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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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Lawyer Annie McPherson (Sea of Troubles, 1990—not reviewed), in her second appearance around and about scenic Seattle, enters the plush corridors of a mega-law firm that had (flatteringly but for ... Read full review

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Smith continues her cogent characterization ( Sea of Troubles , LJ 4/1/90), as she again drops California lawyer Annie MacPherson into a pile of trouble. MacPherson joins the prestigious Seattle law ... Read full review


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