Fat Chance

Fat Chance

by Rhonda Pollero
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Fat Chance by Rhonda Pollero

The difference between the wrath of God and the wrath of your mother is that eventually God forgives you.

Finley Anderson Tanner just landed a quaint new cottage on posh Palm Beach. Not bad for an underachieving, sample-sale-shopping paralegal — until she finds the place in shambles. She should have known better than to accept her overbearing mother's offer to sell her a house unseen at a bargain-basement mortgage rate. Good-bye Rolex dreams. At this rate, she'll be shopping designer outlets forever.

When Finley discovers a skeleton in her new closet, right where her Jimmy Choos should be, a total home renovation is the least of her worries. Sure, she knows how to catch a crook, but when a girl's sandwiched between sexy P.I. Liam McGarrity and her hot new boss, defense attorney Tony Caprelli, she can only be headed for commitment. To an institution. With her fabulous (but slightly more successful) friends to keep her sane and her interfering mother out of town, Finley vows to get this bad guy — and decorate her new house — even if she has to pay full price.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439160282
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication date: 11/24/2009
Series: Finley Anderson Tanner Series , #3
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Rhonda Pollero is the USA TODAY bestselling author of four previous Finley Anderson Tanner novels: Slightly Irregular, Fat Chance, Knock ’Em Dead, and Knock Off. A perpetual student with six degrees from seven colleges, studying everything from sociology to forensics, to history, to law, and just for fun, culinary arts, she lives in south Florida with her family.

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Fat Chance 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
booksrmylifeFL More than 1 year ago
I have read all of her books and found them to have a wonderful mix of humor and suspense. I call it chick lit mystery reading.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Her mother Cassidy with her five surnames from all her spouses persuades her daughter Finley Anderson Tanner to buy a cottage on the beach of Palm Beach for $25,000 that mom swore that stepdad Jonathan Tanner, who died fifteen years ago, wanted her to have. The estates & trusts paralegal at Dane, Leiberman and Zarnowski loved Jonathon who was the only man she considered as her daddy.

Accompanied by her friends, Becky Jamison, Olivia Garrett and Jane Spencer, she goes to see her new house only to find it smells horrendously and the inside is a disaster. Becky soon finds a corpse in a closet. While the police plan to do nothing as they assume he is a vagrant, private investigator Liam McGarrity seems to show up every time she is in need including obtaining her a cheap handyman. Her new boss at the office criminal defense attorney Tony Caprelli encouraging her to investigate while Finlay thinks once again mom dumped on her as she resolves to learn who left the body in her beachfront home.

The latest Finley Florida fiasco is a fun frolic as the heroine is conned by her mom only to find matters getting worse for her. The lighthearted story line is brisk and breezy as the heroine seems to land in amusing scenarios regardless of what she does. Fans will enjoy her escapdes and her chick lit asides as she now has two hunks maybe in her personal life.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This author has written an engaging and excitng series about a fun character....so relatable and such a fun summer read....read them all and hopefully the next one in the series comes out soon
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Being an HGTV addict this book captured me immediately when Finley buys a rundown house. The characters are great and I have enjoyed getting to know them in this series. Finley has the same emotional problems in all three books and I hope she has a little personal growth in the next book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I do enjoy the series BUT..... "cute" is over used. It's a word that should be used to describe small children not every item of clothing a person owns.
Taylor207 More than 1 year ago
My best friends other friend's mom wrote this!! Congratulations Mrs. Pollero for your popular book. I don't know you but i do know your daughter.