Trial by Fire by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

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Dallas prosecutor Stella Cataloni persuades the Houston D.A. to reopen an old investigation into her parents deaths in an arson fire, only to find herself the prime suspect and the target of the ruthless Houston prosecutor, an old friend. 125,000 first printing. Lit Guild. Mystery Guild Main. Tour.

About Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

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Crime novelist Nancy Taylor Rosenberg held a variety of jobs, ranging from model to probation officer. Her strong female lead characters and first-hand knowledge of police prodecures have made her works very popular.
Published January 1, 1996 by Dutton Adult. 352 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Hounded by Holly Oppenheimer, a resentful former colleague from the Dallas DA's office who's now taken root in Houston, and abandoned by her estranged husband Brad Emerson (who tries to bail Stella out of jail by offering her peanuts on her alimony petition), our suspect can't count on anybody ex...

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Nicholson sketches Medina's parents with a convincingly adolescent eye for family dynamics--the sulky mother eats potato chips and canned cheese;

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Everybody at the Dallas County courthouse is jealous of Stella Cataloni, on account of how she's this fabulous babe who's also the toughest assistant district attorney in town.

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