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Featured New Release: THE LAST ALIBI by David Ellis

Today we're featuring two new releases, one of which is David Ellis' THE LAST ALIBI. His website is here: http://davidellis.com/

 

Biography

David Ellis is a lawyer and award-winning author of eight novels.

As an author, Dave won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel for Line of Vision.  Since then, he has published Life SentenceJury of OneIn the Company of Liars, and Eye of the Beholder.

 

In 2009, The Hidden Man debuted Dave’s series character, Jason Kolarich. The Hidden Man was nominated for the L.A. Times Book Prize and Barry Award. His second Jason Kolarich novel, Breach of Trust, was based in part on the scandal involving impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich and was recently released in paperback as well. Dave’s third Jason Kolarich novel, The Wrong Man, was released on June 28, 2012 and has been nominated for the Silver Dagger Award for outstanding legal thriller.

 

Dave’s fourth Jason Kolarich thriller,The Last Alibi, will be released on August 1, 2013.  In Alibi, Jason meets a new client who fears he’ll be the prime suspect in a pair of gruesome murders.  But as the body count of young women in the city mounts, Jason soon realizes that he is the prime suspect.  Is his client a serial killer?  And with the restrictions of lawyer-client confidentiality, how can Jason stop his client and keep himself out of prison?

 

Guilty Wives, Dave’s first novel co-authored with best-seller James Patterson, was released in March of 2012. The international thriller, which chronicles the story of four frustrated wives who vacation in Monte Carlo and end up the most wanted criminals in French history, spent over two months on the New York Times bestseller list.

 

On August 5, 2013, his second novel with James Patterson, Mistress, will be released.  Mistress features Benjamin Casper, a man tortured by paranoia, his mind constantly scrolling through pop-culture references and presidential trivia, who obsesses over a woman who meets an untimely death when she falls from a sixth-story balcony. 

 

Ben’s chase to discover her killer sends him into the deep waters of international espionage and dark military secrets from decades ago—and could bring down a sitting U.S. president.

Dave’s novels have been sold worldwide and have been translated into Italian, Japanese, German, Dutch, French, Polish, Czech, Bulgarian, and Spanish.

 

As a lawyer, Dave prosecuted and convicted Governor Rod Blagojevich in theImpeachment trial before the Illinois Senate. He currently serves as Special Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.  He has argued dozens of cases at the trial and appellate levels, specializing in constitutional law.

 

Dave currently lives near Chicago with his wife Susan, their children Abigail, Julia, and Jonathan, and their pug, Otis.

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Check out David's blog here: http://davidellis.com/blog/

 

He's on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/DavidEllisAuthor

 

And on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/#!/DavidEllisBooks

 

 

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The Last Alibi (Jason Kolarich Series #4)  

 

Overview

 

 

Defense attorney Jason Kolarich is back in another edge-of-your-seat thriller . . . and this time he may find himself in over his head, in more ways than one.
 
James Drinker is a bit of an oddball. A funny-looking, geeky loner, he walks into Jason Kolarich’s office one day with a preemptive concern: two women have recently been murdered, seemingly by the same killer, and Drinker thinks he will be the police’s main suspect. One woman was his ex-girlfriend, he says, and the other was a friend. He’s the only link between the victims and he has no alibi for the night of either murder—surely the police will realize it soon. Believing he’s the target of a frame-up, Drinker hires Kolarich for his defense.

 

Something about James Drinker seems off from the start, but Kolarich doesn’t give it too much thought. Until another murder occurs. And then another. And as he begins to probe his client’s life and story more closely, it quickly becomes clear that nothing about James Drinker is what it seems . . . and that the target of the frame-up isn’t Drinker, but Kolarich.

Unable to stop a serial killer—and prove his own innocence—without breaking his sworn attorney-client privilege, Jason Kolarich must hunt for the truth about James Drinker, the series of brutal murders, and why he’s been set up to take the fall. The answers will be beyond anything he could have imagined.

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Re: Featured New Release: THE LAST ALIBI by David Ellis

And I'll try this one too!

The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep - Robert Frost