The Majority Rules

The Majority Rules

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"The Majority Rules" is a legal thriller by the Honourable Eugene Sullivan, a long time, federal appeals court judge in Washington, DC. This compelling novel of judicial intrigue features as its hero a judge, Tim Quinn, who finds himself in the middle of a string of murders that cover up a conspiracy to fix cases on the US Court of Appeals. Complicating Quinn's attempts to uncover the conspirators is his complex relationship with Chief Judge Harry Winston, the urbane southern gentleman who helped Tim win confirmation to the Court; and Tim's relationship with Vicky Hauser, the federal prosecutor, whose aid he must enlist to infiltrate the scheme. Their sexual tryst comes back to threaten Tim's marriage and his life, in the novel's gripping and deadly climax.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 109.22 x 172.72 x 33.02mm | 204.12g
  • St Martin's Press
  • FORGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 076534999X
  • 9780765349996

Review quote

"The bald political ruthlessness of Balducci meets the grand illegal conspiracy of Grisham in "The Majority Rules," Eugene Sullivan's thriller of corruption and murder in the appellate system."--George Anastasia, "New York Times" bestselling author "Judge Sullivan has delivered a great thriller--the masterful combination of great sleuthing and real-world insights into good guys and bad guys figuring it out and fighting it out. A delightfully entertaining read by an author who knows his subject matter as only a real judge can."--Louis J. Freeh, former Director Federal Bureau of Investigation and former Federal Judge on "The Majority Rules" "Gene Sullivan brings stunning real-world experience and insight. As a jurist he knows whereof he speaks and his characters reflect that on every page. This is a great story well told."--Dale Dye, bestselling author of "Platoon" on" The Majority Rules" "This one's a page-turner! Sullivan's command of his subjects is masterful and his storytelling is excellent..."--Joseph L. Galloway, bestselling co-author "We Were Soldiers Once...and Young "on" The Majority Rules" "Judge Gene Sullivan knows his stuff and it shows in this intricate butfast-paced Washington thriller."--Evan Thomas, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Robert Kennedy: His Life" and "John Paul Jones "on" The Majority Rules" "Judge Sullivan delivers a fast-paced, clever thriller set in Legal Washington. His insight and believable characters pull back the curtain of secrecy on the inner workings of courts and should shake the foundation of the justice system."-- F. Lee Bailey on "The Majority Rules"show more

About Eugene Sullivan

Eugene Sullivan is a graduate of West Point and a Vietnam veteran. He has served as an Army Ranger instructor, a White House lawyer for President Nixon, and the General Counsel of the US Air Force and the NRO, the super-secret spy agency featured in the movie, "Enemy of the State." Now on senior status with the U.S Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Judge Sullivan also heads a judicial consulting firm that includes three former heads of the FBI who are also former judges (William Webster, William Sessions, and Louis Freeh). He is at work on several other novels featuring Tim Quinn.show more

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41 ratings
3.09 out of 5 stars
5 7% (3)
4 17% (7)
3 59% (24)
2 12% (5)
1 5% (2)
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