Book Reviews of Fortune

Fortune
Fortune
Author: Erica Spindler
ISBN-13: 9780778323778
ISBN-10: 0778323773
Publication Date: 9/1/2005
Pages: 512
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Mira
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
A story of greed and obsession.I thought it was a well written story,also, it kept you wondering what was going to happen next.
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Helpful Score: 1
this book is soooo good i hated to finish it. pass around to my friends and they said same thing ,really enjoyed this book!!!!
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This book was great......what a great author, always keeps your attention right up to the last page. If you haven't read it your missing out.
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"Be careful what you wish for" as Skye Dearborn found out the hard way. A Mother's ultimate sacrifice....A brother's dark obession...and one woman's desperate fight for survival. Very good read by a great author, very enjoyable
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When Grace Monarch was five years old her mother fled with her. Madeline had always had The Sight and she was terrified of what she saw. The only good thing that she did in her life was have Grace and be a mother to her and Madeline will do anything to protect her. Twenty years have passed since Skye Dearborn was in Chicago. She has no recollection however, but she is esatic to be offered a job as a designer at Monarchs. She has always admired the work done by the famous jeweler and is happy to finally seemed to have found her niche in life. She can't shake the feeling of abandonment though, by everyone that she ever loved. First there was her mother, who dissapeard in the middle of the night and never came back. Then there was Chance. She met Chance when she was twelve in the carnival that her and her mother were traveling with. Then she meets Griffin Monarch who makes her believe again. The more she is with Griffin, the more she wants him to want her forever. Still, she can't shake the creepy feeling, the feeling of wrongness in being with him, the feeling that it isn't right.
Chance McCord has finally made it to the big time. He has opened his own Public Relations firm and has an impressive client list after six months in business, thanks to Griffin Monarch. Griffin is the type of person that Chance always wanted to be like. Rich, successful, charming. When he meets the new lady in Griffin's life, he is shocked. For his bratty Skye has turned into a beautiful and desirable woman. One that is off limits. Then strange things start happening and Chance realizes that something is off. When he realizes that Skye is in danger of losing her life, he realized that his love for her as a child changed to love for a woman and he will risk anything to save that love.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It kept me glued to it page after page. It didn't seem like her typical storyline, but I really enjoyed. I highly recommend this book.
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FANTASTIC STORY AS USUAL.
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great suspense - really enjoyed this book
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Erica Spindler is an awsome author! I could not put this book down once I started it!
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Love her books. Mystery.
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I like all of Erica Spindler books!
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Good plot and a page turner.
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What a great read! Kept me in suspense!
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Twists and Turns in this story.
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Great book! The step-brother is one of the "oiliest" characters I have read in a long time! The plot is a little far-fetched, but a nice mystery/romance read.
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I loved this book- it was a great story!
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Another great thriler by Erica Spindler!!!
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Spindler at her best!
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another great Spindler book.. one of my favorite.
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When Grace Monarch was five years old her mother fled with her. Madeline had always had The Sight and she was terrified of what she saw. The only good thing that she did in her life was have Grace and be a mother to her and Madeline will do anything to protect her. Even run from the family who has sworn to kill her to keep Grace in the family. For she has The Gift, which passes down only to the female members of the family and makes the reputation of jewlery making at Monarchs legendary.
Twenty years have passed since Skye Dearborn was in Chicago. She has no recollection however, but she is esatic to be offered a job as a designer at Monarchs. She has always admired the work done by the famous jeweler and is happy to finally seemed to have found her niche in life. She can't shake the feeling of abandonment though, by everyone that she ever loved. First there was her mother, who dissapeard in the middle of the night and never came back. Then there was Chance. She met Chance when she was twelve in the carnival that her and her mother were traveling with. Chance was there when her mother didn't return and Chance became her family. Then Chance left her too and Skye knew that she would never again risk getting her heartbroken by longing for a family. Then she meets Griffin Monarch who makes her believe again. The more she is with Griffin, the more she wants him to want her forever. Still, she can't shake the creepy feeling, the feeling of wrongness in being with him, the feeling that it isn't right.

