In her second novel, the extremely talented Alafair Burke brings
her heroine, Samantha (Sam) Kincaid, back as a newly promoted
Deputy District Attorney. She transferred to the major crimes unit
out of "the Drug and Vice Division" after she survived an attack on
her life (JUDGMENT CALLS). "It took most attorneys five to seven
years of good work and shameless [sucking up] to get into MCU, and
[she'd] done it in less than three with [her] pride largely intact.
Given [her] Stanford law degree and three years in the Southern
District of New York at the nation's most prestigious U.S.
Attorney's Office", she had worked hard to attai