Well, now I know why and this book joins a rare selection of books that I just couldn't turn off when I turned off the lights. Well, I found out at 4:00 am this morning, but I'm not going to tell you. When I passed out at 4 a.m., I was thinking, boy, if I could just keep my eyes open long enough to finish this!” ―Myles Knapp, Contra Costa Times, “A white-knuckle tale of suspense.” ―Chicago Sun-Times on POWER PLAY, “Its premise is enough to send chills through corporate boardrooms, and through civilian readers too.” ―Janet Maslin on POWER PLAY, The New York Times, “A fast-paced fun ride…a delicious, perfectly prepared mixture.” ―Boston Globe on POWER PLAY, “A bloody, rollicking thrill ride...the plot moves at light speed.” ―Richmond Times-Dispatch on POWER PLAY, “The action is swift…keeps the plot bubbling and the pages turning.” ―Wall Street Journal on POWER PLAY, “Thrilling. I felt though that the ending was a wee bit rushed and did disappoint me. Right away, this audiobook has one of my least favorite things: dual narrators. The author's talent is evident in the character's wit and smart dialogue...One wouldn't necessarily think a psychological thriller and romance would mesh together well, but Elliot knows what she's doing when she turns readers' minds inside out and then softens the blow with an unforgettable love story." The mystery was good. These reversals tedious. Still it was an enjoyable read. There are no huge gaps in logic (a killer for me in a mystery). I started out with her "Mercy" series and then her "Bone secrets" series and have just begun "Callahan and McLane". Find all the books, read about the author, and more. "―Lee Child, Plunged headlong into a desperate chase, Nick begins making shocking discoveries about Roger's life―and his own.
Just please, if you're going to pay for the expense of two narrators, put them in the studio together and assign them parts instead of POVs. Vanished by Joseph Finder is absolutely terrific for the first 9/10th of the book. He goes by the book and does his job very well. It wasn’t until the afternoon that it became clear she was missing. Very engaging and likeable characters. Oops. Please try again. He's a guy you don't want to mess with. One unnecessarily and surprisingly graphic sex scene. Gabe unlikable. Well, now I know why and this book joins a rare selection of books that I just couldn't turn off when I turned off the lights. The Art of Saying Yes written by David Leban. The main crime is one that sends chills up the spine of any parent - a child abduction. ―Washington Post, "Lots of unpredictable plot twists and a furious pace." The details of the sexual connections / sex between the two lead characters were unnecessary and could easily have been omitted.
Probably not as it does have a sex scene and some objectionable language. Another page-turner, suspensful, believable and intelligent novel...!!! I also thought the guy more natural than the female narrator, though she did grow on me over time. Nick and Roger have been on the outs since the arrest, trial, and conviction of their father, the notorious "fugitive financier," Victor Heller. FBI Agent Ava McLane was one of the first to be contacted and embedded with the family. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 9, 2020. Kept me on my toes the whole time. Her stepdaughter, Henley, has disappeared. One small letter, lost in the system for sixty years, is about to change the entire world. It is very well written, a big plus in my view. Although stand alone stories I have since read the preceding novels By Kendra Elliot and enjoyed them all - each highlighting different people. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But Nick will do anything to protect Lauren and his nephew―even if it means taking on the most lethal enemy he's ever faced. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed most of the book and simply wish that Mr. If you have never read Kendra Elliot before that take the time you will not regret it. Kendra is rapidly becoming one of my favourite authors. 3 Stars. This so called suspense novel was about as exciting as watching water boil. There's only one way to end it.
