Beyond SuspicionBook - 2002
Believing himself settled into a quiet life, lawyer Jack Swyteck is horrified when a former client turns up dead, placing Jack under suspicion and forcing him to find the real killer before he becomes the next victim.
Blackwell North Amer
After six exciting thrillers in seven years, bestselling author James Grippando is at last bringing back the main character from his blockbuster debut novel, The Pardon.
Miami lawyer Jack Swyteck is smart and tough and up to his neck in trouble. With more than a decade of experience in the criminal courts, Jack doesn't handle many civil cases. But this one is different. His client is a gorgeous ex-girlfriend who's being sued because she thought she was going to die.
When Jessie Merrill was diagnosed with a deadly disease and given just two years to live, she worked a deal with an insurance company to get cash fast. In exchange, a group of wealthy investors were supposed to collect on the policy at her death. But Jessie was misdiagnosed. She isn't going to die anytime soon, and the investors want their money back. Now.
At the trial, Jack pulls off a brilliant victory and Jessie gets to keep the $1.5 million from the investors. Two days later, Jessie's body turns up in Jack's bathtub. Though it has the markings of suicide, Jessie's death quickly begins to look more like murder. As the evidence mounts against him, Jack finds himself on a collision course with dark secrets from the past and a possible killer who is beyond suspicion.
Believing himself settled into a quiet and happy life, lawyer Jack Swyteck is horrified when a former client turns up dead, placing Jack under suspicion, compromising his marriage, and forcing him to find the real killer before he becomes the next victim. 60,000 first printing.