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Defenseless

4.19 of 5 stars 4.19  ·  rating details  ·  179 ratings  ·  12 reviews
WHEN THE JURY IS OUT ON LOVE...

Beautiful Atlanta advertising executive Sonya Walters knew her sister's marriage was in trouble, but never in her wildest dreams did she expect the shocking news that would confirm her worst fears. Her brother-in-law had been murdered, and her sister Laura had been arrested for the crime. In desperation, Sonya turns to the one man who can cle...more
Paperback, 313 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Kimani Press Arabesque (first published November 28th 1997)
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Zuri Smith
This book reminds me of the show Snapped... On that show the spouse gets tired of their significant other somehow and murders him or her when they least expect it. That was how this book was. Sonja just got fed up with her husband and just killed him. The scary pert about it is, thhings like this happen in real life...
Lola
Pg.30: Their eyes locked and a lone tear trailed down Sonya's face.
Pg.87: She wiped a way a lone tear from her eyes and returned to the living room...
Pg.100: She wiped away the tears trickling down her face...
Pg.146: Sonya wiped away a stray tear...


This was a complete waste of time, Sonya infected all the characters with her ridiculous tears, so that at some point in this 313 page drama everyone had shed a tear or a million. These people have got to be the luckiest cast of characters i have ever...more
Shawnette
Okay...I've read several of Adrianne Byrd's books...and I have ENJOYED each and every one I've read to date...however, this is the first one I found myself wanting to skip a head throughout...it's a little slow-paced at times...that being said...for those who may not know this is a REPRINT of her earlier work...and her writing ability has DEFINITELY improved since this book...the heroine is quite ANNOYING in the beginning...but eventually she grows on you (a little...lol)...the rest of the cast...more
Carla
I LOVED THIS BOOK, IT WAS FULL OF ACTION, INTRIGUE, MURDER AND A LOVE STORY WAS THROWN IN AS A BONUS. I DON'T THINK THAT I HAVE GIVEN ADRIANNE THE CREDIT SHE DESERVES BECAUSE AS I WENT THROUGH ONE OF MY MANY BOXES OF BOOKS TODAY I REALIZE THAT I HAVE READ QUITE A FEW BOOKS BY HER.

YOU KNOW THAT I DON'T LIKE GIVING AWAY TOO MUCH OF THE STORY LINE BUT AS YOU READ THIS BOOK BE PREPARED BECAUSE ONLY A FEW OF THE CHARACTERS ARE WHO OR WHAT THEY SEEM TO BE. SO I SUGGEST GRABBING THIS BOOK WHEN YOU HAV...more
Karen
This was an awesome and very suspenseful story. I am glad that Dwayne was able to help Sonya see that all men are not like her very abusive father and brother-in-law! This story held my attention from start to finish trying to solve the ongoing action that led from one person to another. In the end, true love was deserved! I did however, wondered what happened to Gaetano and the coin?
Kim
This book was fantastic from start to finish. It had just the right amount of suspence with a sprinkle of romance. This book originally came out in 97, so its funny to read about the characters and their beepers, and dropping quarters in pay phones. It really is amazing how far we have come. Ms. Byrd does it again, she is truly an extremely gifted writer.
Nicole
Really disappointed in the characters and there was nothing between the two main characters. The heroine was not likable at all and the hero was just as unapproachable. I liked the daughter but the entire book left me unsatisfied and missing the two hours I lost on it.
Keisha
sonja has a sister thats in a bad marrriage and her husband continues to beat on her and se got tired of it and stabbed her husband and she got was arrested for that crime, but sonya goesand final an attorney to help her siter get out of trouble.
Emily
Silly dialogue, ridiculous scenes, one unbelievable, twisty plot--but I'll admit, I was really entertained. 3 stars for that!
Xavior
this book shows alot of action woo u just dont unless u read some pages
Shannon Lewis
What happened with this book?
Kim
Not one I cared to finish.
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National Best-selling author Adrianne Byrd has always preferred to live within the realms of her imagination where all the men are gorgeous and the women are worth whatever trouble they manage to get into. As an army brat, she traveled throughout Europe and learned to appreciate and value different cultures. Now she calls Georgia home.

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