Last Call

Last Call

Book - 2008
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Jack Swyteck is drawn into the investigation of a mother who was murdered on a hot Miami night twenty years ago.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060831165
0060831162
Branch Call Number: FICTION GRIPPANDO
Characteristics: 326 p. ; 24 cm

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pugfan
Aug 09, 2012

Grippando's big error in this book was the time line of when the events happened to Theo's mother. Not a big deal but since actual years were brought up constantly throughout the book you couldn't help but notice that things didn't add up.

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SportyReader
Aug 06, 2012

This is getting to be worrisome because Grippando seems to be losing his direction here. A largely uninteresting story is what killed off any interest for me to read each page.

There's also some annoying cliches that are getting less subtle with each book...and that's the depiction of the main character- everyone is gorgeous, intelligent, top of their careers...etc etc. They're so perfect and yet there's one tiny flaw that somehow makes them human. I think JG's been watching too many soap operas...

Avoidable.

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rahmmie
Nov 26, 2010

After reading most of Grippando's books, I've come to accept that he's not a "gifted" writer, just a proficient one. This last instalment of the Styweck and Knight duo is another example of just "okay" writing, story, plot, and dialogue

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