Inherit the Dead

Inherit the Dead

A Novel

Large Print - 2014
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Pericles "Perry" Christo is a PI with a past -- a former cop who lost his badge and his family in a corruption scandal. When a wealthy Upper East Side matron summons him one cold February night, Perry grabs what seems to be a straightforward case. In this classic noir tale set on New York's mean streets and along Hamptons' back roads, twenty authors bring distinctive voices to each chapter as the tension builds to a shocking, explosive finale.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2014
Edition: Large Print edition
ISBN: 9781410464439
1410464431
Branch Call Number: FICTION Inh
Description: 403 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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LuvReadingStuff
Feb 09, 2016

I wonder, are there more novels out there like this one where every chapter is written by a different author? I will do some research. A fun easy read.

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Dreamstime
Nov 25, 2014

Concept is interesting but the execution is mediocre, like stumbling through a story.

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ireaddaily
Nov 12, 2014

Although this is listed as a Lee Child book, only the forward is written by Lee Child. This is a mystery novel where each chapter is written by a different author (none of whom are Lee Child). Just trying to avoid confusion. Can't comment on the book yet as I am still reading it.
Update - I didn't finish reading this book. It didn't hold my interest.

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AitchmarkB52
May 16, 2014

nice change from the Jack Reacher books. Tangled and interesting.

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StarGladiator
Apr 07, 2014

This book is for a good cause, so I hope it sells, but it is really a submediocre book. The characters simply didn't hold one's interest, too mundane, too banal, just not quality mystery writing, suggesting that many of the authors can get away with a lengthy novel, but few can do the short story format.

karcoldelharvic5 Mar 13, 2014

Written chapter by chapter by a thriller writer. Flows really well considering the many authors.

ziggys Jan 11, 2014

neat concept. overall very enjoyable.

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3dblus
Nov 28, 2013

Way too slow a story plot for me. Didn't finish - No rating

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