By Lis Wiehl, April Henry
Elizabeth Avery might simply be the woman round the corner. yet what she has deliberate will make your blood run chilly. first and foremost look, the crimes look random. Arson. robbery. Fraud. homicide. yet those are greater than random crimes. they're strikes in an more and more lethal video game. And the only point they've got in universal: a girl who's wonderful, shrewdpermanent . . . and deadly. Elizabeth Avery has a winsome smile and perfect determine, yet beneath is a middle of ice. She's a grasp manipulator, convincing strangers to do the unthinkable. and she or he orchestrates all of it with out getting too shut. formerly. whilst Elizabeth ruthlessly disposes of an inquisitive younger reporter, her crime catches the eye of Federal Prosecutor Allison Pierce, FBI precise Agent Nicole Hedges, and crime reporter Cassidy Shaw. They understand they are facing a cold-blooded assassin who may well strike at any time. What they do not know is that they are already on a first-name foundation with the killer. And one in every of them might be subsequent on her record.
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Sociopaths aren’t the kind of people you see hanging out on Burnside, talking to themselves,” Nicole said. “They aren’t out of touch with reality. Foley wasn’t suffering some compulsion he couldn’t fight against. If he were, he wouldn’t have worn gloves or used disposable cell phones. He wanted money, so he targeted people he thought wouldn’t go running to the police. ” “And just because someone kills somebody else doesn’t mean they’re crazy, at least by a legal definition,” Allison said, thinking about some of the cases she had prosecuted over the years.
Nancy Grace, CNN anchor and former prosecutor “Feels fresher than today’s headline story. ” —Sean Hannity, FOX anchor “Three smart women crack the big cases! Makes perfect sense to me. ” — Jeanine Pirro, former DA; hosts The CW’s daytime court television reality show Judge Jeanine Pirro “Lis Wiehl has done it again! I’m a big fan of her nonfiction books and now the multitalented Wiehl lets loose with this juicy political mystery! A fine mixture of all this savvy commentator has to offer . .
And then a character witness is someone who knows someone involved in the case. They can say good or bad things. In this case, the prosecutor talked to people who said the neighborhood boys were known to be bullies. The federal prosecutor had to prove that the defendants, the neighborhood boys, committed the crime. ” asked the boy in the red cap. ” He looked startled. ” Allison nodded. ” The girl with the leg brace asked, “Why didn’t they go real jail? ” It was the age-old debate about what the justice system was really about: punishing the perpetrators, deterring would-be criminals, rehabilitating lawbreakers, or protecting future victims.