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Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance by Lee Child
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Feb 06, 2012

it was ok
bookshelves: zoë-sharp

I would probably give this 2.5 stars as I cannot honestly say I 'liked' it, though parts were well-written (though really, how possible is it to like vengeance as such?). I read it primarily for the short story by Zoë Sharp, which was clever, with a razor-sharp edge and less than divine retribution that ironically was true justice.

I like Lee Child as well, and the short story he wrote was ironic, a really cold vengeance. It was good to reconnect with Harry Bosch as I haven't read Michael Connelly for a long while.

Some were just chilling and quite frankly left me with an awful taste in my mouth - though cleverly written, a couple I didn't get, and it's a useful look at new to me authors, some I may follow up. I can read stories with a somewhat nasty twist as long as justice is involved.... though I stopped reading this book for a while.

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Reading Progress

February 6, 2012 – Shelved
May 22, 2012 – Started Reading
June 6, 2012 –
page 115
June 7, 2012 –
page 280
June 12, 2012 –
page 387
June 12, 2012 – Finished Reading

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