Book Reviews of The Arraignment (Paul Madriani, Bk 7)

The Arraignment (Paul Madriani, Bk 7)
The Arraignment - Paul Madriani, Bk 7
Author: Steve Martini
ISBN-13: 9780515135954
ISBN-10: 051513595X
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 115 ratings
Publisher: Jove
Book Type: Paperback
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When Paul Madriani's old friend, flamboyant criminal-defense lawyer Nick Rush, is gunned down on the streets of San Diego along with a client, Madriani sets out to find the killer. He follows the trail through shady real-estate dealings, cross-border smuggling, political corruption, and a nasty fight between Rush's ex and his young trophy wife over a hefty life-insurance policy. Eventually the case leads Madriani to the Yucatan Peninsula near Cancún, where the last third of the book takes place--a dandy locale for skullduggery, even if it does make you suspect that the author thought up the plot while vacationing there.
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If you love the legal drama, you will love this book. Same formula as most of his other work but winds and turns that make it interesting.
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Very engrossing. This attorney/writer's mysteries keep you on the edge of your seat.
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This was a great read
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As always, Steve Martini does not disappoint me in this book. Paul Madriani refuses to represent a man who he suspects is involved in drug trafficking. He and his friend part company right before the arraignment and both his friend and his client are shot in a drive-by shooting, or at least it appears that way. Paul feels some guilt and decides that he must find out what is going on and the task leads him through corporate law firms all the way to the dense jungle in Mexico. This was great and I was totally unprepared for who the "bad guy" was! Plenty of action, suspense and thrills in the book.
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I did not like it as well as some of the earlier books in the series. Not as much court room action for one thing but still good.
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One of his best in this series. And that's hard to say since I'm addicted to all his books!
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5 disks, 6 hours. Complex but exciting. As a favor for a friend, attorney Paul Madriani gives some legal advice to a man who later turns up dead, gunned down in the street with Paul's friend. Madriani feels compelled to find the motive behind the public executions of the two men and his search takes him from California to the jungles of the Yucatan. Each chapter makes you want to hear more. A very good mystery!
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This book started out okay, but went on and on and on. About three-quarters of the way through I began to get really bored and started skimming (not before I noticed several typos, though) and I never even finished it. What I want to know is who the heck is watching Madriani's teenage daughter while he's almost getting killed by drug dealers and running off to foreign countries?!
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Defense attorney Paul Madriani tackles the most challenging case of his career - the chilling murder of a friend on a crowded city street! This is a well-told tale and held my attention. Read by Joe Mantegna
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A Review, "Martini's legal maneuvers, dialogue and quirky secondary characters are imaginative and enjoyable." - USA Today
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A double murder leads lawyer Paul Madriani into a web of international intrigue and conspiracy in this gripping novel by the bestselling author of the Jury.
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Another fine novel by Steve Martini. A double murder leads lawyer Paul Madriani into a web of international intrigue and conspiracy in this gripping novel.
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I enjoyed it very much. I have enjoyed all of Steve Martini's books and this one was no exception. it is one of Paul Martini series.
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The lawyer everyone loves is back in the new New York Times bestselling novel - Steve Martini is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including The Jury, The Attorney, and others featuring attorney Paul Madriani.
Martini lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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When Paul Madriani's old friend, flamboyant criminal-defense lawyer Nick Rush, is gunned down on the streets of San Diego along with a client, Madriani sets out to find the killer. He follows the trail through shady real-estate dealings, cross-border smuggling, political corruption, and a nasty fight between Rush's ex and his young trophy wife over a hefty life-insurance policy.
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Typical style and story line of Martini. A fairly quick read.
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Paul Madriani has a friend killed and follows up with his own investigation into his friend's death. The trail leads to Mexico and ends with a twist.
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A double murder leads lawyer Paul Madriani into a web of international intrigue and conspiracy in this gripping novel by the bestselling author of The Jury.
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If you like Grisham, you'll LOVE Steve Martini - not the cookie cutter characters of a Grisham novel but hard driven, exciting and fast paced.
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When Paul Madriani's old friend, flamboyant criminal-defense lawyer Nick Rush, is gunned down on the streets of San Diego along with a client, Madriani sets out to find the killer. He follows the trail through shady real-estate dealings, cross-border smuggling, political corruption, and a nasty fight between Rush's ex and his young trophy wife over a hefty life-insurance policy. Eventually the case leads Madriani to the Yucatan Peninsula near Cancún, where the last third of the book takes place--a dandy locale for skullduggery, even if it does make you suspect that the author thought up the plot while vacationing there.
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Loved this book, good mystery, consistently interesting to the end.As courtroom novels go this is excellent. A double murder leads Paul Madriani into a web of internations intrigue and conspiracy.
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Entertaining but forgettable. Part legal, part mystery, part thriller.

2.5 stars out of 5
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Excellent story that is brilliantly suspenseful. This author is a John Grisham clone!
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I just finished this book today. I have to say the title is a little misleading. Read the excerpts first before you order. I thought this took place in a courtroom and it didnn't but it had to do with lawyers.
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Excellent Martini intrigue to the end!
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Can't miss with Martini!
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I thoroughly enjoyed the story and it's amazing how fast a driving trip goes while listening to a book. This book definitely held my interest. I would highly recommend it!
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A great read!