Overkill

Overkill

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by Alane Ferguson
     
 

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Stephanie Zvirin
Ferguson's latest mystery seems very like a familiar television movie, complete with a twisted psychiatrist villain. Lacey, who's seeing a therapist about nightmares, dreams she has stabbed Celeste, a friend with whom she's had a falling out. When Celeste is actually found dead, Lacey tells the police her dream particulars, and she's arrested for the crime. Characters are stock, but the author throws in a couple of red herrings--Lacey's boyfriend, for one; the pacing is brisk enough to make mystery readers happy, and the violence is less exploitive than what's now seen on prime-time television. While the knife-wielding masked fellow in the corner of the dust jacket will likely lure a few readers, the dull colors and generally unattractive composition of the jacket illustration will chase off an equal number.

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ISBN-13:
9780380721672
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Pages:
176
Lexile:
640L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 Years

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Overkill 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Overkill is one of the best mysteries I have ever read. Once you pick up this book, you can't put it down. It has a ending that you woud have never expected. I would recommend this book to everyone!!!