The Brethren


They call themselves the Brethren: three disgraces former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion. Another, for skimming bingo profits. And the third, for a career-ending drunken joyride. Meeting daily in the prison law library, taking exercise walks in their boxer shorts, these judges-turned-felons can reminisce about old court cases, dispense a little jailhouse justice, and contemplate where their lives went wrong.Or they can use their time in prison to get very rich-- very fast.And so they sit, sprawled in the prison library, furiously writing letters, fine-tuning a wickedly brilliant extortion scam... while events outside their prison walls begin to erupt. A bizarre presidential election is holding the nation in its grips-- and a powerful government figure is pulling some very hidden strings. For the Brethren, the timing couldn't be better.Because they've just found the perfect victim...


Publisher: Island
Publication Date: January 1, 2001
Pages: 440
Formats: Print