Compromising Positions, by Susan Isaacs
Source (where I found out about it): Amazon’s “The Big Deal,” July 24, 2011
Kindle price: priced $14.99, discounted to $3.99 during “The Big Deal,” then priced back up to $7.59
Year published: 1987 paperback
Buy decision: No
Formatting and layout errors: 0
Copy mistakes: 3
The story just doesn’t hook me. A housewife begins to investigate the murder of her dentist. Why? What’s her motivation? It’s not revealed in the sample. Seems improbable. Worse, it seems boring.
The writing is good. But the story purpose or concept seems weak.