A troubled 13-year-old girl hires lawyers to prove the man in prison for killing her sister is innocent. Six years ago, Allegra Gardner's sister Fiona was murdered. Now 13, she is using some of her trust fund to hire Mary DiNunzio and her firm to prove the man serving a 40 year prison sentence for her murder is an innocent man. The case turns out to have a number of complications. Allegra is a genius and is certainly mature enough to make her argument. B... Courting Trouble
Anne Murphy is a gorgeous young associate attorney at an all-female law firm in Philadelphia. Her world is turned upside down when a stalker from her past life in California reappears after his escape from prison and is the suspect in her murder. Actually the body is misidentified as hers, as the killer has mistaken Anne's cat-sitter, Willa, for her and the people in her life all think she is dead. She must track down the killer while not revealing th... Dead Ringer
Harper Collins, June 2003, 25.95, 320 pp.
Bennie Rosato built the all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates from scratch and thinks of it as her second child. It is tearing her apart that she might lose it because so many of her clients went bankrupt and no new clients are knocking at the door. When Robert St. Amien, a French lens manufacturer with an office in Philadelphia, wants to hire her in a class action suit she thinks t... Dirty Blonde
Judge Kate Fante has just been appointed to a Federal Judge position, a life time appointment. She was handed a glitzy case involving the intellectual design and creation of a hit TV show “Attorneys at Law”. Mr. Marz is suing producer Art Simone for stealing his ideas. While the law is clear on this issue Judge Fante delivers a lecture to Mr. Simone when she rules from the bench, which sets a number of events into motion. While she ruled in Mr. Simon...
Everywhere That Mary Went
The main character is up for a partnership in her law firm and she feels as though someone within the firm is trying to stop her from getting the promotion. Someone is stalking her and she is trying to figure out who it is without involving the law and bringing attention to the stalker. A page turner for sure. Moving on to another of Scottoline's books, Running From The Law.... Killer Smile
Attorneys often work late. They often lose track of time when immersed in law books and legal briefs. But when Mary DiNunzio gets a phone call from a man threatening to kill her, she instantly regrets being alone in the office at 10 o'clock at night. She can hardly leave quickly enough. Once outside, though, she believes she is being followed and can't shake the feeling that someone is watching her every move. It doesn't seem possible that anyone could b... Legal Tender
Legal Tender is a Legal Thriller, yes. It's one of these
wonderful reading that keep the reading on the edge of
the seat the whole time. It was through this book that
I begun to love this genre, and I have to say, the
amazing author Lisa Scottoline is much, much better than
the most famous one, John Grisham. From beginning to end.
Believe me.... Look Again
llen Gleeson was thrilled to adopt a sick newborn, but two years later discovers he might not have been voluntarily given up by his birth mother. Life as a single, working mom is challenging for Ellen Gleeson, but would not have it any other way. When she first saw her son, she was not planning to become a single, adoptive mother, but when she saw him in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first time, she knew he was meant to be hers.
As a repor... Rough Justice
Marta Richter sits across from her millionaire client, Elliot Steere, when he confesses that the murder he is on trial for he actually did commit rather that it being accidental, as he has claimed all along. Marta cannot believe her ears, but the more he talks the madder she gets with feelings of deception. But what can be done; the trial is over and the jury has been sent to deliberate. As she leaves the client/attorney booth Marta decides she will p... The Vendetta Defense
HarperCollins, Mar 2001, 25.00, 400 pp.
Philadelphia contains a special law firm, Rosato and Associates, that consists exclusively of women, who have each had at least one case where someone shot them or otherwise injured them. Mary DiNunzio is on sabbatical recovering from wounds received while defending a client. Her friend and co-worker Judy Carrier, misses Mary, but the latter feels safe working civil suits and preparin...