Thriller, Book 3)
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 1-4417-5777-5 / 978-1-4417-5777-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: House Rules: A Joe DeMarco Thriller
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: House Rules: A Joe DeMarco Thriller
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2009 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 0-7531-4016-0 / 978-0-7531-4016-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


February 2009 : UK Audio CD

Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 0-7531-4017-9 / 978-0-7531-4017-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2009 : UK MP3 CD
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Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
ISBN: 0-7531-4018-7 / 978-0-7531-4018-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: House Rules (The Joe DeMarco Thrillers Book 3)
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: Grove Press
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September 2008 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dead on Arrival
Author(s): Mike Lawson
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU