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by Lisa Scottoline (Author)
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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?
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"When prosecutor Vicki Allegretti arrives at a rowhouse to meet a confidential informant, she finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time - and is almost shot to death. She barely escapes with her life but cannot save the two others gunned down before her disbelieving eyes. Stunned and heartbroken, Vicki tries to figure out how a routine meeting on a minor case became a double homicide. Then she sets out to see justice done. She can identify the killers - now all she has to do is find them." "Vicki's suspicions take her to Devil's Corner, a city neighborhood teetering on the brink of ruin - thick with broken souls, innocent youth, and a scourge that preys on both. But the deeper Vicki probes, the more she becomes convinced that the murders weren't random and the killers were more ruthless than she thought. Agreeing with her is her office crush, golden boy Dan Malloy - who is unfortunately too married to give Vicki the kind of support a girl really needs." "When another murder thrusts Vicki together with an unlikely ally, she buckles up for a wild ride down a dangerous street - and into the crosshairs of a conspiracy as powerful as it is relentless."--BOOK JACKET.
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