Green-Eyed Lady


Jack MacTaggart is back, in this rollicking sequel to Chuck Greaves’ award-winning debut novel HUSH MONEY.

U.S. Senate candidate Warren Burkett has a history of marital infidelity. Three weeks before Election Day, Burkett comes to the aid of a beautiful green-eyed lady, only to find himself alone and naked in a stranger’s home from which a priceless painting is missing. As the resulting scandal threatens to tilt the election, the painting turns up in a most unexpected place . . . and so does a dead body.

Hired to defend Burkett and unravel the deepening mystery, Jack must traverse a mine field of ruthless politicians, felonious art dealers, swarming paparazzi, the amorous wife of Burkett’s billionaire opponent, her mobbed-up brother, and a District Attorney with an old score to settle. With the electoral clock ticking and the press following his every move, Jack’s investigation leads him on a roller coaster ride through the lofty heights and gritty depths of Southern California, lending new meaning to the adage that all’s fair in love and politics.

GREEN-EYED LADY by Chuck Greaves is the wickedest read of the year, smart, real, vivid as hell, and so plausible it could be in theTimes. Greaves is a master of the language. I loved this book.”

 –Douglas Preston, #1 New York Times best-selling author and
co-creator of the famed Pendergast novels.

“Greaves plots far more waggishly than real life could hope to imitate. Not one reader in a thousand will guess the ending.”


“Greaves has the recipe for a sure-fire hit. Jack MacTaggart is a lawyer with a heart—and a conscience, a wry sense of humor, and steel balls–who loves to turn up the heat. A tasty dish you’ll want to consume in one sitting.”

Deborah Coonts, author of So Damn Lucky

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