An absolute master. -- The Detroit News
The greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever! -- The New York Times Book Review
Ordell Robbie and Louis Gara hit it off in prison, where they were both doing time for grand theft auto. Now that they're out, they're joining forces for one big score. The plan is to kidnap the wife of a wealthy Detroit developer and hold her for ransom. Looks good until they learn the lowlife husband doesn't want his wife back. So it's time for Plan B and the opportunity to make a real killing—with the unlikely help of a beautiful, ticked-off housewife who's hungry for a large helping of sweet revenge.--This text refers to the Paperback edition. See all Product Description
Very enjoyable Elmore Leonard novel. It is fun to see characters reappearing in different books he has written, and I can't wait to see the movie. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Heather, PDX
Light reading but entertaining novel, Good character development and poetic justice in the end. A worthwhile read if you're a Leonard fan.Published 20 months ago by Langmere
I live in Michigan. Leonard in a celeb here, but I never read any of his books, until I heard Quentin Taranteno had his cast of "Jackie Brown" read "The Switch"... Read morePublished on May 9 2004 by Ypsi Gypsy
Elmore Leonard does it again, with this hip tale of a kidnapping gone horribly right. Crisp dialogue, smartly paced action, great characters. Read morePublished on Feb. 27 2004 by "jac348"
This was the first Elmore Leonard book I read, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Lots of great dialogue and plot twists.
This was the first Leonard novel I've read, and I was disappointed. Maybe it's his reputation as being such a great crime writer, but the plot seemed familiar (i.e. Read morePublished on Dec 19 2000