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To keep his practice alive, a desperate lawyer takes a case defending a battered wifeJust seven years after he left law school, Sid Kaplan was one of New York&’s top defense attorneys. With a glittering style and a hunger for… competition, he was as fierce as they come. He was the go-to lawyer for Manhattan&’s toughest, flashiest criminals—until his mother&’s death wrecked his confidence. Suddenly, the only way to sustain his sixteen-hour days was a ceaseless stream of cocaine and scotch, a combination that ruined his life&’s work in a matter of months. His only remaining employees are Caleb and Julia—a pair of ex-clients who don&’t mind working for irregular pay. Sid&’s latest bum case is Priscilla Sweet, a drug addict with priors, violent tendencies, and a dead husband whom she may or may not have killed in self-defense. She also has dangerous friends, which means that defending Prissy will make Sid famous again—either on the front page, or in the obituaries.