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T bad that Ben ends up with her again in the endin my opinion he would have been a lot better off with Jennifer Another excellent suspense with lots of twists from one of my favorite authors Jennifer Another
suspense with lots of twists from one of my favorite authors was given this book without word of review I can
excellent suspense with lots of twists from one of my favorite authors was given this book without
see whyThe mystery itself is actually sort of compelling but what whyThe mystery itself is actually sort of compelling but what this book down is the introspective crapfest surrounding the main character I found myself skimming those portions of the book just looking to get to the meat of the storyIt didn t help that Amanda was a most unlikable characterMethinks this is an author I won t be reading again In this novel Amanda Travis is an emotionally closed off woman in her late 20s working as a criminal defense attorney in Florida When Amanda gets an unexpected urgent phone call from her ex husband she is shocked and dismayed to learn that her estranged mother has shot and killed a man in her hometown of Toronto Her ex urges her to come home and assist in deali Well it speaks to the storyline and gripping writing style of this novel that has me finished in 8 days Yes it was a uick read The fact that the story had me guessing and flipping pages trying to put the pieces together in this murder mystery i m delighted to have had a chance to read this bookI didn t like the main character s whinny over the top personality It prevented me from really sympathizing with her much Sure she had a rough childhood and the truth that rocks not only those in the story but the readers themselves was a lot for anyone to go through It still had me telling her to grow up a lotI have never read any of Joy s books so this was a positive introduction to her books I look forward to the ones I plan to read in the futureIf ou re looking for a book to captivate Cease Upon the Midnight your mind and keepou guessing to the very last pages then this is the uick mystery for ouI m rating this as high as possible 55 because the writing was so intriguing and the twists and turns in this book rival those of my favourite books and writing styles You can t do much better than tha. Return to face her demons a love that once consumed her and a mother who seems to hold a strange dark power over everyone she encounters But Amanda is no longer willing to acuiesce to her mother's fatal whims no matter what the co. Ther who neglected her She has subseuently learned to be careful to keep people at a distance and never to let anyone get too close Repeated and
mindless sexual encounters help her drown out her sexual encounters help her drown out her pain and the two exhausted husbands she has left behind in her destructive wake Her first ex husband Ben calls her condo repeatedly until she finally answers the phone only to learn that her mo The mystery wasn t bad but the main character was so awful that the book was a challenge to get through Add to that a plethora of annoying fantasy seuences and I had to give one star to an author I have previously enjoyed RE Puppet by Joy FieldingAn easy read Good plot excellent ending BUT GETS A BIT BORING IN gets a bit boring in middle Sometimes I found it annoying when the protagonist talked to herself too much It s not stream of consciousness somehow it just seemed sophomoric at times The following GR reviewer calls it an introspective crapfest LOL the author wastes time on boring details which aren t relevant to the story They seem like mere fillers to make the book longer So I skimmed those parts The mystery s clever ending saves the bookThe romance which was a subplot was a bit weak I skimmed much of those parts The dialogue was dull at ti I have loved all the books by Joy Fielding that I ve read so far but this one didn t do much for me So much of the book was spent on the horrible behavior of the main character It was hard to feel any sympathy for her or to even get that absorbed by the book I m glad her other books have better characters and plots I liked the plotline behind this book but I found the main character annoying She is a man stealing emotional cripple who constantly plays with the emotions of pretty much everyone around here and then has crying pity fests over how messed up she is I found it hard to connect with that although I suppose it worked as far as the big picture of the book was concerned I liked her ex husband the first not the second much better Actually I liked pretty much everyone else better and I fel. Advice and memories Unfortunately running from her past becomes a lot harder when one of her ex husbands calls from her hometown of Toronto with the alarming news that her mother has shot and killed a complete stranger Now she must. I wasn t really expecting much of this book I mainly chose it to have an easy read to make a plane flight go by faster and because the setting is Toronto and it is always fun to read something happening on the streets that one is very it is always fun
to read something happening on the streets that one is very read something happening on the streets that one is very I am also not a book snob and do find a few easy read literature that I find amusing and greatly entertaining This was not the case here The crime part was alright Nothing high class mysterious but not too bad The twist at the end was nothing too unpredictable but et well put into the story Only even these slightly positive parts are absolutely killed by one thing the protagonist AmandaI glanced through other reviews and see that many who didn t like the book also didn t like it because of this character But I would like to specify that in my case it was for a different reason I have nothing against the fact that she had lots of sex didn t succeed in relationships and drank a lot I like those kind of people and am happy to see such characters in a book Even though often than not those characteristics are presented as imperfections brought by some troubled past A cliche I am kind of used to But my god was she annoying Pretty much all through the book we have her whine to herself or have some hysterics in public for 3 reasons a somebody called her her old nickname b it is so upsetting that her ex she left is with another woman and c her mom apparently didn t love her enough in childhood And this goes on and on and on Very repetitive and takes up about 80% of the book It is hard to enjoy a crime novel if most of the time one doesn t want to know what happens next but just wants to bitch slap the main character so that she finally shuts up Amanda Travis is a beautiful and successful twenty eight Le Parfum year old defense attorney living in Southwest Florida She has spent the last tenears creating a different life for herself far away from the difficult memories of her childhood in Toronto There she remembers an alcoholic mother who either ignored or verbally abused her and a fa. Amanda Travis is a high powered 28 ear old lawyer whose greatest likes are spinning classes at her Palm Beach gym and a compliant jury As for the things she hates they include nicknames the color pink clients who don't follow her.