Novel #5 and funny stuff

Posted On Feb 25 2006 by

I finally read Hostage by Robert Crais because one of my “How to write a doggone good breakout novel in 30 hours” type books said it rocked. It did. Most dimwits like me would have been happy to come up with a plot about two kids being held hostage by three punks. Does Crais settle? No way. The house where the kids are held is the house of an accountant who fixes the books for a mafia family, so they decide to “own” the hero, kidnapping his wife and daughter. And we all know they’ll still kill wifey and kid, …