Sleight of Hand

Sleight of Hand

A Novel of Suspense

eBook - 2013
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Tenacious investigator Dana Cutler must take down a charismatic and diabolical lawyer before he can pull off the perfect crime in this powerhouse thriller from New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin. Charles Benedict--magnetic criminal defense lawyer, amateur illusionist, and professional hit man--and private investigator Dana Cutler are on a collision course set in motion by Benedict's greatest sleight of hand yet: framing a millionaire for the murder of his much younger wife. Ten years ago, Horace Blair fell in love with Carrie, the prosecutor during his DUI trial. After a torrid courtship, he persuaded her to marry him and to sign a prenuptial agreement guaranteeing her twenty million dollars if she remained faithful during the first ten years of their marriage. The week before their tenth anniversary, Carrie disappears, and Horace is charged with her murder. Desperate to clear his name, the millionaire hires one of D.C.'s most...
Publisher: 2013
ISBN: 9780062069924

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rahmmie
Jun 17, 2015

Although the book is not terrible, I thought it was barely okay. At least it didn't involve another murder in the Capitol where the murderer was the president or a senator. Definitely one of the worst by Margolin in my opinion

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Dgrewal26
Jul 24, 2013

Overall it was good, true Margolin style. However, I found the plot got very predictable about 3/4 of the way through. Some of the characters and side storylines lacked development as compared to his other books.

akasq Jun 11, 2013

The plot came togetter well.
Just to many name and characters
for my liking.

ChristchurchLib Jun 10, 2013

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