Mortal Allies Author:Brian Haig Read by John Rubenstein Sean Drummond is back - fresh from his triumph in Brian Haig's bestselling debut novel, Secret Sanction, which was hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle for its "unexpected twists... rich plotting, and moral ambiguity." Once again, Drummond ventures abroad to tackle a violatile murder case with unexpected global consequences. The venue is far... more »away Scuth Korea. The crime is shocking by any standards, East or West. Three American soldiers - one an officer - were seen entering a Seoul apartment party with a young Korean male. The officer - now Drummond's cllient - is charged with strangling the Korean, and with crimes even more heinous.
Drummond finds himself paired with his old law school rival, Katherine Carlson, a consummate legal brawler whose specialty is defending controversial clients. Almost immediately, Drummond is locking horns with her on issues of strategy and principle and wondering what to make of her conflicting sexual signals. Before he knows it, he's in way over his head.
Struggling to stay on top of all the maneuvers, Drummond must duel with his attractive co-counsel in a tantalizing contest of wits - while confronting the machinations of a vast conspiracy that seeks to destroy him.« less