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Welcome to the official website of Ken Isaacson. Ken has been a practicing attorney for more than thirty-five years. Lawyers write for a living, and many people think they write fiction for a living. Ken decided one day to abandon all pretenses and write something that he could readily admit was completely made up. So now, he writes crime fiction.

Death Benefit

Death Benefit

"A terrific legal thriller, right up there with the best in the genre—immediately appealing, always intriguing, and very satisfying in the end."
   —New York Times best-selling author Lee Child

What if it were legal to gamble on the time someone else is going to die?

When the sister of a law firm client dies in her sleep of carbon monoxide poisoning because of an apparently malfunctioning hot water heater, third year law student Elliot Lerner is asked to determine whether anyone could be held responsible in a wrongful death lawsuit. As he looks into the circumstances surrounding the death, he learns about investment products designed to provide terminally ill patients with immediate cash in exchange for the right to their life insurance payouts when they die...

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