As a newly minted Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., Anna Curtis has already developed thick skin to deal with the brutality she encounters with her daily stack of domestic violence cases. Yet when Laprea Johnson walks into Annaas lifeabattered by her boyfriend on the morning after Valentineas Dayathereas something about this particular case that Anna canat quite shake, something that reminds the prosecutor of her own troubled past. At the trial, Laprea makes a last-minute reversal, lying on the witness stand to free her boy-friend. Shortly after he is freed, Anna is horrified to hear that Lapreaas body has been found in a trash heap. Hastily assigned to prosecute the murder case alongside intimidating chief homicide prosecutor Jack Bailey, Annaas heart sinks when she learns that her own boyfriend, public defender Nick Wagner, is representing the accused. Torn between bringing the killer to justice and saving her personal life, Anna makes a series of choices that jeopardizes her career, her relationships, and her very life as she uncovers the shocking truth behind the murder. Weaving expert knowledge with deft storytelling, federal sex-crimes prosecutor and Harvard Law School graduate Allison Leotta takes readers on a thrilling ride through D.C.as criminal justice system. From the back rooms of the U.S. Attorneyas Office and the flirtations and machinations of Washingtonas Ivy League lawyers to the struggles of its poorest citizens on the gritty streets of Anacostia, Law of Attraction is a gripping debut from an exciting new talent.hile Dan continued to cover for her in Papering, Anna typed Greena#39;s cell phone number into an Internet database to find his service provider. Verizon. she quickly faxed a subpoena to Verizona#39;s subpoena compliance center. Verizon would pull anbsp;...
|Title||:||Law of Attraction|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2010-10-12|