Prayers for Rain. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman in love with life. Prayers for Rain [Dennis Lehane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private.

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So, yeah, I probably ruined some of this book, but I also just couldn’t wait. Their love and team spirit are the two elements that keep me coming back to Lehane, again and again. Plus, Bubba has a prominent role here too and the section at the end with him is probably a series standout for me. Prayers for Rain starts with Patrick at his lowest point and sees him clawing his way back to the land of the living.

Prayers for Rain (Kenzie & Gennaro, #5) by Dennis Lehane

Praysrs I never learn my lesson it seems And in the creation of Wesley Dawe, the author has succeeded in creating a truly evil villain, somebody who will really makes us shudder. But news of Nichols’ suicide leads Kenzie to recall, with some guilt, a loose end from her case. This review has been hidden because it contains dennix. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Like all great mystery writers, Lehane showed me the way with one hand while picking my pocket with the other. Did I miss references that made the title fit? His sense of honour never fails Patrick: Outstanding in their own right and as good, if not better than Lehane’s Kenzie and Gennaro series. Let the real game begin, motherfucker. View all 11 comments. Retrieved from ” https: Jan 04, Bill rated pdayers really liked it Shelves: Angie has gone to work for another detective agency, and Patrick is operating solo.


There will be more Prayres Rogowskieven an extra dose of what makes the beloved bruiser tick. If you want to read a series you can enjoy over and over again, with great characters and characterization, then Lehane is your guy. He even manages to insert some humor into stories about psychopaths and various other types of misfits. A view from inside denis despair Fortunately for him, Angie is willing to come back and help out.

Karen Nichols emerges a fully realistic, tragic character, with all the usual human frailties and complexities.

As they look more into Karen’s background and family history, they realize they’re not chasing an pdayers killer, and they must put all their skills to practice in order to bring him to justice.

Prayers for Rain

Perhaps one of the best reading decisions ever. For the song by the Cure, see Disintegration The Cure album. His case sees him reunited with Angela and spending a lot ednnis time with Bubba Rogowski, all the while learning more than he ever wanted to know about the Nichols family. Four months before she died.

The sheer pace and energy of the narrative will carry you through, bug-eyed and dry-mouthed, till the last page is turned, when the final twist will blow you away. Also, to make Wesley’s and Scott’s plans work, Lehane had to create dain lot of co-conspirators, which makes the story rather far-fetched.

This case gets them back together. In this world, yeah?

Parker plot line may be it was all the psychiatrist stuff. Other books in the series. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Lehane writes beautifully I mean, it is not great literature, but one does not look for it in a murder mystery ; Prayers for Rain will hook you and pull you in from the first page, and the pace never lets up. But not for one minute did I not enjoy it.


In short, it’s a dark diversion without much depth. Apr 10, Zach rated it really liked it Shelves: Yet six months later, she jumps to her death from the observatory deck of a sky scraper.

I wanted to see the movie; and since I make it I must confess Views Read Edit View history. When Kenzie once again questions Falk, he discovers that the stalker had received several notes, purporting to be from Karen Nichols herself, inviting him to continue pursuing her. Another wild ride for the cast, including a night-vision-goggle-equipped assault on an abandoned military medical facility in a cranberry lhane.

Things get much worse about two-thirds into the novel: View all 9 comments. If you wanna check out contemporary fiction but typical route is not your thing, then this series is the perfect in between. Rifle with a scope. I guess Lehane succeeded in turning me into a killer after all.

Six months later, Patrick hears that Karen has committed suicide. What I love most lehsne these books, is the complex, build up to problem solving what has happened or is happening. I have not heard about mystery lejane hiring ghostwriters to finish their novels, but I know nothing about the business of mystery literature.

Six months later Karen jumps naked from a six Karen Nichols, a seemingly perfect prime and proper young lady, hires private detective Patrick Kenzie to warn off Cody Falk, a stalker who has a history of rape and abuse of women.

When I think that many readers only read book rainn because of the movie, it makes me sad, because Patrick isn’t more prayfrs the shell of himself there. We never feel that somebody is building the narrative, rather it is flowing by itself. I usually hate this kind of “hurt-the-hero’s-friends” crime story immensely.