A Kiss Gone Bad

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New American Library, 2001 - Fiction - 404 pages
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In a Gulf Coast Texas town, beach-bum-turned-judge Whit Mosley is called to a yacht where the son of a senator lies dead. Was it suicide? Or did an obsessed killer use the dead man as a pawn in a twisted game? Whit and Detective Claudia Salazar expose a nest of drug lords and power-hungry sharks, unearthing a lethal trail of deceit that lies buried in the icy recesses of the human heart.

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This was a fairly pleasant read. The book was written well. It had an interesting story. The characters were believable and even the bad people had redeeming qualities, which I like. I mainly wanted ... Read full review

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Strong characters and excellent dialogue ignite an intriguing plot mixing elements of mystery and psychological thriller. Read full review

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Jeff Abbott (born 1963) is a U.S. suspense novelist. He has a degree in History and English from Rice University. He lives in Austin, Texas. His early novels were traditional detective fiction but in recent years he has turned to writing thriller fiction. His novels include: Do Unto Others (1994) -- winner of the Agatha Award and the Macavity Award (given by Mystery Readers International) for Best First Novel; Black Jack Point (2002), nominated for the Edgar Award (given by Mystery Writers of America) and for the Anthony Award and for the Barry Award; Cut and Run (2003), nominated for the Edgar Award; Panic (2005), nominated for the Thriller Award (given by the International Thriller Writers); and Trust Me (2009). His novel, Panic, has been optioned for film by The Weinstein Company and is in development. His novel, Collision, has been optioned for film by Twentieth Century Fox.

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