Staring at the Light (Sarah Fortune Mystery #3)
London lawyer Sarah Fortune gets hit with a double whammy when she takes on a client whose worst enemy is an evil twin brother with a talent for inflicting pain.
Unknown Binding, 755 pages
Published February 8th 2000 by Knopf
(first published 1999)
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This didn't sound all that appealing to start off with, and the beginning of the story wasn't that interesting in itself. As it progressed, however, I became much more drawn into the story. I was surprised by the number of quotes I wanted to write down and keep for the neat, encapsulated way they expressed particular thoughts and feelings. Overall, it wasn't all that realistic, and with the odd gaffe (dentists wouldn't be regulated by the General Medical Council) but a very absorbing story that...more
Such a gentle telling of extreme horror, mental torture, made worse for being dental at times, tension racked up as a cast of eccentrics act and react, each failing to tell the other what is going on - truly a lesson in close, tight plotting, beautifully written. This is the first of Sarah Fortune I've read - I needs must seek out more.
Apr 18, 2013 Eddy Allen rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
John Smith's twin has disappeared. Cannon, a gifted artist, goes into hiding to avoid John's destructive behavior. Attorney Sarah Fortune shields Cannon, and more importantly, his wife, the real target. But is Cannon really telling the truth about John?