I'd like us to consider a question before answering the poll about Hannah's love life: Do we want the love story to trip happily along, or do we want to suspect that Hannah's in for trouble?
You'll probably notice that I'm not talking about detailed plot points in this particular question, and that's on purpose. It seems very important in the collaborative process to balance our discussions about plots and characters with the fact that you'll want to read Misfortune Cookie with the same anticipation that you enjoy reading any other book. This is going to be a balancing act, but I've got my umbrella, am limbered up and not (too) afraid of heights :-)
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Hannah has just moved 6,000 miles from London to Hong Kong to be with the love of her life. When she arrives, should he be:
Madly in love, leaving her in no doubt that her decision was the right one (11%)
Loving, but a bit noncommittal – she’s questioning her judgment (45%)
Oddly aloof, making her wonder what she’s done wrong (36%)