New York Times bestselling author
created the acclaimed blockbusters The Devil's Teardrop and The Coffin Dancer. Here he showcases his superb talent for "ticking-bomb suspense" (People) in this Edgar Award-nominated novel
Location scouting is to the film business what Switzerland is to war. John Pellam had been in the trenches of filmmaking, with a promising Hollywood career -- until a tragedy sidetracked him. Now he's a location scout, who travels the country in search of shooting sites for films. When he rides down Main Street, locals usually clamor for their chance at fifteen minutes of fame. But in a small town in upstate New York, Pellam experiences a very different reception -- his illusionary world is shattered by a savage murder, and Pellam is suddenly center stage in an unfolding drama of violence, lust, and conspiracy, which have a stranglehold on this less-than-picture-perfect locale....Continua
The ending is good, really good. But the journey to get there is fragmentary and at times too slow. A decent read, but far from being a masterpiece.
Scusa nè, ma Pellam non regge il confronto con nessuno degli altro tuoi protagonisti.
Eddai, da te il clichè i duri hanno due cuori non me l'aspettavo.
Almeno nel finale ho ritrovato il tuo stile, chè io lo so che sghignazzi mentre batti sulla tastiera e all'improvviso cambi le carte e gli stronzi restano stronzi, ma alcuni buoni si scoprono i più stronzi di tutti.
In conclusione: pazienza Jeffery, nonostante Pellam, io ti amo lo stesso.