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Painless (A Theo Kane story)

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Theo Kane is a professional thief with an unique talent - she doesn't feel pain. Usually that's enough to give her the edge she needs to get any job done. But her latest job has her out of her depth and fighting for her life. Caught between two dangerous - and angry - crime bosses, Theo is racing against time to save her skin. Just because she doesn't feel pain, doesn't me ...more
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Published (first published May 29th 2011)
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Mardel
Jul 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
You would think that feeling no pain at all would be a blessing, but it's one of those double edged sword type of blessings. A blessing around a curse. Because if you can't feel pain, then you're susceptible to over doing things, or not knowing when to stop. Stop mouthing off, stop moving, just stop.

Theo Kane, the lead character, has just finished a "job". Only now, the people she worked against are strongly suggesting she steal this item back. Refusing would be very bad for her continued health
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Tez
May 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
As a kid, Theo Kane broke both her legs, and was given an experimental drug to block pain - which actually led to her no longer being able to feel pain, ever. Now grown up, she's a "car burglar", which seems to be a glamorous term for "hired stealer". Her latest job is to steal - and then steal back - a statuette containing a "neural wave disruptor" chip, which can be used as a weapon against the Launen - people with psi abilities.

Having recently read the author's Ethan Banning short stories, I
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Yolanda Sfetsos
Mar 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: short-story, kindle
This is another story I read on my Samsung Galaxy Note, and it was an excellent one! I was hooked into this world from the very beginning and liked Theo instantly.

The story starts with a bang, or should I say a smack? Seriously, Theo might not be able to feel pain but her body is still hurt by whatever injury is inflicted on her. And there are quite a few bashings. The poor girl doesn't get a break, after she's tricked several times in one week.

I loved the concept of the Launen and the ghetto th
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