By Lisa Scottoline
Blockbuster writer Lisa Scottoline returns to the Rosato & affiliates legislation company with Betrayed, and maverick legal professional Judy provider takes the lead in a case that's extra own than ever. Judy has continuously championed the underdog, so whilst Iris, the housekeeper and ally of Judy's loved Aunt Barb, is located useless of an obvious middle assault, Judy starts off to suspect foul play. The conditions of the demise go away Judy with extra questions than solutions, and not ahead of has homicide struck so on the subject of domestic.
In the interim, Judy's personal existence roils with emotional upheaval. She doesn't play good together with her boss, Bennie Rosato, which jeopardizes her making accomplice on the enterprise. not just that, her ally Mary DiNunzio is making plans a marriage, leaving Judy feeling left at the back of, in addition to newly unsatisfied in her courting along with her live-in boyfriend Frank.
Judy units her personal drama apart and starts off an research of Iris's homicide, then discovers a stunning fact that confounds her expectancies and leads her in a very diverse course. She reveals herself plunged right into a shadowy international of people that are so determined that they can't visit the police, and the place others are so ruthless that they prey on vulnerability. Judy unearths energy inside herself to aim to get justice for Iris and her aunt -- however it comes at a poor expense.
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Betrayed (Rosato & DiNunzio, Book 2) by Lisa Scottoline