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.

Author: Kigakora Doukree
Country: Russian Federation
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 28 August 2016
Pages: 99
PDF File Size: 11.38 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.34 Mb
ISBN: 322-4-34505-268-1
Downloads: 31331
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Virg

Even after being reunited with Angela, can Patrick put a stop to the blackmailer’s dsnnis of terror? The main characters, Kenzie and Gennaro, seemed genuine, their dialogue charged with liveliness and undercurrents of sexual tensions, and Lehane kept the action suspenseful throughout. Enter Karen Nichols, a nice, hard-working sort who’s being stalked. I may have let a chuckle escape when they were engaged in some banter with a witness and she said “You two have a pretty act going.

Other books in the series. The scene reminded me of some of the virtuoso dialogues in Denise Mina’s novels. I don’t have many regrets, but one that I do have is having watched Mystic River when I did.

Yet six months later, she jumps to her death from the observatory deck of a sky scraper. The character is a formidable and terrifying oppenent, and that’s before it’s revealed he knows Kung Fu. And second, the unabashed, open and joyful love between Holly and her Warren. Feeling somewhat contrite at one point, Patrick decides to attend Mass in spite of praters more than a lapsed Catholic. A dressed-for-success career woman, Nichols had dennls him several months earlier to scare off a stalker she had first encountered at her fitness club.


Until we find out that the bad guy is View all 9 comments.

Prayers for Rain

Jun 14, Mara rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s a fast read, as always with Lehan’s books. Once a perky young woman in love with life, her suicide is the final fall in a spiral of self-destruction. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A good Lehane villain simply angrys up the blood in a real primal way.

Apr 28, Mike rated it really liked it Shelves: Patrick has clearly lost his balance since Angela left him. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. At some point th ” For four hours, she’d sat up there, twenty-six stories above blue cement, and considered whether she’d go through with it or not. Patrick is on the case of a girl who committed suicide. When a former client commits suicide, Patrick Kenzie goes digging into her background to find out why.

Several weeks after he’d confronted the stalker, Nichols had left a message on his answering machine—and he had neglected to return her call.

Dennis Lehane is one of my favorite mystery authors, who rarely fails to please me. Feb 13, Fred rated it did not like it Shelves: If someone screws with them, they go on the offensive, and their motto is that payback is a bitch. He is also despondent because Angie has left him for other work and love. You wanted to play?


I initially thought the premise was a little thin and thankfully, so did the majority of the people Patrick talked to at first. Once everything was falling into place at the end, I thought Hey. I guess Lehane succeeded in turning me into a killer after all. Twists and turns in typical Lehane fashion kept me on the edge of the seat. Views Read Edit View history. If you liked this try: Finding out what happened to cause the girl to commit suicide reveals that her parents are being extorted by a mysterious lenane.

Dennis Lehane is usually a solid 4 stars for me. The Dennis Lehane born Aug 4th, is an American author. Say this for Lehane he writes a good villain. Patrick decides to call her back when he returns from his trip.

Prayers for Rain – Dennis Lehane

This study of the darker dennis of humanity is epxressed through very witty and sometimes humerous dialogue that contrasts sharply with each novel’s antagonists: Karen’s family is uncooperative and clearly hiding something.

Hell, you can’t get enough of the team finally working together again.

SusanD, Steve, Kelly, Vanessa.