Lisa Scottoline {Read} Look Again



10 thoughts on “Look Again

  1. says:

    Intrigued by the ethical premise but fell short in the unbelievable and predictable delivery Title should be Try Again Le

  2. says:

    What a mess This was my first Lisa Scottoline book and it'll probably also be my last This book was just all over the place I can't think of a single thing that I can say I actually liked about it besides the fact that it's over This book was like being hit over the head with well all of the things My brain is now mush So here's what I got out of this book Ellen Gleeson a REPORTER sees a age progressed missing child picture on one of thos

  3. says:

    Collecting the mail as she entered the house from work Ellen Gleeson was keen to see her three year old son Will Connie her babysitter was an angel – Ellen thought back to the day she had found her and was extremely grateful Once Will was in bed Ellen returned to the mail – the flyer that had the words “Have You Seen This Child?” across the top brought her up short; the photo of the child on the front froze her heart It

  4. says:

    Don't you just hate when you have so little respect for a book that it stirs up all kinds of vile hostile feelings in you and you develop a passion for trashing the book? And then you have to feel guilty because there's probably some poor starving author who worked her fingers and brain cells to the bone cranking out this drivel an

  5. says:

    As a a fan of the thriller genre I was really looking forward to reading this book I had never read anything by Lisa Scottoline before either so I was also intrigued and excited; I like discovering new authors and I wasn't disappointedLook Again pulled me into the story from the first few pages The plot was fact paced and each chapter ended with a tiny cliffhanger that kept me guessing For the first half of the book I couldn't

  6. says:

    Damn This book had so much potential A mother receives a flyer in the mail with a picture of a missing child who looks just like the child she legally adopted a couple of years ago What should she do? What would I do? No way should this book have had a happy ending Arrrrgh Ellen the adopted mother wants to know the truth about her child She's a journalist OF COURSE Turns out the birth mother sold her son for

  7. says:

    This is the third Scottoline book I've read having absolutely fallen in love with the first book I read by her Killer Smile Killer Smile was wonderful for its sense of place being set in Philadelpia where I lived for several years Her character was strong and interesting and the plot complicated enough to be interestingUnfortunately Look Agai

  8. says:

    This book had such an intriguing and promising premise and such a terrible and disappointing execution Ellen an adoptive mother pauses when the photo in a missing child flier looks eerily like her adopted son Wow what a grea

  9. says:

    This is the second book by Lisa Scottoline ive read and just like Lady Killer is a first class read The story goes of Ellen Gleeson a reporter and mother to young adopted son Will One day she is looking through the mail an

  10. says:

    Wow I couldn't imagine being in her shoes I would be angryconfused and scared out of my wits that everything you have will change Crazy

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SUMMARY ´ SUBTENSE.CO.UK ´ Lisa Scottoline

