Suspense > Corruption

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    Free Fall by Robert Crais

Elvis Cole is just a detective who can't say no, especially to a girl in a terrible fix. And Jennifer Sheridan qualifies: Her fiancé, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plainclothes unit, but Jennifer's sure he's in trouble--the kind of serious trouble that only Elvis Cole can help him out of.

Year: 1993
Genre: CorruptionPrivate Eye

    The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

They are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict. Now the jury must make a decision in the most explosive civil trial of the century, a precedent-setting lawsuit against a giant tobacco company. But only a handful of people know the truth: that this jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him.

Year: 1996
Genre: CorruptionCourtroom Drama

    One False Move by Harlan Coben

It's no secret that Harlan Coben's name is synonymous with unrelenting suspense. In this compelling fifth novel in his acclaimed Myron Bolitar series, the unforgettable sports agent agrees to protect basketball star Brenda Slaughter while trying to unravel the tragic riddle of her life.

Year: 1997
Genre: BasketballCorruption

    Saving Faith by David Baldacci

When lobbyist Faith Lockhart stumbles upon a corruption scheme at the highest levels of government, she becomes a dangerous witness who the most powerful men in the world will go to any lengths to silence in this #1 bestselling thriller.

Year: 1999
Genre: CorruptionFBI

    The Whistler by John Grisham

We expect our judges to be honest and wise. Their integrity is the bedrock of the entire judicial system. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the flow of justice. But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe?

Year: 2016
Genre: CorruptionLegal Thriller

    The Force by Don Winslow

All Denny Malone wants is to be a good cop. What only a few know is that Denny Malone is dirty: he and his partners have stolen millions of dollars in drugs and cash. Now Malone is caught in a trap and being squeezed by the Feds, and he must walk the thin line between betraying his brothers and partners, the Job, his family, and the woman he loves, while the city teeters on the brink of a racial conflagration that could destroy them all.

Year: 2017
Genre: CorruptionPolice Procedural

    The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world. But now, as third-year students, these friends realize they have been duped. They borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam. When they learn that their school is owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.

Year: 2017
Genre: CorruptionLegal Thriller

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1993Free Fall by Robert Crais Private Eye, Corruption, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Los Angeles
1996The Runaway Jury by John Grisham Corruption, Courtroom Drama
1997One False Move by Harlan Coben Basketball, Corruption, Myron Bolitar
1999Saving Faith by David Baldacci Corruption, FBI
2016The Whistler by John Grisham Legal Thriller, Corruption
2017The Force by Don Winslow Police Procedural, Corruption, New York City
2017The Rooster Bar by John Grisham Legal Thriller, Corruption

 

 

 


 

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