By Lisa Scottoline
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Of course. Whatever-o. ” “Mr. Brandolini, but he’s dead. ” Bennie was confused about who was dead and who was dying, but let it go. ” “In the conference room, with everybody else. The Circolo called while you were out, and I told them all to come right over. ” “I’ll see you inside in two minutes. ” Bennie hustled to her office, skipped her usual shower, and put clean clothes on her sweaty body and slid reddish toes into her pumps. She’d wanted to call and cancel her credit cards, but Sicily awaited her in the conference room.
From across the table, South Philly Rocks was nodding again. “We got three Easter raffles going at church. And Goretti and St. Monica’s are gonna do a real big basket of cheer. ” Bennie sighed inwardly. You can’t stage a lawsuit with a bake sale. “Frank, this is a very complex question. I’m not even sure the Brandolini estate has standing to bring suit, and there are issues of sovereign immunity and constitutional law. This is an expensive—” “Bennie,” Mary interjected, “I would donate all my time and do it pro bono.
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