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The thrilling odyssey that takes the two girls into the murky world of illegal dogfights, hunting, and wild-animal profiteers culminates in a dramatic confrontation, but it is the brilliantly realized characters rather than the plot that capture the reader's imagination and keep the pages turning. Another tour de force for Grimes, and a cause for celebration for her many fans. --Jane Adams --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I listened to the audio version of this book, which may have helped some; it was engaging enough, in spite of the frequent sordid plot twists around every corner - the canned hunt... Read morePublished on July 31 2003 by tauntonlake
two teenage girls take on amnesia, sexual perversion, dog fighting, white water rafting and canned hunts coming out on top every time in a story that defines the unbelievable; and... Read morePublished on March 22 2003 by MacGeezer
This is the first (and last) Martha Grimes book I've picked up. It is perfectly dreadful. I couldn't finish it. Thank goodness I had borrowed it from the library. Read morePublished on May 11 2001 by A reader
I wish I had read the reviews of this book before I bought it. It is a very dark and disturbing story full of twisted characters and plot line. Read morePublished on March 21 2001 by "ls131"
I wish I'd read all these reviews before I spent $12 on this novel--silly me, I actually believed the glowing reviews on the cover from the New York Times, Chicago Sun-Times and... Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2001 by KJsJoys
If I could have, I would have rated this book negative five stars. Martha Grimes and her editor should hang their heads in shame. This book was obviously not researched at all. Read morePublished on Jan. 1 2001
First, I loved the book because of it's many topics on animal cruelty. This book is clearly written freestyle-sentences lack structure, has a few typos, and a few loose ends. Read morePublished on Oct. 29 2000
THERE WERE ABOUT TEN DIFFERENT PLOTS GOING ON, WITH NO RESOLUTION TO ANY OF THEM. CHARACTERS ARE FLAT. WHO CARED WHAT HAPPENED TO ANY OF THEM? Read morePublished on July 29 2000
If you love Martha Grimes, don't read this book. The subject matter (cruelty to animals and people)is certainly worthy of being written about even though I wish this book had... Read morePublished on May 28 2000 by Diane Neal