(DEMARCO SERIES #8)
D.C. fixer Joe DeMarco has been asked to handle a lot of difficult situations over the years for his boss, congressman John Mahoney. But nothing has ever been quite so politically sensitive, or has hit so close to home, as the task Mahoney hands DeMarco in House Odds.
Mahoney’s daughter, Molly, has been arrested and charged with insider trading. An engineer with a high-flying technology firm, she allegedly placed a half-million dollar bet on one of the firm’s clients. DeMarco’s job is to clear Molly’s name and keep his boss clean. But how did Molly get her hands on so much money to invest in the first place? Before long, DeMarco uncovers that there’s far more to Molly’s case than meets the eye, and the risk to Mahoney is more than just a little political embarrassment.
Featuring an extensive cast of mobsters and politicians, House Odds is a gripping tale of high stakes scheming.
What the readers say...
House Odds gives you a look at the sordid underbelly of Washington politics where you will meet crooked politicians, evil gangsters, and violent fixers mixed into a clever, original, fast moving and unpredictable plot. Enjoy!
Lawson rivets in House Odds throwing Joe DeMarco – that engaging charmer you want to have your back – right into the rear corridors of Capitol Hill, the power deals, and yes, the Mob gets involved. Like Joe, we wonder, as he raises the question – who really are the bad guys?
Author of Murder at the Lanterne Rouge
House Odds: Winner 2014 Friends of Mystery Award
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