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Free Fall (Sisterhood #7)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  4,062 Ratings  ·  154 Reviews
The bestselling Revenge of the Sisterhood series concludes -Yoko Akia has been hungering for revenge all her life, and now, finally, it is time. Yoko's mother was just fifteen when a rich American deceived her into a life of degradation in a twisted prostitution ring. She died aged seventeen after bearing her baby girl. Now a great movie star, he is long overdue some justi ...more
Paperback, 319 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Zebra (first published March 1st 2007)
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Jan 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Well this was better than the last two, thank goodness!!!! Still, I was not pleased with how rushed the ending was, but I think that's just the authors style.... I guess. I will continue on to the next book eventually!
Oct 24, 2011 rated it liked it
Well I think I can stop reading these books for a while, I find I am skimming more than reading for pleasure. It is almost a shame because I think the writing is getting better. I actually enjoyed the last 50 pages. I think the story idea is imaginative but the dialogue and character reaction to situations are just odd at times. Sometime when you read conversations in this series it comes off as a bad stage play. Head scratcher. I can't really give good reasons why I keep reading these books exc ...more
Courtney Wallace
Sep 26, 2017 rated it liked it
I'm confused about the timeline in some of these books. For example, in the first book, Myra turned 60 years old at the beginning of the story. By the beginning of the sixth book, she was only 63. That was weird because I know that at least a year (possibly two, I can't remember for sure) passed before the girls all met up to do the very first mission. And then a lot of time passed between each mission. It had to be more than three years between the six books.
And now...Yoko's father is 50 years
The last of the Sisterhood got their revenge with their mission. Prior to working her mission, Yoko traveled to China to locate her grandparents. With that complete, the ladies gathered up all the men involved in the sexual slavery ring, lead by Yoko's father, Academy award winning actor, Michael Lyons. Once the job was done, Jack arrested the ladies and took them back to D.C., where Lizzie Fox was their defense attorney, in Judge Easter's courtroom. With Jack, Lizzie and Judge Easter's assistan ...more
Mrs. Anita
Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"We all need a Sisterhood"

Anyone feeling the need to be apart of something special join the Sisterhood. Friendships that last a lifetime are filled with trust as that of a child to a parent.
Jun 29, 2017 rated it liked it
This story was more compelling than the couple that preceded it.
Joanne Sonnenberg
Jul 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
There were times when I laughed out loud to the antics of the older women in the story.
Lissa Wells
Sep 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: finished
In this book of the Sisterhood saga, Yoko sets out to get revenge on the father who deserted her mother who was left for dead, thus Yoko was whisked away and raised by her aunts . With the help of her friends a plan is set in motion. She tracks down her grandparents to find out what she can about the mystery behind the man who is her so called father. I enjoyed this book, however the ending seemed very rushed. The revenge that finally came about was actually a let down for me and almost juvenile ...more
May 06, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: strong-women, justice
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Mar 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yoko gets her man in more ways than one; her dad and a sweetheart; and the Sisterhood gets caught but everything seems to turn out for them. I can't wait to read the next installment to find out more.
Linda Walters
A lot of Action. This mission is going to be tougher than anyone ever imagined. And the crimes of those they were going after, were sicker than anything they have encountered before too. Even tougher than nails Charles is beyond sickened by the information that comes across his desk. And in his former profession he's seem some awful things. There are plenty of twists and turns and near misses, to keep you on the edge of your seat. And those sneaky, nosy reporters are back, they still haven't lea ...more
Kathy Davie
Oct 20, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: suspense
Seventh in the Sisterhood vengeance-suspense series about a group of women seeking justice outside the courts.

