Only Jane Whitefield, a Native American "guide" who specializes in making victims vanish, can lead him to safety. But diverting Jane's attention is Mary Perkins, a desperate woman with S&L fraud in her past. Stalking Mary is a ruthless predator determined to find her---and the fortune she claims she doesn't have.
Jane quickly creates a new life for Mary and jumps back on Timmy's case...not knowing that the two are fatefully linked to one calculating killer.
©2008 Thomas Perry; (P)2009 Tantor
This was the last of three books in this series and it didn't disappoint. If you haven't read the others, wait to read this one- this is a series that is best read in order. Love Thomas Perry's writing.
Once again Jane Whitefield is at her best. Thomas Perry has a winner, there is no more attractive character than Jane Whitefield
This was my first Jane Whitefield book. I made the mistake of thinking, since it is written by Thomas Perry, it would be like the Butcher's Boy series. It isn't. I had to get used to Joyce Bean's narration, first off. She did grow on me. The story dragged in parts, filled with detail that, in my opinion, did not move the story forward.I did like Jane's attachment to her Indian heritage. And the fact that the main character is a tough, strong, smart woman. I stayed with it, and will probably try another Jane Whitefield in fact. It was entertaining enough, but not riveting. Would give 3 1/2 stars if I could.
I read (listened to) the Butcher's Boy and the Informant before this one and find the ratings for Dance for the Dead too high. The narration is a let down. I have observed, for my own taste, that men can do women's voices pretty well but women fail when portraying men... generally. Beyond this observation, the narrator also sounded like she was reading rather than acting the parts, at times.
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