Marked Man (2006) After a night of hard drinking, ethically challenged Philly defense lawyer Victor Carl wakes to find an unknown woman's name mysteriously tattooed on his chest.… 2006-05-30 Fiction Mystery and Thriller William Morrow
Book Review

Marked Man (2006)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: May 30, 2006; Writer: William Lashner; Genres: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Publisher: William Morrow

After a night of hard drinking, ethically challenged Philly defense lawyer Victor Carl wakes to find an unknown woman's name mysteriously tattooed on his chest. He's also juggling a high-profile robbery case involving a priceless Rembrandt. Hmm. Could the two disparate works of art be connected?

Body Count
Four.

Worst Death
Run down by a car.

Lowdown
Lashner, in his sixth outing with the charmingly flawed Carl, tangles his main story just enough to keep us (mostly) on our toes.

Originally posted May 26, 2006 Published in issue #879 Jun 02, 2006 Order article reprints