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  • By Cececedy
    Oct 10, 2011
    "Great book by a great author" Mystery of Paradise Island had me captivated from the very beginning. I just could not set it down. It left me guessing all the way to the very end and had a well written and thought out story. The characters had awesome development that allowed me to connect with them on some level. Also some very funny humor to boot!
  • By daveparker
    Aug 13, 2009
    "This here's a great book" You like yourself a good mystery? An engaging thriller? How about a twisted, complex heist? Well, this is the book for you. The author combines all three into a cohesive whole that has something for everybody. Just when you think you have it figured out, the story takes you off in a different direction. The characters are intriguing, and their complex and interwoven back-story, revealed piece by delectable piece as the novel progresses, is for my money the most interesting part. The thriller aspects of the story don't disappoint, and the mystery is reminiscent of some classics of the genre by Christie or Connell, but with modern sensibilities adding a fresh take. And the heist? Hey, you gotta read it to find out--but trust me, it's awesome.
  • By Tim Hodge
    May 11, 2009
    "Loved it!" In one word: Excellentastic.
  • By Jennie Allred
    Mar 19, 2009
    "Delightful!" OMG this book is SOOOO awesome! my favorite character is CODY Oh my goodness, oh my goodness! Oh my goodness, oh my goodness! yes hot suit guy i also like Matt he is dreemy, but he's like kind of a stinky-head also. Just kidding, Sam. The book was fantastic. The characters were amazing -- each one completely individual to themselves, but masterfully woven together in one of the best inside-out upside-down plots I've seen. The flashbacks were both well-timed and well-balanced -- I never felt left in the dust. Bravo!
  • By Heather Billings
    Mar 9, 2009
    "Beaches, babes and brutal murder: What else could you ask for?" It doesn't take too many pages to realize that Samuel Stoddard is one of those people who possesses an innate understanding of human character and flaws. His characters are outstandingly real. The reader finds himself swept up in their conflicts and struggles. Their rich backstories bring vivacity to the story. On top of great characters, the plot will suck you in. It does take a couple of chapters before it starts becoming apparent, but once you find yourself involved in the mystery of Paradise Island, you won't want to stop reading until you've solved it. The twists and turns will keep even the seasoned detective guessing. All in all, a fantastic read for the mystery buff.
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Product Details

January 26, 2009
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
1.53 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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