Two Nights

Two Nights

A Novel

Book - 2017
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs steps beyond her classic Temperance Brennan series in a new standalone thriller--featuring a smart, tough, talented heroine whose thirst for justice stems from her own dark past.

Meet Sunday Night, a woman with physical and psychological scars, and a killer instinct....

Sunnie has spent years running from her past, burying secrets and building a life in which she needs no one and feels nothing.

But a girl has gone missing, lost in the chaos of a bomb explosion, and the family needs Sunnie's help.

Is the girl dead? Did someone take her? If she is out there, why doesn't she want to be found?

It's time for Sunnie to face her own demons--because they just might lead her to the truth about what really happened all those years ago.
Publisher: Toronto :, Simon and Schuster Canada,, 2017
Edition: Simon and Schuster Canada edition
ISBN: 9781476726458
Branch Call Number: F REI
Characteristics: 322 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: 2 nights


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Feb 23, 2018

another amazing book from the utterly incredible Kathy Reichs!

Feb 16, 2018

Couldn’t get interested in either the main character or the plot. Not up to the author’s usual standard.

ehbooklover Jan 06, 2018

I've never read one of the Temperence Brennan books (shocking, I know). I decided to try this one out when a coworker recommended it. I really liked the strong female protagonist, as well as the numerous twists and turns. An enjoyable plot-driven thriller that also managed to be an interesting character study.

Nov 22, 2017

Could not get into this book, Boring

Oct 25, 2017

I enjoyed reading this book. Could not put it down therefore read it in one evening. I found the wordplay between the characters fast paced, entertaining and funny.

Sep 27, 2017

Could not finish this book. It felt like Reichs was wandering around looking for a plot.

Aug 31, 2017

I love Kathy Reichs and have read all her Temperance Brennan books. She's one of my favourite authors. I love her style of writing.
I knew going in that this was a new character and a stand alone story.
I just couldn't get into this....I could not relate to or form an attachment to the character. Although the story line is contemporary, I found the story a bit tedious and three quarters of the way in I just wanted it to end.
If this becomes a series I likely would give the character another chance in the hopes that it would improve. I understand that an author would want to try new directions after a long successful series. It just felt to me that Ms Reichs was trying to find her way with this new character(s) and trying hard to do something different from forensics.. Sunday Night didn't seem like a "real" person to me.

Aug 10, 2017

Kathy Reichs delivers another really good book. Her plots are always complicated and leave you guessing - and this one does the same. If you like these kind of mystery/adventure books, you get used to authors trying creative twists in the storyline and start looking for them. And as usual, in this one Reichs managed to whack me upside the head with a twist I never had a clue was coming. Well done! This is not another Temperance Brennan novel (though I like those too), but introduces another character, Sunday Night (yes, that's the lead character's name). Sunday has issues the likes of which you don't often see and leaves you constantly guessing about how those play into the storyline. I don't know if Reichs plans to keep this character or if this was a one off, but either way I will be looking for her next book. Enjoy.

Aug 01, 2017

Have always enjoyed the Temperance books, but this book makes a great change from all those bones!!
Hope there will be more books about Sunday Night, I could not put it down until I had finished.

Jul 09, 2017

Two Nights is a standalone from Kathy Reichs who is known for her Temperance Brennan forensic mysteries. Two Nights is much faster paced than Reichs' series. Hopefully now I will quit with the comparisons. Especially since I got bored with Brennan and it might take me awhile to get bored with Sunday Night. Oops, I did it again.
Sunday is a recluse living on a thinly inhabited island off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. She is making a life for herself dealing with her physical and psychological scars. Her only friends are her foster father and a squirrel.
Sunday is enticed from her island by her foster father and is tasked by a South of Broad Charleston dowager to hunt down the people who killed the dowager's daughter and grandson in a terrorist bombing in Chicago. Her grand-daughter, Stella, who was also there disappeared in the midst of the bombing. Sunday is drawn to the missing granddaughter feeling strongly that she is alive. Sunday only hopes she is fast enough to find her before Stella is killed.
During Sunday's pursuit of the terrorists there are alternate chilling chapters detailing the torture and mistreatment of a prisoner, giving the reader hope that Sunday is correct in her certainty about Stella's fate.
Two Nights is a thrilling ride in the hunt for these terrorists with many surprises along the way.
The story barrels across the country providing tense action in each city it stops.
Maybe I read this too fast in keeping with the pace set by the author, but there is still so much unexplained about Sunday and the origins of many of her deepest scars.
I do hope this is a beginning of a series rather than a standalone. There is so much more I want to learn about the Two Nights.
Thank you to NetGalley for an ARC in return for a fair and honest review.

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