Publish date: January 28th 2003
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, 20th Century
, Mystery Thriller
I found myself liking this book much more than expected. Leonard managed to not only keep me interested throughout but to write an ending that I didn't see coming. A very good read.
When Joe LaBrava was 12 years old, he fell in love with screen star actress Jean Shaw, who was always cast as the femme fatale. Now, it's decades later and Joe, a former Secret Service agent is a freelance photographer. On a visit to a Miami crisis center he discovers a much older Jean Shaw who ha...
Former Secret Service agent Joe LaBrava meets an actress he fell in love with at age twelve. Now she's being blackmailed by a redneck and his Cuban partner. Or is she...? Can LaBrava get to the bottom of things before he winds up dead?When it comes to Elmore Leonard books, they're either awesome ...
I consider this Leonard's very best novel.