Prayers for Rain. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman in love with life. Prayers for Rain [Dennis Lehane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private.

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This book took me a week to read, which doesn’t bode well for what I thought of it-But then I take into account how busy, tired, meh I’ve been prayefs it about evens out with my mood. But news of Nichols’ suicide leads Kenzie to recall, with some guilt, a loose end from her case.

I love the characters, Patrick, Angie and Bubba.

He feels guilty because he did not answer her call for help. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Lists with This Book. The novelist is almost invisible. Our bloodlust turns us into Bubba, just waiting to kill the villain slowly. But he gets Angie to come help him out. He and his former partner, Angela Gennaro, will fight a mind-twisting battle against the psychopath, even as he turns tricks on them… Praise “After the shattering consequences of their last case Gone, Baby, GoneLehane’s PI partners Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are back, but not together.

Kenzie is drawn into the investigation of the suicide of a former client, Karen Nichols, who has killed herself by jumping off a Boston Landmark naked.

View all 12 comments. Wishing to be saved? For more of my reviews, please visit: The biggest disappointment for me now is the fact there is only one more novel in this series left for me to read. Plot point that bugged me. The corners of her mouth twitched, too. Nov 08, Perry rated it liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


I know that this is part of the series but I only have this book so I read it anyway. I guess Lehane succeeded in turning me into a killer after all. I usually hate this kind of “hurt-the-hero’s-friends” crime story immensely.

Prayers for Rain (Kenzie & Gennaro, #5) by Dennis Lehane

In itself, that wasn’t too bad, kind of icing on the cake, but view spoiler [the idea that Kenzie would threaten – no promise – this devious man that cor would come after him in the future was ridiculous. He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film.

Because you make me laugh.

His work will keep you up late into the night, reading, when you should be sleeping and getting ready for work. Rifle with a scope. So, yeah, I probably ofr some of this book, but I also just couldn’t wait. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And I gotta lie there at five in the morning, with the birds waking up outside and you not there and your smell just fading away. Dennis Lehane, among other authors was mentioned in this respect.

Like all great mystery writers, Lehane showed me the way with one hand while picking my pocket with the other. Her hatred of his choice in Gone, Baby, Gone is deep but fading. Deftly plotted, it is gritty, suspenseful, often violent and offers endless surprises. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Confucius never lived in ninety-eight percent humidity on a ninety-two-degree day. I don’t love you because of your raij, though.

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The first two thirds of the novel are terrifying. Lehane’s Kenzie and Gennaro series is best described as being in the Noir series of detectives I am reminded lehahe Andrew Vacchs as another dehnis member of this genre.

Prayers for Rain

William Morrow and Company. It turns out that everything that could go wrong with her life didAall at the same lehan. Six months later, Patrick hears that Karen has committed suicide. Myron Bolitar values and principlesand Win our favorite sociopath.

I liked rooting for them. And in the creation of Wesley Dawe, the author has succeeded in creating a truly evil villain, somebody who will really makes us shudder.

Paperbackpages. Estranged from Angie personally and professionally, Patrick works the old Boston neighborhoodAwith the occasional help of his loyal and happily homicidal pal Bubba RogowskiAwhile Angie has moved uptown to a blue-chip corporate security firm.

As the plot twists through layers of old deceit and current corruption, the victims multiply while the killer remains elusive, protected by the terror he inspires. The breathtaking pace is not built through incessant physical action, but rather through the steadily increasing tempo of dramatic tension.

Want to Read saving…. Angie and Patrick were soon back to their old selves. Jun 14, Mara rated it it was amazing Shelves: Prayers for Rain starts with Patrick at his lowest point and sees him clawing his way back to th When a former client commits suicide, Patrick Kenzie goes digging into her background to find out raij.

I don’t have many regrets, but one that I do have is having watched Mystic River when I did.