aThe Racketeer is guilty of only one thing: keeping us engaged until the very last page.aaUSA Today #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the history of the United States, only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond Fawcett has just become number five. His body is found in his remote lakeside cabin. There is no sign of forced entry or struggle. Just two dead bodies: Judge Fawcett and his young secretary. And one large, state-of-the-art, extremely secure safe, opened and emptied. One man, a former attorney, knows who killed Judge Fawcett, and why. But that man, Malcolm Bannister, is currently residing in the Federal Prison Camp near Frostburg, Maryland. Though serving time, Malcolm has an ace up his sleeve. He has information the FBI would love to know. Malcolm would love to tell them. But everything has a priceaand the man known as the Racketeer wasnat born yesterday. Praise for The Racketeer aExhilarating . . . surprising . . . ingenious.aaJanet Maslin, The New York Times aA satisfying, deeply engrossing thriller in which different forms of justice are ultimately served.aaThe Washington Post aFast-paced . . . with enough startling plot twistsaand changes of scenery, from Miami to Montego Bay and beyondato surprise even the most suspicious reader.aaThe Wall Street Journal aTautly plotted.aaEntertainment WeeklyWe talk about the ins and outs of leasing a car, as opposed to buying one, and he explains that a lease is easier and will help build a good credit rating. He hands me a two-page summary of the life of Max Baldwin, and it reads like an obituary.
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