Category: Crime, Mystery & Thrillers / Crime & Mysteries
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 23 June 2011
Number of pages: 448
Prizes: Shortlisted for CrimeFest e-Dunnit Award 2012.
Dennis Lehane's first book for Little, Brown heralds the return of much-loved characters Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro
What the papers say:
'Vintage stuff... another dark but absurdly enjoyable tale that's so beautifully written and so sharp in its details and atmosphere that it's no wonder Lehane's books attract filmmakers with such ease Irish Voice Lehane perfectly captur[es] gloomy post-financial meltdown Boston. Fortunately, he brought Patrick and Angie along to offset the murk; their chemistry has only gotten fizzier, with a realistic dash of old-married-couple resolve Entertainment Weekly Lehane is a writer bringing new confidence and an easy prowess to a new chapter in an epic story - the Kenzie-Gennaro saga Washington Post [Lehane has] emerged from the whodunit ghetto as a broader and more substantial talent...When it comes to keeping readers exactly where he wants them, Mr Lehane offers a bravura demonstration of how it's done New York Times Each character...is described with economy and wit... and yet the most impressive aspect of the novel is the way that Lehane shows the psychological effects of having to deal with damaged people day after day Evening Standard Lehane brilliantly uses the ethical dilemma - which comes first: the law or personal morality? - to explore the wintry wastes of Boston in the United States of Recession Sunday Times A good thriller that does not shy away from questions of moral responsibility, and maintains a quick-fire pace and winning line in repartee Metro A suitably thrilling addition to the duo's six-book saga Shortlist A brilliant thriller Uncut Boasts surface pace and moral depth that few can match Scottish Sunday Herald Moonlight Mile is an excellent thriller because it takes its competent hero and heroine and puts them out of their depths Independent
Dennis Lehane was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He has won and been shortlisted for several awards for his writing and three of his books have been made into films. He lives in the Boston area.
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