One Kick

One Kick

Book - 2014
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Kick Lannigan, abducted at age six, goes into a tailspin when a second Amber Alert in a month signals the disappearance of a child in the Portland area.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476749822
1476749825
9781476749785
1476749787
Branch Call Number: Mystery Cain
Characteristics: 306 pages ; 24 cm

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Marlowe Jan 08, 2016

An action packed adventure with a strong female lead. The background story may be troubling for some readers, focusing on child abuse, but is handled delicately. Fast paced and engaging, I look forward to the next installment.

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rahmmie
Aug 17, 2015

It was okay, with an interesting plot but I felt the book just wasn't on her best

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ejcheney
Jun 16, 2015

This was a quick & enjoyable read. I look forward to reading more by Chelsea Cain (i.e. the rest of this series).

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bytheedges
Mar 18, 2015

i was pretty excited when i heard chelsea cain had a new book....but if you are thinking this is anything like her old stuff...forget it.

the first in what will apparently be a series, its basically "fluffy" and chick lit with a little butt kicking heroine thrown in, barely really on the butt kicking, the plot goes to all the obvious places and despite a few laughs was pretty uninspired.

sorry but her older dark and seriously twisted psycho murderers were far more interesting....kick is a semi-snooze.

Happyvalley Feb 25, 2015

One of the best books I've read in a long time. Yes the main character is flawed but very interesting. Can' t wait for the next book.

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woofs4
Nov 17, 2014

I chose this book based on its title and cover quotes (I should've checked your comments on our website first ~ I agree wholeheartedly!). I will try the author again. It's sad though, I believe this could have been a much better book..

karcoldelharvic5 Oct 10, 2014

I read another book by this author. That one kept me riveted, I found this not to be the same caliber.

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knbray
Aug 20, 2014

This is a well-written, but troubling novel. Additionally, the character is more flawed than the book blurb lets on. However, I am interested to see how this character will develop.

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stephaniedchase
May 19, 2014

Solid, though uninspiring.

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ejcheney
Jun 16, 2015

ejcheney thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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