Steve Martini is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers including Blood Flag, The Enemy Inside, Trader of Secrets, The Rule of Nine, Guardian of Lies, and others featuring defense attorney Paul Madriani. Martini has practiced law in California in both state and federal courts and has served as an administrative law judge and supervising hearing officer. He lives in the Pacific Northwest, and is currently at work on the next Paul Madriani novel.
"Martini expertly pulls all the threads together as Madriani navigates an assortment of physical and professional challenges." -- Publishers Weekly Praise for Steve Martini: "Action-packed fun." -- Oklahoma City Oklahoman "You like Law & Order? Or, even a John Grisham novel? Well, Steve Martini is one of the best of the best when it comes to crime thrillers." -- Asbury Park Press "A terrific series... Steve Martini is an expert at good old-fashioned, gimmick-free storytelling." -- Steve Berry "Martini's proven formula for best-seller success combines the appeal of the legal thriller (Martini is a former prosecutor) with the high-concept adventure of, say, Vince Flynn and James Rollins." -- Booklist "Entertaining... Intriguing premise... Compelling courtroom scenes display a sophisticated knowledge of legal trench warfare." -- Publishers Weekly "One of the most charismatic defense attorneys in thriller fiction. Madriani is a guy who won't quit... Best of all, he's got the heart of a lion: protective, humane, courageous-that makes him such great fun to watch." -- Linda Fairstein "Steve Martini writes first-rate legal thrillers. His plotting is expert, his characters vivid and alive. His courtroom scenes are rich and credible, and so are his villains... Paul Madriani makes a likable and convincing David among the goliaths of crime, corporations and government." -- Associated Press