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Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

Seems dated, even for 1987. I am plodding along with this book--it has not captured me half-way through. Done--nor did it ever capture me. I am very character-focused in my reading, and I don't really like Stanley Hastings. Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - JF - Goodreads

The author has a very witty take on the world. The main character's self-deprecation is humorous and well crafted, even when he's copping to some not-strictly-PC attitudes. I love the fact that it's a ... Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Benjamin Smith - Goodreads

Stanley Hastings is the perfect Beta-male detective. An average Joe down on his luck, actor-turned-writer-turned-husband-turned-insurance-investigator-turned-PI that makes you laugh while keeping you ... Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Wendelah1 - Goodreads

This is a fun, fast-paced, thoroughly engrossing detective novel, the first in a series, and if I am not mistaken, the first published novel by Parnell Hall. The detective in the title is Stanley ... Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Esri Allbritten - Goodreads

First in one of Parnell Hall's series, this book takes a little bit of time to get off the ground, and there's a couple of scenes that deal too much with highways, but it's still a fun noir-ish ... Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Kristal - Goodreads

This was fun! Definitely a first novel, but with real potential. We'll see if Mr. Hall lives up to it... Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Jenny Rose - Goodreads

Stanley Hastings is more a gopher than a real detective, until Albrecht Martin walks in with a story. Hastings convinces Martin to change names in the story so that Hastings doesn't really know what's ... Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Joe O'c - Goodreads

Very Good; Continuing character: Stanley Hastings (first in series); an insurance investigator tries to infiltrate a drug scheme after refusing to help a man who comes to him, then is killed the next day by the dealera Read full review

Review: Detective (Stanley Hastings Mystery #1)

User Review  - Keith - Goodreads

The fact I read it was a total fluke (I got it in a book exchange in a MWR in Iraq the last day I was there). It totally hooked me and I read it in a couple of hours. It's a very hard book to find so ... Read full review


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