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Smoke Screen
Smoke Screen
Author: Sandra Brown
When newswoman Britt Shelley wakes up to find herself in bed with Jay Burgess, a rising star detective in the Charleston PD, she remembers nothing of how she got there...or of how Jay wound up dead. — Handsome and hard-partying, Jay was a hero of the disastrous fire that five years earlier had destroyed Charleston's police headquarters. The b...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416563075
ISBN-10: 1416563075
Publication Date: 7/21/2009
Pages: 560
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 286 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Smoke Screen on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 8
Fast paced book that kept me reading straight through. Well written and very enjoyable.
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Helpful Score: 7
Good book. Author made you care about the main charactors and want to know what happens to them as they go through some unusual twists and turns. There are some sex scenes that got a little too detailed. I'm not a prude and they certainly didn't take away from the story but I have a 12 year old granddaughter who loves to read and always tries to read what Grandma's reading and frankly I didn't want to have to go there with her. I can't recommend leaving this book laying around if you have a young bookworm nearby. : )
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Helpful Score: 4
Another superb mystery/romance from Sandra Brown. It kept me guessing until the very end. Both of the main characters, a newspaper reporter and a police detective. are involved in mysterious, but separate ,circumstances which bring them together. It contains a more involved story line than other of Brown's novels.
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Helpful Score: 3
I just don't know where to start---this is such a well written story that you are hooked from the very beginning, the plot is good and easy to follow, the characters are so clear you can almost see them, it never gets bogged down with too much of anything, it has just the right amount of the story, the sex, the twist, the story, the twist again, this is one book that Sandra Brown didn't get carried away with 6 pages of one sex scene and it is a much better story to stick with, it is hard to put down for any reason.
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Helpful Score: 2
Not one of her best. I've enjoyed Sandra Brown's suspense books in the past, but this one fell short. It started off strong, and then fizzled out. I ended up skimming parts of it and had to practically make myself finish it. It could've been a hundred pages shorter and still told the story. I'm glad I checked it out at the library and didn't waste a credit here. I wouldn't recommend it.
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progressiveedna avatar reviewed Smoke Screen on + 2 more book reviews
I simply loved this book, and recommend it for nighttime reading, except it's hard to put down.
carlaz avatar reviewed Smoke Screen on + 5 more book reviews
Female reporter is wrongly accused of murder and teams up with wrongly accused ex-fireman to solve an arson mystery.

Not one of Brown's best books, in my opinion. But if you're a fan, you should read it.
marishka avatar reviewed Smoke Screen on + 23 more book reviews
Another good whodunit but a bit long/slow in the beginning. The final third of the book was great. I think if it was 100 pages shorter the story would have been more gripping. As a side note, Ms. Brown uses "got" instead of "gotten" in many of her sentences, which may or may not be proper grammer depending on her particular meaning.
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great book!
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lots of twists!
jerjer avatar reviewed Smoke Screen on + 54 more book reviews
Just finished reading this book and enjoyed it so much.
Sandra Brown is a great author but she has out done her
self on this one. You just can't put the book down and
before you know it you have finished it. Keeps in suspense.