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In this Rain
In this Rain
Author: S. J. Rozan
Three years ago, a child's death blew open a vortex of corruption inside Manhattan's lucrative construction industry. And it sent one innocent man to jail. Joe Cole is a former city investigator who now lives a broken life, cut off from his wife and daughter, and from the city he once knew so well. But for Joe, everything changes when a woman's ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385338042
ISBN-10: 038533804X
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 400
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  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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2.8 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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I enjoyed the story, and the relationship between the main characters. It was fun to read about and recognize neighborhoods in New York City; I suppose the corruption was not too far-fetched.

The protagonist was predictably blocked by obstacles and ostracized by her employer while determined to get to the truth. And I found myself caught up in the story line in spite of the author's use of time-worn plot devices.

I wonder how this writing compares to other works by Rozan.
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All about corruption and kick backs in Harlem New York. Book has meeting after meeting with the mayor, council members, cops, building inspectors, etc. and whose ass is on the line when accidents happen and people die. Add to this bundle of happiness, a religious fervor (a preacher and some do-gooder) and I called it quits at page 50. I just couldn't take the political maneuverings and the b.s. Found this book boring as hell.


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