"In Laura Resnick's Doppelgangster, the New York actress is 'resting' between roles by working as a singing waitress at a Manhattan mob restaurant because wiseguys tip well. Then duplicated gangsters appear, bullets start flying, and it's up to Esther and her friend Max the Magician to fight Evil... show more
"In Laura Resnick's Doppelgangster, the New York actress is 'resting' between roles by working as a singing waitress at a Manhattan mob restaurant because wiseguys tip well. Then duplicated gangsters appear, bullets start flying, and it's up to Esther and her friend Max the Magician to fight Evil by stopping the gang war before it starts killing the wrong people. And if she has time, maybe Esther can actually keep a hot date with her hunky detective friend Lopez, who doesn't believe in magic. Yet. Unplug the phone and settle down for a fast and funny read." --New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney
Publish date: January 5th 2010
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Esther Diamond (#2)
Esther Diamond isn't your typical urban fantasy/paranormal romance heroine (and by typical, I mean compared to what is currently popular in that genre). She doesn't carry around a samurai sword and doesn't have tattoos in provocative locations. She doesn't have an arcane and mysterious background. ...
Very, very enjoyable. Funny and cute, with well rounded characters, and in my opinion, even better than the first.
*Rating* 3.0*Genre* Science Fiction*Review*Struggling actress Esther Diamond suddenly finds herself unemployed after the musical Sorcerer!, shuts its doors because of monetary cost overruns due largely to the events of Disappearing Nightly. On a whim, she asks and is granted her job back as a singin...
The second book of Esther Diamond series totally reminds me of the crazy old days of Stephani Plum books! This time, Esther gets entangled with crazy Italian gangs, while being the first witness of a murder. I enjoy the whole doppelgangster plot. I think the story is still hilarious ... especially w...
This one was not as much fun as the first. I still enjoy Esther as a heroine, and Max is fun, but this one seemed a bit all over the place.