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The Ex

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  111 ratings  ·  18 reviews
What Deirdre Wants, Deirdre GetsIt's so exciting to start over. Deidre Jones should know, since she's doing just that. The first step was getting out of the mental hospital in St. Louis. There were those who tried to stop her. . .so she had to make them understand: Deirdre gets what she wants. And she wants her ex-husband, David, back. He's got a new wife and a little boy....more
ebook, 320 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Pinnacle Books (first published 1996)
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Kelly
This book was "eh" for me. I was really enjoying it most of the way through, but started to roll my eyes towards the last third of the book. The actions of the husband really bugged me; either he is the world's most clueless idiot, or he's a complete jackass. Both, I guess! His wife was far more forgiving than I would be. Another negative is that there were numerous plot holes, and a few occassions where the story went from A to D with no B or C in between to clue us in on the transition.

Still,...more
Kristen
John Lutz broke out with his debut thriller, The Ex, a couple of years ago. It's about your not typical ex that you've come across, now and then. David Jones was a happily remarried man with a devoted wife Molly and an adorable son Michael. But once upon a time, he was married to Deirdre. Years later, she re-entered his life with a plan of her own to win him back. And she would take down any obstacles in her way, leaving a trail of wreckage in her wake. Set in the backdrop of NYC, she wormed her...more
Eliana
Keeps you hooked til the very end every time. P.I. thriller/mystery.
*~sandi~*
Jan 31, 2009 *~sandi~* rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: John Lutz fans
Started reading and it became interesting from the beginning...so I kept reading more. I really had a hard time putting this one down, I wanted to know what was next!
I didn't expect other people to be effected by Deidre. I just figured ex-wife obsessed by ex-husband. Very interesting though, as always.
Jenn
This was an awesome book! Apparently they made an HBO series out of it, which I would love to see.

The ex wife of an everyday normal guy goes crazy and decides she wants her hubby back, but he's already re-married and has a son. I love this stalker!
Ricardo
This book felt like the publishing house was pushing the author for another book, he couldn't write anything, and then he remembered he had a manuscript from when he was in college. Amateurish at best
Lynda
Since this book was a stand alone instead of part of a series, I found it interesting from the beginning to end. There were enough twists & turns to keep me turning the pages, it was well written.
Kay

Think crazy ex wife, weak ex husband, and the 2nd wife and put them in a Fatal Attraction situation! It was a great book that I read in less than a day- one I couldn't put down!
Yolanda
I thought this book was good. However, I felt that the husband was a bit clueless regarding the whole situation and that irritated me.
Cat
Predictable. But I like the author so I'm reading earlier novels is his
Marilyn
Excellent. I want to read more of his. Very exciting.
Tracy Jones
Gripping read. "Fatal Attraction" isn't a patch on this!!
Carol
Jun 19, 2011 Carol rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: noone
Too much sex. Stupid book. Not the Lutz I like.
Elizabeth
The ending was definitely disappointing.
Eelaynuh
Trashy, scandalous, fun beach reading.
Sarah M
Free Ebook so why not?

2.5
Bob
sTALKER BOOK, SPOOKY
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John Lutz published his first short story in 1966 in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and has been publishing regularly ever since. His work includes political suspense, private eye novels, urban suspense, humor, occult, crime caper, police procedural, espionage, historical, futuristic, amateur detective--virtually every mystery sub-genre. He is the author of more than thirty-five novels and 25...more
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