As in life, the characters of novel "The Angry Buddhist" by Seth Greenland are flawed. Even the good guy Jimmy Duke has to attend Anger Management courses. It's there that he discovers the calming powers of Buddhism.
But the ones who get into those serious pickles are of another breed. They are pillars of the establishment who remind us of the Eliot Spitzers, Martha Stewarts and Rajat Guptas. Lawyers know them well. Their flaws, seemingly rooted in arrogance and resentment, open them to being caught up in tragedies. That's because they mindlessly grab for more than their fair share of supposed goodies.
When she becomes an inconvenient woman, she gets murdered. That triggers three other murders. Meanwhile Kendra's daugther is the anonymous blogger posting all this as a sort of Greek Chorus.
Of course, careers and marriages are destroyed. At least one will wind up on death row. Others might do time in prison.
Lawyers who advise clients on business matters can usually see these sorts of things down the road. They might give a copy of "The Angry Buddhist" to them as a gentle and entertaining way to warn.