Double Jeopardy

Mass Market Paperback | June 1, 1996

byWilliam Bernhardt

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"A THRILLER WITH NONSTOP ACTION."
--The Armchair Detective
When mobster Al Moroconi is charged with orchestrating a heinous crime against a young woman, the first defense attorney on the case mysteriously disappears. Now, Travis Byrne--a smart Dallas cop who recently traded his badge for a law degree--is appointed by a federal judge to speak for the defense.
But just as the trial is getting under way, Moroconi shoots his way out of court custody, steals a car, and vanishes into the Dallas underworld--taking Travis's reputation with him. Suddenly the FBI is after Travis for a murder he didn't commit. The mob wants to kill him for a secret hit list he doesn't have. Running for his life, Travis comes to a horrifying realization: the charge against Moroconi is just a cover for something much bigger and more foul....
"Two lawyers on the lam from the mob, the cops, and the FBI move this tale through Dallas neighborhoods and corrupt institutions faster than a hanging judge can bang a gavel. . . . This novel proves as engaging as Bernhardt's earlier work, with its appealing pair of heroes."
--Publishers Weekly
"A straight-ahead thriller . . . A fun ride."
--Tulsa World

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Assigned to defend Al Moroconi, a Dallas mobster on trial for murdering a young woman, policeman-turned-defense attorney Travis Byrne finds himself on the run from the mob and the FBI. By the author of Cruel Justice. Reprint. PW.

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"A THRILLER WITH NONSTOP ACTION."--The Armchair DetectiveWhen mobster Al Moroconi is charged with orchestrating a heinous crime against a young woman, the first defense attorney on the case mysteriously disappears. Now, Travis Byrne--a smart Dallas cop who recently traded his badge for a law degree--is appointed by a federal judge to s...

William Bernhardt is the author of many books, including Primary Justice, Double Jeopardy, Silent Justice, Murder One, Criminal Intent, and Death Row. He has twice won the Oklahoma Book Award for Best Fiction, and in 2000 he was presented the H. Louise Cobb Distinguished Author Award "in recognition of an outstanding body of work in wh...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 6.86 × 4.16 × 1.08 inPublished:June 1, 1996Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345397843

ISBN - 13:9780345397843

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Assigned to defend Al Moroconi, a Dallas mobster on trial for murdering a young woman, policeman-turned-defense attorney Travis Byrne finds himself on the run from the mob and the FBI. By the author of Cruel Justice. Reprint. PW.