House Witness (Joe DeMarco, #12) by Mike Lawson

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Read House Witness (Joe DeMarco, #12) Online Free - In House Witness, the twelfth novel in the Joe DeMarco series, Mike Lawson puts his likable protagonist on the trail of a different kind of fixer--one whose job is to influence, and sometimes disappear, witnesses in seemingly airtight criminal cases. Minority Leader of the House and DeMarco's long-time employer John Mahoney has kept more than one secret from his wife over the years, but none so explosive as this: He has a son, and that son has just been shot dead in a bar in Manhattan. Mahoney immediately dispatches DeMarco to New York to assist prosecutor Justine Porter, but with five bystanders willing to testify against the killer--rich-boy Toby Rosenthal--the case seems like a slam-dunk. That is, until Porter begins to suspect that someone is interfering with those witnesses, and that this may be connected to a pattern of cases across the country. Is there someone who is getting witnesses out of the way when the fate of a wealthy defendant is on the line?

With the help of Porter's intern, as outrageously smart as she is young, DeMarco becomes determined to follow that question through to its violent resolution in what turns out to be this series' most unexpected plot yet.

Title : House Witness (Joe DeMarco, #12)
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ISBN : 0802126669
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 353 pages


Matt rated it ★★★★☆

December 26, 2017

First and foremost, a large thank you to NetGalley, Mike Lawson, Grove Atlantic and Atlantic Monthly Press for providing me with a copy of this publication, which allows me to provide you with an unbiased review. As a long-time fan of Mike Lawson’s work, I was pleased to get my hands on an advance...

Sepani rated it ★★★★☆

January 06, 2018

I received this copy from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This is my first book in this series by this author and I should try the remaining for sure. If I summarize the story; it’s about a murder done by a son of a wealthy family and his father is asking his lawyer to...

Kathi rated it ★★★★☆

September 01, 2017

This is my first Joe DeMarco book by Mike Lawson, but I am definitely going back to read the rest! Intense,entertaining, with several twists by amazing characters, I could not stop reading! A man has been arrested for shooting another in a bar, but the prosecutor worries about her witnesses. She...

Janet rated it ★★★★☆

September 01, 2017

I've always enjoyed Mike Lawson's Joe DeMarco books. Easy and entertaining reads and oh, the political shenanigans! Thank you Netgalley & Atlantic Monthly Press for this ARC. Again, Mike Lawson has written an easy and entertaining Joe DeMarco book but I missed his usual political shenanigans....

Lisa rated it ★★★★☆

September 10, 2017

A gripping read of a race to find the witness tampering team available only to those super wealthy defendants that have enough money to pay the multi-million dollar fee. SUMMARY House Witness is the twelfth novel in the Joe DeMarco series by Mike Lawson, But this one's a little bit different, it's...

Todd rated it ★★★★★

August 27, 2017

This is the 12th book that I’ve read from Mike Lawson, and I’ve absolutely loved every one of them. Back in 2005 I picked up his first book ‘Inside Ring’ just by chance, and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed it. His books are always highly entertaining, and every story is quite uni...

Dave rated it ★★★★☆

December 21, 2017

House Witness is a fast-paced “legal thriller” that opens with Washington D.C. power broker intrigue and a Bar room murder and an initial police investigation right out of a Law and Order episode. But, that’s all a preview for the heart of the matter which is to turn the entire concept of a legal...

Kyle rated it ★★★★★

September 01, 2017

Mike Lawson is one of my favorite authors. This is the twelfth book in the Joe DeMarco series, and they just keep on getting better and better. This book is a little different than the previous ones. It involves a more personal story than past books, plus there is a bit more backstory and charact...

Bent rated it ★★★★☆

January 01, 2018

Mike Lawson's series about Joe DeMarco, behind-the-scenes fixer on Capitol Hill, is a really fun and interesting read. It is also a quite unusual way to use a main protagonist as DeMarco because in the first half of this - the eleventh - book, DeMarco is hardly mentioned at all; instead, Lawson i...

Richard rated it ★★★☆☆

September 18, 2017

Witness Tampering! I received this book free from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. Written by Mike Lawson and published by Atlantic Monthly Press New York in 2018, this is apparently the twelfth novel of the Joe DeMarco series. The plot is quite complex,...

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