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Never too late to die: There IS such a thing as a perfect crime

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***** Now in English, the book that topped Spanish charts around the world for over 500 days. *****

The Trumpets of Jericho blasted from the sky, heralding the imminent arrival of death.

So begins this novel that is equal parts mystery and thriller in which five eccentric friends, all veterans of international intelligence agencies, meet a captivating, provocative young woman down
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Kindle Edition, 459 pages
Published October 13th 2017
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Amy Buckle / Amy's Bookshelf
This novel concerns the lives of five people: Travis, Louis, Nick, Johann, and Harry. They are old friends and retired service agents, who each have a lot of secrets and a complicated past to hide. Content to meet up once in a while to play poker and talk about old times, they are happy to live out their rest of their lives quietly. But when Louis meets a girl one night, unstoppable events seem to begin to unravel as they are pulled into a complicated and messy crime. As the unthinkable begins t ...more
Matt McAvoy
Dec 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
An exceptionally well-written thriller, about a group of retired service agents who decide to investigate the disappearance of a young woman, only to uncover a complex web of espionage and brutality. This character-based tale is intricate and vivid, and showcases wonderfully Pablo Palazuelo’s competencies as an author; he is certainly very high quality – talented, intelligent and stylish – and the translation of this book from his native Spanish to English is all-but flawless. There are some gre ...more
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Nov 24, 2017 rated it liked it
A Detail-Heavy Thriller

3.5 out of 5 stars

I don't like to start out a review with a negative. There is always something that I like in a story.  But, with Never Too Late To Die my biggest issue was the beginning.  Palazuelo wrote an interesting book but it took too long to get into it.  Thankfully, I had some time this week with the holiday to really focus and get into the story -- but it just felt like he was explaining people that weren't even that important to the story.

Now, I know/>3.5
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Ivory M
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I truly appreciated that the author put in the extra effort for this book to read smoothly, it didn’t feel like I was reading an English translation just a great story. We meet five friends who have been together for several years who get together for a poker game. A series of events begin that night that start with Louis meeting a beautiful young woman. It creates a domino effect and a cop Marian Bennett is left trying put the pieces together of mysterious deaths. The characters are well-develo ...more
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