The Grift In The Grift , charlatan psychic Marina Marks relocates to an elite Southern California beach town, where she plans to fleece the local glitterati. But… The Grift In The Grift , charlatan psychic Marina Marks relocates to an elite Southern California beach town, where she plans to fleece the local glitterati. But… 2008-08-12 Fiction Mystery and Thriller Shaye Areheart
Book Review

The Grift (2008)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Aug 12, 2008; Writer: Debra Ginsberg; Genres: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Publisher: Shaye Areheart

In The Grift, charlatan psychic Marina Marks relocates to an elite Southern California beach town, where she plans to fleece the local glitterati. But after accurately predicting a murder, Marina realizes her power of second sight is real — and she tries to hunt down the killer.

Movie Pitch
USA's Psych + The Gift + The Notebook.

Last Word
Debra Ginsberg smoothly sketches captivatingly flawed characters, but the whodunit tends to take a backseat to who's-dating-who. B

Originally posted Aug 07, 2008 Published in issue #1006 Aug 15, 2008 Order article reprints