The Last Witness

The Last Witness

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Russian girls are being smuggled in to work in the sex trade, and now some of them are dying or just disappearing. The trail leads right to Philadelphia - where Payne learns that's not all. It isn't just Russian girls who are vanishing. Teenage girls are being lured from foster homes. The lone living witness has gone into hiding and it's up to Payne to find her - and hope he gets to her first.
Publisher: New York :, G.P. Putnam's Sons,, [2013].
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780399162572
Characteristics: 344 pages ;,24 cm.

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paul12_2
Oct 01, 2017

I totally agree with Kieralim

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kieranlim
Jan 30, 2014

I haven't read this book yet, but agree with the general comments about books written or co-written by the son, William Butterworth. I have read a few of the co-authored novels and all were disappointing. Note that I am a Griffin fan and have purchased about 20 if his novels.

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BobNeb
Oct 08, 2013

Huge Disappointment. After enjoying almost everything written by W.E.B. Griffin, this one written by his son according to the copyright page with Library of Congress information, was fairly terrible. I could almost hear the monotone in each descriptive phrase that went, "adverb-adjective-noun" over and over... such as "really annoying description". Also, for some reason this author needed to provided a detailed description of every new character's skin color, which seemed very strange. Why would the reader even want to have an expert evaluation of everyone's exact skin tone?... - really odd. The story built up, and then it was over suddenly without the usual quality rendering of the execution of a mission or a dramatic action sequence that one normally receives from a Griffin novel. It was just... pffft and it was over... -disappointing in the extreme. If you've developed an appreciation for the original novels by W.E.B. Griffin, this will be one that you could miss.

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SEBoiko
Oct 17, 2013

Bigger in Texas and better then every where else.

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SEBoiko
Oct 17, 2013

That fatigue shuts down the brain when you overwork.

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SEBoiko
Oct 16, 2013

too big to fail, too big to jail.

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