Bad LawyerBook - 2001
Thelma Barrow, a Queens housewife, has sought out Sid to defend her accused daughter, Priscilla, in a media-hot murder case. For Sid, the publicity more than compensates for the pittance Thelma can afford to pay, as the news headlines stories of drugs and violence and an abused white woman who has done in her black husband. Nor is Sid disinclined by the fact that the white woman is a babe -- an ice-cold babe who's probably lying about more than a little, but a babe nevertheless.
It's when drug dealers show up and insist that Priscilla is holding out on them with $450,000 of their money that matters begin to get more criminally perilous. Then Sid's two roommates -- the only friends he's managed not to lose -- are killed in an attempt to make Sid himself cough up the