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Sleight of Hand (Jo Banks #3)

3.32  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Dr. Jo Banks is well settled in her rather unusual life as one of the few doctors in the New Jersey fields, her office in a motor inn run by a pair of friendly, elderly Jersey-ites. But New York City is where she grew up, and there are times when she thinks back to those days with her father. One day, as she is driving home from her rounds at the hospital in the nearby tow ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Minotaur Books
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Sep 11, 2013 Ed rated it really liked it
#3 in the Jo Banks mystery series. Jo is a very engaging, motorcycle riding, house doctor in a south NJ motel. Robin Hathaway had additional works planned but cancer caught up with her and she passed away in 2013 at 79.

Dr. Jo Banks encounters an injured printer in a rural barn. Against her better judgment, she treats him outside a hospital so he won't have to leave his mentally challenged daughter. His backstory emerges to reveal his fear of old criminal charges concerning his fugitive wife.
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Nov 10, 2012 Jean Perry rated it did not like it
Shelves: mystery
Bad! I picked it up as a mystery set in NJ. Much of her info that related to NJ was wrong, including Jo paying for the NJ TPK as she entered the tpk!?! Seems insignificant, but doesn't everybody know you pay at the end of your trip on ANY turnpike? Things happen that had little explanation as to why. After reading the chapter of her being kidnapped by the "mafia" , i asked "why was this chapter included" and never did find out. Big disappointment.
Aug 17, 2011 Shirley rated it it was ok
Shelves: mystery
Would not recommend. Poor style, everything wrapped up all too easily, seemingly endless "lucky breaks", and no good reason why Jo Banks chose to get so involved in the first place. Only good I can say about it is a sympathic treatment of a person with Down's Syndrome.
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Got better towards the end, but for being such a short book was kinda slow.
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Robin graduated from Germantown Friends School and Smith College (BA/English). While her two daughters were young she owned and operated a printing/advertising firm Barnhouse Press from her home (there was a printing press in the barn and one in the house) and did freelance writing and photography. One daughter claims she was lulled to sleep by the methodical beat of a printing press in the kitche ...more
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