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The Absence Of Mercy: A Novel (2013)

by John Burley(Favorite Author)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 1
0062227378 (ISBN13: 9780062227379)
William Morrow Paperbacks
review 1: I almost put this book down after an error in the first chapter that it seemed impossible an editor could miss (the protagonist is headed off to his son's baseball game at the beginning of the chapter, but this turns into a wrestling meet at the end of the chapter). I'm glad I didn't. It was a great thriller with some surprising twists and turns. Some loose ends, perhaps, but overall a great read.
review 2: Suspenseful, intense, graphic thriller. I have to say I figured out pretty early who the psycho was, but, nonetheless, I was compelled to keep reading to fill in the details and see how the author chose to end the story. After finishing the book, I read others reviews and noted that some mentioned a problem with continuity. I was so caught up in the story th
... moreat I did not notice it. Even though I thought it was a good book I ended up giving only 3 stars because it was good but nowhere near great, and I did not feel it needed to be quite so graphic. less
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Twice as long as needed. Very wordy at points somewhat boring. Characters not very nice.
Psychological thriller, must read in one sitting. Sends chills down your spine
This book is chilling---but oh soooo good! I highly recommend it!!
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