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I Ate the Sheriff
     

I Ate the Sheriff

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by K. Bennett
 

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You Have The Right To Remain Dead

What's worse than killing a cop? Eating him afterwards. Which is exactly what happened to a Los Angeles County sheriff on Mulholland Drive. Now Mallory Caine, zombie at law, faces the toughest trial of her life--her own--since she's the prime suspect. Ironically, Mallory's been suppressing her undead desires in a 12-step

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You Have The Right To Remain Dead

What's worse than killing a cop? Eating him afterwards. Which is exactly what happened to a Los Angeles County sheriff on Mulholland Drive. Now Mallory Caine, zombie at law, faces the toughest trial of her life--her own--since she's the prime suspect. Ironically, Mallory's been suppressing her undead desires in a 12-step zombie recovery group. It's her human desires that scare her. . .

Anyone You Crave Can And Will Be Held Against You

He's one hot werewolf named Steve "Rawhide" Ravener, and he's Mallory's latest client. His cheating wife has run off with a rival pack, and if he hopes to see their cubs again, he needs a lawyer whose bite is worse than his bark. Needless to say, family law has never been this hairy. And with a murder charge hanging over her head, a snake goddess charming her mother, and all kinds of hell-spawn taking over L.A., Mallory's plate is full. And she's dying to take a bite. . ..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786030453
Publisher:
Kensington
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Series:
Mallory Caine, Zombie at Law Series , #3
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
1 MB

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I Ate the Sheriff 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I brought this one solely based on the cool title. It sounded like a fun book, though I ended up being disappointed. Mallory Cane is a lawyer who was murdered and then resurrected as a zombie. Now she's going human brain free, mostly, and still practicing law. She gets a case of a werewolf who has lost custody of his children, and that largely takes up the first part of the book. Meanwhile, the sheriff of Los Angeles is inexplicably threatening to run Mallory out of town. He shows up at her office and pulls a gun on her. She kills him -- ergo the title of the book -- and goes on trial for his murder, and that of a deputy she did not kill. Before the trial ends, an earthquake happens, with the coming of the apocalypse. The story ended up feeling unfocused. The book's only about 225 pages, and each of the above pieces felt like separate stories that weren't connected to each other, and there were pieces that got into the story like Mary that didn't go anywhere. But the thing that bugged me the most was the sheriff's motivation for trying to kill Mallory. I'm guessing the reason was because she spoke out at a rally against the mayor -- but honestly, by that standard, the sheriff should have been running out the op-ed columnists at the L.A. Times and the Daily News as well. It sounded like such a fun idea, but it just didn't work.