Hardcase

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"Once Joe Kurtz needed revenge -- and revenge cost him eleven years in Attica prison. Now Kurtz needs a job, and the price is going to be higher. Out of prison, out of touch, Kurtz signs on with the Byron Farino, Don of a Mob family whose son Kurtz had been protecting on the inside. Farino enlists Kurtz's help to track down the Family's missing accountant -- a man with too much knowledge of Family business to have on the loose. But someone doesn't want the accountant found -- and with enemies inside the Family vying for his ...

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SeldomSeen

Aug 27, 2007

Hollywood Hardboil

In Hardcase, there's plenty of tough guy attitude, cold-blooded violence and colorful street characters, but, unfortunately, none of the emotional complexity and clever plot twists that marks the best work in this genre. Though it's not a bad novel, it's like watching a stock Hollywood shoot-em up without the Dolby soundtrack or the buttered popcorn. Mr. Simmons probably had a lot of fun writing this one, but his work in other genres is far superior.

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