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Bad Blood

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Had me screaming at the ending.

I have been reading Kate books faithfully over the last twenty years. This one's ending had me screaming. Enjoyed it right up until the very end. Unsatisfactory, and highly aggravating, ending for true Kate and Mutt fans. How Stabenow could have left it this way is b...
I have been reading Kate books faithfully over the last twenty years. This one's ending had me screaming. Enjoyed it right up until the very end. Unsatisfactory, and highly aggravating, ending for true Kate and Mutt fans. How Stabenow could have left it this way is beyond me. This series is among my very favorite. Despite the ending.

posted by S- on March 2, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Major letdown

I'm really disappointed in this one. The writing really felt like it was done by someone trying to emulate Dana Stabenow....the characters, including Kate and Mutt just felt "flat." The story really didn't flow very well in my opinion and to top it off, she left it with...
I'm really disappointed in this one. The writing really felt like it was done by someone trying to emulate Dana Stabenow....the characters, including Kate and Mutt just felt "flat." The story really didn't flow very well in my opinion and to top it off, she left it with a cliff hanger, which in the past has been pretty rare and frankly, is not something I ever enjoy. I actually disliked this one enough that I will have second, and perhaps third, thoughts before purchasing the next one in the series.

posted by Turtlenorthwest on March 7, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2013

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2013

    I'm Done

    I am so P.O.'d I don't know where to start other than to say I want my money back and I will never read another word Ms. Stabinow writes. The whole book was written as though a fifth grader had taken over her brain. Save your money and remember her other great Kate and Jim books up until this one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2013

    BIG Disappointment!

    I have read Stabenow for a long time, and have never regretted buying one of her books until now. This must have been written to fulfill a contract because she appears to have had zero interest in the story line, only as a means to achieve the ending she wanted. SPOILER ALERT: Other favorite authors have written out (killed off) their primary character in a way that held your attention as well as your heart. Not here! It was simply the end of a contract. No love shown, for her characters or for her loyal readers. Plot is weak, well-loved character almost nonexistent, writing lack luster at best. Shame on you, Ms Stabenow, for this poor wrap to a much loved series. I won't be back!

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