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Misfortune: A Novel

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  40 ratings  ·  6 reviews
As an Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County and an old-money native of the South Fork of Long Island, Francis Pratt has proved herself a skillful lawyer. But nothing she has ever done could prepare her for the intrigue she becomes embroiled in upon the murder of a close relative. During the grueling search for the killer, Francis is forced to confront a family his ...more
Published November 15th 2008 by Grand Central Publishing (first published 2001)
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A very nice book indeed. It first started with making introductions to a lot of the characters. Later on you understand why this is done so detailed, but while reading you just sometimes want the story to kind of get started. Once it gets started, it's clear why so many characters are part of the book; it's just to give you no idea of who did what... It's good written, gripping and you really want to get to the end and know whod did it (and the outcome did come as a surprise to me). Very nice bo ...more
I really didn't enjoy this one as much as I had hoped that I would. While the storyline was a good concept, this was very drawn out, and too tedious for my particular taste. I think Geary *could* have a great writing style, as her descriptions are vivid, and her characterizations thorough, I just didn't have any draw towards any of the people portrayed. Overall, it was an alright way to pass a few hours reading time. I would probably read future works by Geary, I just won't go out of my way to ...more
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