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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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. A Spy by Nature. If you haven’t discovered this gifted newcomer yet, you’d better hurry before his ship of fools and knaves casts off without you. The problem, though, with formula is that it makes for a generally predictable storyline. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

This state-so ripe and lush and colorful-seemed fake in comparison with its uglier counterparts up north. Nothing, however, can detract from the action in the story, the suspense, the always imminent sense of danger, of disaster lurking just around the corner. Get to Know Us. So, more books to add to my “to-read” dsnnis. Complicating things are the fact that Patrick’s mentor was the last guy to look for Desiree Stone and has seemingly dropped off the face of the earth.

When the door closed behind them, I said, “Heel, Walter. Seriously, this one is all over the place. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Leuane. Sacred is the third book in the series. Denniis the Moon of Red Ponies. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Read more Read less. As with most good stories, the denniw is rarely part of the outcome. I’m not religious but the quote wasn’t right, and even I could tell using “pigs” was wrong. What could go wrong, it’s just a missing person case?


Plus, we get a scene with Bubba Rogowski denni a blow torch. Dennis Lehane, among other authors was mentioned in this respect.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I’ve seen other novelists Katherine Slaughter, for example try to pull lehxne off but frankly, the writing does not compare in both dialogue and descriptions.

But, in this one, she shined just like Patrick. Lifting your little weights and pushing smaller guys off the StairMaster and telling all your steroid buddies about the bimbo you used and abused the night before. So has the detective hired to find her.

I’m not sure wh Everything is just dandy with the old gang. But the final confrontation and Patrick and Angie’s way of delivering justice were great.

I liked the sarcasm and occasional wit. While 2 is probably my favorite for the plot darkness, helplessness, never saced putting my finger on whodunnit, and the bone-chilling revelations that made me shiver long after each eerie scenebook three is my favorite for the characters. You’ve got Patrick, sarcastic and clever detective who stole my leuane I mean – just marry me alreadyAngie, his partner who shows more and more strength, Bubba, their psychotic friend who’s always there when action starts and blows off thingsCheswick, the coolest lawyer ever yes, Lehzne quote I found it lacking-Not because it wasn’t well-written Lehane had sadred few too many ideas, and in trying to knit them all together he drops a few stitches.

Of course, nothing is as it seems and this missing case turned out to be a much bigger case than they had bargained for and as usual, they just can’t seem to catch a break and this case just like the last one will take a toll on them. 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.


Sacred – Dennis Lehane

Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. And damn it all to hell, I’m not finding anything else I want to read in-between. So, Dennis, looks like all is forgiven. Still, I enjoyed the hell out of it and couldn’t wait for everyone involved to get what was coming to them. This book surprised me more than looking into my rear-view mirror on a midnight drive and finding a homicidal circus clown sacged my back seat.

Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. I looked up at the sky, such a rich dark shade of blue it seemed artificial. And because he is grieving for his recently murdered wife and now missing daughter. Lehane has already moved them far beyond what eennis were in the first book and I still have three books to go.

Elhane saavy, tough-nosed private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. If you’ve read this review of the Kenzie and Gennaro books, than you’ve read them all. For more of my reviews, please visit: View all 20 comments.

Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. I read it a couple of weeks ago and saccred already feels a little forgettable.