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Monkey Wrench (Eva Wylie #2)

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  63 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Eva Wylie, the heavyweight wrestler heroine of Bucket Nut, returns. She has a big mouth and large biceps, but meets her match in tiny, tenacious Crystal, a street companion from the past. Crystal's prostitute sister has been beaten to death and she's seeking revenge.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published 1998 by Bloomsbury Publishing (first published February 27th 1994)
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Nov 14, 2012 Judi rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-1999
There is nothing about this mystery novel that is typical. Eva Wylie is a female wrestler called "The London Lassasin" in the ring and "Bucket Nut" by passing fans. In the ring, she's a villain, the louder the boos, the nastier the curses, the more satisfied she is. Eva Wylie is a big, ugly woman, proud of her muscles and unsympathetic to most of humankind. She's probably the only female protagonist that is clearly angry all of the time, often shouting, always rude and most appropriately ...more
Sep 01, 2009 Spuddie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
#2 Eva Wylie mystery. The street-smart, tough female wrestler Eva Wylie (aka The London Lassassin) is back, this time reluctantly helping another old street friend Crystal, when her sister Dawn, a local doxie. is beaten and killed. Crystal has Eva attempting to teach self-defense to a group of prostitutes who hung out with Dawn, as they're naturally scared silly. It doesn't take long before Eva wishes she'd never laid eyes on the group, as they get her involved in several dodgy schemes, in ...more
Kirsty Darbyshire

Christmas holiday reading.... minimal comments.

The second of three books about Eva Wylie that I've read out of order. The first book, Bucket Nut, is definitely the best and I think this is the one that least belongs on a mystery shelf. I'm sorry that I don't have any more of Eva's adventures to read about now though.

Aug 16, 2009 Ann added it
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Another entertaining read about a down and out English female pro wrestler. Lots of laughs and a few life lessons that manage to go over the head of the main character.
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