Thursday, September 19, 2013
Getaway by Lisa Brackmann
Getaway, Lisa Brackmann. New York: Soho Books, Inc., 2012. e-book 259 pps.
Michelle is the American woman on vacation in Puerto Vallarta. It was a vacation that she and her now dead Tom had signed up for. She went alone. Unexpected things have a way of happening to charming widows. A hottie named Daniel a.k.a. Danny. His abrupt and threatening buddy by the name of Gary. A mugging. There is a mysterious voice on the phone identifying himself as Ted Banks. Some ex-pats. Drug running. Too much talk about clothing. A lot of alcohol. Some parties. The vacation lasted longer than it should have.
sapphoq reviews says: Lisa Brackmann did a fine job on Getaway. The characters are very different than those in her other two books and so is the setting. I found myself hating Michelle for being so dependent upon men, rooting for Gary to die, and really warming up to Charlie. Getaway is intriguing and kept me guessing until the very end. Highly recommended.