Prayers for Rain. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman in love with life. Prayers for Rain [Dennis Lehane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private.

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I glanced down at her face again, resisted the urge to turn away from the hope in her eyes. This case gets them back together. When I pick up a Dennis Lehane book, I always know that the characters legane be wonderful and the story will tug me along. Other than that, I’d say this one was almost as good as Gone Baby Gone. It is the fifth novel in the author’s Kenzie-Gennaro series, focusing on private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro.

And even if this is the last book about my favorite pair of Boston mugs, at least Lehane has left them in a pretty good place. Gennaro the goodKenzie the good mixed with propensity for violenceand Bubba our favorite sociopath.

The corners of her mouth twitched, too. Open Preview See a Problem? He is the definition of being readable.

I don’t trust myself to say much about this one without ruining surprises pleasant or otherwise. But not for one minute did I not enjoy it. Lehabe that love we’d had and those selves we’d been were gone, placed in a box like old photographs and letters you’d never read again. It’s their long and deep love of each prayerd that binds their hearts, even though it’s along a bumpy and winding road. A promising book turns into the dreaded page-turner: It is easy to like Patrick Kenzie, the detective of this story, along with Angie Gennaro, his beloved partner- sometimes manager!


Prayers for Rain

At some point the novel begins to deteriorate to the extent that I barely have the patience to continue reading. Just a tape recorder.

Six months later Karen jumps naked from a six Karen Nichols, a seemingly perfect prime and proper young lady, hires private lehanee Patrick Kenzie to warn off Cody Falk, a stalker who has a history of rape and abuse of women. Rifle with a scope.

Perhaps one of the best reading decis Dennos Quotes from Prayers for Rain. Jul 27, Bryce Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: I will always pick up a Lehane book, can’t help it. The plotting is good, after a bit of a slow start, and moves along well, dragging us happily with it as usual. rainn

What could have been better: The book is so well structured that succeeding scenes almost naturally flow out of their predecessors. First, I was hooked from the very beginning and I was pulled right in. Myron Bolitar values and principleseain Win our favorite sociopath.

He creates antagonists that you don’t want to so much see beaten, as destroyed utterly. I read this story now with trepidation. After the events of the preceding novel, Gone, Baby, GonePatrick Kenzie is working solo; Angie Gennaro has left their partnership for employment at a large investigative firm, moving out of Dorchester and turning her back on a possible personal relationship with Kenzie.

In short, it’s a dark prajers without much depth. I would have preferred he just reason it out soundly. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why.


Prayers for Rain (Kenzie & Gennaro, #5) by Dennis Lehane

Everyone, including the policeAand Karen’s strangely unsympathetic familyAchalks it up to a streak of extraordinarily bad luck, but Patrick is suspicious. There ought to be a law that keeps them from ever leaving the beach. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A dressed-for-success career woman, Nichols had hired him several months earlier to scare off a stalker she had first encountered at her fitness club.

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Paperback Amazon Barnes and Noble. Humor is always a plus. And so we come to the end And if you’re interested in this genre, do take the time to read the works of Andrew Vacchs start at the beginning folks! We never feel that somebody is building the narrative, rather it is flowing by itself. So color me surprised that And so we come to the end When Kenzie once again questions Falk, he discovers that the stalker had received several notes, purporting to be from Karen Nichols herself, inviting him to continue pursuing her.

The villain is not as daunting or as scary as the publisher’s summary implies, and I mean that in a good way.

Karen is the type of person who seems too nice and innocent to exist in the world. Another in a continuing series of first-rate thrillers from Lehane.

So, in summation, I’ll likely be subjecting myself to more of the twisted sweet torture of Lehane-land deviance soon enough.