Sidney Sheldon’s After the Darkness. Sidney Sheldon, Author, Tilly Bagshawe, Author. Morrow $ (p) ISBN Sidney Sheldon & Tilly Bagshawe 3-Book Collection: After the Darkness, Mistress of the Game, Angel of the Dark. by Sidney Sheldon Tilly Bagshawe. On Sale. Sidney Sheldon’s After the darkness / Tilly Bagshawe. “Blessed with the face of an angel and the guileless, trusting nature of a child, Grace Brookstein is the.
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The plot of the story is very Sheldon, but the intrigue is rather boring and not sharp enough to even let me leave the book to watch TV I hardly to that while reading Sidney Sheldon’s book.
So, how does it work then? I tried very consciously to be true to him and sound like his voice. Sheldon is an amazing writer and I don’t like when someone uses him or any other author to sell books with his or hers name on the covers. Place a Hold You must be logged in first.
I thought ‘Oh well, everyone gets a second chance, isn’t it? Dec 31, Christine rated it it was ok.
Oct 04, Kelly rated it did not like it Shelves: On the other hand, Grace is very vulnerable and innocent. I think the reason why I gave this a 3 stars as opposed to a 2 stars like I did for Mistress of the Game was because I wasn’t subconsciously comparing Sheldon’s characters and plot with Bagshawe’s; something I couldn’t help doing with Mistress of the Game since Bagshawe was writing After reading Mistress of the Game by Bagshawe and being quite disappointed by it, I was hesitant on giving this a try but since it was lying around my house with no other books on the horizon, I picked it up anyway.
This is a must read! Or so they both declare.
Who’s the real author? Grace is the wife of Lenny Brookstein, who died while out on his boat and the death is ruled a suicide. Bagshawe is supposed to be continuing our beloved Sidney Sheldon’s work, not copy every single word out of his book.
Do I recommend this book? No trivia or quizzes yet. I requested this book from the Library thing Early Reviewers program. What a let down. Mar 22, Anita rated it really liked it Recommended to Anita by: From front to back, the story unfolds in such a way you will keep turning the pages to see what happens next.
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Her character goes through so many changes and growth from the start of the rilly. On her way to truth, she realises that till now she had been living in a fantasy and the reality was something totally disparate. I ha to read an old “real” Sydney Sheldon to be sure I was not dreaming. The book provides a brilliant description of the transformation of the quiet Grace Brookstein from an innocent young woman who had ‘never even looked at the price tags of things’ to a determined person who fights the world alone, on her own.
Sidney Sheldon Tilly Bagshawe. Then suddenly her billionaire husband Lenny mysteriously disappeares in a tragic sailing accident. Also, Bagshawe’s prose was a bit tighter in After the Darkness; I say a bit because there were still some parts where I was skipping bits of text. First time I tried bzgshawe spoilers, no idea if it works Blessed with the face of an angel and the guileless, trusting nature of a child, Grace Brookstein is the prized wife of the king of Wall Street, Lenny Brookstein.
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And it’s always a real let-down when the bad guy gets away with his lame plot simply because the police AND the Bagshawd didn’t check out something they would have certainly checked out first thing if they had a shred of competence. The family divide their time between their homes in London and Los Angeles.
The reader can see some of the plot twists coming but, for the most part, this story makes for an enjoyable “beach read” type darknesss. Since she is his partner [not that our naive heroine knew: It is not as epic or tightly written as Sheldon’s thrillers, but Sheldon was a master of this genre.
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May 04, Feya rated it it was amazing. After the Darkness Author s: Books by Tilly Bagshawe. His name is bagsyawe first thing you see when you glance at the book and people baggshawe buy this book thinking that it is written by or with Sidney Sheldon.
All the cliches you can imagine are gathered in pages, the intrigue is totally lousy, he characters don’t make sense, except th I did not realize it was not a Sheldon’s book at first.
Sidney Sheldon’s After the Darkness
Maybe because I read a thriller novel after a long time, I couldn’t keep it down. This is when Grace starts to undergo a change. Grace is certain someone is framing her, and she’ll do whatever it takes to prove it, even if it means taking the law into her own hands.