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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
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Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it 6 years ago
I suppose it's inevitable that my streak of winning reads comes to an end. Sadly, this thriller just didn't catch my interest and I DNF'd at 103 pages after many fits and starts.Essentially, American Kate moves to Luxembourg when her husband gets a lucrative job working with the banks there. As sh...
Title and Statement of Responsibility
3.5 stars. Tension in this international thriller about an ex-spy mother of two is greatest around the question of if and when she will tell her husband that she worked for the CIA. Pavone does a good job of drawing out the intrigue, combining the mundane details of daily child care with the interna...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 7 years ago
I don't know how to say "lukewarm" in Luxembourgish, but that was my response to the book. The story has a lot of structural problems that could have been cleared up with aggressive editing. Part I is a complete mess structurally, changing venues and time frames every page or two, sometimes every co...
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