A Twist of the Knife

A Twist of the Knife

Brigid Quinn Series, Book 3

eBook - 2017
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"A crime novel that transcends the genre—a twisting, high-stakes story with characters so real and so recognizably human, that it breaks your heart a little. Brilliant."-Shari Lapena, author of the New York Times bestseller The Couple Next DoorEx-FBI agent Brigid Quinn, now happily settled in Tucson, doesn't visit her family in Florida much. But her former partner on the force, Laura Coleman—a woman whose life she has saved and who has saved her life in turn—is living there now. So when Laura calls about a case that is not going well, Brigid doesn't hesitate to get on a plane.On leave from the Bureau, Laura has been volunteering for a legal group trying to prove the innocence of a man who is on death row for killing his family. Laura is firmly convinced that he didn't do it, while Brigid isn't so sure—but the date for his execution is coming up so quickly that they'll have to act fast to find any evidence that may absolve him before it's too late...A Twist of the Knife, Edgar Award and CWA Gold Dagger finalist Becky Masterman's third Brigid Quinn novel, is the masterful follow-up to Fear the Darkness and Rage Against the Dying.
Publisher: 2017
ISBN: 9781466886223
Branch Call Number: OverDrive ebook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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robchros
Aug 13, 2017

This book is an average to sub average effort, that I found to be engaging at times but never compelling. The writing style is a bit lazy, certainly never too descriptive and the two story lines failed to propel, or, accentuate the story, nor my enjoyment.

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KlayDyer
Jul 10, 2017

The dual plot lines (ailing father, and death-row execution mystery) do not weave together as elegantly or with the complementarity that one might hope, but Masterman is still a master storyteller and Brigid Quinn a refreshing presence in the genre.

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marcrrussell
Jun 10, 2017

Loved the original Brigid Quinn novel... this one was quite disappointing. It lacked in many things, maybe especially the original southwest setting... also 'family angst' is available in too many books- this story did not benefit from the ailing father at all!

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mblummichaels
Apr 17, 2017

After 65 pages gave up--too wordy. Couldn't figure out what all the fuss is about this book.

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