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Jaguar

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  • Posted February 7, 2012

    Disappointed.

    Since I had enjoyed the 4 other books in the Charlie Hood series I'd looked forward to this one. However, I felt that the story lacked real credibility by the heroes actions in saving Erin. It just seemed way over the top to survive so many obstacles.
    Hope the next one stresses more of Charlie and less of Bradley.
    dijet

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 1, 2012

    I want a refund

    I have read all of T. Jefferson Parker's books. Most were good , others very good. This one is neither. The story is contrived, convoluted and unbelievable. Too many unnessary side trips just for filler. The character Mike Finnegan should be carrying a pitchfork The drug dealer wants another million bucks just so he can have a song written about him? This is laughable. And the ending is a ripoff. It's like Parker just stopped in mind thought, and decided he has to set up the next book. Really TJ you should be ashamed, you're better than this.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2012

    Anon

    I haven't even finished this book yet but can definitely understand the bad reviews. I honestly didn't believe them so went ahead and bought it and now I actually don't think I can finish reading it, it's so bad. Boring characters, boring and unbelievable story line. Parker's always been one of my favorite writers. Didn't think he was capable of writing such a bad book. Sorry, TJP, but this faithful fan cannot recommend this one.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 1, 2012

    Really boring

    This has to be one of the worst adventure/mystery novels I've ever read. Well not completely. Got to page 275 and threw the book out. Pointless.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 8, 2012

    Very Poor!

    Terrible story line, no sense, nothing like previous Hood book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2012

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    3.5

    The average rating is currently 3.5 for The Jaguar, and that's about right. It doesn't match up to the previous books, in my opinion. Charlie Hood has no real role until the end. What happens with him prior to that does not feel real, especially the crocodile swim. My impression is that that scene, as well as the scene in Reynosa, were contrived just to get him in the action, which really centers around Bradley and Erin. The Mike character is a little off the wall, so it does not help the story that much. Charlie Hood should be the focus as the most dramatic character, and here he is not.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2012

    Bad

    Do not buy

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 22, 2012

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