Monday, February 18, 2019

"Killer Lawyer" by Mark Nolan


EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY
Killer Lawyer
(Jake Wolfe Book 3)
by Mark Nolan

Killer Lawyer (Jake Wolfe Book 3) by Mark Nolan

Killer Lawyer is the third book in the Jake Wolfe series by Mark Nolan. Also available: Dead Lawyers Don’t Lie (read my blog post) and Vigilante Assassin.


Killer Lawyer is currently on tour with Reading Addiction Book Tours. The tour stops here today for an excerpt and a giveaway. Please be sure to visit the other tour stops as well.


Description
Attorney by day, assassin by night.
Jake Wolfe is a young lawyer who leads a secret life. Trained by the CIA, he now wants peace and quiet, practicing law and living on a boat with his war dog. But when his city is shocked by a serial killer and he’s framed for the murder of a friend, Jake must race against time to find the killer before he strikes again.
Drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse; at every step Jake and his loved ones are being hunted by the clever, twisted madman. As the city is gripped in fear of the seemingly random shootings that could strike anybody, Jake investigates and uncovers ominous clues until a shocking reversal of fortune changes everything.
With the clock ticking and lives at stake, will Jake be able to find and stop the killer in time, or will he become the next victim?
Buckle up for a wild ride as Jake Wolfe and his exceptionally intelligent dog, Cody, return to action in this page-turning thriller in Mark Nolan’s bestselling series that has earned thousands of 5-star ratings on Amazon and Goodreads.

Excerpt
At half-past midnight, newly-licensed attorney Jake Wolfe lay in bed staring at the ceiling and waiting for orders … orders to kill.
Resting on top of the covers, fully dressed except for his boots, he was ready to go at a moment’s notice.
Beneath him, he felt his sixty-foot power yacht, the Far Niente, rock gently on the water, where it was berthed at his boat slip.
In the stillness, he listened as small waves lapped at the hull, the boat creaked in a familiar way, the rigging from a nearby sailboat flapped in the breeze, and a passing seagull called to another. He knew every sound of the boat, as if she was an old friend with her own personality.
Closing his eyes, he wondered how it was possible that he’d become an assassin. After serving four years in the Marines and later doing secret black ops missions for the CIA’s Special Activities Division, he’d received an honorable discharge at his end of active service. Coming home and studying law online he’d passed the bar exam and started a solo law practice. The fighting should all be behind him now, but Uncle Sam had come calling again, in need of a patriot to help protect the homeland.
His girlfriend, Sarah Chance, should be in bed with him, but she’d accidentally witnessed Jake assassinate three terrorists. Now she was afraid to spend the night.
* * *
Sarah Chance lay awake in bed, thinking about Jake and worrying about being late with her monthly period.
Getting out of bed, she tied back her long dark hair with a scrunchie, put on her glasses, walked to the bathroom and tore open a pregnancy test kit.
She had absolutely no plans to have a baby at this stage of her life, and yet for some strange reason she felt torn, half-fearing and half-hoping she might be pregnant.
As she waited for the test result to be revealed, she thought about how she’d fallen so hard for Jake. That scared her a little. His secret life of covert ops had almost gotten her killed recently. How could she live with a proverbial sword hanging over her head?
If only Jake would tell the government he wanted out, that he’d done his duty, served with honor and now deserved to enjoy a normal civilian life. It was time for others to step up and take his place so Jake and his war dog, Cody, could live in peace.
A tear rolled down Sarah’s cheek, and her eyes were wet as she watched the result show up on the test stick, plain as day and undeniable.
[Want more? Click below to read a longer excerpt.]


Praise for the Book
“This book grabbed my attention from the beginning and held me hostage until the last page was read.” ~ Gabi Rosetti
“I enjoyed the plot and even subplots of this thriller. […] This is a good book for those long flights or drinks by the pool.” ~ V. John Palicka
“Mark Nolan's 3rd book in the Jake Wolfe and Cody series was another great page turner! Can't wait for Mark's book number four to come out. This author tells a great story and you come to love in his characters. He keeps you wanting to start the next chapter when you think you need to put the book up for the night. Definitely a page turner!” ~ Marsha Emmons
“If you're looking for a great page turner that will keep you guessing with lots of twists and turns look no further. Can't wait for the next episode.” ~ Mikej52
“I have enjoyed all of Nolan's books. Character development and smooth flow of the stories intertwined make for an exciting time on the couch with my feet up and a fireplace sparking. Looking forward to another thrilling detective/ agent thriller soon.” ~ Kindle Customer

About the Author
Mark Nolan is the author of Dead Lawyers Don’t Lie, an Amazon top 20 bestseller, along with Jake Wolfe book two titled Vigilante Assassin and book three titled Killer Lawyer. He tries to make time every day to answer emails from readers.






Giveaway
Enter the tour-wide giveaway for a chance to win $25 PayPal cash.

Links
Amazon (Kindle Unlimited)

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