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The Midas Game
The Midas Game

The Midas Game

0-3

Burton and Lamb Thrillers

FICTION

256 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: August 2021

ISBN 9781785632426

Rights: US & CA

Eye Books (Aug 2021)
Lightning Books

Price: $16.95
 
 

Overview

When eminent psychiatrist Dr. Liz Sullivan is found dead in her bed, suspicion falls on local gamer and YouTube celebrity Jaden Dodds. Did he target her because of her anti-gaming views and the work she undertook to expose the dangers of playing online games? And what was her connection with Valiant, an independent game manufacturer about to hit the big time, and its volatile boss? Constance Lamb and Judith Burton team up once again, this time to defend a client who the police are convinced is guilty of murder. But just because he makes a living killing people on screen it does not mean he'd do it in real life. Or does it?

Reviews

"Rumpole of the Bailey, Kavanagh QC, Perry Mason – now joining their ranks is Judith Burton' —Jewish Chronicle

'A first-rate courtroom thriller' —Daily Mail (Pinocchio Brief)

 "A tense thriller wrought from a cutting edge subject"—Times (Cinderella Plan)

Author Biography

Abi Silver was born in Leeds and is a lawyer by profession. She lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and three sons. Her first courtroom thriller featuring the legal duo Judith Burton and Constance Lamb, The Pinocchio Brief, was published by Lightning Books in 2017 and was shortlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award. The Aladdin Trial, featuring the same legal team, was published in 2018, followed by The Cinderella Plan in 2019.