Monthly Archives: August 2013

Split Second Chpters 52 & 53

Chapter 52 Did you know that Michelle only got halfway through the box that has Scott’s stuff in it? Now you and I can hear the narrator so we know this now but it’s Joan that’s now looking through it. … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapters 50 & 51

Chapter 50 While this book has been incredibly dull—something that’s kknown as the status quo around here—I think it’s been a little illuminating. While I love to tear apart books that bear the odious label of “YA”, supposed “adult” fiction … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapters 48 & 49

Chapter 48 Quick, who’s you’re favorite character in this story? One of the unlikable bastards or the dull bitches? I bet you picked Joan, didn’t you? She is one of the more dynamic yet oddly vulnerable characters made more interesting … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapter 46 & 47

Chapter 46 You know what we haven’t had for awhile? A chapter where we join the villains and watch as they do stuff we don’t know anything about. Look, they’re running wires for detonators placed somewhere. It could be the … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapter 44 & 45

Chapter 44 So I guess I have to give Baldacci some credit. Not much, maybe half a credit which won’t get him a coffee at Galactic Dunking Doughnuts. But he has to get that much because he doesn’t start off … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapters 42 & 43

Chapter 42 We join Mildred this time. She’s being dropped off by the police at her house and a black sedan with a pair of FBI agents is watching her. She begins musing how everything has gone wrong but she … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapters 40 & 41

Chapter 40 We remain with King and Joan who apparently have to fly to wherever Mildred lives and then they rent a car. All very good things to know. Baldacci knows I have no patience with people who try developing … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapter 38 & 39

Chapter 38 Well, King has finally teamed up with Joan in an official capacity. I’ve always wondered exactly how a private investigator is supposed to investigate where the police fail. I guess if government law enforcement doesn’t have the man … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapters 36 & 37

Chapter 36 King is suddenly woken up by someone putting a hand over his mouth. It’s the reanimated corpse of Ed Gein. King is going to get filleted and skinned alive for our amusement. King takes a look, noticing the … Continue reading

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Split Second Chapter 34 & 35

Chapter 34 We rejoin our brain damaged heroes are at Aticus College, home of Clyde’s assassin and the finest Lacrosse team in the county. They can’t believe it’s only thirty minutes away from Bowlington, where the hotel was. I can’t … Continue reading

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