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    The widow's by Lynda la plante Is full of strong women characters who have up and down moments in their friendship when trying to pull

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    Harry Rawlins Joe Pirelli and Terry Miller were part of a four man team whose plan for the raid on the security van was foolproof Harry was t

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    I really wanted to read this prior to the movies release the idea of a group of recently widowed women stepping up to continue their husbands criminal activities seemed like such a great storyI was surprised to learn through the foreword that the story originated from a 1980’s British Mini Series with this story being set in early eighties London it made me love it even After their husbands deaths Dolly alon

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    The Inherited PlanThe Plan was PerfectEverything was predicted revised analyzed till the last micro detailEverything was predicted except the unpredictableLife is a result of an entangled Web of Plans created by anonymous minds Some of them collide stumble and fall ending exactly where they started And this has been one of those unfortunate accidentsThe Flawless Plan bumped into a Faulty one got damaged and crashed3 key

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    I was so excited to read that this great story was going to be made into to a film I wanted to reacuaint myself with this wonderful book Dolly Rawling is married to Harry who appears to be a respectable antiues dealer but is also the mastermind of a criminal gang When a failed robbery of a security van goes wrong it leads

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    Disclosure I received this book for free from Goodreads So here I am in the minority regarding this book To start I'll say

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    Girl Power 1983 style Bring it on I was too young to watch the Widows 1983 series on television I have just ordered all of the DVDs to rectify this The super talented ueen of Crime Lynda La Plante made a huge name for herse

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    Set in London in the 1980s three men die in a fireball and a fourth escapes when a heist on a security truck masterminded by Harry Rawlins goes wrong The Fisher family of rogues tries to take over Rawlins’ patch to get hold of the l

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    HOT DAMN THIS WAS FUCKING GRANDOne of the best reads for me this year This was so exciting and fast paced that at some points I had to set the book down and walk around bc I was so edgy I can’t imagine how this will transcend to the movie screen but I’d love to see it Just brilliant

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    I was lucky enough to win a copy of this book from BookishFirst and Zaffre Publishing Thank you to them for giving me the opportunity to read this book I'd never heard of Lynda La Plante before even though she's

