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Judgment at Santa Monica

A Jersey Girl Legal Mystery #2

by E.J. Copperman

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Judgment at Santa Monica by E.J. Copperman
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  • Published Oct 2021
    240 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Hollywood stars, sunshine, stabbings...New Jersey prosecutor turned LA family lawyer Sandy Moss is back with a bang in the second book in this fun, witty and fast-paced cosy legal mystery series.

The last person family lawyer Sandy Moss expects to walk into her courtroom, right in the middle of a trial, is TV star Patrick McNabb: prime suspect in her first (and she hopes, last) murder case.

Sandy knows what Patrick's like. Friendly, overconfident, dazzlingly handsome...and a well-meaning menace. But his request seems harmless enough. His dear friend Cynthia is getting divorced, and he thinks Sandy's perfect for the job. She accepts – because he's Patrick and there is no denying him.

But of course it's not that simple. Soon Sandy's tangled up in yet another murder – and Patrick, who's currently playing a private detective on TV, believes he's essential to solving the whole thing...

Fast-paced, funny and larger than life, with a joy of a protagonist who "could give Perry Mason a run for his money" (Kirkus Reviews), Judgment at Santa Monica is a perfect escapist read and a great choice for fans of legal mysteries and TV shows.

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"Copperman, the creator of a host of zany franchise characters, shows that Byzantine twists and turns, if plotted carefully enough, just add to the fun. Legal mayhem at its finest." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"[A] terrific sequel...This breezy book is a pure pleasure to read." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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E.J. Copperman

E.J. Copperman is the nom de plume for Jeff Cohen, writer of intentionally funny murder mysteries. As E.J., he writes the Haunted Guesthouse and Agent to the Paws series, as well as the brand-new Jersey Girl Legal mysteries; as Jeff, he writes the Double Feature and Aaron Tucker series; and he collaborates with himself on the Samuel Hoenig Asperger's mysteries.

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