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Smash Cut
Smash Cut
Author: Sandra Brown
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes this thrilling new novel full of jarring, cinematic twists and breathless suspense that will have you on the edge of your seat.When millionaire Paul Wheeler is murdered, his family retains renowned lawyer Derek Mitchell to defend the victim’s nephew Creighton -- although t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416563099
ISBN-10: 1416563091
Publication Date: 7/20/2010
Pages: 480
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 154 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
The books cover description should be called a major spoiler because it almost tells the story in just a few sentences. I'm glad when I got the book I didn't read the description before otherwise I might have been tempted to not read the book at all.
Luckily the description, even if read, doesn't take away that Smash Cut is an exciting thriller to read.
Just when I thought how great the author had hidden the killer's identity (with hints it might not be the suspect you have in mind) she plain let me know by telling me. At first I was shocked and disappointed but afterwards it made perfectly sense and didn't bother the suspense in the least.

I probably won't go back in time to read Brown's older novels but will keep an eye on new publications.
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Helpful Score: 3
I thought the book started off with a bang and I was really interested in the main characters, there was a slight twist at the end of the book that I didn't see coming which is unusual.

The plot was fast-paced with many twists and turns, if you like thrillers, you will enjoy this one, it's a bit predictable if you are an avid suspense fan, but when does that stop us from enjoying a well-written story?!
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Helpful Score: 3
This book is still on the best sellers lists. It is so good you won't want to put it down!
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Helpful Score: 2
I love her books and "Smash Cut" did not disappoint. Her characters are always believeable and this book plays up the old Alfred Hitchcock movies. And as in his movies, there is a shocking ending. I couldn't put the book down and read it in one day.
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Helpful Score: 2
Was disappointed in Sandra Brown (again) with this one. Another contrived & convoluted plot which tried too hard to incorporate a love of films with a psycho character who was obsessed with movies. The romance portion was terribly weak.
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This started out slow and really was so far fetched from the beginning I almost gave up. But I kept reading and it became a pretty good mystery with some twists and turns along the way. If you can get past some crazy far fetched incidents in the beginning of the book, it is a worth reading.
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Not her best book, but still better than most mystery writers!
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Not as saucy as some of her other books, but still VERY good!! Had a hard time outting it down!

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People/Characters
Julie Rutledge (Primary Character)
Derek Mitchell (Primary Character)
Paul Wheeler (Major Character)
Creighton Wheeler (Major Character)
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