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House Witness

Mike Lawson

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

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House Witness takes Mike Lawson’s regular-guy protagonist Joe DeMarco out of D.C. and the usual game of politics and throws him into the criminal justice world, with a plot that involves the fascinating dark practice of witness-fixing.     
2016’s House Revenge was a Seattle Times bestseller and recent books in the series have reached #2 (House Reckoning) and #3 (House Rivals) on the Seattle Times list. The Seattle Times crime reviewer, Adam Woog, is a fan of Lawson’s, as is David J. Montgomery of the Strand Magazine.  
Lawson has garnered comparisons to Ross Thomas, the undisputed great of American political thriller writing.   
Lawson’s House Reckoning, House Blood, House Divided, House Secrets, The Inside Ring, and Viking Bay (of his Kay Hamilton series) were all finalists for the Barry Award for Best Thriller. House Blood and House Odds won the Friends of Mystery Award. 
Lawson is well-liked by critics and booksellers—the Seattle Mystery Bookshop is a particularly strong supporter. 
Lawson is a Goodreads author, with over 7,000 ratings and 750 reviews. 
House Rules was a #1 Kindle bestseller and was a featured title for Amazon's “Daily Deal” anniversary promotion in August 2013.
House Secrets and House Rules were Indie Next picks.
We have the entire 12-book Joe DeMarco series in print and have the 13th book also under contract.

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