Nowhere to Run (KEY News #6)
Botulism, anthrax, smallpox, plague: as medical producer for television's highly-rated morning news program, Annabelle Murphy makes her living explaining horrific conditions to the nation. So when a KEY News col ...more
This book was difficult to get in to. Sure, it's got anthrax, and all the haute topics that followed in pocket fiction in the early days after 9/11, but, eh. The book was enjoyable enough as a means to kill time, and was a swift read because the chapters are so ridiculously short. Most were only a page, some only a couple of sentences. That kind of choppy style really annoys me, though s ...more
Primeira vez que leio um livro da autora, que aliás é cunhada da Mary Higgins Clark que é um autora de sucesso nesse ramo de livro policial/suspense.
Minha primeira impressão foi boa, gostei da ambientação (uma emissora de TV, nunca tinha lido algo similar) e do "fator problema" que é o bioterrorismo (esse já é meu amigo velho nas leituras do gênero). Personagens bem caracterizados, texto leve e um plot satisfatório.
Talvez eu esteja sendo exigente demais, ma ...more
A fast-paced storyline that keeps the reader hanging on.
Good for a casual read. Had some moments of suspense as well as some obvious leads to the killer. A lot of emphasis on the "career mom" with lots of concerns at home.
Annabelle is a well-developed character and appropriate insights are provided into the lives of other signficant players. Short chapters with suspenseful information kept me turning pages.
Story is a bit slow moving and leaves a number of secondary plot lines unresolved.
Clark's former mother-in-law and sis ...more