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The Last Child by John Hart
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Apr 03, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: ear-candy, five-star, mystery-thriller, edgar_winners
Read from April 03 to 16, 2010

John Hart knows his way around a suspense/thriller. The follow-up to his Edgar winning Down River shines with robust characters and seemingly endless twists and turns. Hart weaves numerous story threads with a deft hand, never letting the characters falter or the plot stray into the improbable.

One note: read the book. The audio presentation, at best, is annoying as the reader drifts into over-enunciation of words and stilted delivery, pronouncing every "the" with a long "e", "a" as a long "a" and "again" as "a-GAIN". It's a testament to Hart's craftsmanship that the material shines through nonetheless.
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04/05/2010 "disc #3"
04/07/2010 "disc 5"
04/12/2010 "disc 7"
04/15/2010 "disc 10"

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