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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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Critical Praise

“Scottoline keeps it fast, fleet, and funny.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Complex and riveting.” —Library Journal

“Smart pacing and rich detail will keep any mystery lover enthralled.” —Daily Press, Inc. Newport News, Va.

“Scottoline delivers a good story and characters to care about.” —San Antonio Express-News

“An exciting whodunit with an ending that’s both surprising and satisfying.” —People

“A fast-paced thriller....The tale builds to a strong conclusion with a few nicely surprising twists along the way.” —Columbus Dispatch

“[Scottoline’s] books are readable, fast-moving and punctuated with wit and sharp one-liners.” —News Journal (Wilmington, DE)

“Scottoline has long established herself for writing stylish and yet suspenseful legal dramas. . . . Superb reading.” —

“Scottoline lovingly conveys the warmth, character and stoicism of the South Philly neighborhood.” —Orlando Sentinel

“The characters are winning and the local color is an authentic treat.” —New York Daily News

“The plot speeds along...a fun, easy read.” —Rocky Mountain News

“Superb legal thriller....This winning series always has snappy plots and interesting legal lore.” —Washington Post

“Succeeds on every front....a pleasure, from start to finish.” —New York Law Journal

“Killer Smile would make killer reading on a plane or at the beach.” —Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060514969
  • ISBN 10: 0060514965
  • Imprint: HarperTorch
  • On Sale: 06/28/2005
  • Pages: 448
  • List Price: 9.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Thrillers / Legal
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense

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