By Allison Leotta
As a newly minted Assistant U.S. lawyer in Washington, D.C., Anna Curtis has already built thick epidermis to accommodate the brutality she encounters together with her day-by-day stack of household violence instances. but while Laprea Johnson walks into Anna’s life—battered through her boyfriend at the morning after Valentine’s Day—there’s whatever approximately this actual case that Anna can’t really shake, whatever that reminds the prosecutor of her personal stricken previous.
At the trial, Laprea makes a last-minute reversal, mendacity at the witness stand to loose her boy-friend. presently after he's freed, Anna is horrified to listen to that Laprea’s physique has been present in a trash heap. swiftly assigned to prosecute the homicide case along intimidating leader murder prosecutor Jack Bailey, Anna’s center sinks whilst she learns that her personal boyfriend, public defender Nick Wagner, is representing the accused.
Torn among bringing the killer to justice and saving her own lifestyles, Anna makes a sequence of selections that jeopardizes her occupation, her relationships, and her very lifestyles as she uncovers the stunning fact at the back of the homicide.
Weaving professional wisdom with deft storytelling, federal sex-crimes prosecutor and Harvard legislation university graduate Allison Leotta takes readers on an exciting journey via D.C.’s legal justice method. From the again rooms of the U.S. Attorney’s place of work and the flirtations and machinations of Washington’s Ivy League legal professionals to the struggles of its poorest voters at the gritty streets of Anacostia, Law of appeal is a gripping debut from a thrilling new talent.
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Law of Attraction: A Novel (Anna Curtis Series Book 1) by Allison Leotta