Results 1-3 of 65
Tate closed his eyes. His mannequin face tightened painfully. Then his eyes
opened in surprise. “You can't be serious," he exclaimed. “I am," Reich grunted. “
And what's more, you know it's an offer in good faith, don't you?" Tate nodded
The floor was transparent crystal, and gave a clear uninterrupted view of a
boudoir on the floor below. It was Chooka's Voyeur Chamber. In the boudoir,
Quizzard sat in a deep chair, his blind eyes glazing. The D'Courtney girl was
perched on ...
Like . . . oh . . . for instance, that people always had one eye and now all of a
sudden they got two." Reich stared at him. “So you run around yellin': 'For
Chrissakes, where did they all of a sudden get two eyes everybody?' And they
say: "They ...
What people are saying - Write a review
I was set to give this story five stars throughout most of the book, but the ending threw me off. Way off.
The majority of the story is a detective story; we follow a crime from the angle of the perpetrator, and the investigating police officer. The caper is made all that much more exciting by the existence of people with esp, known as peepers, of which our investigator is one, and our perpetrator is not. A thrilling game of mouse and peeper cat made the book a quick read, and fun to follow. The inclusion of the catchy lyrics the perpetrator has purposely stuck in his head to keep himself from leaking his crime to the psychics around him interspersed throughout the dialog and action was a great touch that really increased the tension through certain parts of the story.
The conclusion however, I felt turned suddenly to a different tone altogether. The plot became less understandable, and the ending somewhat preachy. I suddenly got the impression that the author wrote the whole book as a means to state the exposition. Five stars until the last thirty pages or so.