Killer Smile

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Harper Collins, Jun 28, 2005 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Lawyer Mary DiNunzio's new case is a mystery—the strange suicide of an Italian fisherman interned during a dark, unspoken chapter in American history. Armed only with the puzzle pieces of a lock of hair, an old photograph, and a paper covered with indecipherable doodles, Mary digs deep into the case and suspects betrayal—and murder.

Meantime, Mary's friends worry that her investigation is becoming an obsession, so they set her up on a series of truly disastrous blind dates. She escapes romance only to risk life and limb to hunt down a ruthless killer. But someone in the shadows—powerful, cold-blooded, and very deadly—will stop at nothing to keep Mary from the truth.

 

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User Review  - qofd - LibraryThing

I always turn to Scottoline when I want something fast paced, addictive and easy to read. Her books make a pleasant contrast from some of the heavier books that I read. I find her very hard to put down and I like that the plot is seldom obvious or predictable. She is a pleasure to read. Read full review

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User Review  - jepeters333 - LibraryThing

Mary Dinunzio gets obsessed with the old Brandilini case in which an Italian-American was sent to an internment camp during WW II and committed suicide while interred there. Read full review

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Lisa Scottoline is a New York Times bestselling author and serves as president of the Mystery Writers of America. She has won the Edgar Award, as well as many other writing awards. She also writes a Sunday humor column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, titled "Chick Wit," with her daughter, Francesca Serritella. There are thirty million copies of Lisa's books in print, and she has been published in thirty-two countries. She lives in Pennsylvania with an array of disobedient but adorable pets.

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