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Lawson, Michael 1948-

Overview
Works: 25 works in 183 publications in 5 languages and 11,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3612.A934, 813.6
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Publications about Michael Lawson
Publications by Michael Lawson
Most widely held works by Michael Lawson
The inside ring by Michael Lawson( Book )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,992 libraries worldwide
Following an assassination attempt that wounds the president and kills the president's closest friend, General Andy Banks, the Secretary of Homeland Security, who had warned the Secret Service about the attack, initiates an investigation
House secrets by Michael Lawson( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
When Joe DeMarco is asked by the Speaker of the House to probe the apparent accidental death of a reporter who was trailing presidential hopeful Senator Paul Morelli, dirty secrets and divided loyalties threaten his investigation
House justice by Michael Lawson( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
When a leak within the CIA results in the brutal torture and death of a US spy in Tehran, who just gave information to the CIA about a crooked American contractor in Iran, Joe DeMarco is asked to investigate. Teaming up with the CIA, DeMarco discovers that the victim once had a fling with a journalist now serving time in prison and threatening to unravel DeMarco's entire operation
The second perimeter by Michael Lawson( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
When the Secretary of the Navy's nephew says he believes that two colleagues at a U.S. naval base may be committing fraud, his uncle is skeptical. Reluctant to launch an official investigation based on vague suspicions, the Secretary asks the Speaker of the House to send his troubleshooter, Joe DeMarco, to check out the story. As DeMarco and his friend Emma, a retired DIA agent, began to investigate what they thought was a low-stakes swindle, they realize that an espionage ring has infiltrated the naval base. The leader of the cell is a woman with whom Emma has a history and who cares about only one thing: destroying Emma. DeMarco has never been near a spy in his life, and now he's dealing with a foreign agent more deadly than anyone he's ever encountered.--From publisher description
House divided : a Joe Demarco thriller by Michael Lawson( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
When the NSA records the murder of two American civilians while conducting illegal wiretapping operations, political fixer Joe DeMarco finds himself rendered a pawn in a lethal game between a master spy and a four-star army general
House rules by Michael Lawson( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
In the wake of a narrowly avoided terrorist bombing of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, a Virginia senator proposes to deport all non-citizen Muslims, unless Speaker of the House John Mahoney can have investigator Joe DeMarco uncover the truth about the attacks
House blood by Michael Lawson( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
DeMarco is asked to look into the murder conviction of a lobbyist. But he has other worries on his mind: his boss is no longer Speaker, his girlfriend has left him, and his friend Emma may be dying
House odds : a Joe Demarco thriller by Michael Lawson( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
D.C. fixer Joe DeMarco must clear Molly Mahoney's name and keep his boss, Senator Mahoney, clean. Before long, DeMarco uncovers that there's far more to Molly's case than meets the eye, and the risk to Mahoney is more than just a little political embarrassment
House reckoning by Michael Lawson( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
"DeMarco always knew that his father Gino had a shady job for a local mafioso, but he didn't understand that Gino had been a hit man until he was murdered. Now, nearly twenty years later, one of Gino's former mob associates is dying of lung cancer, and he wants to get something off his chest before retiring to his grave: the truth about Gino's killer"--Amazon.com
The inside ring [a novel] by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
From a bluff overlooking Georgia's untamed Chattooga River, an assassin fires three shots. The President of the United States is wounded; his best friend and a Secret Service agent are killed. Two days later, a man in Landover, Maryland, commits suicide and in the man's home is overwhelming evidence that he was responsible for the assassination attempt. Even after the assassin is found dead, Andy Banks is determined to dig a little deeper. He turns to Speaker of the House John Fitzgerald Mahoney. The Speaker has a guy--an under-the-radar, go-to guy he uses for things like this--things he can't afford to have connected to his office. The guy is Joe DeMarco, an honest lawyer with a sordid family history. After one meeting with Banks, DeMarco realizes he's in way over his head. But Mahoney finds the prospect of taking down Donnelly irresistible and sets DeMarco on a trail that twists through the Secret Service, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security and snakes all the way back to one of the more enduring mysteries of the twentieth century
