A Rosato & Associates Novel

Rosato & Associates (Volume 2)

Lisa Scottoline

St. Martin's Press

Blockbuster author Lisa Scottoline returns to the Rosato & Associates law firm with Betrayed, and maverick lawyer Judy Carrier takes the lead in a case that's more personal than ever.  Judy has always championed the underdog, so when Iris, the housekeeper and best friend of Judy's beloved Aunt Barb, is found dead of an apparent heart attack, Judy begins to suspect foul play.  The circumstances of the death leave Judy with more questions than answers, and never before has murder struck so close to home. 

In the meantime, Judy's own life roils with emotional and professional upheaval.  She doesn’t play well with her boss, Bennie Rosato, which jeopardizes her making partner at the firm.  Not only that, her best friend Mary DiNunzio is planning a wedding, leaving Judy  feeling left behind, as well as newly unhappy in her relationship with her live-in boyfriend Frank.

Judy sets her own drama aside and begins an investigation of Iris’s murder, then discovers a shocking truth that confounds her expectations and leads her in a completely different direction.  She finds herself plunged into a shadowy world of people who are so desperate that they cannot go to the police, and where others are so ruthless that they prey on vulnerability.  Judy finds strength within herself to try to get justice for Iris and her aunt -- but it comes at a terrible price.


Praise for Betrayed

Praise for Lisa Scottoline

"Scottoline writes riveting thrillers that keep me up all night, with plots that twist and turn."—Harlan Coben

"Scottoline knows how to keep readers in her grip." —The New York Times Book Review

"Lisa Scottoline is one of the very best writers today." —Michael Connelly

"Scottoline writes with genuine snap, producing smartly structured mystery thrillers." —Entertainmemt Weekly

Praise for Accused:

"TERRIFIC!" —Booklist on Accused 

"Accused is a scorcher of a story...you'll be riveted till the very last page." —Linda Fairstein

"Accused is Scottoline in top form." —Time.com

"This is a long-awaited, solid entry into a terrific series that should appeal to fans of Sheldon Siegel, Rose Connors, and Steve Martini." —Booklist

"Scottoline is at her best writing the "Rosato and Associates" stories and this latest is one of her best. Keep 'em coming, Lisa." —Huffington Post

"Captivating." —Deseret News

"Intriguing." —Publishers Weekly

"One can almost hear the cheering from Scottoline’s fans, including this reviewer, upon learning that the charming and often amusing ladies of Rosato & Associates have returned. Their personalities and antics burst from the pages, leaving readers wanting more." —Portland Book Review

"Scottoline once again pushes a book beyond any arbitrary genre restrictions." —CTNEWS.com

"After some rockin’ stand-alones, Scottoline returns to her popular series about feisty all-female law firm Rosato and Assoc. Nice to have them back."  —People magazine

Reviews from Goodreads



  • Lisa Scottoline

  • LISA SCOTTOLINE is a New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award–winning author of twenty-two novels. She has 30 million copies of her books in print in the United States, and she has been published in thirty-five countries. She has served as the president of Mystery Writers of America, and her thrillers have been optioned for television and film. She also writes a weekly humor column with her daughter, Francesca Serritella, for The Philadelphia Inquirer, and those critically acclaimed stories have been adapted into a series of memoirs, the first of which is entitled, Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog. She lives in the Philadelphia area with an array of disobedient pets.

  • Lisa Scottoline © Deborah Feingold
    Lisa Scottoline


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A Rosato & Associates Novel

Rosato & Associates

Lisa Scottoline



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