Fugitive by Phillip Margolin

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Fugitive speeds along well over the posted limit.”

Portland Oregonian


“Margolin knows how to pack in the thrills.”

—Tess Gerritsen


In Fugitive, New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin brings back his most popular protagonist, attorney Amanda Jaffee, star of Wild Justice, Proof Positive, and other spellbinding  thrillers. Fugitive ensnares Amanda in a dangerous web of secrets and death when she becomes professionally involved with a con man and possible murderer who’s been targeted by an insane and relentless African despot. With page after page of breathtaking excitement that never lets up, Fugitive is Phillip Margolin at his very best, featuring the trademark twists and intensity that inspired the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to proclaim him “A master of heart-pounding suspense.”


About Phillip Margolin

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Phillip Margolin, a practicing criminal defense attorney in Portland, Oregon, has tried many high-profile murder cases and has argued in the Supreme Court.  He was the first attorney in Oregon to use the battered woman’s syndrome as a defense in a homicide case.
Published May 27, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 436 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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Still smarting because his case against Sally Pope was dismissed with prejudice over a decade ago, Burdett greets Charlie the way a starving man greets a juicy steak.

Apr 15 2009 | Read Full Review of Fugitive

Book Reporter

This money is used to pay off a mercenary who is able to get both Marsh and Levy on a plane leaving Batanga and bound for the U.S. Marsh realizes he will not only be pursued by the long reach of Baptiste’s vengeance, but knows he will be forced to face the charges that caused him to flee the U.S....

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Oregon Live

This is a book to take to the beach, and a book to leave there, for the next reader who arrives with more time than expectations.

May 29 2009 | Read Full Review of Fugitive

Gather Books

When Charlie Marsh saved the life of a prison during a prison riot, his past as a con man was forgiven and he was awarded early parole.

Mar 16 2010 | Read Full Review of Fugitive

Bookmarks Magazine

After twelve years of living in the African nation of Batanga, at the mercy of Jean-Claude Baptiste, a sadistic, power-mad dictator, Charlie flees for home to face his murder charge, when Baptiste learns about Charlie's affair with the tyrant's favorite wife.

May 31 2009 | Read Full Review of Fugitive

Spinetingler Magazine

The wife of a U.S. Congressman is charged with conspiring to have her husband murdered, but Frank Jaffe obtains evidence to convince the DA to drop the charges “with prejudice.” Meanwhile, her co-defendant, accused of committing the murder, flees the country to an African nation ruled by a sadis...

Mar 01 2010 | Read Full Review of Fugitive


Phillip Margolin has been one of my favorite authors ever since my grandfather introduced me to his writing many, many years ago by giving me the novel “Gone, But Not Forgotten” to read.

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