Devil's Corner

By Lisa Scottoline
(HarperTorch, Mass Market Paperback, 9780060742898, 480pp.)

Publication Date: April 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Compact Disc, Paperback

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Description

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 a New York Times bestselling author and serves as president of the Mystery Writers of America. She has won the Edgar Award, as well as many other writing awards. She also writes a Sunday humor column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, titled "Chick Wit," with her daughter, Francesca Serritella. There are thirty million copies of Lisa's books in print, and she has been published in thirty-two countries. She lives in Pennsylvania with an array of disobedient but adorable pets.




Praise For Devil's Corner

“Compelling entertainment.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Entertaining and exciting.”
-Booklist

“[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

“Exciting”
-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.”
-People

“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

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