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Jun 08, 1998
| ISBN 9780440224723
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Dec 18, 2007
| ISBN 9780307423238
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Jun 08, 1998 | ISBN 9780440224723
Dec 18, 2007 | ISBN 9780307423238
Lightning strikes twice.Two people have died in Lake Tahoe in shocking accidents. In a nearly empty parking lot, a hit-and-run driver kills probation officer Anna Meade Hallowell. High up on a jagged mountain, wife abuser Ray de Beers gets what he deserves: he’s struck by lightning. Attorney Nina Reilly, hiking on a rare day off from her one-woman law practice, sees him die. So does her date, Tahoe deputy DA Collier Hallowell. Still shaken from his wife’s violent death, Hallowell is hit hard by the accident. It’s a bad end to a first date… and the start of a case that will test Nina’s ethics and her heart.Nina is certain de Beers’s death is an act of God. But his aging father wants to exhume the body to rule out foul play. De Beers’s frantic wife and teenage twins hire Nina to stop the disinterment. What gets unearthed are secrets that raise new questions about Anna Hallowell’s death, an indictment against one twin for murder, and a damning piece of evidence that can convict the boy . . . unless Nina obstructs justice by hiding it. No good lawyer will take that kind of risk. But a brilliant lawyer, one with a passion for truth, just might . . . .
Perri O’Shaughnessy is the pen name for sisters Mary and Pamela O’Shaughnessy, who both live in California. They are the authors of eleven bestselling Nina Reilly novels as well as a collection of short crime fiction, Sinister Shorts.
"Intriguing."—San Francisco Chronicle"Nina Reilly is one of the most interesting heroines in legal thrillers today." —San Jose Mercury News"A roller-coaster ride…a tale not to be missed." —Midwest Book Review
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