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Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline

Think Twice

by Lisa Scottoline

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  • Mar 2010
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Bennie Rosato looks exactly like her identical twin, Alice Connolly, but the darkness in Alice's soul makes them two very different women. Or at least that's what Bennie believes, until she finds herself buried alive at the hands of her twin.

Meanwhile, Alice takes over Bennie's life, impersonating her at work and even seducing her boyfriend in order to escape the deadly mess she has made of her own life. But Alice underestimates Bennie and the evil she has unleashed in her twin’s psyche, as well as Bennie’s determination to stay alive long enough to exact revenge.

Bennie must face the twisted truth that she is more like her sister Alice than she could have ever imagined, and by the novel's shocking conclusion, Bennie finds herself engaged in a war she cannot win—with herself.

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"Readers who enjoy warm, believable characters, a touch of romance with their suspense, and a bit of humor will be delighted with the gang at Rosato's. Scottoline's intricate plot will keep thriller fans turning those pages." - Library Journal

"You won't believe a word of this tale of cat and mouse, but you won't put it down unfinished either." - Kirkus Reviews

"Contrived situations and paper-thin characters on top of a premise that strains credibility." - Publishers Weekly

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Raffie

Like a bad first novel....
Great authors can definitely fall short on occasion. That is the case of L. Scottoline and her latest book, Think Twice. The story, while somewhat entertaining, fails to convince and captivate the reader. The characters show no depth at all, the plot feels like a bad rehearsal. The overall feel is that of a badly written first novel. I did not expect it from a writer of the stature of Scottoline, but I guess a contract is a contract....
My two cents, anyway. =)

Samantha

Really bad!
Super bad story! Why would Alice drag Judy to the docks to kill her (Alice could have gone directly to the airport after the meeting with Rexco at the office) when Judy was unsure of Alice's real identity and didn't have nothing on her? Absolutely uncalled for, puerile as well. The piece on the docks in itself is ridiculous, what with Mary DiNunzio, her parents (good grief!), Grady, Fiorella Bucatina and the real Bennie there.. Must have been twenty people there.. Gosh, the scene was comic at best.
This book is completely uninspired. If you really want to read it, do yourself a favor and borrow it from the closest public library or from a friend or neighbor... don't buy it.. it is not worth your money. Honestly.

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Lisa Scottoline Author Biography

Lisa Scottoline is a #1 bestselling author, New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 33 novels, including Eternal, her first-ever historical novel.

She also writes a weekly column with her daughter Francesca Serritella for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled "Chick Wit" which is a witty and fun take on life from a woman's perspective. These stories, along with many other never-before-published stories, have been collected in a New York Times bestselling series of humorous memoirs including their most recent, I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses, and earlier books, I Need A Lifeguard Everywhere But The Pool; I've Got Sand in All the Wrong Places; Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?; Have a Nice Guilt Trip; Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim; Best Friends, ...

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