The Car Bomb (The detroit im dyin Trilogy, Book 1)

The Car Bomb (The detroit im dyin Trilogy, Book 1)

by T.V. LoCicero

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ISBN-13: 9780615811772
Publisher: TLC Media
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

T.V. LoCicero has been writing both fiction and non-fiction across five decades. He's the author of the true crime books Murder in the Synagogue (Prentice-Hall), on the assassination of Rabbi Morris Adler, and Squelched: The Suppression of Murder in the Synagogue. His novels include The Car Bomb and Admission of Guilt, the first two books in The detroit im dyin Trilogy, and The Obsession and The Disappearance, the first two in The Truth Beauty Trilogy. Seven of his shorter works are now available as ebooks. These are among the stories and essays he has published in various periodicals, including Commentary, Ms. and The University Review, and in the hard-cover collections Best Magazine Articles, The Norton Reader and The Third Coast.

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The Car Bomb (The detroit im dying Trilogy, Book 1) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
MaryAnn_Koopmann More than 1 year ago
A top-notch adventure with plenty of supercharged excitement. LoCicero keeps you in suspense the entire book, and you won't know who "did it" until you get to the end of the book. I had a difficult time putting the book down. The fast paced action and interesting characters kept me reading at a feverish pace. Great characters really made me enjoy the book. There is only one way to describe this book, WOW. No one writes a thriller like LoCicero and this is one of his best. If you have read any of the T.V. LoCicero books this is the best! You just can't stop reading or thinking about what is happening in the book. I found myself drifting and trying to imagine what was going to happen next and a twist at the end that will leave you wanting more!. Great Book LoCicero! An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller . . . There are twists and turns to the very end that kept my eyes riveted to the pages . . . you won't want to shut your eyes or put the book down until it's finished.
Momma_Becky More than 1 year ago
Normally, I have a hard time getting through a book when I don't like the main character, and I certainly didn't like Frank - at all. But this author's writing style and story-telling pulled me in, nonetheless. Regardless of my feelings for the despicable Frank, I had to know how the story played out. The chapters seemed a bit disjointed at first, but once things started coming together, I couldn't stop reading.
Rosemary-Standeven More than 1 year ago
This book explodes into your mind with the car bomb in the very first chapter, and does not let you go until the end. I tried – and failed – to get back to the reading I was supposed to be doing, and my study, but this book kept demanding to be read. It is a story of bribery and corruption leading to murder (or was it suicide?) with some history of possible drug involvement thrown in for good measure. In Frank DeFauw you probably have the most obnoxious, self-centred, womanising, egotistical hero in fiction (“Women throw themselves at me, Alice. I can’t help it. I’m irresistible.”). I could not warm to a man who only seemed capable of viewing women as potential bedding material – and his “friends” were not much better. However, I also could not help wanting him to succeed in his mission to solve the car bomb murders, bring those responsible to justice. Frank’s initial motivation seemed to be to boost his TV ratings, but soon his inherent sense of what is right and just takes over, and he cannot back down – even though it may mean destroying a close friendship reaching back to school days. Frank’s long-suffering wife was much more alert to the moral inadequacies of his friend than Frank: ““Because Billy’s greedy. And lazy. And capable of rationalizing almost anything””. I also desperately wanted Frank to apply the same principles of rightness to himself: to acknowledge what a mess he was making of his own life, of his family’s lives and of all the women around him – and to hopefully to do something about it. Not until very near the end do you find out the outcome of Frank’s mission nor whether he is capable of redemption himself. A great read that keeps you guessing. My thanks to the author for providing me with a copy of this book.
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BarbiemacBM More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this book. Great characters, fast paced. In fact, enjoyed it so much I ordered a second book by this author.