The reviews say it all - "Filled with fast-paced action, tantalizing plot twists, and the unforgettable Rita Marrone. A completely satisfying novel of suspense and human drama." Wisecracking Rita Morrone plays to win, whether it's poke or trial law. She defends a prominent federal judge accused of sexual harassment - and the judge just happens to be her boyfriend's father. But all bets are of when the case turns deadly and Rita finds herself at the center of a murder. Never one to bluff, she probes deep into the crime, uncovering a secret life and suspects in shocking places. To end this killer's game, Rita has got to lay it all on the line for the highest stakes ever.