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Review: The Last Straw by Ed Duncan

“No matter how far you travel, you can never change where you came from.”

Genre: Thriller, Crime Fiction

Pages: 221

Published: November 25th , 2017

Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐

Goodreads Synopsis

When a teenage girl witnesses a carjacking gone bad, she is marked for death by a crime boss with no apparent motive. A black lawyer and a white enforcer with an unlikely history forge an uneasy alliance to protect the girl from a hit man with an agenda of his own.

After they find out that the crime boss is the father of the black teenage carjacker, Paul Elliott – lawyer and close friend of the witness’s family – begins counseling them.

As the long-simmering feud between Rico and John D’Angelo reaches boiling point, bodies start to pile up in rapid succession… and old scores will be settled.

Disclaimer: I got a free copy of the book from the author for review but all opinions and thoughts are honest and my own.

My Take

What I liked: I read the book as a standalone and I didn’t feel like I am missing out. The Last Straw is the second book in the Pigeon- blood Red series and here’s the thing, I didn’t know it’s a second book until way after I finished it, so major props to that! The storyline is really interesting with its twists and turns which I quite enjoyed.
The Last Straw is fast paced in that it starts with a bang and it doesn’t let up until the last page. When I say I was hooked from the first page, you guys I was HOOKED!!!

What I didn’t like: there are two things I didn’t like, 1. I didn’t see any character development and that took away a little of my enjoyment of the book and 2. Some twists were really unnecessary and I think they were put there for shock value, I wasn’t shocked.

“Brave people are frightened all the time but that doesn’t mean they aren’t brave.”

All in all The Last Straw is a wonderful book and if you love action packed reads, then this is for you.

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6 thoughts on “Review: The Last Straw by Ed Duncan

  1. Looking at the cover of the books itself just gives you that,confident of getting read and read it again but still I haven’t read any of them but they are interesting

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