The Texas Gulf Coast has needed someone like John D. MacDonald -- someone who knows how to tap the steamy ambience of a place and fire its potential for crime fiction. In Jeff Abbott, the Gulf Coast has found its man. No one understands the darkness at t
A breakthrough novel about the consequences of desire by a wonderfully talented writer.
Abbott's latest effort is so exciting, shrewd, and beautifully crafted that it's hard to see how it can fail to move him up several noise levels, into Crais, Lehane, Pelecanos and even Connelly territory....a book worth including on any year's best list.
A Kiss Gone Bad rocks big time. It's an adrenaline-fueled, twist-filled thrill ride of pure, white-knuckled suspense. I read it in one sitting. I couldn't put it down. I skipped meals. Jeff Abbott is a master, and A Kiss Gone Bad is a marvelous page-turn