Robin Lockwood has just landed a job with one of the toughest lawyers around and she is helping defend another lawyer in a murder he says he didn't commit. There are plenty of twists and turns - Margolin has written a novel that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Phryne Fisher, protagonist in the series bearing her name, helps some friends solve two murders, and prevent their murders. Phryne is a delightful character and readers of historical fiction will enjoy this novel.
When the body of a beautiful girl is found floating face down in a Pasadena swimming pool, Police sergeant Jim Kissick investigates and assigns his long-time girlfriend, Detective Nan Vining to the case. Nan's suspects that Jim may be personally involved in this and a previous related murder.
Jurek Walters, notorious serial killer, has been locked up for years, but people are still disappearing. When one of his victims is found wandering, Joona Linna must find Walter's accomplice by infiltrating the mental hospital where Walters is being held.
Daniel Pitt, son of Charlotte and Thomas Pitt of the popular series by Anne Perry, is now grown and has just finished law school. He has had no experience, but must investigate and help represent an unsavory man in the murder of his wife.
Mary DiNunzio and her law partner, Bennie Rosato are pitted against each other in this excellent novel, and things threaten to get out of hand. Plenty of suspense and the book will keep readers on the edge.