Set in the brilliant and diverse city of Baltimore, Accidental Lawyer, is a humorous, often irreverent portrayal of the dubious practice of personal injury law. Jessica Snow has a crisp new law degree, a grinding ambition, and a pesky moral compass that is often at odds with her new job as an ambulance chaser. Her face and name appear on billboards and buses throughout the city, and if that isn’t enough to embarrass her mother, there’s a television commercial in the works.
Heather is one of those reads (at least for me) that gives you just enough suspense to guess what might happen next, but… does it? The novel takes you along on the journey of two strangers, Heather and Sam, and the winding circumstances – love, drugs, money – that bring them together in the Australian underworld.
I jumped on the opportunity to read A Killing at the Creek by Nancy Allen when I discovered it among the many Edelweiss selections. I put my request in and kept my fingers crossed. Honestly, when I stumbled upon the latest from the Ozark Mysteries series, I had never heard of Nancy Allen, or read her previous novel, The Code of the Kills. I took the opportunity to read Nancy’s work because her novels are set in my neck of the woods.
Title: The Colorado Kid Author: Stephen King Genre: Mystery & Crime Publisher: Hard Case Crime Release Date: 10/4/2005 Pages: 184 Barnes & Noble Author Summary (Hard Case Crime website): On an island off the coast of Maine, a man is found dead. There’s no identification on the body. Only the dogged work of a pair…