The Vendetta Defense Author:Lisa Scottoline In the Vendetta Defense, Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author of Moment of Truth and Mistaken Identity, tells a wonderfully rich story of past sins, love and justice. — Lawyer Judy Carrier takes the case of an elderly pigeon racer, Tony Lucia, who has been arrested for the murder of his lifelong enemy Angelo Coluzzi. "Pigeon Tony,"... more » as he's known, confesses to Judy that he killed Coluzzi because of a vendetta begun more than fifty years ago.
Her Client's guilt, however, is only the beginning of Judy's problems. The Coluzzi family wants revenge, and they are determined to finish off Pigeon Tony and Judy before the case goes to trial.
Lisa Scottoline won the premier award in suspense fiction, the Edgar Award, for her second legal thriller, Final Appeal. Her books are used by bar associations for the issues of legal ethics they present and she has lectured on the subject at law schools, around the country. She lives with her family in the Philadelphia area and welcomes mail at www.scottoline.com« less