By Will Boisvert
April 20, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Blue Zone

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Who’d have thought that a Ferrari-racing, no-questions-asked gold trader like Ben Raab could be laundering money for a Colombian drug cartel? Well, not his daughter Kate. She chooses boyfriend and career over following her family into Witness Protection, sniffles over shattered illusions — ”Who the hell are you, Daddy?”— and dodges vengeful Colombians in Andrew Gross’ The Blue Zone. Worse than the sniper fire is the emotional impact that hits clueless Kate ”like a fist in her abdomen,” ”like a punch deep into her solar plexus,” or ”like some meteor slamming into her.” Oof! Alas, Gross’ flabby first potboiler without partner James Patterson won’t floor readers with its trite revelations.

The Blue Zone

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