Discretion : A Novel. / Allison Leotta.
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- ISBN: 9781451644869 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
From former federal sex-crimes prosecutor and critically acclaimed author Allison Leotta— a new thriller exploring the intersection of sex and power in Washington, D.C.'s most secretive worlds When a beautiful young woman plummets to her death from the balcony of the U.S. Capitol, Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Curtis is summoned to the scene. The evidence points to a sexual assault and murder. The victim is one of the city's highest-paid escorts. And the balcony belongs to Washington, D.C.'s sole representative to Congress, the most powerful figure in city politics. The Congressman proclaims his innocence, but he's in the middle of a tough primary fight, and the scandal could cost him the election. For Anna, the high-profile case is an opportunity. But as the political stakes rise, she realizes that a single mistake could end her career. At the same time, her budding romance with Jack Bailey, the chief homicide prosecutor, is...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Touchstone, 2012. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3371 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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