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HIT ME

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

After a full-length novel starring John P. Keller (Hit and Run, 2008), Block retreats to the form he prefers for his peripatetic hit man's outings (Hit Parade, 2006, etc.): a cycle of loosely linked stories.Times are tough for Keller. The squeeze in the real estate market has hurt the rehab construction business he and his partner, Donny Wallings, run in New Orleans, and there's his family to ... Read full review

Review: Hit Me

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Tom Callahan

Let's start with the obvious: Lawrence Block is the greatest living mystery writer in America today. Furthermore, he is our greatest writer of hardboiled noir fiction. Thus a new work from him is a major literary event for mystery lovers. HIT ME does not disappoint. For his legion of fans, Block is working at the height of his powers. HIT ME is the fifth book in the series starring the aptly named ... Read full review

Review: Hit Me

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

A man named Nicholas Edwards lives in New Orleans renovating houses, doing honest work and making decent money at it. Between his family and his stamp collection, all his spare time is happily accounted for. Sometimes it's hard to remember that he used to kill people for a living. But when the nation's economy tanks, taking the construction business with it, all it takes is one phone call to drag ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ptdilloway - LibraryThing

Like the other three Keller books you won't find much of a plot. It's really more of a series of vignettes where Keller has to figure out how to kill certain people: a divorcee in Dallas, an abbot in ... Read full review

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User Review  - vnesting - LibraryThing

If GoodReads had half stars, I'd probably give it 3.5. I adore Block and his wonderful hit man Keller, but this was not as strong as previous books in the series. I found some characters' voices to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie.Kilgore - LibraryThing

Keller, the somewhat reluctant philatelist hit man. Okay, I'll admit I've always adored this character, complicated and strangely believable as he is, with a rather unique moral code. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - bjkelley - LibraryThing

It's been a while since I read a Lawrence Block book, because I had previously read everything by him I could get my hands on, so I really had forgotten what a great writer he is...I mean c'mon who ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dianekeenoy - LibraryThing

My first Lawrence Block book. I really enjoyed this book and will look for more of his books. It's not often you find a likeable hitman with almost a conscience. Definitely recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - knittingmomof3 - LibraryThing

Lawrence Block has produced, once again, a solid thriller with his latest book Hit Me. Whether or not one is knew to Block's books, I highly recommend picking up Hit Me. Read full review

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User Review  - MikeRhode - LibraryThing

Really short stories, all revolving around Keller's interest in stamps. Good to read though, even if I hate sympathizing with a hitman. Read full review

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