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Perfect Crime [Kindle Edition]

Jack Erickson
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (583 customer reviews)

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Book Description

A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time.
She commits the Perfect Crime and starts an exciting new life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off the life insurance policy of her murdered husband.
Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .


Product Details

  • File Size: 131 KB
  • Print Length: 35 pages
  • Publisher: Amazon.com (December 15, 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003RWS5Q4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #402 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
If you think about a short story, the author has to be pretty good to capture your imagination and get you involved with either the characters or plot due to the limited of nature of words he or she has with these parameters. Jack Erickson does a good job of that, as I found myself able to quickly get into it and realized my heart rate increased a little bit as the action heated up, and I actually started rooting for the main character. The author has a nice writing style and this is a nice quick read, say for about 10 minutes, where you can read something good over your lunch break.

Without a spoiler, I will say there is also a nice little twist at the end I thought was a nice add. Thinking back on this short story, this really could be a full-length novel.

I'm looking forward to reading more from the author!
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57 of 66 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A real page turner with a good finish March 16, 2011
By Rob H.
Format:Kindle Edition
This clearly written short story reads fast and keeps your attention until the very end. I enjoyed the descriptions of the environments and the people in the story.
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41 of 51 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating and brilliant! August 12, 2010
Format:Kindle Edition
What a story! This is a plot that will stay in your memory for a long time. Jack Erickson is an amazing author with a creative mind that makes this page-turner a LOT of fun to read!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars No! July 15, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I'm sorry but the book is far to short to do justice to the plot, for me it wasn't believable nor well written and not worth the effort
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50 of 67 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poorly written May 12, 2011
By R. Towe
Format:Kindle Edition
What a waste of time. The writing style was seriously lacking and the end was just, for lack of a better word, stupid. Don't waste your time, there are MUCH better free books out there that will be a better use of your time.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great short read January 7, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
If you're looking for a quick read that makes you want more, this is the one. I enjoyed this short read, will look for more books from this author.
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15 of 20 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Save your time for something more worthwhile. May 12, 2011
By jho42
Format:Kindle Edition
A blessedly short read, filled with the kind of editing, grammatical and spelling errors that make me crazy! Add a transperant plot, and i use the word "plot" loosely, one dimensional characters and an ending that you can see coming a mile away makes this piece a waste of time and resources.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Somewhat lame July 24, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Short, succinct…but not especially worth reading. I should have looked at the page count - 32 pages, and on Kindle it seemed even shorter!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Predictable
Published 20 hours ago by Anthea
3.0 out of 5 stars eh. not the most helpful of reviews.
Honestly, I went to this book through a James Patterson one. It wasn't terrible. Wasn't mind blowing.
Published 1 day ago by deja spratley
4.0 out of 5 stars Great mystery and read!
I remember enjoying this book and not wanting to put it down. I read alot of books about crime and mystery cause it take me from my real world. Read more
Published 2 days ago by Tracy Nowacki
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Fast moving, very intricate plot
Published 2 days ago by Judith Zysk
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great reading
Published 2 days ago by Debra Jones
2.0 out of 5 stars Too short to judge
Not a book, a very shot story. Story was really too short to judge authors talent or lack of it. Enjoyable but something I would have thought I would find in a magazine. Read more
Published 2 days ago by Mary Scully
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Too short to actually get you interested before it was over. Predictable outcome.
Published 2 days ago by slynn
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great book read this a while back in hard cover U can't put it down
Published 3 days ago by joan Ashley
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
keep you interesting right up to the end
Published 3 days ago by richard raybine
4.0 out of 5 stars first book I've reccommended
Very enjoyable. God plot. Moves along nicely. Ending maybe a little pat, but overall a good read. Give it a try.
Published 3 days ago by turtle chick
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More About the Author

Jack Erickson is the author of mysteries, romantic suspense novels, and short mysteries. He is the former publisher of RedBrick Press and author of several books on craft brewing including the award winning "Star Spangled Beer: A Guide to America's New Microbreweries and Brewpubs."
He is a former U.S. Senate speechwriter and free lance writer published in The Washington Post, Washington Star, Washingtonian Magazine, and Campaigns and Elections.
He lives in northern California with his wife.

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