House divided by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
When a series of illegal wiretappings erupts into scandal, a secret arm of the NSA goes underground, resulting in the murder of two American civilians. Unable to go to the Pentagon, the NSA has limited options. Enter Joe DeMarco
House justice a Joe DeMarco thriller by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
When an American defense contractor goes to Iran to sell missile technology, the CIA knows all about it, thanks to a spy in Tehran. But the story is leaked to an ambitious journalist, and the spy is burned, brutally tortured, and executed. The director of the CIA isn't about to let the callous sacrifice of his valuable spy go unpunished. Joe DeMarco's boss, Speaker of the House John Fitzpatrick Mahoney, has his own reasons to get to the bottom of the leak. He once had a fling with the journalist, and now that she's in jail for refusing to reveal her source, she is threatening to tell all unless he helps get her out. Meanwhile, DeMarco and the CIA aren't the only ones looking for the source of the leak. Someone else wants to avenge the spy's death and is tailing DeMarco, hoping he'll lead him to his prey
The payback by Michael Lawson( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Sent to investigate what he thinks is a case of fraud at a US naval base, Washington trouble-shooter Joe DeMarco soon realises that he's stumbled on something even more lethal. Accompanied by Emma, an ex-Defence Intelligence Agent, DeMarco comes up against a ruthless and vengeful woman, whose hatred of his colleague stems back to when they were submerged in the cold war. Their encounter destroyed the woman's career and turned her into a ruthless operative intent on revenge. DeMarco has never been a spy in his life, and now he is faced with one of the deadliest in the business - and what's more, he's not convinced this is someone he can fight. But this time, it's not just his own life at stake
The second perimeter by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Speaker of the House, John Mahoney sends troubleshooter, DeMarco to investigate fraud at a Naval base and they discover an espionage ring has infiltrated the naval base
Dead man's list by Michael Lawson( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 libraries worldwide
When Joe DeMarco is sent to investigate the death of reporter Terry Finley, it appears to be nothing more than a tragic accident. However, DeMarco's suspicions are aroused when he discovers Finley was investigating Senator Paul Morelli, considered a shoo-in for his party's presidential nomination. Morelli's luck is famous, even by a politician's standards, and whilst his past has already been thoroughly scrutinized, looks can be deceptive. DeMarco's search leads him into a world of dirty secrets, beltway politics and divided loyalties. And as two rogue agents freelancing for the CIA begin to follow him, he finds the deeper he digs, the more deadly and out of control his pursuit for justice becomes
House secrets by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
When Joe DeMarco is asked by the Speaker of the House to probe the apparent accidental death of a reporter who was trailing presidential hopeful Senator Paul Morelli, dirty secrets and divided loyalties threaten his investigation
House odds by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Washington fixer Joe DeMarco has been asked to handle a lot of difficult situations over the years for his boss, Congressman John Mahoney. But nothing has ever been quite so politically sensitive, or has hit so close to home, as the task Mahoney hands DeMarco in House Odds. Mahoney's daughter, Molly, has been arrested and charged with insider trading. An engineer with a high-flying technology firm, she allegedly placed a half-million-dollar bet on one of the firm's clients. DeMarco's job is to clear Molly's name and keep his boss clean. But how did Molly get her hands on so much money to invest in the first place? Before long, DeMarco discovers that there's far more to Molly's case than meets the eye, and the risk to Mahoney is more than just a little political embarrassment
House rules by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
In the wake of a narrowly avoided terrorist bombing of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, a Virginia senator proposes to deport all non-citizen Muslims, unless Speaker of the House John Mahoney can have investigator Joe DeMarco uncover the truth about the attacks
Dead on arrival by Michael Lawson( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
House blood a Joe DeMarco thriller by Michael Lawson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
DeMarco is asked to look into the murder conviction of a lobbyist. But he has other worries on his mind: his boss is no longer Speaker, his girlfriend has left him, and his friend Emma may be dying
 
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controlled identity Lawson, M. A.

Lawson, Michael
Lawson, Mike 1948-
Languages
English (157)
Polish (4)
Dutch (3)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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