Book Reviews of Sweet and Vicious (Audio CD) (Unabridged)

Sweet and Vicious (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
Sweet and Vicious - Audio CD - Unabridged
Author: David Schickler, Nick Landrum (Narrator)
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ISBN-13: 9781419306105
ISBN-10: 1419306103
Publication Date: 8/2004
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Recorded Books
Book Type: Audio CD
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It tells the story of a mob enforcer named Henry who has a weakness for beautiful women. That weakness is his downfall when it lands him on the run with a suitcase full of stolen diamonds called "The Planets". Then the book takes an entirely different turn and actually felt like a different book when the author jumps back into the past and introduces a 15 year old girl named Grace. Grace has a disturbing event happen to her which molds her world view. Now she is determined to be a good, moral person. Several years later she is working at a car wash when she spots Henry and knows instantly that he is the man for her. The two then go on an adventure dropping diamonds off to those they deem worthy as they travel.

This is a quirky read with dark edges. Initially, the quirkiness reminded me a little of Christopher Moore but as the book limped on I realized it wasn't anything near a Moore book. Midway through it lost steam and my interest waned. The humor was not there and the characters did some things that just didn't ring true to character. And the end, ugh, completely annoying to me. . .
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Another amazing work by David Schickler. It is somehow peaceful in its violence.
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Great entertainment while taking a long road trip!