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Book Reviews of Flashfire (Parker, Bk 19)

Flashfire (Parker, Bk 19)
Flashfire - Parker, Bk 19
Author: Richard Stark
ISBN-13: 9780892967100
ISBN-10: 0892967102
Publication Date: 11/2000
Pages: 278
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Kmarie avatar reviewed Flashfire (Parker, Bk 19) on + 529 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
In a landlocked Midwestern city Parker calmly tosses a firebomb through a plate-glass window, while some newfound partners in crime take down a nearby bank. Making their getaway in the confusion, the bank robbers tell him two things: that this heist was only seed money for a much gaudier one, and that Parker has to loan them his share of the take." "They should have given him his cut, or killed him. Because now Parker is rampaging through the American South, taking on a new identity as he goes, planning his own assault on his former partners' next target, a spectacular jewelry heist in Palm Beach. But Parker didn't count on one unfortunate detail. A very bad and very stupid man knows his true identity, and wants him dead." "On the most heavily guarded island in the world it will all come together: the hit men, the diamonds, the plan, and the blonde real estate agent who's wandered into the middle of it all. When the explosions start and the heat comes down, the best laid plans of thieves, killers, and schemers all go out the window - and Parker is on his own.
ChezGery avatar reviewed Flashfire (Parker, Bk 19) on + 75 more book reviews
Flash Fire goes full throttle starting with a heist involving Parker and three robbers he's never worked with. That was a mistake. The heist goes as planned and when it comes to the payoff they stiff Parker his full cut, keeping the remainder as a loan if he helps them with a 12-million dollar jewelry heist. That was a mistake. Parker walks on them but has a plan to get his share back. He changes his name and follows the money. Only one thing wrong in his plot. A very bad and very stupid man knows his true identity, and wants him dead. Fast paced with explosive violence that strikes like a thunderbolt or a Flashfire. Gery