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by Bill Kent
When Andy Cosicki is summoned to the boss's office to describe the murder she discovered, she finds a police lieutenant and Michael McSloan, the paper's lawyer, waiting to hear her story. It requires some effort to not be distracted by McSloan's good looks, even though the scene was unforgettable--attorney Charles Muckler had been trapped in his car while a truckload of we...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published June 13th 2006 by Minotaur Books
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I enjoyed reading this book even the Acknowledgments are funny! The book started out as cute and fun but continued on to become a both murder mystery involving the deaths of Philadelphia lawyers who are known to take advantage of their clients and the legal system for their own gain, and the story of a young disabled boy and the young reporter who befriends him and solves the mystery of the multiple murders with the help of her agoraphobic boss. An absorbing murder mystery and an exploration of ...more
Andrea Cosicki is fighting off the advances of a top Philadelphia lawyer when he dies in what looks like an accident. Two people know better--Rawle, the dead man's young son, who may have autism, and Andy's boss, obituary writer Shep Ladderback. Shep knows that the dead man was on a worst-lawyers list prepared by a ruthless idealist, who befriends Andy, promising to protect her and Rawle. The agoraphobic Shep and fate must undo the tangled lives of many Philadelphians, who includes a chef who re ...more
Bill Kent is a writer, journalist, critic and author of three novels and two non-fiction books. His writing has appeared in more than 40 regional and national publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Magazine. He lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, with his wife and son.More about Bill Kent...