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High Fall

(Kiernan O'Shaughnessy #3)

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When Kiernan O'Shaughnessy shows up at the San Diego bluffs off Gliderport to watch the filming of a new movie, she hardly expects to run into a media circus. It turns out that a talented, confident nineteen-year-old stuntwoman named Lark Sondervoil has invited the press to watch her perform the Gaige Move - a notoriously difficult stunt, or "gag, " invented years earlier ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by Dell (first published 1994)
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Jul 28, 2008 rated it liked it
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I quite liked Kiernan but the story didn't grab me because it seemed a bit silly. I couldn't help wondering what Tchermak would think of her just taking of with old Luke Correra.

Kiernan O'Shaugnessy, the doughty, acid-tongued 40-ish PI and former forensic pathologist introduced in A Pious Deception, moves inside the Hollywood stunt world to probe two murders spaced 10 years apart. The stunt lore and forensics in the latest Kiernan adventure nearly compensate for its implausible, contrived
Feb 09, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I never did figure out who killed Lark. I might have missed something. Excellent writing.
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Susan Dunlap is best known for her Jill Smith detective series, but she is a prolific and much loved writer of crime and mystery fiction, including award-winning short stories.

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