Practice to Deceive

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Fawcett Columbine, 1992 - 245 pages
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"Annie's an efficient, agreeable, no-nonsense sort--and so is this mystery." THE KIRKUS REVIEWS Lawyer-sleuth Annie MacPherson is new on the job at a high-power Seattle law firm, when the top partner's secretary and not-so-secret lover, Nancy, kills herself. But the dead woman's sister doesn't believe it, and asks Annie to investigate. Suddenly Annie herself becomes a target, just as a shocking glimpse into her family's past blows her life wide open. And Annie is caught in a destrucive web of loves, lies, and murder that only her sharp insights and fierce intelligence can unravel. From the Paperback edition.

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Review: Practice to Deceive (Annie MacPherson #2)

User Review  - Linda T - Goodreads

The writing moves along nicely until near the end. By the end, having read her previous book "Sea of Troubles", I was able to predict guilty party based on the type of person and situation she selects for er killer, which was the same in both books. Read full review

Review: Practice to Deceive (Annie MacPherson #2)

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Practice to Deceive by Janet L. Smith was published in 1992 by Ivy books. Annie McPherson , lawyer, has just joined a large, prestigious law firm. The partners all knew her father, including top ... Read full review

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Reviews for A vintage murder / Janet L. Smith.
The attorney author of Practice To Deceive (LJ 6/1/92) offers readers another highly entertaining mystery featuring Seattle lawyer Annie macpherson. ... kcweb/ kcContent?isbn=9780449908716& type=review& controlnumber=+++94015130& referedby=...

Janet L. Smith
The Seattle settings, including particularly the San Juan Islands in the first book, are nicely done. Sea Of Troubles Practice To Deceive A Vintage Murder ... danybyrne/ smithjan.htm

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