Running from the Law

  • by Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by Karen Allen
  • 2 hrs and 48 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Whether it's poker or trial law, wisecracking Rita Morrone plays to win, especially when she takes on the defense of the Honorable Fiske Hamilton, a prominent federal judge accused of sexual harassment. And it's no coincidence that the judge is her live-in lover's father. Then the action turns deadly, and Rita finds herself at the center of a murder case. She probes deep into the murder, uncovering a secret life and suspects in shocking places. When the killer viciously ups the ante, Rita decides to end this lethal game. She lays it all on the line for the highest stakes ever: her life.

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What the Critics Say

"Running From the Law is quick, witty, flavorful and absorbing. Ms. Scottoline's distinctive voice makes this book a pleasure to read, and I did so at warp speed." (Richard North Patterson, author of Degree of Guilt)
"Readers of courtroom fiction will love this latest by Scottoline." (Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

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A decent mystery

I wasn't sure I would like this because I generally prefer unabridged but it was pretty good. I enjoy the author and thought this one of her better efforts. Plot twists and interesting characters make for a good story.
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- LB in Dallas "marlin515"

Enjoyed story in spite of performance

Throughout the story I wanted to hear someone else. The voice sounded like she had a sore throat. Very distracting. Good story
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- Patricia M Schaefer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: HarperAudio