There are countless Dennis Lehane courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- The Given Day: A Novel (2012)
- Gone, Baby, Gone: A Novel (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series) (2010)
- Darkness, Take My Hand (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series) (2010)
- Prayers for Rain: A Kenzie and Gennaro Novel (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series) (2013)
- The Drop (2014)
- Since We Fell: A Novel (2018)
- World Gone By: A Novel (2016)
- Mystic River (2003)
- Boston Noir (Akashic Noir) (2009)
- Live by Night: A Novel (2016)
- Shutter Island: A Novel (2009)
- Sacred: A Novel (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series) (2010)
- Moonlight Mile: A Kenzie and Gennaro Novel (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series) (2011)
- The Winner Maker (2018)
The Given Day: A Novel (2012)
“Gut-wrenching forceA majestic, fiery epic. The Given Day is a huge, impassioned, intensively researched book that brings history alive.” – The New York Times Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of Live by Night—now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck—offers an unflinching family epic that captures the political unrest of a nation caught between a well-patterned past and an unpredictable future.
The tough neighborhood of Dorchester is no place for the innocent or the weak. Its territory is defined by hard heads and even harder luck; its streets are littered with the detritus of broken families, hearts, dreams. Now, one of its youngest is missing. Private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro dont want the case.
Master of new noir Dennis Lehane magnificently evokes the dignity and savagery of working-class Boston in Darkness, Take My Hand, a terrifying tale of redemption.Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro’s latest client is a prominent Boston psychiatrist, running scared from a vengeful Irish mob. The private investigators know about cold-blooded retribution.
When a former client jumps naked from a Boston landmark, Private Investigator Patrick Kenzie wants to know why. Once a perky young woman in love with life, her suicide is the final fall in a spiral of self-destruction.What Kenzie discovers is a sadistic stalker who targeted the woman and methodically drove her to her death – a monster that the law can’t touch. But Kenzie can.
The Drop (2014)
Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini.Three days after Christmas, a lonely bartender looking for a reason to live rescues an ab…
Since We Fell: A Novel (2018)
The new novel from New York Times bestseller Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island“Lehane is the master of complex human characters thrust into suspenseful, page-turning situations.” —Gillian FlynnSince We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband.
World Gone By: A Novel (2016)
Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of Live by Night—now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck—delivers a psychologically, morally complex novel of blood, crime, passion, and vengeance, set in Cuba and Ybor City, Florida, during World War II, in which Joe Coughlin must confront the cost of his criminal past and present.Ten years have passed since Joe Coughlin’s enemies killed his wife and destroyed his empire, and much has changed.
Mystic River (2003)
When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled up to their street. One boy got into the car, two did not, and something terrible happened – something that ended their friendship and changed all three boys forever. Twenty-five years later, Sean is a homicide detective. Jimmy is an ex-con who owns a corner store. And Dave is trying to hold his marriage together and keep his demons at bay – demons that urge him to do terrible things.
Boston Noir (Akashic Noir) (2009)
Featuring “Animal Rescue,” the basis for the motion picture The Drop by Dennis Lehane”Dennis Lehane advises us not to judge the genre by its Hollywood images of sharp men in fedoras lighting cigarettes for femmes fatales standing in the dark alleys. . . . [Lehane] writes persuasively of the gentrification that has . . .
Live by Night: A Novel (2016)
From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties—now a Warner Bros.
Shutter Island: A Novel (2009)
In the year 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels and his new partner, Chuck Aule, come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to investigate an unexplained disappearance. Multiple murderess Rachel Solando is loose somewhere on this barren island, despite having been kept under constant surveillance in a locked, guarded cell.
Another superior thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Dennis Lehane, the bestselling and accalimed author of Mystic River, Shutter Island, and Gone, Baby, Gone.A beautiful, grief-stricken woman has vanished without a trace. So has the detective hired to find her. And a lot of money…Enter tough-nosed private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. Rooted in the streets of blue-collar Dorchester, they’ve seen it all – and survived.
“[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.
The Winner Maker (2018)
Bob Fiske — the 74-year-old dinosaur who’s taught Honors English and coached varsity football for five decades — is missing.To his Winners, class favorites Fiske designated over the years for their potential to “Live Big,” it’s heartbreaking. Fiske did more than inspire with soaring oratory; he supported their ambitions into adulthood.
Best Dennis Lehane Books That Will Hook You
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Since We Fell: A Novel
Author(s): Dennis Lehane
ID: 2167370, Publisher: HarperCollins, Year: 2017, Size: 459 Kb, Format: epub
A Drink Before the War
Author(s): Dennis Lehane
ID: 730054, Publisher: Harper Perennial, Year: 2011, Size: 207 Kb, Format: epub
Author(s): Dennis Lehane
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