The Other Eye

The Other Eye

by Jerry Kennealy

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Overview

From the author of The Hunted and The Suspect comes a thrilling new novel set in the high-stakes world of art smuggling-where one man's past comes back to haunt him...

THE OTHER EYE

Ex-art thief Mark Martel is a new man. He has a great girlfriend, a new name, and a new life among the upper crust of San Francisco-thanks to the Witness Protection Program. But things are far from comfortable...

Because Mark Martel is about to rediscover his roots. The New York mobster he testified against wants him to pay for his performance on the witness stand. He's offering half a million to whoever finds him. Martel's going to have to move fast and think fast-before he gets a lesson in retribution, starting with an eye for an eye...

Reviews

"GRITTY."-San Francisco Examiner

"ACTION-FILLED."-Publishers Weekly

"Enough insider, cop jargon to satisfy any procedural fan."-San Francisco Sunday Chronicle Examiner

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612328751
Publisher: Speaking Volumes, LLC
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Jerry Kennealy has worked as a police officer, as well as a licensed private investigator, adding great authenticity to his novels. Besides the Polo mysteries, two of which have been nominated for Shamus Awards, he's written several non-series thrillers lately. He's a member of the Mystery Writers of America and the Private Eye Writers of America.

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The Other Eye (4 Cassettes) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Mark Martel is a very successful jewel thief. He is engaged to a beautiful woman, lives in a nice upscale home, and seems to have everything he wants in life. However, his perfect world crashes after delivering a $200,000 painting to a buyer, Don Genero. His client's son tries to kill Mark and his girlfriend. The assailant carries out his assault, believing that Mark is dead in the river. Mark survives, but loses an eye. He turns state's evidence and enters the witness protection program as Mark Marre, vintner extraordinaire.

Don Genero believes that Mark killed his son and puts a $500,000 contract on him. Meanwhile, a series of jewel thefts occur that has Mark's signature modus operand all over them. Insurance worker Lisa Cole tracks down Mark, believing he committed the crimes. He offers her proof he is innocent, but now the Don and his henchmen are closing in on Mark, ready to even the score.

This novel is a pulse-pounding thriller that keeps the audience interested from the first page to the last due to the protagonist. Mark is a likable crook who overcomes his adversary to make a new comfortable life for himself. Although his own actions led to his present troubles, readers will feel sympathy towards Mark. The plot is nicely executed especially since all indications are that the thugs will triumph. The creative ending will leave the audience wanting the hero to make future appearances.

Harriet Klausner