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As an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, Lacy Stoltz sees plenty of corruption among the men and women elected to the bench. In The Whistler, she took on a crime syndicate that was paying millions to a crooked judge. Now, in The Judge's List, the crimes are even worse. The man hiding behind the black robe is not taking bribes--but he may be taking lives."--
Andrews's latest Southern charmer begins with junior lobbyist Dempsey Jo Killebrew in the crosshairs of a political bribery investigation. Suddenly unemployed and the victim of a sleazy smear campaign by her former boss, Dempsey decides to take up her father's offer of flipping a recently inherited family home in Guthrie, Ga. As it turns out, the house needs much more than a fresh coat of paint, and Dempsey's ornery cousin and her dog are squatting...
When Lola meets Dougie ten years after breaking up with him, she tries to devise a plan to win him back without revealing that the reason she left him was a ten thousand pound bribe from his mother that she used to save her family.
In the wake of the shootings at Columbine High School, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic judge who was hell-bent on keeping kids in line. Under his reign, more than 3,000 children were ripped from their families and imprisoned for years over petty crimes. When one parent dared to question his harsh brand of justice, it was revealed the judge had received millions of dollars in payments from the privately-owned juvenile...
"An investigation into corporate bribery around the world and how it undermines democracy and the free market system." -- Publisher annotation.
10) La bête humaine
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Train engineer Jacques lusts after the wife of his co-worker Roubaud. Roubaud kills his boss and Jacques witnesses the murder. In order to keep Jacques quiet, Roubaud allows Jacques to have an affair with his wife, creating a tragic love triangle.
Offers an inside look at a federal sting operation that brought down three mayors, five Orthodox rabbis, two state legislators, and the deputy mayor of New Jersey in 2009.
12) El soborno
"Lacy Stoltz es una joven investigadora y abogada de Florida, y su trabajo consiste en responder a las demandas relacionadas con la mala praxis judicial. Tras nueve años en el puesto, sabe que la mayor parte de los problemas derivan de incompetencias. De repente le llega un caso de corrupción. Greg Myers afirma conocer un juez de Florida que ha robado más dinero que el resto de los jueces poco honestos juntos. Estaba involucrado en secreto con...
"Most people will recognize the name Robert Blagojevich as the brother of ill-fated Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. But many don't know why Robert came to work for his brother or how he came to be named as a defendant in the criminal trial accusing Rod of attempting to sell Barack Obama's former Senate seat to the highest bidder after the presidential election of 2008. Now, Robert offers a brutally honest inside look at what it is like to face...