Book Reviews of Deadline

Deadline
Deadline
Author: Sandra Brown
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ISBN-13: 9781478951643
ISBN-10: 1478951648
Publication Date: 1/28/2014
Edition: Unabridged
Rating:
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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4.7 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Book Type: Audio CD
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Another exciting read from Sandra Brown! This one takes the reader to coastal Georgia and Savannah. Somewhat predictable, but still a good read.
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This was another great book from Sandra Brown. Action, romance, mystery all in one book. I really enjoyed it and wish I could have read this at another time when I had less going on in my life. It was full of surprises. Exciting. A great read.....
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not one of her best books. I found a little hard to get into it, 1/4 through the book it got more interesting
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Very well plotted. Nice twists, believable characters.
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My very first adult novel was a Sandra Brown romance called TEXAS CHASE. I was 12 years old at the time and I haven't been without a book in my hand since! I've also been a faithful Sandra Brown reader since then. I really enjoyed BREATH OF SCANDAL, THE WITNESS, EXCLUSIVE and a more recent book of hers, RAINWATER.

The trouble now is that for me her writing feels sophomoric and I think I've just outgrown Sandra Brown.

DEADLINE has a high-quality opening, establishing the plot with an engaging shoot-out that took place in 1976. I was drawn into the story right away. I had to know what happened with the outlaws; but the execution of the plot proved a huge disappointment. It just didn't match the caliber of the openingat. all. It's as if one writer wrote the opening chapters but another less capable one took over from there.

Despite a couple of clever plot twists I didn't see coming, the overall execution was wrought with gimmicks and suffered under a "spoon-feeding-the-reader" writing style. Moreover, there was very little chemistry between the leads, Ameila and Dawson.

I give this one a C+ and I'm sad to say that I think it'll have to be my last Sandra Brown novel. I think higher quality writers like Patricia MacDonald do this genre more justice and Sandra Brown should stick to writing stories like RAINWATER, where her writing abilities truly shine!
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I can relate to one of the previous reviewers. At some point, I quit listening/reading Sandra Brown - I think it was after Crush, but I'm sorry now because after a couple years 'layoff' I picked up White Hot and others and haven't looked back. I enjoyed this book almost as much as most of her recent ones. Her plotting and character development is awesome. Actually Rainwater wasn't one of my favorites, but Deadline, Play Dirty and Friction and Sting are recent favorites. My advice don't quit, just skip her middle books and come back to them later.
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My very first adult novel was a Sandra Brown romance called TEXAS CHASE. I was 12 years old at the time and I haven't been without a book in my hand since! I've also been a faithful Sandra Brown reader since then. I really enjoyed BREATH OF SCANDAL, THE WITNESS, EXCLUSIVE and a more recent book of hers, RAINWATER.

The trouble now is that for me her writing feels sophomoric and I think I've just outgrown Sandra Brown.

DEADLINE has a high-quality opening, establishing the plot with an engaging shoot-out that took place in 1976. I was drawn into the story right away. I had to know what happened with the outlaws; but the execution of the plot proved a huge disappointment. It just didn't match the caliber of the openingat. all. It's as if one writer wrote the opening chapters but another less capable one took over from there.

Despite a couple of clever plot twists I didn't see coming, the overall execution was wrought with gimmicks and suffered under a "spoon-feeding-the-reader" writing style. Moreover, there was very little chemistry between the leads, Ameila and Dawson.

I give this one a C+ and I'm sad to say that I think it'll have to be my last Sandra Brown novel. I think higher quality writers like Patricia MacDonald do this genre more justice and Sandra Brown should stick to writing stories like RAINWATER, where her writing abilities truly shine!