Mason's day goes from bad to worse when he receives a call from his ex-wife asking for his help. It's not bad, particularly if you are looking for a "romance" type read. Would have liked it to play out in more detail as well. OK it was easy to pick up on who the suspect would turn out to be, but it didn't spoil things at all. There's the standard implausibility in most of these works, but it you treat it as a satisfying plane or beach read you'll be rewarded with an escape from the work around you, which is what these books should provide. New author for me. It's detailed private detective-type work, the plots are of interest, and the characters drawn out decently. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. If you can overlook the few cuss words and one sex scene, you would very much enjoy it. The prolific and beloved author John Grisham, known for his courtroom thrillers, is back this month with a new pageturner, A Time for Mercy,... To see what your friends thought of this book. I did a bad. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. An Amazon #1 selling author, Kendra Elliot has sold over 8 Million books and been on the WSJ best seller list eleven times.
House on Fire: A Novel (A Nick Heller Novel), The Sorrow Hand (A Nick Drake Novel) (Volume 1), The Orcas Island Job: (A Case Lee Novel Book 6), The Hawaii Job: (A Case Lee Novel Book 5), The Amazon Job: (A Case Lee Novel Book 4), The Caribbean Job: (A Case Lee Novel Book 3). I kept stopping reading and playing word, solitaire and Mahjong games on my Kindle instead. I read this first book in a series, last. ), Reviewed in the United States on October 6, 2009. I typically like the writing of Michael Connelly (for his storylines and overall realism). The Vanished Series: Books 1-3 - Kindle edition by Griffith, B. One of the better first books in a series I have ever read. A little girl is abducted and the chase begins. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. After being attacked in Georgetown, his mother, Lauren, lies in a coma, and his step-dad, Roger, Nick's brother, has vanished without a trace. The characters were three-dimensional and very real. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 28, 2018. And in his line of work, it's essential. He manages deft characterization, offhand one-liners, and a fine sense of place....In the best thrillers everything is connected. I have time to catch up on this series and check out any other books I’ve missed out on by Kendra Elliot since I’m a SAHM. (Here’s hoping with the crazy soccer and ballet schedules my girls have during the school year.). Lauren Heller and her husband, Roger, are out to dinner one night when they’re brutally attacked. I have enjoyed the early TV series Bones and Criminal minds - this gives a hint of both but without too much graphic detail, although plenty of suggested drama/thriller aspects. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. But it is not terrible, Reviewed in the United States on June 16, 2015. Again a good pair and a good story. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. VANISHED was another engaging, heart-pounding suspense novel from Kendra Elliot. Detective Mason Callahan learns that one of his confidential informants has been murdered and then he gets the call that his ex-wife's eleven-year-old stepdaughter has been kidnapped.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Vanished Series: Books 1-3. The same has happened with this book. I've read some of Kendra's books before. This could so easily have been a 5* read. The pace did increase towards the end; the last quarter of the book was better than the rest. Comedy. Please try again. This was not my normal kind of book but I did enjoy it. Welcome back. Home. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Well, I could’ve been. There was a problem loading your book clubs. It can only improve the product.
Good platform to start a series on. He's also the man you call when you need a problem fixed. Thoroughly recommend to all lovers of a good mystery with a side helping of steamy romance.
Hard to keep from comparing Nick Heller to other thriller characters. June 24th 2014 She has a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and still lives in the Pacific Northwest, with her husband and three daughters. Kendra is a truly talented author who. 74 reviews. Loved it! The only one who has any chance of finding him is his brother, Nick, … I read a lot of this type of escapist writing including Jo Nesbo, Stieg Larsson, et al so this is an endorsement for people like me who like a good yarn of Daring Do and read fast.
This is an intelligent thriller with a flawed but lovable hero and one hell of a strong female lead. Mason is close to his ex-wife and her new husband.
These books have love, mystery, action, excitement, drama, and people who actually seem real. Learn more about the program. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 9, 2019. FBI Agent Ava McLane is assigned to stay with the family and follow-up on any leads. There was a problem loading your book clubs. I took it everywhere with me. This is the fifth book in the Bone Secrets series and it was just as good as the previous books, in some ways it was even better. The main characters are terrific, and the story line kept me engaged throughout.
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