Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Payback: A Mystery” as Want to Read:
Payback: A Mystery
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Payback: A Mystery

3.3 of 5 stars 3.30  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
It is early February and security consultant, ex-cop and some-time detective Billy Oliphant is suffering from more than just winter blues. His girlfriend is on a year’s sabbatical in North America. His ex-wife is on honeymoon with her new husband - and Billy’s left babysitting his 16-year-old daughter. Billy's friend, Sly, thinks that a free luxury weekend at the Forestcra...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 3rd 2003 by Minotaur Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Payback, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Payback

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-23 of 23)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
I've only just now started to delve into the mystery genre. From what I can tell, this was a pretty good book, and it held my interest. But it could be slow at times. And it always disappoints me when the ending isn't as great as the building up to it.
Graham Botha
An enjoyable detective novel told with a hint of wry British humour, replete with twists and surprises that make it the more enjoyable. The plot fulfills the promise of the book's title in an enjoyable way. Well written, clever, enjoyable.
Catalina Anghel
Catalina Anghel marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2014
Aranzazú Ah
Aranzazú Ah marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2014
Lajavi Krelac
Lajavi Krelac marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2014
Faith Mutubuki
Faith Mutubuki marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2013
Mariya Patulyak
Mariya Patulyak marked it as to-read
Aug 21, 2013
Niroshana marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2013
Stephanie marked it as to-read
Nov 14, 2012
Tine marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2013
Ellora marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2012
Jane added it
Jul 30, 2011
Seth added it
Sep 25, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Sugar Flowers for Cake Decorating Exotic Sugar Flowers for Cakes Alan Dunn's Tropical & Exotic Flowers for Cakes Sugar Orchids for Cakes The Wedding Cake Decorator's Bible: A Resource Of Mix And Match Designs And Embellishments

Share This Book