Devil's Corner (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Prosecutor Vicki Allegretti goes to meet a confidential informant, is almost killed, and a cop is gunned down before her eyes. She saw the killers, now all she has to do is find them. The deeper Vicki probes, the more she becomes convinced that the murder wasn't random. When another murder takes place, Vicki is thrown together with an unlikely ally -- The Girlfriend from Hell. Will they find the killers before they kill each other?

About the Author

Lisa Scottoline is the "New York Times" bestselling author of novels including Look "Again, Lady Killer, Think Twice, Save Me" and "Everywhere That Mary Went". She also writes a weekly column, Chick Wit, with her daughter Francesca Serritella, for "The Philadelphia Inquirer". The columns have been collected in "Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog" and "My Nest Isn t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space". She has won an Edgar(r) Award and "Cosmopolitan" magazine s Fun Fearless Fiction Award, and she is the president of Mystery Writers of America. She teaches a course on justice and fiction at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. She lives in the Philadelphia area.

Praise For…

“Compelling entertainment.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Entertaining and exciting.”

“[Scottoline’s] storytelling is as brisk and breezy as ever, and her voice remains a funny delight.”
-Philadelphia Magazine

“A fast-paced thriller featuring a female lawyer with an ample supply of attitude....The writing is brisk and sassy.”
-Time magazine

” A welcome addition.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

-Chicago Tribune

“Vivid...brisk pacing.”
-Pittsburg Tribune

“Well-plotted, briskly paced.”
-Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

“Fast pacing and [a] sense of play...And the author delivers a serving of humor, too.”
-Sacramento Bee

“In her expertly crafted 12th novel, the former lawyer creates feisty new heroines.”

“Sharp and funny.”
-Justice magazine

“Thrilling, but also fun, peppered with Scottoline’s tart, cheeky wit.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“An entertaining page-turner with plenty of twists and turns and a sturdy surprise ending.”
-Boston Globe

“A well-plotted, briskly paced legal thriller.”
-Daily Press, Inc. Newport News, Va.

“Exciting, top-notch tale of death and deceit.”
-Lansing State Journal

“Scottoline...has a gift for vivid character portrayal and for fast-paced writing.”
-New York Law Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060742898
ISBN-10: 0060742895
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: March 28th, 2006
Pages: 472
Language: English