By Lisa Scottoline
This time, justice is blonde. . . .
New York instances bestselling writer Lisa Scottoline supplies a riveting page-turner approximately love and homicide that starts off within the elite chambers of a beautiful woman pass judgement on and ends at the chilly, gritty streets of Philadelphia.
Cate Fante is robust and clever, but if she turns into a federal pass judgement on, even she wonders if she will be able to do the task justice. She's in her thirties, so she feels as if she's becoming a member of the world's such a lot particular retirement village. She concerns inwardly that she merely seems to be the half, in a fashion designer go well with donned like overpriced armor. finally, a role defined within the usa structure might intimidate anybody.
But Cate retains her doubts a mystery. And, because it occurs, a lot else. For she leads a gloomy double lifestyles that she hides from everybody, even her top friend.
Then a high-profile case in her court explodes right into a stunning murder-suicide, and it blasts her disguise large open. in a single day the tabloids inform her secrets and techniques, her boyfriend dumps her, and her new profession hangs in tatters. yet Cate's problems are just starting. An enemy nobody expected sends her operating for her lifestyles — embarking on a trip that starts within the secret of her personal formative years, the place she first realized to lie. She'll need to struggle her as far back as the reality, or die trying.
Dirty Blonde is Lisa Scottoline's so much suspenseful and gripping mystery thus far. blending poignancy together with her trademark wit and beautifully compelling characters, it showcases her amazing abilities as by no means sooner than, and questions no matter if legislation and justice are regularly an analogous thing.
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Simone did not write down the terms of their contract. Therefore, we’re dealing with an express oral contract. It is als o undisputed that Mr. Marz and Mr. Simone didn’t discuss a p rice term for the contract, neither a sp eciÿc n umber nor dollar a mount. I t is eq ually undisp uted t hat t hey didn’t dis cuss a method of payment, means of payment, or time of payment. ” At defense table, Simone nodded slightly, and Marz glanced over. “This Court must grant judgment as a matter of law on the grounds that the single statement by Mr.
Temin scribbled while Marz shifted in his s eat, his brow knitting in anger. Simone was smiling slightly. 46 LISA SCOTTOLINE Cate lea ned o ver the da is. “ Pennsylvania als o r ecognizes the unjust enr ichment do ctrine. W hat do y ou s ay t o t he fac t t hat M r. Marz worked for eight months on a treatment, which Mr. Simone accepted and then produced, making millions of dollars? Taken as true, these facts make clear that your client was un justly enriched at the expense of Mr. ” The galler y shifted.
She ÿn gered her p earls like worry beads and eyed the sky, where storm clouds conspired, though she tried not to take it personally. She felt a familiar pressure, building up inside, needing a release, and her thoughts skipped ahead. It would be the third date, after all. CHAPTER 7 The door banged open against the bedroom wall, and Cate found herself being hoisted against its hard wood. She wrapped her legs around Graham, her slim skirt hiking up, and he kissed her breathless, pressing into her.