When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a 'Have You Seen This Child' flyer in the mail she almost throws it away But something about it makes her look again and her heart stops; the child in the photo is identical to her adopted son Will Her every instinct tells her to deny the similarity betw. Intrigued by the ethical premise but fell short in the unbelievable and predictable delivery Title should be Try Again Legal and emotional thriller of an adoptive mom seeing an age progressed photo of her son on a post card and her efforts to discover if her worst fears are true Didn t hate it so much as didn t necessarily like it either Noticed some editing errors which for me is always supremely distracting especially in a less than engaging story Spoiler AlertAs for characters I was disappointed there as well Did anyone else notice how extremely verbal and precocious a barely turned three year old Will was Connie the long suffering always available perfect sitterwhatever That one character alone is enough to piss off all your single mother readers Next making it so easy to naturally pull for the heroine is the gambling unfaithful spoiled birth mother and the arrogant unreasonable philanderer husband Throw in a stalking killer psychopath who has never been caught and a gratuitous sex scene with a hot Latin lover and we have the makings of a made for TV Lifetime movie of the week Problem is if I m not thinking big screen then it s obvious that this story has too many flaws making it unworthy of A couple of storyline issues How did lowlife Beach man always know at the exact moment when a character was going to put two and two together and find them instantaneously just in time to kill them The murder of the lawyer was the flimsiest What purpose did this serve Just because maybe she might find out Then he would also need to off the judge social workers nurses doctors and basically anyone who was involved with TimothyWill from the hospital and adoption proceedings Why did she agree that she was having an affair Or was that a red herring Never explained Why kill Amy now She s known all along PuzzlerI don t mind sex scenes especially with a Latin hottie however the timing of this one was bizarre Woman is about to lose everything job child life but right before she sneaks off to the doom she all of a sudden realizes is coming she sueezes in a uickie Right cause that s what most of us would do facing the same conundrumI totally understand how someone would be haunted by something so much so that they are afraid to verbalize it in the beginning But how did Ellen not have one freaking friend to confide in especially after her Florida trip Her lack of communication throughout annoyed me Guess she wasn t that close to Courtney after all because she never gave her a second thought after she was firedLast and most deflating was the entirely predictable and implausible ending Of course birth mom will be killed defending her son Naturally she will have no parents or siblings to muddy the waters And of course dad is not the biological dad because that will easily clear the path for the heroine to win her child back I m not a legal expert but I see MAJOR issues with Ellen s adoption being valid period It was an illegal adoption since Amy was not related to him in any way legally or biologically and she KIDNAPPED him with Beach bum Hello Secondly if Bill is listed as Timothy s father on the birth certificate then he is legally the dad biology or not Remember this man also raised him as his own for just as long as Ellen did and he has just as much right to claim him as she does What is she the only one who has parental feelings beyond DNA Weird how possessive the author portrayed Bill when he reunites with TimothyWill and then just as uickly relinuishes said child the son he was almost destroyed after losing the first time over some missing DNA in his blood Ridiculous Fast read Could be used as a vacation or beach book that you wouldn t be too broken up about if you lost or damaged it on the trip Or like I said at the beginning Try Again Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark gets a 'Have You Seen This Child' flyer in the mail she almost throws it away But something about it makes her look again and her heart stops; the child in the photo is identical to her adopted son Will Her every instinct tells her to deny the similarity betw. Intrigued by the ethical premise but fell short in the unbelievable and predictable delivery Title should be Try Again Legal and emotional thriller of an adoptive mom seeing an age progressed photo of her son on a post card and her efforts to discover if her worst fears are true Didn t hate it so much as didn t necessarily like it either Noticed some editing errors which for me is always supremely distracting especially in a less than engaging story Spoiler AlertAs for characters I was disappointed there as well Did anyone else notice how extremely verbal and precocious a barely turned three year old Will was Connie the long suffering always available perfect sitterwhatever That one character alone is enough to piss off all your single mother readers Next making it so easy to naturally pull for the heroine is the I Love You Almost Always gambling unfaithful spoiled birth mother and the arrogant unreasonable philanderer husband Throw in a stalking killer psychopath who has never been caught and a Gloom Town gratuitous sex scene with a hot Latin lover and we have the makings of a made for TV Lifetime movie of the week Problem is if I m not thinking big screen then it s obvious that this story has too many flaws making it unworthy of A couple of storyline issues How did lowlife Beach man always know at the exact moment when a character was uinze dias going to put two and two together and find them instantaneously just in time to kill them The murder of the lawyer was the flimsiest What purpose did this serve Just because maybe she might find out Then he would also need to off the judge social workers nurses doctors and basically anyone who was involved with TimothyWill from the hospital and adoption proceedings Why did she agree that she was having an affair Or was that a red herring Never explained Why kill Amy now She s known all along PuzzlerI don t mind sex scenes especially with a Latin hottie however the timing of this one was bizarre Woman is about to lose everything job child life but right before she sneaks off to the doom she all of a sudden realizes is coming she sueezes in a uickie Right cause that s what most of us would do facing the same conundrumI totally understand how someone would be haunted by something so much so that they are afraid to verbalize it in the beginning But how did Ellen not have one freaking friend to confide in especially after her Florida trip Her lack of communication throughout annoyed me Guess she wasn t that close to Courtney after all because she never Cheating for the Chicken Man gave her a second thought after she was firedLast and most deflating was the entirely predictable and implausible ending Of course birth mom will be killed defending her son Naturally she will have no parents or siblings to muddy the waters And of course dad is not the biological dad because that will easily clear the path for the heroine to win her child back I m not a legal expert but I see MAJOR issues with Ellen s adoption being valid period It was an illegal adoption since Amy was not related to him in any way legally or biologically and she KIDNAPPED him with Beach bum Hello Secondly if Bill is listed as Timothy s father on the birth certificate then he is legally the dad biology or not Remember this man also raised him as his own for just as long as Ellen did and he has just as much right to claim him as she does What is she the only one who has parental feelings beyond DNA Weird how possessive the author portrayed Bill when he reunites with TimothyWill and then just as uickly relinuishes said child the son he was almost destroyed after losing the first time over some missing DNA in his blood Ridiculous Fast read Could be used as a vacation or beach book that you wouldn t be too broken up about if you lost or damaged it on the trip Or like I said at the beginning Try Again

