Wildcat Wine

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HarperCollins, Nov 29, 2005 - Fiction - 384 pages
9 Reviews

It's hard being Lillian Belle Rosemary Cleary. And if I didn't know that already, Bonita, my legal secretary supreme and secondary therapist, kept reminding me.

"Carita," she said, shaking her head and handing me the pink highlighter at my hyperventilated request so that I could mark another obscure legal point I needed to memorize for my upcoming appellate argument. "You make this so much more difficult than it needs to be."

So spank me, I'm a lawyer and complicating things at a high hourly rate is my specialty.

Sometimes being a lawyer sucks. That's what Lilly Cleary thinks. Lilly is tough–as–nails attorney who works for a big firm in Sarasota, Florida, and an obsessive–compulsive health nut who has a bad habit of tripping over dead bodies. This time out she's got her hands full with a psychic client and a Nazi–next–door neighbor, when an obnoxious partner in her firm is murdered. Somehow Lilly gets dragged into investigating and encounters a world–class assortment of weirdo suspects, all of whom have good reason to want to knock the guy off.

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Review: Wildcat Wine (Lilly Cleary #2)

User Review  - Tracey Mcd - Goodreads

Read at the beach. Do not try to read elsewhere. At the beach, you need amazing coincidences, unrealistic histories and connections and silliness. And the neighbor isn't a nazi. That's not a spoiler. Just a clarification on a too-easily-thrown-around label. Read full review

Review: Wildcat Wine (Lilly Cleary #2)

User Review  - Lois - Goodreads

The second installation in this series featuring a caustic, practical, obsessive-compulsive lawyer (she asks this other lawyer how he bills phone time to decide whether she'll flirt with him during a ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

A former appellate attorney and former member of the writing faculty at Florida State University College of Law and the University of Oregon School of Law, Claire Hamner Matturro lives in Georgia.

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