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Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva
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bookshelves: bouchercon, robert-s-reads

I can do sarcastic smart-ass all day long. In fact, I want to love it and squeeze it and then kiss it on the forehead. Liam Mulligan may have a tendency to marry the crazies, but he sure does know how to fire off the one-liners. And that worked for me. The man may not walk around with a loaded gun in his pants, but he has a loaded weapon between his lips, and he’s not afraid to use it. Yes, indeed, he shoveled more shit than a circus performer, and he put more than one smile on my face.

CLIFF WALK started out dark, and then it got darker. And when that wasn’t enough, I went out searching for a nightlight and a Snuggie and a glass of warm milk. Speaking of which, Rhode Island is a great place to take the kids and nothing bad ever happens there at all. Except prostitution and newspapers that break faster than a pair of eggs and pornographic films and dead bodies and child pornography…and shit that’s the mailman at the door and he’s wielding a machine gun. "Oh, my God, they found me, I don't know how, but they found me. Run for it Marty!" Sorry, I had to get that out of my system. Just as I needed to do with this review.

Sure, this book was great, but I think I’m going to need my Snuggie and glass of warm milk for a few more nights.

I received this book for free at Bouchercon.

Cross-posted at Robert's Reads
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Reading Progress

April 5, 2012 – Shelved
November 14, 2014 – Started Reading
December 13, 2014 – Finished Reading
January 7, 2015 – Shelved as: bouchercon
February 22, 2015 – Shelved as: robert-s-reads

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Tim The Enchanter I liked this one. The subject matter is rather disturbing though.


Robert Tim "The Enchanter" wrote: "I liked this one. The subject matter is rather disturbing though."

True. I rather enjoyed it as well. But then I have a soft spot for sarcastic smart-asses.


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