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Een the boys because she knows her adoption was lawful But she's a journalist and won't be able to stop thinking about the photo until she figures out the truth And she can't shake the uestion if Will rightfully belongs to someone else should she keep him or give him up She investigates. Don t you just hate when you have so little respect for a book that it stirs up all kinds of vile hostile feelings in you and you develop a passion for trashing the book And then you have to feel guilty because there s probably some poor starving author who worked her fingers and brain cells to the bone cranking out this drivel and foisting it on the unsuspecting public And then even so the book somehow gets a 4 star rating which makes you feel like you are truly living in the twilight zone or Abraham Lincoln was really right that You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time but you can not fool all of the people all of the time and this is just one of those timesWell at least you can t say I didn t warn you I warn you not to look again at Look Again but to carefully back away from this book as uickly as possibleWarning If you can spoil something rotten there are spoilers ahead Lots of spoilers because this book trotted out so many surprises and twists that it should have come with a CD containing a laugh trackIt s a knock off of the Face on the Milk Carton lifetime movie except that movie was infinitely plausible This book has a plot which has the basic premise that Ellen adopts an infant who has been abandoned in the hospital by his fake birth mother When her son Will is 3 she sees a flyer of a missing child that looks disturbingly like her son Fake Birth Mother was part of the plot to kidnap the baby from Real Birth Mother for a million dollar ransom But then Fake Birth Mother with Evil Beach Guy decide to keep the baby because they are so nurturant of course Karen is an investigative reporter single parent who conveniently has a magical babysitter who can put all things in her life on hold almost magically to be available anytime Ellen needs to work 10 12 hour days or disappear out of state to investigate this issue or do research for her job as a journalistBut wait there s Ellen s boss is sexy and has an accent so when Ellen lies to him when she s not bothering to do her job he just keeps covering for her Not so her nasty competitive coworker who somehow manages to tip off the Real Birth Mother to head to Ellen s house to recover the child Ellen finds out that the attorney for the adoption has not really committed suicide but been murdered and her child is in danger She races back home with a digression for a sex scene with her Sexy Accented boss thrown in because this scene is apparently reuired because there must be sex and this was the only way to work it inBut alas Oh woeful day Evil Beach Man and Real Birth Mother get to Ellen s house and it turns out that Real Birth Mother knows Evil Beach Man because he s really the father of the little boy They were in on the plot together Evil Beach Man conveniently kills Real Birth Mother so that plot problem is conveniently dispatched Evil Beach Man gets offed and Ellen rips up the floor boards so there s not blood left lying around to make the house unpleasant for little Will s next birthday partyAnd this attitude is why I tried to stay very very uiet during my last book club because everyone else really liked the book loved it even Gloom Town give him up She investigates. Don t you just hate when you have so little respect for a book that it stirs up all kinds of vile hostile feelings in you and you develop a passion for trashing the book And then you have to feel uinze dias guilty because there s probably some poor starving author who worked her fingers and brain cells to the bone cranking out this drivel and foisting it on the unsuspecting public And then even so the book somehow Cheating for the Chicken Man gets a 4 star rating which makes you feel like you are truly living in the twilight zone or Abraham Lincoln was really right that You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time