By Paul Levine
Miami Dolphins linebacker-turned-lawyer Jake Lassiter returns within the 7th Lassiter secret from acclaimed South Florida author and previous attorney Paul Levine.
In Flesh & Bones, Jake takes on a doubtless unwinnable case. while Miami version Chrissy Bernhardt strides via a South seashore evening spot and plugs 3 lethal pictures right into a bar purchaser, later pointed out as her magnate father Harry Bernhardt, the attorney watches the killing from the subsequent stool. but while the plain murderess asks him to symbolize her, Jake without difficulty concurs, swayed as consistently via a fine looking face and via nagging glimmers of average doubt.
Mounting Chrissy's criminal safety, Jake units out to unearth the relatives secrets and techniques that molded her prior: his disguise woman shopper is both a cold-blooded killer or a sexual abuse sufferer. via hypnosis, Chrissy's psychiatrist and depended on pal Dr. Lawrence Schein has helped her take into accout long-suppressed incidents of adolescence incest.
As Jake struggles to benefit if the thoughts are actual or fabricated, he stumbles upon a scheme to govern South Florida's clean water offer, masterminded by way of Chrissy's half-brother man. Delving deeper, he uncovers a suspicious hyperlink among the health care provider and the developer.Once back, the private turn into intertwined whilst Jake falls challenging for his attractive client.
Aided once again in Flesh & Bones, by way of his unorthodox yet trustworthy braintrust -- moonshine-guzzling Granny Lassiter, cranky retired coroner document Riggs and precocious nephew Kip--Jake needs to preserve Chrissy off demise Row if she's to stick in his existence.
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And he never listens when I say I don't think, I don't know. Somewhere, in the deeper reaches of my subconscious state which I simply cannot access when I'm awake, I obviously thought that this was a very good idea at the time. She shrugged. ’ He put his fleece jacket around her shoulders and bit his tongue against commenting on her wellington boots. They certainly weren't Hunters, they weren't even imitations. These were old-fashioned: shapeless tubes of black rubber reaching the unflattering point midway up her bare calves.
Without socks they are tolerable. ’ ‘I have the most terrible blisters,’ Petra explained, as Eric unlocked the studio and they went about flicking on lights and hoicking up blinds. ’ ‘You could say that,’ Petra said quietly. ‘I sleepwalked last night. Right out of the house. Almost a mile. ’ ‘Dear God,’ Eric exclaimed. He took a long look at her. ’ In the fifteen years he'd known her, since they were undergraduates in jewellery design at Central St Martins, he'd become familiar with her two very different morning faces.
Gina asks. ‘Because you don't look it. ’ ‘I had a bad night,’ Petra tells them. ‘I'm fine now. ’ Gina mouths to Eric who shakes his head. ‘Not Rob,’ Petra hurries. ‘Rob came to my rescue. I just went walkabout whilst I was asleep. ’ ‘Right out of the house,’ Eric whispers to the other two. ’ ‘I don't even know where Whetstone is,’ Gina says, as if it was possibly as far flung as the Arctic. ’ ‘I do, usually,’ Petra says. ’ Kitty asks darkly. ‘In Whetstone? A past life? Or ancestors? ’ Petra smiles and shakes her head.