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Ousands but the job went wrong Harry his team were killed Harry's widow Dolly had three options She could hand o Disclosure I received this book for free from Goodreads So here I am in the minority regarding this book To start I ll say I liked the cover It s well done appropriate for this title I also enjoyed the introduction which left me thinking Oh I m gonna enjoy this Then in the 1st chapter everything got confusing So many people I couldn t uite keep it all straight found myself wondering if I might have gotten excited about the book prematurely 2nd chapter omg how cliche can one be w cop characters No need to even read this chapter We all know our cliche cops Chapter 3 I was hoping I might finally get some story perhaps the book might redeem itself No such luck By that point I d considered walking away from the book twice already It was just a whole lot of nothing Since I d received it on promise of a review I felt obligated to at least push forward beyond the 3rd chapter Had I gotten this book from any other source I d have chucked it right then Press on I did though Fast forward to chapter 9 How long does it take to get a bloody freaking car WTH WHY IS THIS STILL GOING ON GET A DAMN CAR ALREADY Um yeah so I stopped reading in Chapter 9 Here s the thing I get that the premise of 3 crime widows finishing the jobs their husbands had lined up is a hot Hollywood premise Nothing really new here but I mean it s Hollywood Safe formulaic is what they do It s a good concept to pitch to that group of film makers although I do wonder if it wasn t picked up bc the current times are all about safe film projects w female leads to sell as strong females In other words pandering No real problem so far as relates to why this fit the bill the film industry was trying to fill However the book itself just sucked Hard So hard Everything in it was so utterly flat Story never took off Ridiculous undeveloped caricatures of characters Final assessment is it was a fair concept with really crap execution so that decent idea never landed It died before it could even get off the ground I m really confused as to why so many people thought it was great To say I was disappointed is an understatement I was painfully bored which is ever so much worse Sometimes a story is just not my thing I can recommend it for other kinds of readers That s not the case here I didn t feel like I wasn t in the intended target readership I just think it was bad work Sad but true Wouldn t recommend it to anyone Maybe the movie idea will be altered into something palatable They will prob have to re write nearly everything but so be it One can hope Complete Amber Sourcebook enjoyed the introduction which left me thinking Oh I m gonna Jadę sobie. 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Ver Harry's ledgers to the police She could hand them over to a bunch of thugs Or she could take the business ov Set in London in the 1980s three men die in a fireball and a fourth escapes when a heist on a security truck masterminded by Harry Rawlins goes wrong The Fisher family of rogues tries to take over Rawlins patch to get hold of the ledgers Rawlins kept meticulously detailing past robberies and others planned the money trail and men involved An embittered DI Resnick from the Met is on the tail too shadowing Rawlin s widow Dolly who after a period of mourning gets the other widows together to pull off the heist themselves and escape to a country with no extradition orderThis had glimpses of the The Great Train Robbery twenty years earlier and might have worked if not for the characters themselves The first 100 pages were mawkish before we get into the heist proper Dolly the stand out brave tough organised able to adapt when things go wrong but the other women came across as a wailing self obsessed knitting circle who would stand out like a sore thumb in another part of London let alone overseas The males too seemed one dimensional the villains violent or stupid the police little betterOkay so in the early eighties computers would be mainframes IBM with the police typing up their reports and no mobile phones I get that But surely banknotes could be traced This was one of the ueen of Crime Drama s earlier works and from the blurb on the cover I was expecting something better Healing Sex escapes when a heist on a security truck masterminded by Harry Rawlins goes wrong The Fisher family of rogues tries to take over Rawlins patch to get hold of the ledgers Rawlins kept meticulously detailing past robberies and others planned the money trail and men involved An Spark (Stronger, embittered DI Resnick from the Met is on the tail too shadowing Rawlin s widow Dolly who after a period of mourning gets the other widows together to pull off the heist themselves and Wonder Woman and Philosophy escape to a country with no Sozialismus Und Kapitalistische Gesellschaftsordnung extradition orderThis had glimpses of the The Great Train Robbery twenty years Sponsor. Tom 1 (Sponsor, earlier and might have worked if not for the characters themselves The first 100 pages were mawkish before we get into the heist proper Dolly the stand out brave tough organised able to adapt when things go wrong but the other women came across as a wailing self obsessed knitting circle who would stand out like a sore thumb in another part of London let alone overseas The males too seemed one dimensional the villains violent or stupid the police little betterOkay so in the Dragons Bride (The Dragon and the Scholar early Absolute Banking English eighties computers would be mainframes IBM with the police typing up their reports and no mobile phones I get that But surely banknotes could be traced This was one of the ueen of Crime Drama s Czarownik Iwanow (Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza, expecting something better

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Harry Rawlins had been masterminding robberies for 20 years The hijack of a security van would bring the gang th Harry Rawlins Joe Pirelli and Terry Miller were part of a four man team whose plan for the raid on the security van was foolproof Harry was the boss meticulous in everything he did But something did go wrong that day and all three men died incinerated in their vehicle The three widows were devastated the funerals were well attended especially Harry s But trouble was only just beginningHarry s wife Dolly discovered details of all his criminal activities it felt like Harry was talking to her from the grave Her decision wasn t that hard she certainly didn t want Detective Inspector Resnick Harry s nemesis to receive Harry s ledgers nor did she want Harry s rivals to get them So why couldn t she and the other two widows follow Harry s detailed plan and finish the job benefitting from the windfall themselves of course What could possibly go wrong Widows by author Lynda LaPlante was a fast paced crime thriller which kept me enthralled right the way through The tough gangs with their stand over men the constant threats of death the intense pressure on Dolly and the girls to stay one step ahead of Harry s rivals as well as the police A well crafted novel Widows is the first in the Dolly Rawlins series and well worth the read RecommendedWith thanks to Allen Unwin for my ARC to read and review