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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Angela is given far more complex and proactive roles, leading many scenes, especially those of planning and detection. A great mystery from beginning to end! Following Patrick’s vanished mentor Jay Becker as a beginning leads to a maelstrom of beatings, betrayals, unmaskings, resurrections, wise cracking smart talk, and a whole bunch of people you wouldn’t want as friends.

The ending sacrd surprise you and and just might shock you as well. Following Patrick’s vanished mentor Jay Becker as a beginning leads to a maelstrom of beatings, betrayals, unmaskings, resurrections, wise cracking smart talk, Dying billionaire Trevor Stone who is clearly not telling allhires in an outlandish way the Boston pairing of private detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, lehand sometimes sleeping partnersto find his missing daughter Desiree, a depressed young women who may or may not be in the Florida area mixed up in god knows what.

The first two entries paint a gritty world of well formed characters in the seedy underbelly of their world. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.


Then there’s the wrap up at the end where everything is explained. Be the first to discover new talent! California Fire and Life. Dennis Lehane has set such a high bar for himself in his Kenzie and Gennaro series of detective novels that “Sacred” falls a bit short. Petersburg, Florida, while working the case, so the two head there to pick up a trail. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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I’m really trying to read this xacred slowly when all I want to do it gobble them all up in one sitting. Now Lehane not only survives the dreaded third-book curse, he beats it to death with a stick.

For most people getting hired sqcred a billionaire and paid a huge sum of money to do a job that includes going to sunny Florida via private jet would be a career highlight. A classic crime noire that stretches from Marblehead, MA down to the sunny beaches of Florida. Nov 01, Will Byrnes rated it liked it Shelves: Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

The pleasure of watching the characters get where you know they are going is as much fun for me as watching them get to some unknown conclusion. Patrick and Angie are still recovering from the events in the previous book.

I wouldn’t read it stand alone though.

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If you have a thriller series to read, it would be this one. But this case leads them into unexpected territory where nothing is sacred—a land of lies and corruption where trusting anyone could get themkilled. Still, I enjoyed the hell out of it and couldn’t wait for everyone involved to get what was coming to them. Because this is definitely a page-turner. Aug 27, Johnny rated it really liked it Recommended to Johnny by: Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


In the Reacher novels, all aspects of the hero consistent values, propensity for violence, temptation, etc. I’m not sure whether I’d be as disturbed reading any of the remaining books in this series as I was for Darkness, Take My Hand.

It was good, sure. It goes without saying that I’m a picky little shit. As with most good stories, the ostensible is rarely part of the outcome. I was like a moth to a flame. Don’t have a Kindle? There is a sad love story for one of the characters that almost makes the book feel like it was co-plotted by Raymond Chandler.

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The true villain of the piece dacred up being pretty memorable. Dedicated to all of you screwed by banks or corporations and then laughed-at Oh, you wanted to know about the book? I liked the sarcasm and occasional wit. So has the detective hired to find her. In the Morning I’ll Be Gone.