Judgment Calls, by Alafair Burke
Confession: I acquired this book somewhere solely because it was based in Portland. I love to read books set in my hometown.
It was a solid mystery/thriller, by the daughter of famous writer James Lee Burke. Deputy DA Samantha Kincaid is a solid character. Sometimes the book veered a little too far into legal wonkiness, which led me to think "I COULD NEVER BE A LAWYER"! Far too many obscure legal procedures and technicalities.
I might read more of her to see where she goes as a writer...and where Samantha Kincaid goes as a character.