Prosecutor Vicki Allegretti goes to meet a confidential informant, is almost killed, and a cop is gunned down before her eyes. She saw the killers, now all she has to do is find them. The deeper Vicki probes, the more she becomes convinced that the murder wasn't random. When another murder takes place, Vicki is thrown together with an unlikely ally -- The Girlfriend from Hell. Will they find the killers before they kill each other?
About the Author
Lisa Scottoline is the "New York Times" bestselling author of novels including Look "Again, Lady Killer, Think Twice, Save Me" and "Everywhere That Mary Went". She also writes a weekly column, Chick Wit, with her daughter Francesca Serritella, for "The Philadelphia Inquirer". The columns have been collected in "Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog" and "My Nest Isn t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space". She has won an Edgar(r) Award and "Cosmopolitan" magazine s Fun Fearless Fiction Award, and she is the president of Mystery Writers of America. She teaches a course on justice and fiction at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. She lives in the Philadelphia area.
“Entertaining and exciting.”
“[Scottoline’s] storytelling is as brisk and breezy as ever, and her voice remains a funny delight.”
“A fast-paced thriller featuring a female lawyer with an ample supply of attitude....The writing is brisk and sassy.”
” A welcome addition.”
“Well-plotted, briskly paced.”
-Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
“Fast pacing and [a] sense of play...And the author delivers a serving of humor, too.”
“In her expertly crafted 12th novel, the former lawyer creates feisty new heroines.”
“Sharp and funny.”
“Thrilling, but also fun, peppered with Scottoline’s tart, cheeky wit.”
“An entertaining page-turner with plenty of twists and turns and a sturdy surprise ending.”
“A well-plotted, briskly paced legal thriller.”
-Daily Press, Inc. Newport News, Va.
“Exciting, top-notch tale of death and deceit.”
-Lansing State Journal
“Scottoline...has a gift for vivid character portrayal and for fast-paced writing.”
-New York Law Journal