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Hell for the Holidays

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Hell for the Holidays

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
60860
publisher:
Carroll & Graf
genre:
Fiction, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

A puzzling nostalgia ripples through Hell for the Holidays, Chris Grabenstein’s Thanksgiving-set sequel to his 2006 Christmas thriller, Slay Ride. FBI agent and all-around family man Christopher Miller longs for the good old days of his college-football past, while scheming white supremacists long for the older days of socially accepted racial superiority. Neither can go back, but only Miller has learned how to move forward. He can now accurately quote Muhammad at will, which only makes you wonder why he’s on the New Jersey hate-crime beat. Or why Grabenstein doesn’t give him a tougher — or more international — case to crack. C-

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