Prayers for Rain. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman in love with life. Prayers for Rain [Dennis Lehane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private.
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Prayers for Rain
Dialogue throughout is sharp and intelligent with touches of wit and even literary references to challenge the reader. I’ve been in no mood for tedious and detailed books seeing as I am tired beyond reason all the time now, and when I picked this up and felt like I was getting nowhere knowing these books like I do and loving them all I should have known to call it quits and save it for a vacation or a holiday.
Still, up until then, it had been great. Return to Book Page. As my other reviews attest, I’m interested in the lone hero in novels series only, pleasean interest awakened by the Jack Reacher novels of Lee Child and Coben’s Myron Bolitar series as well as other excellent novelists see my other reviews.
Prayers for Rain (Kenzie & Gennaro, #5) by Dennis Lehane
He and his former partner, Angela Gennaro, will fight a mind-twisting battle against the psychopath, even as he turns tricks on them… Praise “After the shattering consequences of their last case Gone, Baby, GoneLehane’s PI partners Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are back, but not together. Published May 2nd by Denniis first published May 19th The corners of her mouth twitched, too. It was a good decision. William Morrow and Company. Views Read Edit View history.
Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why a former client, a perky woman in love with life, could, within six months, jump naked from a Boston drnnis final fall in a spiral of self-destruction.
In itself, that wasn’t too bad, kind of icing on the cake, but view spoiler [the idea that Kenzie would threaten – no promise – this devious man that he would come after him in the future was ridiculous.
When a former client commits suicide, Patrick Kenzie goes digging into her background to find out why. I have not heard about mystery authors hiring ghostwriters to finish their novels, but I know nothing about the business of mystery literature.
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In short, it’s a dark diversion without much depth. But the actual book is very good, not as good as Gone, Baby, Gone.
Several weeks after he’d confronted the stalker, Raim had left a message on his answering machine—and he had neglected to return her call. I wanted to see the movie; and since I make it a point never to see a mystery movie without reading the book, I read the book-and was hooked.
Gennaro the goodKenzie the good mixed with propensity for violenceand Bubba our favorite sociopath.
Want prayerss Read Currently Reading Read. At some point the novel begins to deteriorate to the extent that I barely have the patience to continue reading.
Plot point that bugged me. Kenzie imagines that taking one shot with the M would “break his shoulder”. He and his former partner, Angela Gennaro, will fight a mind-twisting battle against this psychopath even as he turns his tricks on them.
But not for one minute did I not enjoy it. Unfortunately, Pfayers had to take the case an extra What started off as another excellent Lehane book was ruined by the last couple of pages for me, unfortunately. Very few cliches here, mostly well-written stuff. But news of Nichols’ suicide leads Kenzie to recall, with some guilt, a loose end from her case.
I felt the pain and loss, as I always do when bright young people are hurt or lose their way. Another wild ride for the cast, including a night-vision-goggle-equipped assault on an abandoned military medical facility in a cranberry swamp. This case gets them back together.
Karen Nichols emerges a fully realistic, tragic character, with all the usual human lehsne and complexities. Prayers for Rain starts with Patrick at his lowest point and sees him clawing his way back to the land of the living. What’s more, I had my defenses up this time around.