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The Whistler

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Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout U.S. history. What's the source of the ill-gotten gains? It seems the judge was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month's cash. The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way. It's a sweet deal: Everyone is making money. But now Greg wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct, and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz, who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else.… (més)
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The Whistler de John Grisham

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As someone who has read all of John Grisham's books, except the Theodore Boone ones, I had to read this one, sooner or later. I would say I'm a bit disappointed with The Whistler, same as after reading some of his recent novels... The initial chapters were quite gripping and had me hooked, but the last fifty-odd pages were quite a letdown. An average read by one of my favourite authors... ( )
  aravind_aar | Nov 21, 2021 |
A very good story, from the beginning to the end. And a very satisfying end it was. ( )
  highlander6022 | Nov 18, 2021 |
An anonymous person comes to Lay Stoltz, a lawyer, through a middleman as he fears for his life if his identity is discovered. He claims to have evidence of a corrupt judge in Florida and wants Lacy to take the case. The case becomes extremely dangerous as Lacy works through the claims that the judge has stolen more money than all the judges in history. ( )
  henrog | Aug 22, 2021 |
Pretty good story. ( )
  lynngood2 | May 24, 2021 |
This was a really good story of corruption, intrigue, drama and satisfaction. It was quite long for an audio book, but I prefer unabridged versions. I enjoyed Cassandra Campbell's renditions. The story moved right along and the suspense and action came to a great conclusion at the end. ( )
  bcrowl399 | Mar 23, 2021 |
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Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout U.S. history. What's the source of the ill-gotten gains? It seems the judge was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month's cash. The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way. It's a sweet deal: Everyone is making money. But now Greg wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct, and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz, who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else.

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