By Lisa Scottoline
New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award–winning writer Lisa Scottoline revolutionized crime fiction whilst she brought her all-female legislations enterprise of Rosato & affiliates, exciting readers along with her twisty, fast moving plots and shooting their hearts together with her solid of sturdy and relatable lady characters. Now Bennie Rosato, Mary DiNunzio, Judy provider, and Anne Murphy are again with all cylinders firing in Accused.
Mary Dinuzio has simply been promoted to associate and is set to tackle her most original case but, delivered to the company by way of a thirteen-year-old genius with a penchant for beekeeping. Allegra Gardner's sister Fiona used to be murdered six years in the past, and it looked like an open-and-shut case: the accused, Lonnie Stall, was once noticeable fleeing the scene; his blood was once on Fiona and her blood was once on him; such a lot damningly, Lonnie Stall pleaded responsible. yet Allegra believes Lonnie is blameless and has been wrongly imprisoned. The Gardner relatives is without doubt one of the strongest within the state and Allegra's mom and dad don't think in reopening the case, so taking it on is dicy. however the Rosato & affiliates enterprise can by no means withstand an underdog. was once justice quite served all these years in the past? it is going to take a group of unstoppable woman attorneys, plus one thirteen-year-old genius, to determine.
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Es schien auf uns zu warten. Ich musste einen Weg finden, um zu ihm durchzudringen. Musste Zeit gewinnen, bis mich jemand fand. Irgendjemand würde mich finden. « Bert erzählt Ernie, es sei ein wunderschöner Tag, um mal alle Nachbarn umzubringen. Er drehte mich um und begann den Reißverschluss des weißen Kleides zu öffnen. Jetzt weinte ich. Keine Schluchzer, nur alberne, wimmernde Hickser. Während er den Reißverschluss nach unten zog, küsste er meinen Hals. Ich zitterte. Er lachte. Er ließ mein Kleid auf den Boden fallen.
Und weiter? »You want time? Time with me? « Du willst Zeit? Zeit mit mir? Zeit zum Reden? Zeit, um mich zu vergewaltigen! Zeit, um mich zu töten! Er lächelte nur. Wenn irgendetwas nicht funktioniert, probiert man etwas anderes aus. Ich verließ meine sichere Ecke, stand auf und baute mich vor ihm auf. « Er schwang die Beine vom Bett, setzte 30 sich auf die Kante und sah mir gerade in die Augen. Ich beugte mich direkt über sein Gesicht. »Menschen werden nach mir suchen - viele Menschen. « Ich deutete mit dem Finger auf ihn.
Eine Krankheit. Eine Geschlechtskrankheit. « Er riss den Slip weg. Ich begann, wild herumzustrampeln. Er lächelte. Als ich fast keine Luft mehr bekam, hörte ich auf, mich zu wehren, und schnappte nach Luft. Ich musste nachdenken, musste mich konzentrieren, musste einen Weg finden ... Sein Lächeln verblasste. Dann begriff ich. Je mehr Reaktionen ich zeigte, desto besser gefiel es ihm. Ich zwang mich, das Zittern bleibenzulassen. Ich hörte auf zu weinen. Ich rührte mich nicht mehr. Ich dachte an Flugzeuge.
Accused (Rosato & DiNunzio, Book 1) by Lisa Scottoline