When the Devil Whistles by Rick Acker

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    In Rick Acker’s When the Devil Whistles, a novel about high dollar fraud, an emotionally damaged whistle blower and her handsome lawyer unite to fight white-collar crime.

    “I didn’t have a choice. I didn’t.”

    That’s what Allie Whitman tells herself every night as she lies awake. Sometimes she even believes it. But mostly she knows deep down that her inability to make a hard choice has put millions of lives at risk, including her own.

    Now the only one who can help her is her lawyer, Connor Norman. Unfortunately, Allie’s actions have destroyed Connor’s trust in her—and may destroy much, much more.

    About Rick Acker:

    Rick Acker
    Rick Acker

    Rick Acker, the author, is a Deputy Attorney General in the California Department of Justice. He prosecutes corporate fraud lawsuits like those described in When the Devil Whistles. He has led confidential investigations into a number of large and sensitive cases that made headlines in and out of California.

    A Review by Debbie:

    When the Devil Whistles is a legal thriller that also works in some military suspense. It’s fast-paced and keeps the reader guessing as to how everything will work out. The suspense was created by possible physical danger to the various characters as well as curiosity about the various decisions they will make and how it will all play out.

    The characters were complex and dealt with realistic problems (though–specifically–not ones most people face). The vivid details of the job and setting brought the story alive in my imagination.

    A Review by Jennifer A. Slattery:

    Who better to write a conspiracy theory novel about the Department of Justice than a Californian Department of Justice employee? In Rick Acker’s When the Devil Whistles, a novel about high dollar fraud, an emotionally damaged whistle blower and her handsome lawyer unite to fight white-collar crime.

    In one scene after another, Mr. Acker provides the reader with a glimpse into this hidden world of fraud. Add in a scandalous secret and a few power-hungry militants and you’ve got the making of a high-drama, page-turning tale.