By Lisa Scottoline
Blockbuster writer Lisa Scottoline returns to the Rosato & affiliates legislations enterprise with Betrayed, and maverick attorney Judy service takes the lead in a case that's extra own than ever. Judy has continually championed the underdog, so whilst Iris, the housekeeper and ally of Judy's liked Aunt Barb, is located lifeless of an obvious middle assault, Judy starts off to suspect foul play. The situations of the dying go away Judy with extra questions than solutions, and not earlier than has homicide struck so with reference to domestic.
In the period in-between, Judy's personal lifestyles 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 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 very various path. She reveals herself plunged right into a shadowy global of people that are so determined that they can not visit the police, and the place others are so ruthless that they prey on vulnerability. Judy unearths power inside herself to aim to get justice for Iris and her aunt -- however it comes at a poor rate.
Read Online or Download Betrayed (Rosato & DiNunzio, Book 2) PDF
Similar thriller books
With U. S. intelligence organizations wracked through inner energy struggles and paralyzed by means of paperwork, the president was once compelled to set up his personal clandestine group--Covert-One. it really is activated in basic terms as a final hotel, whilst the possibility is on an international scale and time is operating out.
It starts off with a terrorist assault. Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is attending a convention within the Hague on infectious illnesses, including top scientists and political figures from around the globe. abruptly, the convention inn is ate up in a massacre. Smith is stuck within the crossfire and rarely escapes . . . yet now not earlier than gaining knowledge of an image of himself and different goals within the pocket of 1 of the shooters.
But the resort isn't the in basic terms position less than assault within the Hague. Bombs are going off on the educate station, the airport, and the foreign legal court docket, the place Pakistani warlord Oman Dattar is being held whereas he's attempted for crimes opposed to humanity. within the ensuing chaos, the prisoner escapes.
Dattar nurses a different hatred for the USA and its allies. along with his freedom, and entry to a mysterious new weapon, Dattar places in movement a murderous, bold plot to certain his revenge and convey down the West as soon as and for all--unless Covert-One can cease him.
Publication 1 of Sancti Trilogy.
“If a mystery needs to be something it’s exciting, and Simon Toyne’s Sanctus is exciting with bells on…. A curler coaster trip via a gloomy global of conspiracy and betrayal. ”
—Paul Christopher, writer of The Templar Conspiracy
If you're a fan of top-notch conspiracy fiction that retains you up past due nights turning pages—if the bestselling novels of Steve Berry, James Rollins, Dan Brown, Raymond Khoury, and Chris Kuzneski make your middle race faster—then take note the identify Simon Toyne! Already a ruin quick bestseller within the uk (“Intriguing and engaging…[with a] relentless pace” The sunlight) Toyne’s Sanctus is, conveniently, the most outstanding conspiracy mystery debuts in lots of years. during this electrifying, nonstop event, a tender newspaper reporter, pushed by means of the reminiscence of her misplaced brother, uncovers a depressing mystery nurtured for 3,000 years through blood and lies by way of adherents of an historic, unknown faith in a Vatican-like fort hidden away for millennia from unwelcomed prying eyes.
For Ryan Cawdor, chief of a small staff of post-apocalypse survivalists, it's the interior hearth of survival that publications them via this hell in the world. .. to no matter what lies past the day-by-day struggle for life. there are occasions whilst the oblivion of loss of life turns out a so much welcome trip out of Deathlands. yet for Ryan, loss of life is whatever his warrior's soul won't ever tackle with out a fight.
In the forested coastal area of the japanese seaboard, close to the Pine Barrens of what used to be New Jersey, Ryan and his partners come across a bunch of rebels. Having damaged clear of the unusual, remoted group referred to as Atlantis, and led by way of the obscene and paranoid Odyssey, this small team wants to stay in peace. yet in a chill-or-be-chilled international, freedom can in simple terms be received by means of spilled blood. Ryan and corporate are keen to come back to the help of those freedom combatants, able to salary a battle opposed to the twisted tyranny that permeates Deathlands.
[b]The 8th novel from the New York Times bestselling writer of the Longmire sequence, the root for LONGMIRE, the hit Netflix unique series
Embarking on his 8th experience, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire doesn't have time for cowboys and criminals. His daughter, Cady, is getting married in weeks, and the marriage locale preparations have simply long gone up in smoke indications. Fearing Cady's wrath, Walt and his previous good friend Henry status endure set out for the Cheyenne Reservation to discover a brand new web site for the nuptials. yet their day trip results in horror as they witness a tender Crow girl plummeting from Painted Warrior's majestic cliffs. Is it a suicide, or anything extra sinister? It's no longer Walt's turf, yet he's coerced into the research via Lolo lengthy, the attractive new tribal police leader.
- The Monarch
- A Lonely Resurrection (John Rain, Book 2)
- Locked and Loaded (The IMA, Book 3)
- Where They Found Her: A Novel
Additional info for Betrayed (Rosato & DiNunzio, Book 2)
All the while, she apologized to the woman and her startled daughter. Mattie continued to scream and squirm as she hustled him toward the restaurant exit. Susan ﬁgured everyone in the Arby’s probably thought she was kidnapping him. She half expected to see her wannabe Good Samaritan among the patrons, sitting at another table—perhaps trying to hit on another woman, some young mother. But Susan didn’t see him at all. There was no sign of him in the parking lot either. She strapped Mattie in his booster seat on the back passenger side of her old-as-the-hills but reliable red Toyota.
C’mon, sweetie,” she announced. “Let’s leave Woody in the car. He can sit out this little excursion. I’ll crack a window for him. . ” Once Mattie climbed out of the car, he made a beeline for the bucking bronco on the store’s front porch. Clutching the front of his pants with one hand, he bounced on his heels and pointed to the coin-operated pony ride. “Can I, Mom? ” 40 Kevin O’Brien “First, the bathroom,” she said, shutting the car door. ” Stepping up to the front porch, she took Mattie by the hand and pushed open the screen door.
That’s my good boy. . ” As Susan pulled into the gravel lot, she noticed a neon sign for Rainier Beer in the front window. A sandwich board by the screen door advertised: Gourmet Deli & Snacks! – ATM Beer & Wine – Fresh Coffee – Ice Cold Drinks Camping Supplies & Live Bait RESTROOMS “Thank God,” Susan whispered as she read the last line. Also on the porch, on the other side of the door, was an old-fashioned, coin-operated bucking bronco for the kiddies to ride. Someone had tacked a faded, weather-beaten handwritten placard on the front porch post: THIS IS A KIDFRIENDLY ZONE—WATCH WHEN YOU BACK OUT!