Last to Die
A NovelBook - 2003
Representing an accused hit man, Miami lawyer Jack Swyteck investigates his client's claims that a woman offered him her estate if he would kill her, a story that is compromised by the deaths of other potential heirs.
In an exciting new series that critics have called "John Grisham meets Robert Ludlum," criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck faces his biggest challenge yet.Tatum Knight is a former contract killer. Ruthless. Conniving. And he's Jack's newest client. He's been named in the will of a gorgeous young woman who was shot dead in her Mercedes on a Miami street.
Sally Fenning was worth forty-eight million dollars when she died. Money had never made her happy, so she left it all to her enemies -- left it for them to fight over, that is. No one gets a penny until all but one of the heirs are dead. It's survival of the greediest.
The lawyers gear up for a bitter legal battle, but Jack braces himself for much worse. As the heirs begin to fall, Jack is in a race against time to discover if Tatum -- or someone even more frightening -- is the odds-on favorite to be the last to die.
Representing an accused hit man as a favor to his best friend, Miami lawyer Jack Swyteck investigates his client's claims that a woman offered him her estate if he would kill her, a story that is compromised by the deaths of other potential heirs. (Suspense)