Breath Of CorruptionBreath Of Corruption is the seventh in the critically acclaimed Caper Court series of novels, recounting the lives and loves of a group of London barristers, and offering a fascinating insight into London's legal world.
The charismatic and brilliant lawyer, Leo Davies, is now head of chambers at 5 Caper Court and he's beginning to feel the weight of his responsibilities. There's discontent among his fellow barristers, and Leo begins to question whether he wants to continue the nine to five grind when he could be working from home and spending more time with his young son.
When irregularities crop up in the paperwork of a case Leo is working on for the construction magnate, Sir Dudley Humble, Leo finds himself drawn into a world of Ukrainian gangsters, money-laundering and prostitute trafficking with potentially dire consequences for himself and his family.
Leo's love life seems fraught with problems too the teenage sister of his beautiful model girlfriend, Anthea, decides she wants an older man in her life, and sets out to seduce Leo, with disastrous results. In sorting out all the issues in his working and domestic life, Leo needs to exercise his customary blend of charm, intelligence, and amoral ruthlessness.
Breath Of Corruption - Chapter 1