Bum Deal

★FROM THE AMAZON #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR★

★★Buckle up! It’s Lassiter vs. Solomon & Lord in Court.★★

No witness? No evidence? No body?
Big problem for new prosecutor Jake Lassiter.


Appointed to prosecute a murder case, Lassiter vows to take down a prominent surgeon accused of killing his wife. Problem is…there’s not a scrap of forensic evidence, and the defense lawyers are the crafty team of Steve Solomon and Victoria Lord.

Lassiter’s symptoms of the brain disease CTE worsen, even as Melissa Gold, his doctor and lover, performs experimental treatments. Can he even survive a high-pressure trial? 

“Fascinating, fully developed characters and smart, well-paced dialogue keep the pages turning.” – Publisher’s Weekly (★starred review★) 

“BUM DEAL is the real deal. A funny, compelling and canny courtroom thriller.” – Scott Turow

All the author’s novels are stand-alones that may be enjoyed in any order.


Meet Paul Levine

The author of twenty-two novels, Paul Levine won the John D. MacDonald Fiction Award and has been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, International Thriller, Shamus, and James Thurber prizes. A former trial lawyer, he also wrote twenty episodes of the CBS military drama JAG and co-created the Supreme Court drama “First Monday” starring James Garner and Joe Mantegna. The international bestseller, “To Speak for the Dead,” was his first novel and introduced readers to linebacker-turned-lawyer Jake Lassiter. “Bum Rap” was an Amazon Number One Bestseller. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed “Solomon vs. Lord” series of legal capers. His latest book is “Cheater’s Game,” which digs deep into the college admissions scandal. He divides his time between Santa Barbara and Miami. For more information, visit his website at www.paul-levine.com