By Lisa Scottoline
Blockbuster writer Lisa Scottoline returns to the Rosato & affiliates legislation enterprise with Betrayed, and maverick legal professional Judy service 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 liked Aunt Barb, is located lifeless of an obvious center assault, Judy starts to suspect foul play. The situations of the demise depart Judy with extra questions than solutions, and not earlier than has homicide struck so with reference to domestic.
In the intervening time, Judy's personal existence roils with emotional upheaval. She doesn't play good along with her boss, Bennie Rosato, which jeopardizes her making companion on the enterprise. not just that, her ally Mary DiNunzio is making plans a marriage, leaving Judy feeling left in the back of, in addition to newly unsatisfied in her dating together with her live-in boyfriend Frank.
Judy units her personal drama apart and starts an research of Iris's homicide, then discovers a surprising fact that confounds her expectancies and leads her in a totally varied path. She unearths 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 reveals power inside herself to aim to get justice for Iris and her aunt -- however it comes at a poor rate.
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