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Sleight of Hand

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

I love Phillip Margolin¿s books and can¿t resist his Dana Cutle

I love Phillip Margolin’s books and can’t resist his Dana Cutler stories.

This book starts out with what seems to be two separate, unrelated stories. Although both were interesting, I kept wondering how they would come together.

One story involves Dana Cutler who is...
I love Phillip Margolin’s books and can’t resist his Dana Cutler stories.

This book starts out with what seems to be two separate, unrelated stories. Although both were interesting, I kept wondering how they would come together.

One story involves Dana Cutler who is a private investigator hired to track down a stolen relic that turns out to be a dead end. When she returns to Virginia, Dana becomes involved in the second story that involves the murder of Carrie Blair just days before she would receive millions of dollars from her husband Horace according to the terms of their prenuptual agreement and he is charged with her murder. In a series of twists and turns, Margolin pulls the two seemingly unrelated incidences together. The two cases turn out to have a common thread and Dana is pitted against Horace Blair's defense attorney Charles Benedict. Dana uncovers evidence that Horace may have been framed for the murder, but Benedict blocks her attempts to get the answers she needs. This story gets really suspenseful when Dana becomes a target of the real killer as she hunts for the truth.

Margolin creates a masterful book and captivates readers from the first page. This novel was very well written and the storyline was intricately put together. The character development in this story is quite in depth. You get to know a great deal about the main characters, their lives, and their histories.

Sleight of Hand is very well set up. It progresses in a logical fashion from beginning to end while keeping the reader completely captivated with the many different twists found in the story. As usual, I was impressed with Margolin’s ability to take multiple storylines and complex characters and bring them together in a way that held my attention.

posted by Joey44 on July 29, 2013

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

I would recommend this book.

For me its a little slow to start.

posted by 10836198 on May 8, 2013

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  • Posted July 29, 2013

    I love Phillip Margolin¿s books and can¿t resist his Dana Cutle

    I love Phillip Margolin’s books and can’t resist his Dana Cutler stories.

    This book starts out with what seems to be two separate, unrelated stories. Although both were interesting, I kept wondering how they would come together.

    One story involves Dana Cutler who is a private investigator hired to track down a stolen relic that turns out to be a dead end. When she returns to Virginia, Dana becomes involved in the second story that involves the murder of Carrie Blair just days before she would receive millions of dollars from her husband Horace according to the terms of their prenuptual agreement and he is charged with her murder. In a series of twists and turns, Margolin pulls the two seemingly unrelated incidences together. The two cases turn out to have a common thread and Dana is pitted against Horace Blair's defense attorney Charles Benedict. Dana uncovers evidence that Horace may have been framed for the murder, but Benedict blocks her attempts to get the answers she needs. This story gets really suspenseful when Dana becomes a target of the real killer as she hunts for the truth.

    Margolin creates a masterful book and captivates readers from the first page. This novel was very well written and the storyline was intricately put together. The character development in this story is quite in depth. You get to know a great deal about the main characters, their lives, and their histories.

    Sleight of Hand is very well set up. It progresses in a logical fashion from beginning to end while keeping the reader completely captivated with the many different twists found in the story. As usual, I was impressed with Margolin’s ability to take multiple storylines and complex characters and bring them together in a way that held my attention.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2013

    Good read

    It's fun to read a story in which the villain is known. The author then must weave in the details in a way that keeps the reader involved. Phillip Margolin does this.
    One thing that impressed me: In his acknowledgments, Margolin recognizes his copy editor by name. It's easy to see why. This is one of those rare books in which I found no glaring grammar or spelling errors. Kudos to Margolin and to his editors.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2014

    Jare to starfire

    I do... im 14 too

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2013

    Good read for the little price

    A little all over the place in the beginning, but keeps your attention and great ending

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