Synopses & Reviews
“Steve Martini ranks among the top authors of legal thrillers.”
“You like Law & Order? Or even a John Grisham novel? Well, Steve Martini is one of the best of the best when it comes to crime thrillers.”
—Asbury Park Press
The reasons why Steve Martini is one of the most popular thriller writers around are abundantly clear in Trader of Secrets: an ingenious plot, great characters, gripping storytelling that combines the legal expertise of John Lescroart, Brad Meltzer, and Scott Turow with the heart-pounding political intrigue of Vince Flynn and Brad Thor. Superstar crime novelist Linda Fairstein says, “Take it from a prosecutor—Steve Martini has created one of the most charismatic defense attorneys in thriller fiction,” referring to Martinis fearless yet very human series protagonist, defense attorney Paul Madriani. In Trader of Secrets the crusading lawyer is on the trail of dangerous criminals who are trying to steal state-of-the-art weapons technology…with nothing less than the future of America at stake.
In California, two men argue in aparked car . . . as the plot unfoldsto profitably transfer secret tech-nology into malevolent hands.
In Ohio, a young woman slipsaway from her protectors for amorning run—unaware that thekiller shes being protected from waits in thedarkness. The woman is Sarah, daughter ofdefense attorney Paul Madriani. Her assailantis the vengeful assassin named Liquida.
Now Paul Madriani—along with hiscompanion, Joselyn Cole, and his lawpartner, Harry Hinds—must venture into the vortex of international terror in search of an ice-cold killer and a trader of secrets beforethe ultimate weapon of mass destructionsets the world ablaze.
About the Author
Steve Martini is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including Trader of Secrets, The Rule of Nine, Guardian of Lies, Shadow of Power, and others featuring defense attorney Paul Madriani. Martini has practiced law in California in both state and federal courts and has served as an administrative law judge and supervising hearing officer. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.