Mary DiNunzio has been slaving away for the past eight years to make partner in her cut-throat Philadelphia law firm. She hasn’t got time to worry about crank phone calls and hate mail — until a sinister pattern begins to form: someone wants Mary out of the way enough to kill her. But who can(…)
Rosato and Associates
Rosato & Associates, an all-women law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Rosato & Associates is a series of legal thrillers by Lisa Scottoline. The books are about women who are partners at a law firm. The managing partner of the firm is Benedetta Rosato, but each book focuses on a different main character.
Several of the books have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List.
Bennie’s former lover and current law partner, Mark Biscardi, breaks the news that he wants to oust her from the firm in favour of an ambitious and beautiful associate. When Mark is found murdered, all the evidence points to Bennie, who has motive aplenty and a dubious alibi. Suddenly her world is turned upside down,(…)
Criminal lawyer Marta Richter is about to win an acquital for her latest client, millionaire businessman Elliot Steere. Then Steere lets slip that he’s sold Marta a false self-defence claim and that he murdered the homeless man who tried to carjack him. A furious Marta resolves to discover the evidence that will convict Steere —(…)
Accused of murder, Alice Connolly wants crack trial lawyer Bennie Rosato to represent her. Bennie refuses the case, until the incarcerated woman claims to be her long-lost twin sister. Disbelieving but somehow convinced, Bennie agrees, only to discover corruption and cover-up.
When Jack Newlin comes home to find his wife dead on the floor of their elegant dining room, he’s convinced he knows who killed her – and determined that the murderer should escape detection. Making a split-second decision, he sets about doctoring the evidence in order to frame himself for the crime. And to hammer(…)
Philadelphia lawyer Judy Carrier couldn’t be less like Ally McBeal — Post-it size skirts and makeup are alien territory where she’s concerned. But she’s smart, feisty, and packs a mean punch. In short, just the woman to turn to if you’re charged with murdering the head of a particularly vicious family of crooks. With the(…)
A quiet Fourth of July weekend at the beach is shattered when Anne Murphy opens her morning newspaper. Staring back at her from the front page is her own photo, under the headline LAWYER MURDERED. Once the body in the morgue is identified, the murderer will realize their mistake. In the meantime, playing dead to(…)
Ace lawyer Bennie Rosato is duelling evil in the form of her own twin sister, exconvict Alice Connolly, who has returned to Philadelphia to exact her revenge and ruin Bennie. At the same time. Bennie’s law firm is in trouble, so she takes on a potentially lucrative class action suit to save the day. Meanwhile,(…)
Brandolini emigrated from Italy to Philadelphia, where he started a family and worked as a fisherman. When the war broke out, the FBI arrested and imprisoned him (along with 10,000 other Italian-Americans). He lost everything and wound up committing suicide in the camp. Rosato and Associates’ young star, Mary DiNunzio, steps up to represent Brandolini’s(…)
Mary DiNunzio is strong, smart and she’s got plenty of attitude. In recent years, she’s become a big-time business-getter at Rosato & Associates, but the last person she expects to walk into her office one morning—in mile-high stilettos—is super sexy Trish Gambone, her high school rival. Back then, while Mary was becoming the straight-A president(…)
Unbeknownst to her identical twin Bennie Rosato, Alice Connelly is on the run from her drug-dealing confederates who are trying to kill her. Alice sees only one way out – to become Bennie. She slips a drug into her drink, and usurps her life. Not only does she sleep with her boyfriend, impersonate her at(…)