Causa justa

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John Grisham nos descubre en este nuevo thriller el lado oscuro de la justicia.

Michael Brock tenía prisa. Se abría paso como podía en el escalafón de Drake & Sweeney, un enorme bufete de Washington D.C. Era una estrella emergente sin ningún tiempo que perder; no podía permitirse ni un respiro, ni detenerse a echar calderilla en los vasos de cartón de los mendigos. No tenía tiempo para la conciencia.

Pero un encontronazo violento con un hombre sin techo estuvo a punto de detenerlo. Michael sobrevivió, pero no su asaltante. ¿Quién era aquel tipo? Michael investigó y dio con un oscuro secreto, un secreto que involucraba a Drake & Sweeney.

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State, from the author hailed as “the best thriller writer alive” by Ken Follett

We expect our judges to be honest and wise. Their integrity is the bedrock of the entire judicial system. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the flow of justice. But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe?
   
Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. It is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption.

But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout United States history. And now he wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. When the case is assigned to Lacy, she immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else.

Praise for The Whistler

“[A] main character [who’s] a seriously appealing woman . . . a whistle-blower who secretly calls attention to corruption . . . a strong and frightening sense of place . . . [John Grisham’s] on his game.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times
 
“[John Grisham is] our guide to the byways and backwaters of our legal system, superb in particular at ferreting out its vulnerabilities and dramatizing their abuse in gripping style.”—USA Today
 
“Riveting . . . an elaborate conspiracy.”—The New York Times Book Review

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Publisher
DEBOLS!LLO
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Published on
Dec 19, 2013
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Pages
413
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ISBN
9788490621547
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Language
Spanish
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Political
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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