The Story
It's a year later and, at last, it's Yoko's turn and, oh, boy, it is truly awful. Yoko wants vengeance against her own father. The man who has made it a twice-a-year practice to visit third world countries to buy very young virgins. Some for his personal use; the rest he sells to sick perverts just like himself. It was Yoko's mother's fate. Purchased along with her sisters, Suki
Dec 30, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Sisterhood is comprised of a group of women who have banded together to avenge the wrongs of those near and dear to them. In this series, I have enjoyed reading about and cheering on the women whose loyalty and smarts help them achieve their goals.

In "Free Fall: Sisterhood Series #7 (The Sisterhood)," one of their own, Yoko Akia, seeks to avenge her mother who was only fifteen when a wealthy man swept her off her feet with promises of love. Instead, he brought her a life of horror and eventu
Oct 23, 2015 rated it liked it
Book 7 of the Sisterhood series and the last mission of the seven main characters. Yoko Akia finally gets her chance at revenge against the man (also her father) who bought her mother at 15. Michael Lyons is a famous actor and up for another Oscar. He is also the main man in a human trafficking organization. Yoko was thrown away when born and her "aunts", other girls in the prostitution ring, took her in, kept her safe and educated her. Mick then had her mother back in the sex trade where she bl ...more
Jan 30, 2012 rated it it was ok
I have read Fern Michaels many times in the past but it has been awhile and I know my reading tastes have changed however, this book sort of makes me not want to read Fern Michaels ever again. A friend of mine loaned me the book and since she did, I wanted to give it a try. I figured out quickly it was part of a series and fortunately, a positive I can say about this book is that I did not feel like I missed anything from not having read the other books. I was pretty easily brought into the stor ...more
Apr 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Sisterhood # 7: Yoko gets a long needed revenge.

Yoko has a secret that when she reviels her mission put the Sisterhood to the test. The Sisters put it all out on the line to help Yoko avenge her mother. Trust me when I say reader were not ready for this book until now. If it is something that makes Charles sick to his stomach then you know right off the bat that the mission is going to be difficult and somethings are not easy to forget and that this is one mission that takes strong wills and is
Oct 20, 2010 rated it it was ok
Synopsis: Florist Yoko Akia has been hungering for revenge all her life, and now, finally, it is time. Yoko's mother was just fifteen when a rich American deceived her into a life of degradation in a twisted prostitution ring. She died aged seventeen after bearing her baby girl. The ladies are shocked to discover Yoko's dad is none other than Michael Lyons, an award-winning film star with another nasty secret: he's been buying and selling Asian women as sex slaves to prominent businessmen.

Nov 18, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
When the book first opened up talking about Yoko & her revenge & her Japanese routines, I kinda thought I was in for some kind of ninja scenario where she was going to go on a killing spree....but it shaped up a bit differently. Much more creative, and less bloody.

I wasn't aware when I was given the book, that it was #7 in a series though. I'm thinking books/audiobooks need to have a very big number on them announcing what number in a series it is because I really don't have the time to
Dec 21, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio
ตอนที 7 ของซีรีส Sisterhood การแกแคนของ Yoko ลูกครึงอเมริกันญีปุน Yoko รูวาพอของเธอเปนดาราฮอลลีวูดทีมีชือเสียงโดงดังทังในฐานะนักแสดงและนักการกุศล แตใครจะรูวาบาง เบืองหลังของหนากากคือมนุษยทีเหนมนุษยดวยกันเปนสินคาทางเพศ แมของเธอกเปนหนึงในผูเคราะหรายเหลานัน แมเธอถูกซือมาจากญีปุนเพราะฐานะยากจนตังแตอายุ 14 คิดวามาทำงานเปนลูกจางในอเมริกากนาจะมีเงินพอสงใหทางบานได แตสุดทายกกลายมาเปนสินคาทางเพศทีถูกสงตอไปเรือย ๆ เมือลูกคาเกิดความเบือหนาย แมเธอหนีมาจากพอของเธอและตายตังแตคลอดเธอ

