HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Sé el que estàs pensant by John Verdon
Loading...
MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
8708810,219 (3.65)75
Member:lluisanglada
Title:Sé el que estàs pensant
Authors:John Verdon
Other authors:Esther Roig Jiménez, David Fernández Jiménez, Mercè Santaularia Campillo
Info:Barcelona:Proa
Collections:Read, Your library
Rating:***
Tags:negra

Work details

Think of a Number by John Verdon

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 75 mentions

English (65)  Spanish (10)  Catalan (4)  Dutch (3)  German (3)  Danish (1)  Portuguese (Portugal) (1)  French (1)  All languages (88)
Showing 1-5 of 65 (next | show all)
Extremely clever, convoluted puzzler. Sicko sends people threatening poems, kills them and leaves puzzle for police. Retired Det. Gurney can't keep from getting involved after someone he knows dies. Good back stories on characters, politics, good suspense-building by sticking in killer's thinking. ( )
  jenzbaker | Jan 23, 2015 |
It was a pretty interesting read, kept you guessing, which is interesting. Also kept me turning the pages as I wanted to know exactly what had happen to the detective. I would recommand. ( )
  ct.bergeron | Dec 3, 2014 |
Retired police detective tries to help an old college classmate who receives a cryptic letter from someone who turns out to be a serial killer. The detective’s family background, old cases, new home in the Catskills – were all interesting parts of the story. Not wow-you’ve-just-gotta-read-this great, but a very decently written crime fiction; I will seek out the next in the series. ( )
  countrylife | Jan 27, 2014 |
While Think of a Number was not great, it was a good introduction to a new author for me. I like Verdon's writing style, and will certainly read more from him. This was a bit far fetched and predictable at the same time (if that is indeed possible). ( )
  Djupstrom | Sep 2, 2013 |
This was a great suspense novel. Good characters, pleasant location Northeast US. I did see some things coming like Charybdis and I figured out who the killer was before the detectives did. But well-written and satisfying. Protagonist had just the right amount of flaws. ( )
  bcrowl399 | May 10, 2013 |
Showing 1-5 of 65 (next | show all)
...If this sounds like the kind of head-scratching setup that would get Sherlock Holmes off his cocaine, it’s not the last similarity between the Victorian sleuth and his contemporary counterpart. Gurney has the same precision, logic and thirst for clarity...Dave Gurney is off to a good start too, no matter where his “retirement” takes him. His creator is obviously very comfortable in the genre already. Now he just needs to break from the pack a little more.
 

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
John Verdonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Luoma, MarjaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
For Naomi
First words
"Where were you?" said the old woman in the bed. "I had to pee, and no one came."
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Information from the German Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Blurbers
Publisher series
Information from the German Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Original language
Information from the German Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Recently retired after a prestigious career with the NYPD, homicide detective Dave Gurney is pulled back into service when an old college friend receives threatening letters from a murderous sender who has an uncanny ability to read a person's thoughts.
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Recently retired after a prestigious career with the NYPD, homicide detective Dave Gurney is pulled back into service when an old college friend receives threatening letters from a murderous sender who has an uncanny ability to read a person's thoughts.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

» see all 5 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
26 avail.
43 wanted
6 pay5 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.65)
0.5 1
1 3
1.5 1
2 16
2.5 11
3 76
3.5 35
4 121
4.5 10
5 42

Audible.com

2 editions of this book were published by Audible.com.

See editions

Penguin Australia

An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 97,979,559 books! | Top bar: Always visible