Betrayed

Betrayed

Large Print - 2014
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Judy Carrier struggles with torn feelings about her friend Mary DiNunzio's happiness, as well as racing to the side of her cancer-stricken aunt, whose close friend, an undocumented worker at a local farm, has died under suspicious circumstances.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Wheeler Publishing,, 2014
ISBN: 9781410471437
Branch Call Number: SCOTT
Characteristics: 509 pages

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brianwalsh1948
Oct 19, 2018

I usually enjoy her books about these female lawyers, but I found myself skipping paragraphs, and even pages of nonsensical conversations that didn't really help the storyline. If I didn't like this author, I would tend to believe that the conversational drivel was simply page fillers to complete the book. Far from her best work. It was reach for me to give this 3 stars.

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cambridgedon
Oct 12, 2018

Michael Connelly's recommendation of Lisa Scottoline was hyperbolic as a lot of the prose is clunky and at a fifth grade level especially with poor clause construction and occasions when commas are used when Strunk is screaming for semicolons. Agonizingly slow for the first two-thirds of the novel while the final third strains credulity for the mode of the final good-guy killing and the improbability of the heroine outrunning two killers, one armed with a rifle. Nothing to write home about.

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cherymcginness
Apr 24, 2017

Girl finds her mother is really her aunt. Aunt is her mother.

sunmist18 Sep 27, 2016

This was my first Scottoline book. I give it solid 4🌟s.
Very well written. Easy to follow. The book has few interesting twists. I've added Scottoline to my favorite authors list.

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LaShawnaM
Aug 13, 2016

I listened to the audio book version of Betrayed during a road trip and the miles flew by. I almost hated stopping for bathroom breaks. :)

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colleenmmm
Aug 12, 2016

A little different from other Scottolini mysteries and I liked the depth. I am familiar with the geographic setting, which helped.

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Eil_1
Jun 30, 2016

This was a fast-moving, quick read, with revelations that are surprising. Enjoyed "Don't Go", "Corrupted" and "Devil's Corner" much more.

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bookpusher
Aug 16, 2015

I liked the book, good story line, but I really want the ensemble cast back! I don't like that the entire book is focused on just 1 lawyer. I miss the old style!

Djeremay Jul 27, 2015

Good pacing, lots of plot twists & an ending you won't see coming! Awesome read.

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foxylady31
May 12, 2015

Totally enjoyed this book. my first Rosato & Assoc. but I intend to pursue others. I thought the story was very exciting and I like the way Judy dealt with all the things in her personal life as well as her involvement in solving this case.

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