The Russian Hill Murders: A Mystery
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2005
Duration: 8 hours 6 minutes
Plucky youngattorney Sarah Woolson flouts proper Victorian notions of feminine behavior inthis nineteenth-century answer to Legally Blonde. Though her own law firmbarely tolerates her, and her mother begs her to settle down, Sarah sets out toprove herself in her first criminal trial.
When a womanwhose husband has died in a sweatshop fire asks for Sarah's help in finding theculprit, she insists on taking the case against her boss' wishes. Even morescandalously, when several people affiliated with a charity hospital die withina few days of each other, Sarah puts herself in the middle of the puzzle,racing against time to find the killer and defending a Chinese man accused ofmurder. Imagine, a woman lawyer in court!