Cruel Intent

Cruel Intent

Book - 2008
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FromNew York Timesbestselling author J.A. Jance comes a chilling tale of suspense, where romance turns deadly at the hands of a man whose heart is filled with...CRUEL INTENTOn a dating site, singleatheart.com, bored housewives can find romance with married men looking for sex without strings. But these "married singles" are flirting with more than just their vows. At the heart of this seemingly innocent service, a vengeful computer hacker is playing games with people's lives...and deaths.Ex-television journalist Ali Reynolds just wants a break from excitement. In the midst of a remodel, the last thing she expects is a murder investigation that will stop the construction on her home. But when the savagely murdered body of stay-at-home mom Morgan Forester is found, Ali's contractor Bryan is the prime suspect. Bryan swears he has nothing to do with his wife's murder -- but as the investigation progresses Ali seems to be the only resident of Sedona who believes him.Determined to prove Bryan's innocence, Ali unknowingly lands herself directly in the path of a calculating killer. In a world filled with encrypted computer traps and life-threatening lies, will Ali be able to decode the actions of a ruthless man determined to destroy women -- before he uses his wicked website to find her?
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2008.
Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781416563792
1416563792
Branch Call Number: M JANCE J
Characteristics: 340 pages ; 24 cm.

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jasonargonaut
Feb 10, 2016

The writer of the library journal should be informed enough to know the author is a woman. Should not be allowed an opinion if this "critic" is that unaware. It says to me the book probably wasn't actually read either, at best skimmed, at worst... who knows. I will leave the guessing to the professionals.

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flashscuba
Oct 14, 2013

I read this book despite the horrible writing. I discovered that I cared about the characters once I could wade through all the unnecessary prose. The plot was actually pretty good, but the long syllogistic side stories about everything that happened made it almost unbearable to read for me. Rather than letting the story tell itself through the characters actions, the author chose to explain everything at length to the reader. I'll give this author one more book, but if it is the same I won't read anymore.

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vi2856
Jun 08, 2013

I really enjoy her books, always a good read

chloeohy Jun 01, 2012

RETURNED FRI 06 01 2012

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jessie1
Sep 19, 2010

An excellent series

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