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Parting Shot: A Thriller

3.72  ·  Rating Details ·  241 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Local television reporter Sam Stevens is consumed by his failing marriage and, more than that, by the psychological harm his wife is doing to their ten-year-old son. As Sam covers a once-in-a-lifetime story---one that has turned Webster County into bedlam but is at last providing Sam with an opportunity for media stardom---he suddenly sees an even better chance: to solve ...more
Kindle Edition, 300 pages
Published May 13th 2014 (first published June 13th 2006)
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Agnes (BeaderBubbe)
Ray...Joe....Sam....Tommy........Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer. Way too much time in the mind of one, trying to be one....but is Ray one? And Sam...great way to get rid of a wife. And whats with Tommy, his son, who does not say a word...whats in his mind? And all being tracked by Sheriff Wyatt..who has alot on his mind. A bit draw out for me and not the ending I was expecting. More explaining needed and less getting into everyone's mind....
Verna L Dickson
Jul 17, 2014 Verna L Dickson rated it really liked it
Another great story

I can't imagine how J. Stone can keep coming up with one story after another each one so very different with amazing twists and turns.You always have to get to the very end before it all comes together.
Donna Halloran
I have no idea what to say here... I was mostly hating the book. Then the end... with a totally and completely unexpected twist... I just... I didn't like the characters... as people... yuck! So that always makes it hard
B. Shaun Smith
Feb 22, 2016 B. Shaun Smith rated it it was ok
Had a good ending that the book stumbled to. Used a lot of 'he' and 'she', which was confusing at times. Especially when you have four male characters. Felt the author was lazy in wanting to insert the characters names. The way the book was formatted for e-book did not help either.
Ruth Graybill
Jul 16, 2014 Ruth Graybill rated it it was amazing
Good reading.

This is a story with a lot of twists and turns.I picked it to read because I. like the author and the way he thinks. You will never be able to guess the ending no matter how good you are at figuring out endings to
mysteries. Happy reading!
Linda Dunlap
Aug 05, 2015 Linda Dunlap rated it liked it
Just okay. Not as good as Stones usual fare.

Too many twists and turns for me. No character I could like. Didn't have the authors usual smooth touch. Maybe a different editor.
May 18, 2016 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Story takes you for a ride and as it wraps up and comes full circle, returns you home at the doorstep. Enjoyed the suspense of it.
Gail West
Jan 18, 2016 Gail West rated it it was amazing
Good read

Couldn't put this book down. Kept me on the edge of my seat. If you like a good story, try this one.
judy pierson
Jul 22, 2014 judy pierson rated it it was amazing


unexpected twist and turns
couldn't wait to finish it. what a story teller Jonathan Stone is!! This is a great read.
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Jonathan Stone, author of the Julian Palmer novels, is a graduate of Yale University, where he was a Scholar of the House in Fiction Writing and twice won the English Department's John Hubbard Curtis Prize for Best Imaginative Writing. He works in advertising and lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children.
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