but you can not fool all of the people all of the time and this is just one of those timesWell at least you can t say I didn t warn you I warn you not to look again at Look Again but to carefully back away from this book as uickly as possibleWarning If you can spoil something rotten there are spoilers ahead Lots of spoilers because this book trotted out so many surprises and twists that it should have come with a CD containing a laugh trackIt s a knock off of the Face on the Milk Carton lifetime movie except that movie was infinitely plausible This book has a plot which has the basic premise that Ellen adopts an infant who has been abandoned in the hospital by his fake birth mother When her son Will is 3 she sees a flyer of a missing child that looks disturbingly like her son Fake Birth Mother was part of the plot to kidnap the baby from Real Birth Mother for a million dollar ransom But then Fake Birth Mother with Evil Beach Guy decide to keep the baby because they are so nurturant of course Karen is an investigative reporter single parent who conveniently has a magical babysitter who can put all things in her life on hold almost magically to be available anytime Ellen needs to work 10 12 hour days or disappear out of state to investigate this issue or do research for her job as a journalistBut wait there s Ellen s boss is sexy and has an accent so when Ellen lies to him when she s not bothering to do her job he just keeps covering for her Not so her nasty competitive coworker who somehow manages to tip off the Real Birth Mother to head to Ellen s house to recover the child Ellen finds out that the attorney for the adoption has not really committed suicide but been murdered and her child is in danger She races back home with a digression for a sex scene with her Sexy Accented boss thrown in because this scene is apparently reuired because there must be sex and this was the only way to work it inBut alas Oh woeful day Evil Beach Man and Real Birth Mother The Last Runaway get to Ellen s house and it turns out that Real Birth Mother knows Evil Beach Man because he s really the father of the little boy They were in on the plot together Evil Beach Man conveniently kills Real Birth Mother so that plot problem is conveniently dispatched Evil Beach Man On Tidy Endings gets offed and Ellen rips up the floor boards so there s not blood left lying around to make the house unpleasant for little Will s next birthday partyAnd this attitude is why I tried to stay very very uiet during my last book club because everyone else really liked the book loved it even

SUMMARY ´ SUBTENSE.CO.UK ´ Lisa Scottoline

Uncovering clues no one was meant to discover and when she digs too deep she risks losing her own life; and that of the son she loves Lisa Scottoline breaks new ground in Look Again a thriller that's both heart stopping and heart breaking and sure to have new fans and book clubs buzzin. This is the second book by Lisa Scottoline ive read and just like Lady Killer is a first class read The story goes of Ellen Gleeson a reporter and mother to young adopted son Will One day she is looking through the mail and comes across a have you seen this child card and notices the boy in the picture looks identical to Will Her instincts tell her that it is just a coincidence and the adoption is completely legal but being a journalist she looks into What she uncovers is alot than what she could ever imagineEllen investigation will see her uncovering a complicated but also tragic tale of events that will put everything that she holds dear on the line including her own life Not only does she put her own employment at risk but also her sanity as she tries to uncover the truth all the while thinking she may find herself in an impossible position of having to let her son goThis story has it all drama romance family bonds intrigue suspense humour and enough fast paced action to keep readers up to the wee hours Just when you think you have things worked out then bam Scottoline throws another curve ball Combining crime and moral dilemma Scottoline has created a novel that will stay with you long after you have finished reading