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‘The Devil’s Advocate makes your palms sweat and your blood run cold; the terrific trial scenes out-Grisham John Grisham.’ The Times

‘This guy is the real deal. Trust me.’ LEE CHILD

‘Top notch thrills and courtroom drama’ SHARI LAPENA
‘A terrific writer. He has talent to burn.’ DON WINSLOW

A DEADLY PROSECUTOR

They call him the King of Death Row. Randal Korn has sent more men to their deaths than any district attorney in the history of the United States.

A TWISTED RITUALISTIC KILLING

When a young woman, Skylar Edwards, is found murdered in Buckstown, Alabama, a corrupt sheriff arrests the last person to see her alive, Andy Dubois. It doesn’t seem to matter to anyone that Andy is innocent.

A SMALL TOWN BOILING WITH RAGE

Everyone in Buckstown believes Andy is guilty. He has no hope of a fair trial. And the local defense attorney assigned to represent him has disappeared.

A FORMER CON-ARTIST

Hot shot New York lawyer Eddie Flynn travels south to fight fire with fire. He plans to destroy the prosecutors case, find the real killer and save Andy from the electric chair.

But the murders are just beginning.

Is Eddie Flynn next?

‘Addictive, unpredictable and timely’ WILL DEAN

‘Gripping, twisty and smart’ JANE FALLON

‘THE beach read of the summer of 2021’ ADRIAN MCKINTY

‘Like a binge-worthy boxset in book form’ PHILIPPA PERRY

‘This is Steve Cavanagh’s best yet’ JO SPAIN

Reviews

This is high octane court drama & I loved every heart-racing, nail-biting page of it.
Amy McLellan
Addictive, unpredictable and timely (with a truly explosive conclusion). For me, Steve Cavanagh is the new John Grisham. Excellent.
Will Dean
I couldn't put it down ... I envy people who haven't had the chance to read Steve Cavanagh's Eddie Flynn series. it's like a binge worthy box-set in book form.
Philippa Perry
A great read! Top notch thrills and court room drama!
Shari Lapena
A blinder of a book. Classic Eddie. All the noir you've come to expect and a plot and a half! That guy just gets better and better.
Imran Mahmood
Gripping, twisty and smart.
Jane Fallon
Hands down the best book I've read this year. Pacy, clever, steeped in historical accuracy. There's room for wit too. What. A. Ride.
Phil Williams
Steve Cavanagh is a world-class talent. Make this your next read. The Devil's Advocate is another blistering case from Steve Cavanagh's outstanding Eddie Flynn series. Tense, timely and brimming with hard boiled justice, The Devil's Advocate is a thoroughly gripping thriller. Highly recommended.
Adam Hamdy
Previous books in the Eddie Flynn series have won the Gold Dagger Award and The Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award, incredibly, however, The Devils Advocate might well be the best novel in the series so far. As usual Eddie is funny, resourceful and smart but in this one he meets his most villainous and intelligent opponent yet. Steve Cavanagh's take on the American system of criminal justice is both biting satire and exciting thriller a combo that makes Devils Advocate the beach read of the summer of 2021.
Adrian McKinty
This is Cavanagh's best yet ... I'm obsessed with Eddie Flynn and this is a masterpiece.
Jo Spain
The undisputed king of the courtroom drama.
Brian McGilloway
Steve Cavanagh now has the same hotshot literary agent (Shane Salerno) as Don Winslow. Not bad for a boy from Belfast. His latest thriller may flirt with the far-fetched, but if you read the first eight pages you'll be hooked. The Devil's Advocate makes your palms sweat and your blood run cold; the terrific trial scenes out-Grisham John Grisham. Meanwhile, in the 21st century, in the land of the free, the death penalty remains a reality.
The Times
Cavanagh is a genius... page-turning stuff
Evening Standard
A great book by a great author.
Martina Cole
With THE DEVILS ADVOCATE Steve Cavanagh resoundingly reaffirms what mystery fans worldwide already know. He is one of the best thriller writers working today. THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE bristles with dramatic courtroom tension, suspense, intrigue and more twists and turns than a moonlit country road. Not to be missed.
S.A. Cosby author of BLACKTOP WASTELAND and RAZORBLADE TEARS