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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2007

    Very Disappointed

    Tim Green is a great author. That being said, this is not his best work. The book is dull, predictable and contains absolutely no plot twists. I've come to expect much better from this author. Had this been the only book of his I had read, it would have been my last.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2004

    I Couldn't Pick It Up

    I had high hopes for this book, however quickly realized character development was weak and story was unrealistic. I had no interest in finishing the story and never wondered whatever happened in the end.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2004

    Lacks character and plot development. Not credible.

    The basic concept should have been great. However, the characters are shallow and undeveloped and the dialog trite. The story line lacked credibility. Smart girl reporter has story which will ruin powerful politician who ruined her father years before. Girl gets kidnapped. Father blames politican. Father & friend find girl. But not before formerly smart girl sleeps with bad guy because she suddenly turns stupid and trusts him for no reason I could figure out. Kidnapping wasn't because of politician but he is killed off anyway. Blah blah blah. Boring boring boring. I only finished it because I paid 20 bucks.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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