Chance McCord has finally made it to the big time. He has opened his own Public Relations firm and has an impressive client list after six months in business, thanks to Griffin Monarch. Griffin is the type of person that Chance always wanted to be like. Rich, successful, charming. When he meets the new lady in Griffin's life, he is shocked. For his bratty Skye has turned into a beautiful and desirable woman. One that is off limits. Then strange things start happening and Chance realizes that something is off. When he realizes that Skye is in danger of losing her life, he realized that his love for her as a child changed to love for a woman and he will risk anything to save that love.

Fortune is an entralling tale that will leave you breatless. It will at times sicken you and make you cry as Spindler takes the reader through the ups and downs of the years from being a teenager to being an adult with secrets that you can't remember.
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I am a huge Spindler fan her books are a must read
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Back Cover:
A mother's ultimate sacrifice... A brother's dark obsession... And one woman's desperate fight for survival...
Something dark and dangerous had long shadowed Skye Dearborn's life. She had seen the fear of it in her mother's eyes. It was there, locked in her memories of blood spilling across a gelaming floor. In the sound of her own screams. And int he terror she'd felt the night her mother disappeared.
Then fortune smiled on Skye. With help she was able to put the horror behind her and look to the future.
But now that same fortune is leading her into the arms of danger - and back into the nightmare of her past. For the evil that has haunted her dreams has a human form - a man obsessed with Skye since her birth. A man who alone knows who Skye Dearborn really is.
An now that he has found her, he will do anything to keep her.
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A mother's ultimate sacrifice.. A brother's dark obsession.. and one woman's desperate fight for survival..
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I truly loved this book. The twists and turns keep you wondering how it can possibly end.
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This one is a knuckle biter for sure. Twists, turns and lotsa fun to read. I highy recommend it.
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loved it
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Another suspenseful book from this author. Her ideas for a book are so original.
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This is a real page-turner. I could hardly put it down. Twists and turns on every page. You'll read this book very fast.
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FROM THE PUBLISHER
A mother's ultimate sacrifice . . .
A brother's dark obsession . . .

And one woman's desperate fight for survival . . .


Something dark and dangerous had long shadowed Skye Dearborn's life. She had seen the fear of it in her mother's eyes. It was there, locked in her memories of blood spilling across a gleaming floor. In the sound of her own screams. And in the terror she'd felt the night her mother disappeared.

Then fortune smiled on Skye. With help she was able to put the horror behind her and look to the future.

But now that same fortune is leading her into the arms of danger and back into the nightmare of her past. For the evil that has haunted her dreams has a human form a man obsessed with Skye since her birth. A man who alone knows who Skye Dearborn really is.

And now that he has found her, he will do anything to keep her.
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loved it
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A mother's ultimate sacrifice - a brother's dark obsession - and one woman's desperate fight for survival.
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some sexually explicit scenes.
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Be careful what you wish for...it just might come true. Skye Dearborn is trying to unlock the secrets of her past, to be reunited with her mother, to force the man who betrayed her to pay. And she wants to be loved. But will her new life prove to be all she's dreamed of...or a nightmare she can't escape?
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-----A suspenseful thriller / romance with a touch of the occult-----
From back cover:
A mother's ultimate sacrifice... A brother's dark obsession... And one woman's desperate fight for survival...
Something dark and dangerous had long shadowed Skye Dearborn's life. She had seen the fear of it in her mother's eyes. It was there, locked in her memories of blood spilling across a gleaming floor. In the sound of her own screams. And in the terror she'd felt the night her mother disappeared.
Then fortune smiled on Skye. With help she was able to put the horror behind her and look to the future.
But now that same fortune is leading her into the arms of danger -- and back into the nightmare of her past. For the evil that has haunted her dreams has a human form -- a man obsessed with Skye since her birth. A man who alone knows who Skye Dearborn really is.
And now that he has found her, he will do anything to keep her.