By Allison Leotta
Former federal prosecutor and severely acclaimed writer Allison Leotta’s spellbinding mystery follows prosecutor Anna Curtis as she heads domestic to Michigan to protect her sister in a case that might deliver her to her knees.
How some distance could you visit store your sister?
Anna Curtis is again in her homeland simply outdoors of Detroit. Newly unmarried after calling off her marriage ceremony, Anna isn’t domestic to lick her wounds. She’s lower back to aid her sister, Jody, who has been wrongfully accused of homicide after their outdated highschool trainer, a neighborhood hero, dies in a suspicious vehicle crash.
But might be Jody isn’t so blameless in the end. The police are confident that Jody was once having an affair with the married trainer and killed him out of jealousy. As Anna investigates with the aid of her youth good friend Cooper Bolden, an Afghan warfare veteran with a mystery of his personal, she slowly peels again the facade of her all-American city and discovers that nobody is telling the reality in regards to the trainer, no longer even the folks she concept she knew most sensible. whilst town rallies opposed to them, threatening not only Jody’s liberty yet either sisters’ lives, Anna resolves to do every thing she will to avoid wasting her sister and shield the one kinfolk she has left.
In her top booklet but, Leotta, “the lady John Grisham” (The windfall Journal), explores the boundaries of vigilante justice, the bonds of sisterhood, and the cost of the reality.
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A Good Killing (Anna Curtis, Book 4) by Allison Leotta