Paul Madriani Series, No 12
Dec 2011 / ISBN: 9780061930249
by Barbara Buhrer
In Trader of Secrets (follow-up to Guardian
Of Lies) author Steve Martini steps away from courtroom drama
with his main character, defense attorney Paul Mardiani. In Traders
of Secrets, DA Mardiani continues to chase Mexican assassin,
Liquida. Unfortunately for Mardiani, Liquida is hunting his daughter.·
Paul Mardiani has sequestered his daughter Sarah at the farm of
his uncle in Ohio. He hopes to hide her from Mexican assassin, Liquida,
who has vowed to kill her. With her is Paul's law partner, Harry
Hinds. Unfortunately Liquida finds Sarah and attacks her with his
special stiletto. She narrowly escapes the attack with the help
of her Rottweiler dog. Paul vows to find Liquida and eliminate him.
The FBI has been unable so far in apprehending Liquida. Paul determines
to search for him and end his reign of terror with his companion,
Jocelyn Cole, and his partner, Harry Hinds. They follow the few
clues they have to Siam and Paris and become involved in uncovering
a world of international terrorism. Two American nuclear technicians
plan to sell secret technology to a terrorist organization. Liquida
is contracted to kill one of them and prevent the release of the
damaging information. It up to Paul to search for Liquida before
an ultimate tragedy can occur. His final confrontation with Liquida
is a violent and deadly one.
This is a tale of the relentless search to tfind and erminate a
vengeful assassin and to stop the treasonable actions of two men
from causing worldwide chaos.
Trader of Secrets is a fast moving story with a solid
cast of characters.
Other reviews in this series
Shadow of Power [review]
Guardian of Lies, No 10 [review]
The Rule of Nine, No 11 [review]