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Getaway (2012)

by Lisa Brackmann(Favorite Author)
3.42 of 5 Votes: 2
1616950714 (ISBN13: 9781616950712)
Soho Crime
review 1: I struggled to finish this one and I don't even know why I did. There was no tension in this book, and the author's writing style seemed to be one of ending most of her sentences as questions. I'm guessing her intention was to indicate the protagonist, Michelle's, panic and uncertainty in her situation. But the effect it had on me was just annoyance and tedium. Michelle is vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico,after the death of her husband, and finds herself caught up in a murky mess with lots of potential bad guys and girls. And for a woman supposedly in one life-threatening situation after another, she sure does drink a lot.
review 2: It's difficult not to sympathize with Michelle Mason's plight--she's already been put through the ringer when her husband di
... morees suddenly and leaves her with mounds of debt, a foreclosed house, and a Mexican vacation they planned to take together. Michelle takes it anyway, figuring she's got nothing left to lose, but it turns out she couldn't be more wrong. A fun and fast read--atmospheric in a way that makes you crave margaritas and Mexican sunsets. less
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got bogged down in it & irritated by stupid main character
Nowhere near as good as her first book. A disappointment.
I kept asking myself, what would I do in this situation.
interesting story, not redeaming or worth reading to me
Thrilling !
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