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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Leane free and yours to keep. I was beginning to tire of the dreary and gray streets of Boston and was thrilled that the trail eventually led the intrepid detectives to hot and sunny Florida.
Sacred – Dennis Lehane
Lehane doesn’t leave loose ends. From the Back Cover The master of the new noir, Dennis Lehane brilliantly interweaves beauty and violence, integrity and evil in this thrilling, powerfully resonant novel. I touched base on it above, but I just wanted to zero in on the fact that it wasn’t as simple or mundane as I had first imagined.
Apr 20, Joyce Lagow rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book just sucked me right in. See all reviews. The trail leads the pair to Florida and back to Boston again, in a complicated plot full of twists sacted turns until the denouement which is just as full of surprises as the story itself.
I looked up at the sky, such a rich dark shade of blue it seemed artificial.
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I guess nobody involved in the case was that interesting. And, I’ll tell ya, it’s a long, drawn rennis process for me. That changes when a dying billionaire insists on hiring them to find his missing daughter.
But, and don’t judge me, I am seriously addicted to the serial killer books and was a little put out that wasn’t in this story. He lives in California with his family. A Drink Before the War. View all 4 comments.
The Ways of the World. I wouldn’t read it stand alone though. I suspect the scope of the book’s ambition may dennsi caused its slight weakness.
I’m not going to give away much from the book because it’s deliciously twisty and turny. They’ll learn what kind of person the real Trevor Stone is and what his true motives are. Imagine knowing precisely what you want. The writing is superb taut but with plenty of humorous banter between Gennaro and Kenzie to bring them and keep them real. I think the only bits I enjoyed was finding out about Patrick’s past and him working with Jay, realizing that he did have this drive, this passion for this going way back when he started in the business.
Jun 30, Bill Kerwin rated it it was ok Shelves: Not even worth borrowing from a friend. Sacrex as well is the private detective Kenzie s mentor who was originally hired to find her.
This book surprised me more than looking into my rear-view mirror on a midnight drive and findin When Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are strong-armed and then enticed by a billionaire to find his missing daughter, dead or alive, they have no idea of the web of lies they are about to be entangled in, a web that has already made Patrick’s mentor vanish without a trace Only let down, I could see the end coming, other than that, a terrific piece of crime writing that had the feel of a film.
Saxred two live a hard life. Plus, we get a scene with Bubba Rogowski and a blow torch. The mystery involves at least one detective involved with the patron’s beautiful daughter. And sometimes, all I want to do is denniis off my nose so I can’t smell her, hack my fingers off at the joint. You also probably won’t piece together what the hell sacrec going on until the last chapter.