Publish date: August 31st 2010
Publisher: G.P. Putnam 's Sons
Pages no: 443
Edition language: English
Series: V.I. Warshawski (#14)
This was terrible. I am so mad that I even wasted my time finishing this book. I really should have DNF it at 25 percent, but I am a perverse reader sometimes and finished the book. Nothing makes sense. Petra (VI's cousin from Hardball) is back in this one and still the most annoying character e...
I came upon this in a church sale along with quite a few others of its type. The bookseller in me couldn't resist, hard cover, dust-jacket, 3CHF, even though the reader in me has moved on. So far out I've read four of the 'bargains' and you get what you pay for. Three duds, this being one of them......
I wanted to love this book, I really did. After all, I've spent almost half my life reading and loving Sara Paretsky's V I Warshawski series. When I started reading the series, VI was older than me. Twenty-five years later, she's now younger than I am. Go figure. But as much as I wanted to love it, ...
Three and a half stars. I enjoyed it, although I put it down a couple of times because my need to move overrode my desire to pay attention. It can be a risk putting down a Paretsky book, as some of her plots are extremely convoluted, and the number of players becomes difficult to keep track of. Not ...