Aug 28, 2013

New Book Release: Accused by Lisa Scottoline: Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted weekly by Jill at Breaking the Spine. What new releases are you eagerly waiting for. Link your post to Breaking the Spine.

Title: Accused: a Rosato and Associates Novel by Lisa Scottoline
To be published October 29, 2013; St. Martin's Press
Genre: legal thriller

Publisher description: "For her crime fiction, Scottoline created the all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates, thrilling readers with her twisty, fast-paced plots and her cast of strong and relatable female characters. Now Bennie Rosato, Mary DiNunzio, Judy Carrier, and Anne Murphy are back with all cylinders firing in Accused.

Mary Dinuzio  is about to take on a case brought to the firm by a thirteen-year-old genius with a penchant for beekeeping. Allegra Gardner’s sister Fiona was murdered six years ago, and it seemed like an open-and-shut case: the accused, Lonnie Stall, was seen fleeing the scene; his blood was on Fiona and her blood was on him; most damningly, Lonnie Stall pleaded guilty. But Allegra believes Lonnie is innocent and has been wrongly imprisoned. The Gardner family is one of the most powerful in the country and Allegra’s parents don’t believe in reopening the case, so taking it on is risky. But the Rosato & Associates firm can never resist an underdog. Was justice really served all those years ago? It will take a team of unstoppable female lawyers, plus one thirteen-year-old genius, to find out. "

I have not read any of Scottoline's books and am eagerly awaiting the release of this one. What new book are you waiting for?

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Mystica said...

A new book for me! thank you for the review.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I love Scottoline's books...and I am very excited that I received this one as an ARC last week!

Thanks for sharing...and enjoy.


Anonymous said...

I love crime fiction. I will have to try something by this author. Great pick.
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The Bookworm said...

Sounds like a good thriller. I've been waiting for the new Stephen King to come out this Fall. The sequel to The Shining.

Suko said...

This is new to me as well! I hope it will be an enjoyable read for you.

Brian Joseph said...

As you allude to Harvee, I see that this book is well into the series. Do you think that you will read these in order or begin in the middle?

Harvee said...

Brian, I will probably read this one and try to read the others another time. Usually these books can be read out of order, at least I hope so.

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