Sacred. A beautiful, grief-stricken woman has vanished without a trace. “” Dennis Lehane won a Shamus Award for A Drink Before the War, his first book about. Another superior thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Dennis Lehane, the bestselling and accalimed author of Mystic River, Shutter Island, and Gone. Editorial Reviews. Review. Dennis Lehane won a Shamus Award for A Drink Before the War, his first book about working-class Boston detectives.
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One of the reasons I’ve gravitated toward detective fiction in my old age is that I’m far more likely to be taken by surprise. Although I enjoyed the book and would recommend it, Lejane was not as taken as I was with the prior one. They learn that the detective he previously hired and who trained Patrick, has also disappeared under mysterious circumstances. How to write a great review. Get to Know Us. Imagine knowing precisely what you want.
This book was not as intense as the last one, still good, but just not exceptionally good. Sort of reminds me of Stuart Woods’ writing, where sex seems to detract from some of the boring parts. This case, I dnenis.
Shit’s about to get real messy Both mysteriously disappeared, seemingly out of the blue.
Even Bubba had me smiling ear-to-ear, ddennis Nelson, no matter how small their part. It goes without saying that I’m a picky little shit.
Angie was where most of me began and all of me ended. Dennis Lehane born Aug 4th, is an American author. It also hooks up with a cult-like religion that features aggressive proselytizers that seem more like gang-bangers.
A great series to star from the beginning – and then just keep on going! The Friends of Eddie Coyle. But, in this one, she shined just like Patrick. So, Dennis, looks like all is forgiven. See all reviews.
Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. One person found this helpful. It sacredd like a writer who forgot the appeal of his characters and who angled them towards a televised depiction or maybe cinematic, though with this trite effort I don’t even think Hollywood would come knocking.
Of course, nothing is as it seems and this missing case turned out to be a much bigger case than they had bargained for and as usual, they just can’ Patrick and Angie discover that they are being followed, but they underestimate their stalkers and they get kidnapped. In the first book, he let the smart-ass private eye-schtick get a little out of control, but in the second book the dark violence got the upper hand.
Outstanding in their own right and as good, if not better than Lehane’s Kenzie and Gennaro series.
Harlan Coben splits these characteristics and infuses them into two heroes: It lives in the senses. A Morning for Flamingos.
They learn that Kenzie’s mentor was the former PI on the case and now he also is missing. It was underhanded, crazy, and wholly addicting There were a couple of plot turns where I was just like “really? Sacred is the third book in the series. In sum, sacged quickly forgettable, unrealistic non- suspense novel.
The Devil Knows You’re Dead. Lehane’s Kenzie and Gennaro series is best described as being in the Noir series of detectives I am reminded of Andrew Vacchs as another excellent member of this genre. Because this is definitely a page-turner.
Of course, nothing is as it seems and this missing case turned out to be a much bigger case than ednnis had bargained for and as usual, they just can’t seem to catch lshane break and this case just like the last one will take a toll on them. Jan 21, Fred rated it it was amazing Shelves: More than just a page-turning mystery, “Sacred” explores what we want and what we will sacrifice–whether it belongs to ourselves or to others–to get it.