Executive Privilege (Dana Cutler #1)
When private detective Dana Cutler is hired to follow college student Charlotte Walsh, she never imagines the trail will lead to the White House. But the morning after Walsh's clandestine meeting with Christopher Farrington, President of the United States, the pretty young coed is dead—the latest victim, apparently, of a fiend dubbed "the D.C. Ripper."
A junior associate in...more
Phillip Margolin writes really good airport novels. While Thomas Pynchon need not worry about h ...more
Now I won't brag that I'm a great intellect nor did I expect a tour de force novel. But I figured out "who-dunit" in the first quarter of the book so the only real remaining suspense was how the author was going to pad the book for the balance ...more
Một vài review mình vừa đọc phê bình cách viết của tác giả, cách tác giả miêu tả nhân vật. Thực sự là mình không để ý đến mấy cái chi tiết đó, hoặc có thể dịch giả đã hoàn thành quá tốt nhiệm vụ của mình.
Mình đọc cuốn này trong tình trạng vất vưởng, ngồi/nằm trên xe suốt 20 tiếng đồng hồ, rồi đọc nốt trong tình trạng 3h sáng dậy không ngủ lại được, nên review có vẻ ...more
As other GoodReaders have noted, this is an airport novel: twist-and-turn-y enough to keep your attention, but not so complicated that it ever risks confusing the reader. I'd be happy to give it three ...more
However, while HZ started off with the discovery of a kidnapped boy and a pr ...more
There is a lot of telling and not showing in the writing. Never have I read a book and been so distracted by the writing that I started trying to figure out how it could have been written better. My prose has never been that great, but this book should give aspiring writers everywhere hope that one da ...more