A Good Killing (Anna Curtis, Book 4) by Allison Leotta

By Allison Leotta

Former federal prosecutor and severely acclaimed writer Allison Leotta’s spellbinding mystery follows prosecutor Anna Curtis as she heads domestic to Michigan to guard her sister in a case that may convey her to her knees.

How a long way might you visit keep your sister?

Anna Curtis is again in her place of origin simply outdoors of Detroit. Newly unmarried after calling off her marriage ceremony, Anna isn’t domestic to lick her wounds. She’s back to aid her sister, Jody, who has been wrongfully accused of homicide after their previous highschool trainer, an area hero, dies in a suspicious automobile crash.

But possibly Jody isn’t so blameless in any case. The police are confident that Jody used to be having an affair with the married trainer and killed him out of jealousy. As Anna investigates with assistance from her formative years buddy Cooper Bolden, an Afghan warfare veteran with a mystery of his personal, she slowly peels again the facade of her all-American city and discovers that nobody is telling the reality concerning the trainer, no longer even the folks she proposal she knew most sensible. while town rallies opposed to them, threatening not only Jody’s liberty yet either sisters’ lives, Anna resolves to do every thing she will be able to to save lots of her sister and guard the one relations she has left.

In her top publication but, Leotta, “the lady John Grisham” (The windfall Journal), explores the bounds of vigilante justice, the bonds of sisterhood, and the cost of the reality.

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We do 56 | D E B A T I N G P R O C R E A T I O N not, for example, require millions of people suffering from chronic pain, infectious diseases, advancing paralysis, and tumors in order to appreciate the good things in life. We could enjoy our achievements without having to work quite so hard to attain them. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, to the extent that the bad things in life really are necessary, our lives are worse than they would be if the bad things were not necessary. There are both real and conceivable beings in which nociceptors lead to behavior aversive to noxious stimuli, but without being mediated by pain.

He points to how much better things could be. For example, instead of living only thirty years, they might live to eighty or ninety. Instead of being in an almost constant state of hunger, they might get hungry only between 58 | D E B A T I N G P R O C R E A T I O N three regular meals a day. Instead of being sick every week, they might suffer illness only annually or even less often. In response to such observations, the optimistic members of the species—a vast majority—would object that if their lives were better in those ways they would no longer be infortunati.

Unless one naps at the first sign of weariness, one spends 46 | D E B A T I N G P R O C R E A T I O N quite a bit of the day tired. Indeed, many people wake up tired and spend the day in that state. With the exception of chronic hunger among the world’s poor, these discomforts all tend to be dismissed as minor matters. While they are minor relative to the other bad things that befall people, they are not inconsequential. A blessed species that never experienced these discomforts would rightly note that if we take discomfort to be bad then we should take the daily discomforts that humans experience more seriously than we do.

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