Legal Tender (Paperback)
|Author: Lisa Scottoline|
|When her former lover and partner, Mark Biscardi, turns up murdered and she becomes the prime suspect in the crime, Philadelphia lawyer Benedetta Bennie Rosato finds herself framed for murder, on the run from the cops, and searching for the real killer. Reprint. *Author: Scottoline, Lisa *Publication Date: 1997/09/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 4.00 *Height: 6.75|
From the Publisher:
Benedetta "Bennie" Rosato is a maverick lawyer who prosecutes police misconduct and excessive-force cases, and business at her firm of Rosato & Biscardi has never been better. Then, without warning, a savage murder tears the firm apart. All evidence points to Bernie, who has motive aplenty and an unconfirmable alibi. Her world turns upside down as the lawyer becomes the client, and the cops she once prosecuted are now after her--with a vengeance. To prove her innocence, Bennie probes deep into the murder. Then another killing takes place--a crime punishable by death. Running for her life, Bennie is a fugitive armed only with her wit s and courage. She will find the real killer. Or die trying.
Bennie Rosato is a maverick lawyer, and business at her law firm has never been better. Then, without warning, a savage murder tears the firm apart. All evidence points to Bennie, who has motive aplenty and an unconfirmable alibi. Her world turns upside-down as the lawyer becomes the client, and the law is now after her. When another killing takes place, Bennie runs for her life, a fugitive armed only with her wits and courage. She is determined to find the real killer -- or die trying.
Benedetta "Bennie" Rosato is the prime suspect in the murder of her former law partner who dumped her professionally and personally for a new partner and a new squeeze. Forced to go underground in her own city, Bennie must use all of her resources to find the killer before the cops find her.
"Forget who killed crumbum Mark Biscardi, and those others. Philadelphia lawyer Scottoline provides nonstop action, smart narration, and dozens of helpful tips on going underground in your own hometown." 09/01/1996 Advertisement
"Lisa Scottoline brings something new to the lawyer-mystery--a brilliant sense of humor." - Susan Isaacs