The Darlings

The Darlings

Book - 2012
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Married to Merrill Darling, daughter of billionaire financier Carter Darling, attorney Paul Ross has grown accustomed to New York society and all of its luxuries. When Paul loses his job, Carter offers him the chance to head the legal team at his hedge fund. A tragic event catapults the Darling family into the media spotlight, a regulatory investigation, and a red-hot scandal with enormous implications for everyone involved. Will Paul save himself while betraying his wife and in-laws or protect the family business at all costs?
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012
ISBN: 9780670023271
0670023272
Branch Call Number: F ALG NVD
Characteristics: 338 p. ; 24 cm

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Solace1985
Nov 13, 2015

This book could've used more editing. It tends to drag in the middle section. Otherwise it was an enjoyable read.

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dykeslane
Nov 01, 2014

I found this book very confusing and unless you are really into the stock market..I would recommend a pass.

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dsftulsa
May 17, 2013

I loved this book and "couldn't put it down". The author does a great job with all the different characters and weaving her plot in a masterful way. I'm amazed that this is a first novel.

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hilln
Aug 20, 2012

I really enjoyed this book! The subject matter -- the fallout from an exposed Ponzi scheme amongst some of New York City's rich elite -- is torn from recent headlines, yet the personal stories of those affected is riveting. As the novel progresses, the suspense mounts, and it becomes a story of who will make it first across the finishing line to protect their own interests from the long arm of the law. There are a lot of characters that I must confess it took me a while to sort out in my head, and each of these characters has a long and involved backstory that is not always germane to the plot. However, this is a minor quibble. The Darlings is a rollicking good read!

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