Nothing Else Matters [NOOK Book]

Overview

He's known by the code name, Sparrow. Authorities can only identify him by the tattoo on the back of his hand. Sparrow is a gun for hire and his next target is Reverend Emmett Smith. His orders are to kill the Reverend on the River Queen Casino. But just before he pulls the trigger, someone beats him to it.

The Reverend is carrying $50,000 in counterfeit money. Sparrow soon realizes the fee he was paid is counterfeit. Sparrow is one man you ...

See more details below
Nothing Else Matters

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$3.99
BN.com price

Overview

He's known by the code name, Sparrow. Authorities can only identify him by the tattoo on the back of his hand. Sparrow is a gun for hire and his next target is Reverend Emmett Smith. His orders are to kill the Reverend on the River Queen Casino. But just before he pulls the trigger, someone beats him to it.

The Reverend is carrying $50,000 in counterfeit money. Sparrow soon realizes the fee he was paid is counterfeit. Sparrow is one man you don't want to cross.

Detective Sergeant Samanta Casey is back after her debut in WHEN THE DEAD SPEAK. Suspended from the force after her last case, Sam is having a difficult time adjusting to unemployment. But there are more unsettling changes in her life than unemployment.

The owners of the River Queen Casino hire Sam to clear them of any involvement in the Reverend's death. And who should be working the case for the Chasen Heights PD but Jake Mitchell, the one person she holds responsible for her suspension.

Sparrow plays a cat-and-mouse game with Sam's young computer friend, Tim, and matches wits with Sam. Just who is Sparrow? Why does Sam have dreams of hot lights, unbearable pain, bizarre torture techniques? And why does she keep hearing a strange mantra in her head--"Other than survival, nothing else matters?" Book 2 in the series.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000726068
  • Publisher: Full Moon Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/11/2009
  • Series: Sam Casey , #2
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 144,839
  • File size: 308 KB

Meet the Author

Whenever her husband is asked to describe her in one word, he usually says "strange." While other kids watched cartoons, Sandy waited with baited breath for Shock Theatre. While other young women subscribed to Cosmopolitan, Sandy subscribed to Dr. J. Allen Hynek's "UFO Reporter." Her Sam Casey series features a detective who can hear the dead speak. (Think "Medium" with a Native American twist. A fan of Stephen King and Nancy Drew, she was able to combine both of her loves in her cross-genre mysteries.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 12 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(10)

4 Star

(2)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 14 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2013

    Excellent

    Love this series. Lots of getting to know the characters this time. And the ending! Never saw it coming! On to book 3! ;-)

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2013

    Excellent book

    This is one of S D Tooley's best. It was easy to get involved with each character, and one of those books that keeps you reading into the night. Also a twist at the end that I didn't see coming. One of my favorite authors!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted May 3, 2011

    Even better than the first!!

    Love this author, be sure to sample Lee Driver, both series are worth more than 2.99 a pop!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2000

    Can't wait for the TV series!

    In this second Sam Casey thriller, the Chasen Heights detective sergeant finds herself stripped of her badge, suspected of shooting a fellow officer, and wondering whether she 'could actually end up having this baby in prison.' Sam uses her psychic powers (her Lakota genes at work) to prove her innocence and help her estranged husband, Detective Jake Mitchell, track down 'Sparrow,' a very twisted hit man. (In one particularly memorable scene the hit man uses a rat to kill his victim -- this is definitely not for the squeamish.) In the course of the story, the author takes us inside the riverboat casino scene and explores the difficulties of counterfeiting those new, 'counterfeit-proof' 50s and 100s. (Apparently the author was at one time a casino dealer, and her first-hand experiences come through in her storytelling.) As in the first Sam Casey novel, Tooley serves up a cast of believable, quirky characters; a compelling and seemingly doomed romance between cops; and a series of highly imaginative plot twists. If you are like me and enjoy a little speculation about native American spiritualism, a strong female protagonist, and a good yarn, you will enjoy NOTHING ELSE MATTERS.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted December 9, 2008

    more from this reviewer

    exciting detective story

    Chasen Heights Detective Sergeant Samantha Casey has been suspended from the police force due to some of the activities on her last case. Although feeling major levels of stress especially since her car was bombed in the exact manner that killed her father years ago, the half Native-American blames her spouse, fellow officer Jake Mitchell, for her being placed on suspension. <P>Sparrow is the superstar of hired guns. He has been hired to assassinate Reverend Everett Smith on the River Queen Casino. However, before the deadly Sparrow completes his assignment, someone else kills Smith. Sparrow soon realizes that the fee he obtained form his client is counterfeit. No one lives if they screw Sparrow. He now has a new target. <P>The owners of the River Queen hire Sam to prove their innocence. As she engages in a game of wits with Sparrow, Jake investigates the riverboat murder while struggling to patch up his relationship with Sam. <P>NOTHING ELSE MATTERS is an exciting detective story filled with mysticism, twists, turns, and red herrings that show the talent of S.D. Tooley to provide an entertaining tale. The story line is fun due to the various charcaters. Sam is a wonderful heroine who grapples with her dichotomous feelings towards her husband. Sparrow is an intriguing killing machine who brings the danger to the plot. Mystical elements fit into the tale and add to the overall enjoyment. As with WHEN THE DEAD SPEAK, NOTHING ELSE MATTERS will provide enjoyment to readers who will want more special deliveries like these from a gifted author. <P>Harriet Klausner

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 14 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)