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SUMMARY í Whiplash River D Baby Jesus And when Shake thwarts an attempted hit on an elderly customer named uinn things go from bad to worseNext thing Shake knows his restaurant’s gone up in flames and he’s on the run from Baby Jesus two freelance assassins and a bea. I thoroughly enjoyed Whiplash River by Lou Berney It made me gasp and smile It s a romp a caper a slightly mad cap thriller Opening line The view from the veranda was a killer A sugar sand beach palm trees the Caribbean glittering beneath a full moon A wooden pier curved out over the water with a thatch covered palapa perched at the end Straight off a postcard Shake had bought the Sunset Breeze than two years ago You d think he wouldn t even notice the view any but he did Every single time he stepped onto the veranda of the restatuant his restaurrant that was still his first though Straight off a postcard Shake s an ex con who is trying to go straight Unfortunatley Shake s one of those loveable guys that fate just seems to want to screw with of course his own decisions don t help Shake s Bad Ideas 1Going in debt to the local drug lord Baby Jesus to open his restaurant Baby Jesus wants paid and he wants paid on time Tough to do when when your restaurant goes up in flames 2Turning to uinn an elderly man who is full of stories when you re in trouble After all he almost got killed in the middle of your restaurant and now the assassins are after you too along with a gorgeous FBI agent who wants to nail your former employer the Armenian mob 3Agreeing to a major score stealing a historical American artifact currently in a collection in Egypt conned into the heist by uinn 4Bringing in your dangerous and very attractive ex girlfriend to help with above score After all it s impossible without her isn t it Yeah not the best choices but it does make for a great novel where events just keep spinning farther and farther out of Shake s control You have to love Shake he s charming handsome one of the good guy crooks uinn is a mysterious man you don t know how much of his stories to believe but you know he s bound to get Shake into trouble And Gina the ex is a strong woman smart lovely better prepared for life than Shake by far and Berney plays with the romantic connection well Not only do you want Shake and Gina to pull off the score without getting caught you want them back together by the end Exotic locales a larger than life cast of characters a fast paced plot and snappy dialogue made this my favorite read of the summer so far It made me laugh and cringe a good combo

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SUMMARY í Whiplash River Utiful but ferocious FBI agent Out of options Shake has to turn to the mysterious uinn for help Suddenly Shake’s up to his neck in a dangerous score that he’ll never pull off unless he can convince an even dangerous ex girlfriend to join him. 22015 Free on free on Nook

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SUMMARY í Whiplash River Having left his life of crime behind former getaway driver Charles “Shake” Bouchon has finally realized the dream of owning his own restaurant in Belize Unfortunately to do so he’s had to go deep in debt to a murderous local drug lord name. This is the second very entertaining novel from Lou Berney featuring Charles Shake Bouchon who first appeared in Gutshot Straight in 2010 Shake is a former wheel man and ex con who s determined to put his checkered past behind him He s made his way to the Caribbean paradise of Belize and realized his life long dream of opening a restaurant It s a lot of work and building a successful enterprise like this takes time and money To make ends meet Shake has borrowed money from a violent drug lord known as Baby Jesus He s in danger of missing his next payment and this could lead to serious problems But this restaurant is a labor of love and Shake couldn t be happier until one night a gunman barges into the restaurant in the middle of the dinner hour and attempts to shoot an elderly customer Shake intervenes and saves the customer breaking the gunman s nose in the process But in doing so he effectively blows up his own island dreams and puts himself in considerable jeopardyThe assassin s target is a gentleman of the old school named uinn who appears to have stepped directly out of the pages of a Ross Thomas novel and onto the stage in this book He claims to have been involved in nefarious adventures in various parts of the world over the years Maybe he was with the CIA maybe he was on the other side of the law maybe both It s not exactly clearuinn attempts to enlist Shake in his next grand scheme and against his better judgement Shake agrees What follows is an excellent adventure that sounds like a mash up of El Leonard and the aforementioned Mr Thomas There s action galore exotic locales interesting and very dangerous adversaries and even better some interesting and very dangerous women It s a lot of fun and a worthy seuel to Gutshot Straight although any reader contemplating this book would certainly want to read Gutshot firstLou Berney won the coveted Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original for his novel The Long and Faraway Gone and he s clearly a rising star in the crime fiction field The guy can t write books fast enough to suit me and any fan of crime fiction who hasn t yet discovered him will be very happy to make his acuaintance


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    Lou Berney ✓ 9 SUMMARY SUMMARY É E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Lou Berney READ Whiplash River This is the second very entertaining novel from Lou Berney featuring Charles Shake Bouchon who first appeared in Gutshot Straight in 2010 Shake is a former wheel man and ex con who's determined to put his checkered past behind him He's made his way to the Caribbean paradise of Belize and realized his life long

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    SUMMARY É E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Lou Berney Lou Berney ✓ 9 SUMMARY Whiplash River E–pub New Ten hours flat start to finish Ten hours and I stopped to eat lunch and to eat dinner and that was the problem Both were food that took both hands and how could I eat but also keep reading?If I really really liked Gutshot Straight I loved loved loved this one This guy is— hang with me here— the William Gay to El Leonard’s Cormac McCarthy At first glance he’s got El’s language he’s onto the master’s tricks But any look closer

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    Whiplash River E–pub New Can I rate this six stars? Is that permissible? I'm wrung out after that last 40 or so pagesLou Berney is such an awe inspiring writer long tim

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    READ Whiplash River Whiplash River E–pub New Lou Berney ✓ 9 SUMMARY Berney is shooting up my list of favorite authors Shake is an ex con who opened his own restaurant in Belize Things are ok until his place is blown up and Baby Jesus his drug dealing loan shark wants his money Think of Get Shorty as an example

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    Whiplash River E–pub New I thoroughly enjoyed Whiplash River by Lou Berney It made me gasp and smile It’s a romp a caper a slightly mad cap thriller Opening line The view from the veranda was a killer A sugar sand beach palm trees the Caribbean glittering beneath a full moon A wooden pier curved out over the water with a thatch covered palapa pe

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    Whiplash River E–pub New Lou Berney ✓ 9 SUMMARY SUMMARY É E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Lou Berney I'm physically exhausted after reading this hellish good follow up spree all the way to the pyramidsLove the 'Shakes Gina' team and

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    Whiplash River E–pub New From cover to cover Whiplash River is completely entertaining It grabs your attention from the start with an exotic destination that happens to be one my favorite places the Caribbean Then the book pulls you in willingly with its wonderful characters Each one is different and uniue but to the point each one is real in terms of their individua

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    Whiplash River E–pub New Former getaway car driver Charles Shake Bouchon is back for the 2nd in the Shake Bouchon series This time he's le

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    SUMMARY É E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Lou Berney Whiplash River E–pub New Lou Berney ✓ 9 SUMMARY 22015 Free on free on Nook

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    READ Whiplash River Lou Berney ✓ 9 SUMMARY SUMMARY É E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Lou Berney Tone pitch perfect Tempo driving Enjoyment 10 One of the most enjoyable books of this year Great plot and adventure lovable criminal characters Recommend Everyone

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  • Paperback
  • 320
  • Whiplash River
  • Lou Berney
  • English
  • 08 November 2020
  • 9780062115287