Fugitive (Hardcover)

A Novel (Amanda Jaffe Series #4)

By Phillip Margolin

Harper, 9780061236235, 352pp.

Publication Date: June 2, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/1/2009)
Mass Market (1/26/2010)
Compact Disc (6/2/2009)
Paperback, Large Print (6/2/2009)

List Price: 26.99*
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Description

Fugitive speeds along well over the posted limit.”

Portland Oregonian

 

“Margolin knows how to pack in the thrills.”

—Tess Gerritsen

 

In Fugitive, New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin brings back his most popular protagonist, attorney Amanda Jaffee, star of Wild Justice, Proof Positive, and other spellbinding  thrillers. Fugitive ensnares Amanda in a dangerous web of secrets and death when she becomes professionally involved with a con man and possible murderer who’s been targeted by an insane and relentless African despot. With page after page of breathtaking excitement that never lets up, Fugitive is Phillip Margolin at his very best, featuring the trademark twists and intensity that inspired the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to proclaim him “A master of heart-pounding suspense.”



About the Author

Phillip Margolin has written nineteen novels, many of them New York Times bestsellers, including his latest novels Woman with a Gun, Worthy Brown’s Daughter, Sleight of Hand, and the Washington trilogy. Each displays a unique, compelling insider’s view of criminal behavior, which comes from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who has handled thirty murder cases. Winner of the Distinguished Northwest Writer Award, he lives in Portland, Oregon.



Praise For Fugitive: A Novel (Amanda Jaffe Series #4)

“Entertaining . . . A plot set on full boil. . . . All will enjoy following the resourceful Amanda as she puts the puzzle pieces together.”
— Publishers Weekly

“The pages fly in this violent, twisty tale of one man’s journey through the legal system, and legal thriller fans will snap up Margolin’s latest for their summer beach reads.”
— Library Journal (starred review)

“Margolin specializes in plot . . . his new novel Fugitive speeds along well over the posted limit. . . . This is a book to take to the beach.”
— Portland Oregonian

“Great pace, clever plot . . . all followed by a surprise ending. What more can you ask for?”
— BookPage

“Phillip Margolin’s Fugitive is the latest in his string of reliably exciting and fast-moving legal thrillers.”
— Seattle Times

“A smart and skillfully written murder mystery, with solid characters, a terrific setting and a lot of witty dialogue. . . . Fugitive is Margolin at the absolute top of his game.”
— The Globe and Mail

“A clever plot and surprise ending make this a fine read.”
— The Oklahoman

“Margolin smoothly moves between the plots and the time lines. . . . The novel’s characters are nicely fleshed out.”
— Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“[Margolin’s] knowledge of the criminal mind give his novels a credibility not often found in legal thrillers. . . . You’ll be captivated by Amanda Jaffe and the way she handles this case.”
— Aptos Times (CA)

“[Margolin] outdoes himself in this new one. As always, his great strengths-characters of enough depth and complexity to believe in and like a lot, and creative, fast-moving plotlines-are on display, and so is his superbly clean, fluid style.”
— The Sullivan County Democrat

“A sizzling international thriller.”
— National Examiner

“Margolin has written believable characters you can care about, and a meticulous plot that keeps the reader guessing until the very end. This is a highly recommended read.”
— Crimespree Magazine

“A lively courtroom drama to savor . . . that pays tribute to the great detective fiction of old. Phillip Margolin has written a blockbuster with more than just a healthy dash of Hammett to please has reader.”
— Daily News (Michigan)