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The Sparrow's Blade

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In the aftermath of having survived an encounter with pedophile serial killer Uriah Beek almost three years earlier, two still healing couples reconnect at Christmas time in the small Oregon coast city of Cutter Point. Kevin Kearnes, the city s former police chief, now a special agent with Homeland Security, is returning to Cutter Point with Britt McGraw and his two young ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 14th 2011 by Krill Press (first published February 5th 2011)
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Gloria Feit
As in this author’s debut novel, “Little Blue Whales,” which was warmly received, this one also takes place in Cutter City, OR, and features Kevin Kearnes and Thud Compton. It is now a few years after the harrowing experience described in the earlier book in which they were almost killed, and their roles have changed: Kearnes, the former Chief of Police, is now with the Dept. of Homeland Security in Portland, and Compton has replaced him as Police Chief.

The book opens with Kevin traveling to Cut
Andrew Finazzo
Sparrow tries to fit a lot of ideas into its plot and most of it ends up feeling incongruous. Lewis' writing style is very readable and I was impressed with the descriptions and attention to detail throughout the novel. The narrative flow is regularly broken due to typos and confusing punctuation.

The primary characters from Little Blue Whales are struggling with life's challenges two years after the tragic events in that story. It is not necessary to have read Whales (I haven't) as Lewis recoun
Kenneth R. Lewis
Jul 15, 2012 Kenneth R. Lewis rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Even better than Little Blue Whales! But I guess I may be judt a little bit prejudiced.
Patty marked it as to-read
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Jason Fleming
Jason Fleming marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2011
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Ken Lewis lives with his wife JaNell and their two dogs, Chewie, and Lindie, in the small town of Rogue River, Oregon where he is the chief of police. His first novel, Little Blue Whales, was the Public Safety Writers Association 2010 Grand Prize Winner for Fiction. In 2012, his second crime novel, The Sparrow’s Blade, won an Eric Hoffer award for commercial fiction. Born in Idaho, Ken has been an ...more
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