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Another superior thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Dennis Lehane, the bestselling and accalimed author of Mystic River, Shutter Island, and Gone, Baby, Gone.

A beautiful, grief-stricken woman has vanished without a trace. So has the detective hired to find her. And a lot of money...

Enter tough-nosed private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. Rooted in the streets of blue-collar Dorchester, they've seen it all - and survived. But this case leads them into unexpected territory: a place of lies and corruption, where trusting anyone could get them killed, and where nothing is sacred.

Publisher: New York : Harper, [2010], c1997.
ISBN: 9780061998867
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY LEHANE D
Characteristics: 423 pages ; 20 cm.


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Jul 26, 2019

Another great time in Lehane's world with Patrick and Angie. It's absolutely impossible for me to put these books down when I read them. This one focused on the nature of loss and once again, Lehane makes you think and feel deeply while he immerses you in a dark, compelling thriller. They don't get better than him.

Jul 11, 2019

Well written with snappy dialogue, great descriptions of settings, likeable mains. I love the way these two work together & I love Angie's strength: nobody needs to rescue her! She can dig herself out of any mess!

Jul 04, 2019

After reading Gone, Baby, Gone this was disappointing. The dialog felt like bad network tv comedy-crime. I loved Gone, Baby, Gone, which I believed followed Sacred. I gave up on Sacred after 50 pages.

Aug 06, 2017

Again Lehane doesn't disappoint. Cracking dialogue, wonderful descriptions of settings and goes below the surface of his characters. If anything, it's almost too good. You will not want to put 'Sacred' down until you get to the last page

Dec 18, 2016

The third book in the Kenzie and Gennaro series)

Vincent T Lombardo Dec 14, 2014

I think that Dennis Lehane is an excellent writer, but I did not enjoy this book as much as others by him, because I felt that I had to suspend my disbelief too often. However, it was still a good book, and after I had finished the first half of the book, I could not turn the pages fast enough to see how it would end. This is the fifth Dennis Lehane book that I have read, the fourth in the Kenzie-Gennaro series, and I plan to read all of his books. His books, although dark, are fascinating!


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