By reason of sanity #2 in the Peter Sharp legal mystery series
Peter Sharp is an attorney who lives on a boat, but doesn't even know how to start its engines. He also thinks he's a pretty good lawyer, but behind the scenes, his legal ward Suzi is really the brains behind his solving crimes and winning cases. Attorney Peter Sharp gets retained to defend a man accused of murder, but this case is a little harder to defend than most others because the client's acts were captured on videotape, he confessed to the police, and he wants to plead guilty. To make matters worse, the District Attorney's office has brought in a special prosecutor for the trial: Peter's ex-wife Myra. While preparing for trial on the murder case, Peter is also hired to represent an insurance company to defend it against a man who slipped and fell while inside a bank that was coincidentally robbed later that same day. Peter also gets involved representing Vinnie, the prolific, peeing pornographer, helps solve several bank robberies, tries to catch the entire gang, and makes the acquaintance of a new friend who runs an autopsy store - all with the help of his legal ward, the adorable twelve-year-old Suzi and her huge Saint Bernard.
Peter Sharp legal mystery series.
California -- Lawyers -- Fiction.
Criminal law -- Fiction.
Guardian and ward -- Fiction.
Saint Bernard dog -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Fiction.