Move to Strike - Nina Reilly, Bk 6 Author:Perri O'Shaughnessy New York Times bestselling author Perri O'Shaughnessy takes the courtroom thriller to breathtaking new heights in Move to Strike, a page-turning masterpiece of suspense that brings back attorney Nina Reilly, hailed by critics as "one of the most interesting heroines in legal thrillers today" (San Jose Mercury News). — Nina Reill... more »y thought she'd seen it all. An attorney and single mother, Nina isn't afraid to tackle the toughest cases and trickiest defenses. But she is wholly unprepared for her latest client -- sixteen-year-old Nicole Zack, rebel, thief, and best friend of Nina's teenage son, Bob.
Did Nikki steal something from her uncle, a prominent plastic surgeon, then kill him in cold blood? To find out, Nina calls in Paul van Wagoner, a P.I. and ex-lover whose bravado conceals a troubling personal secret.
As Paul investigates the eerily coincidental death of the surgeon's son -- killed in a plane crash the same night his father was murdered -- Nina sorts through the twisting lies surrounding Nikki, uncovering a seething mystery, some enraged former patients, and two very old crimes.
Finally, Nina must confront the central question she must answer in order to save her client: What did Nikki really see the night of her uncle's murder?« less
An attorney and single mother, Nina Reilly runs her one-woman law practice in South Lake Tahoe, balancing compassion and cunning with a passion for justic. But Nina is wholly unprepared for her latest client - sixteen-yearr-old Nicole Zack, a rebel, a thief, and the best friend of Nina's teenage son, Bod. Did Nikki steal something from her uncle, a prominent plastic surgeon, and then kill him with an ancient samurai sword? The district attorney is trying Nikki as an adult and the charge is first degree murder. With the stakes this high, Nina calls in private investigator Paul Van Wagoner, her ex-lover and constant ally, whose bravado conceals a troubling personal secret. As Paul investigates the eerily coincidental death of the surgeon's son - -killed in a plane crash the same night his father was murdered - Nina sorts throughthe twisting lies surronding Nikki, uncoverin a bitter struggle over a mining claim.
This series of books just keeps getting better and better. I've read the first six in record time, and I'm starting on the 7th tonight.
1 Motion to Suppress
2 Invasion of Privacy
3 Obstruction of Justice
4 Breach of Promise
5 Acts of Malice
6 Move to Strike