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Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. It occurs in some form every 79 seconds. And nefarious minds are dedicated to the discovery of new methods for its commission. The same technological advances that make communication easy and instant have torn our identities from us and turned them into “objects” that can be stolen and misused.

What if a male law firm partner hijacked the identity of a female associate? What if he used email impersonation and electronic forgery to set her up as the mastermind of an illegal scheme? And what if she was ultimately framed for murder as a result of his actions?

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The Devil Wears Prada in legal technicolor. A smart, thoroughly enjoyable tale.”

–Liz Smith, New York Post Columnist & New York Times Bestselling Author of Natural Blonde and
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"Wow…a high-tech thriller that cracks open the inner workings of a large law firm and leaves one wondering just how often sexual harassment and hostile work environments are tolerated in the corporate world…I highly recommend Wearing the Spider.”
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"There are a lot of action scenes in this fast paced thriller but it is the heroine who makes Wearing the Spider special..."
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...intense and plays effectively with the visceral fear that everyone’s identity is open for theft.”
Mary Frances Wilkens, June Issue of ALA’s Booklist Magazine. Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved.
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