LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Moonlight Mile

by Dennis Lehane

Part of the Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Moonlight Mile

Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 3 Jul 2011.

Moonlight Mile sees the return of the much-loved characters Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. Lehane, author of Shutter Island among others is one of the best crime writers around, not surprising then that he's also been busy writing scripts for the TV drama, The Wire. If you're looking for a well written strong plot with real world characters and dialogue then Lehane is your man. 

LoveReading

Moonlight Mile Synopsis

 

Sixteen-year-old Amanda McCready has disappeared. Her anxious aunt contacts Patrick Kenzie to investigate. It is not the first time she has gone missing, as Patrick well knows - he was the investigator who worked on her case when she was kidnapped before, as a four-year-old. But this is not a simple case of a runaway girl. In fact, nothing in Amanda's life has been simple: brought up by the world's worst mother, neglected throughout her childhood, she has nonetheless blossomed into a formidably intelligent young woman. A young woman so bright that she can seemingly out-think and out-manoeuvre anyone...For Patrick, the case leads him down Boston's darkest, most dangerous streets - and into a world of shocking secrets that will threaten not only Amanda's life, but also his own and that of his partner Angie Gennaro.

Win an Epic Crime Fiction Bundle from Orenda!

Win an Epic Crime Fiction Bundle from Orenda!

Closing date: 30/11/2020

We have a brilliant selection of crime fiction books up for grabs from Orenda! This brilliant prize includes some of their latest releases over the next 3 months and would be the perfect head start on the holiday shopping or an early Christmas present to yourself! Books included in the bundle will be: A Song of Isolation by Michael J. Malone - published 17/09/2020 The Seven Doors by Agnes Ravatn - Published 17/09/2020 The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Bjoerg AEgisdottir - published 01/10/2020 Betrayal by Lilja Sigurdardottir - published 01/10/2020 The Coral Bride by Roxanne Bouchard- published 12/11/2020 Fallen Angels by Gunnar Staalesen - published 12/11/2020 This draw is open only for UK residents currently in the UK and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 30th November 2020. The winners will be notified as soon as possible.

Enter Now

Moonlight Mile Press Reviews

'Vintage stuff... another dark but absurdly enjoyable tale that's so beautifully written and so sharp in its details and atmosphere that it's no wonder Lehane's books attract filmmakers with such ease'
Irish Voice

'Lehane perfectly captur[es] gloomy post-financial meltdown Boston. Fortunately, he brought Patrick and Angie along to offset the murk; their chemistry has only gotten fizzier, with a realistic dash of old-married-couple resolve'
Entertainment Weekly

'Lehane is a writer bringing new confidence and an easy prowess to a new chapter in an epic story - the Kenzie-Gennaro saga'
Washington Post

'[Lehane has] emerged from the whodunit ghetto as a broader and more substantial talent...When it comes to keeping readers exactly where he wants them, Mr Lehane offers a bravura demonstration of how it's done'
New York Times

'Lehane maintains a page-turning pace courtesy of Patrick's laconic narration, a downbeat and blackly humorous style that is entirely appropriate for Lehane's depiction of the banality of evil'
Irish Times

'Some of the sharpest talk and smartest social observation in crime fiction'
Guardian

'Lehane's thrillers mix viscerally violent excitement with a thorough airing of ethical dilemmas'
Daily Telegraph

'Gripping, with tones of menace laced with chilling realism'
News of the World

'Each character...is described with economy and wit... and yet the most impressive aspect of the novel is the way that Lehane shows the psychological effects of having to deal with damaged people day after day'
Evening Standard

'A good thriller that does not shy away from questions of moral responsibility, and maintains a quick-fire pace and winning line in repartee'
Metro

'A brilliant thriller'
Uncut

'It boasts surface pace and moral depth that few can match'
Scottish Sunday Herald

'... a good crime thriller that doesn't shy away from questions of moral responsibility and maintains a quick-fire pace and winning line in repartee'
Metro Herald Ireland

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Guest List
The Temple House Vanishing
The Dirty South Witness
Clean Hands

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780349123684
Publication date: 23/06/2011
Publisher: Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349123684
Publication date: 23rd June 2011
Author: Dennis Lehane
Publisher: Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He has written eight novels, A Drink Before the War, Darkness, Take My Hand, Sacred, Gone Baby Gone, Prayers For Rain, Mystic River, Sutter Island, The Given Day and a short story collection, Coronado. Mystic River and Gone Baby Gone have both been made into oscar nominated films. Before becoming a full-time writer, Mr Lehane worked as a counsellor with mentally handicapped and abused children, waited tables, parked cars, drove limos, worked in bookstores, and loaded tractor-trailers. His one regret is that no one ever gave him a ...

More About Dennis Lehane

More Books By Dennis Lehane

Cover for Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
Cover for World Gone by by Dennis Lehane
Cover for World Gone by by Dennis Lehane
Cover for World Gone by by Dennis Lehane
Cover for World Gone by by Dennis Lehane
View All Books By Dennis Lehane

Share this book