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Read more Read less. Liwa thought that the book showed there is a s Allegra’s sister was murdered and Lonnie went to prison for the crime. She’s just been promoted to partner at her firm and her boyfriend has just proposed to her.

I also resented the senior stereotypes. This review and others are also published on my bt sandysbookaday. Where are the copy editors? Based on the good ratings of her other books, I may try again, but I wouldn’t recommend this one.

But Allegra believes Lonnie is innocent and has been wrongly imprisoned.

Accused by Lisa Scottoline (2 star ratings)

So, what has changed in the intervening years? The”Accused” review by Suzanne Dowling. I honestly loved her reading style. I find that the semicolon also works nicely when trying to consolidate a sentence or two. It’s almost as if Scottoline has tried to make Mary and her family similar to Stephanie Plum and her family.

Maybe the writing is just too simplistic, character development fairly absent except for the fact that we keep hearing about Mary’s impetuous nature scottline really translates to adolescent actions and the plot too by-the-numbers. Published September 9th by St. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I did not enjoy most of the characters in this book, and really didn’t like the main characters parents.


Opinion about the main character: Neil Patel, the family lawyer, helped cover it up by paying a lot of money to Allegra’s secret boyfriend’s mom for her cancer treatment, which is why Lonnie ended up changing his plea to guilty and going to jail for 25 years.

Books by Lisa Scottoline. And the way she treated her fiance, Tony, was totally selfish!

Jan 04, Linda Tucker rated it did not like it. The characters are always ones you can relate to and wish they were your friends and family, most of the time.

I really needed a good mystery and Accused delivered for me. She passes notes to a co-worker during a business meeting and mentions something about “breast feeding” her.

Detailed Review Summary of Accused by Lisa Scottoline

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This includes Mary’s parents, their three friends named Tony ‘the three Tonys’ and Anthony’s mother and brother – all very traditionally Italian. She is a thirteen year old genius who believes that her sister’s accused killer Lonnie is innocent and has been sitting as an innocent man for the past seven years in jail and she wants the firms help to prove it.

One other problem – Allegra. I was also not heavily drawn into this case. It will take a team of unstoppable female lawyers, plus one thirteen-year-old genius, to find out. I will continue the accusrd as I want to learn about these ladies, especially Bennie who is an enigma to me. Lisa has over 30 million copies of her books in print and is published in over 35 countries.


Accused Book Summary and Study Guide

scottolinf The narrator screeches throughout the book. The book is about Allegra, a 13 year old who hires the law firm to exonerate Lonnie who she believes is innocent of murdering her sister Fiona 6 years ago. However, the ending was abrupt- this was a book that could have been saved by a twist, an unpredictable ending. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Nov 11, Kay rated it it was ok Shelves: I normally like Mary- mostly.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It falls flat, and quite frankly ruins the storyline. Mary, who now must be in her 30’s, has survived the death of her first husband and is now a partner in the firm. We have acused mother and her church and another lengthy chapter filled with religion.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For me it all boiled down to the characters. The characters felt like caricatures, not fully well-developed, stereotypical.