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For the Dogs

3.84 of 5 stars 3.84  ·  rating details  ·  45 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Ella is young, bereaved, and in danger.Lucas is ruthless, brutal, and cold.

Think again.

Ella is bitter, determined, and dangerous.

Lucas is vulnerable and lovelorn.

Ella Hatto is on vacation in Italy with her boyfriend.

It's a beautiful summer evening in a small Tuscan town, and her life is all about the things she doesn't know.

She doesn't know her family is dead.

She doesn't k
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 29th 2004 by Simon & Schuster
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Wignall, Kevin. FOR THE DOGS. (2004). ****. This is the second novel from this Belgian writer now living in England. He was unknown to me until I read about him from one of my reader friends. Ella Hatto is in Italy on vacation with her boyfriend, Christopher. She doesn’t know that her entire family, her mother, father and brother has just been murdered by a hit man. She also doesn’t know that she is on the list to be killed, too. She has no clue that people are watching her and tracking even whi ...more
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Jun 26, 2010 Jeanette "Astute Crabbist" rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Jeanette by: Bob
Great little shorty. The whodunit part of the story was slightly predictable, but the subplots are interesting. I liked watching Lucas as he tries for redemption and a new life, while Ella spirals downward in her need for revenge. I would have liked even more about Lucas and his past. I love it that he's a book freak. 3.5 stars
May 21, 2010 Bob rated it 5 of 5 stars
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With a great opening scene, you can fit this one in between lunch and dinner, or knock off its 200 pages on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Wignall's PEOPLE DIE, his first, was quite good. This time out he's even better.

I enjoyed this writing greatly, spare and concise but straight to the point. Not a single superfluous letter. Highly recommended to some.
Jun 14, 2012 Charisse rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Charisse by: Bob

This was just ok for me.
Richard Mulholland
Brilliant, disturbing.
Mar 11, 2008 Pam marked it as to-read
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Army Child till age nine.

Settled back in a small town in the west of England.

Lancaster University - degree in Politics &
International Relations.


Also writes as K.J. Wignall

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