Jean Perry
Nov 08, 2013 rated it did not like it
I read the second in the series of The Sisterhood first and thought it was a great premise for a series of women getting justice for themselves. Unfortunately after that first moderately good read, the next two i tried to read were terrible. There are too many characters that if you haven't read the series in order, the reader sometimes has no idea who they are. In both of the next two books i read, including Free Fall, it took much too long to get into the mystery and the revenge story, especia ...more
Nov 06, 2009 rated it really liked it
I always like books by Fern Michaels. Lots of imagination! This one involves a group of ladies and one man who scheme to right some wrongs. For each of the "sisters", somebody treated her badly and needs to be put in his place. The Sisterhood devises a way to get their revenge, and get away with it. They've done it before, and quite successfully. But this time, something goes wrong.....

This is book #7 in a series called,"Revenge of the Sisterhood". My book club wanted to read it, and many of the
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It has been ahead since the sisterhood has met. This time it is suppose to be to seek revenge on those who wrong Yoko. Charles, who has seen it all when he was in service to the Queen, is sickened by the background information he discovers for this task. Before handing the dossiers to the girls to review he warns them of his concerns. When Yoko apologies and attempts to back out they all rally around her to forge ahead.

Charles and Myra now the day will come when they have gone too far and begins
May 04, 2011 rated it really liked it
I've really enjoyed the Sisterhood Series. Yoko, a very interesting woman of her own right, get's her justice this time. Yoko's mother was a sex slave left to die by her father, a famous actor. Not only does he dabble in sex with underage foreign girls, he also runs a profitable side business fulfilling orders from others who are so inclined. Yoko wanted to know who her father was and as she did and she found herself in the process. The revenge taken on her father was really well done and as int ...more
Mark Buehl
Jul 28, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Apr 28, 2012 rated it it was ok
Apparently this book is one of a series of action/adventure books with females as the lead characters. I didn't realize this when I got the book and it does not mention that it is #7 in a series on the front cover.
I liked the fact that women were the lead characters and were involved in some exciting adventures.
However, by not reading the previous 6 books in this series, I missed something and it was
hard to piece the story line together.
Sep 03, 2014 rated it liked it
There could have been more 'meat' to this book. Not enough attention to what happened to the "bad guys". I wanted to know about every detail of them getting there just desserts after all the detail of their ugly activities. Instead we get too much about reporters and the GOOD girls getting caught, too easily in my opinion. Let's hope the author gets back to the good stuff in future books, that is the bad people getting their lives changed around forever in ways they didn't expect.
Mar 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Justice is served, Sisterhood style

Everyone finally gets their justice. Yoko's case was, I don't know, just horrible. To have a father that was so perverted. It is so sad that this time of "business" exists. Slave rings, prostitution, buying and selling of women; and to think that as soon as one is brought down another takes its place. Off to find out what other great adventures the Sisterhood is involved with.
Oct 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Slick, slippery scum doesn't always dwell at the bottom of ponds, sometimes it walks among us disguised as someone good and wholesome. This is a lesson the Sisterhood will learn as they meet up to avenge the wrongs done to one of their own. Their mission takes them into a world where depravity and atrocities done to innocents are an every day occurrence. Meanwhile, those meddling reporters are continuing to cause problems at every turn which may lead the Sisters to being caught.
Aug 04, 2014 rated it it was ok
This is the 7th in the sisterhood series and I found it to be the weakest by far. I like the premise of the series but this one didn't hit the mark at all for me. Spent most of the book meeting the family that sold her mother into slavery and preparing for their out of country compound they'll need to hide in later. The actual revenge was very unimaginative and poorly done. I'm going to give the next one or two a try but hoping for great improvement.
Brenda Benoit
Jan 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
As always this series keeps me on the edge of my seat guessing what the ladies will do next and this one was no different. I was however very underwhelmed by the end result of their plan and kind of confused as to what happened to the ladies as a result. Not sure where that came from and how it came about. Not my favorite of the series but I'm looking forward to reading the next one.
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