History teacher, mom of three, and superthief Suzanne Jones is hunted by machete-wielding ex-gangbanger Lupercio in T. Jefferson Parker’s L.A. Outlaws.
Out of Sight meets Gone in 60 Seconds.
Bottom Line Parker can write a tense action sequence — and there’s a peach of a showdown between Jones and Lupercio set atop a crane. But at times, readers may feel they too need some sort of lifting device to suspend the required amount of disbelief. B