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Praise for ONE KICK

  • “A propulsive new thriller.” - PEOPLE MAGAZINE
  • “There are echoes of Lisbeth Salander, Stieg Larsson’s steely heroine, in Kick Lannigan…but she’s a far more human and likable protagonist than Lisbeth Salander could ever be.” - THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
  • “When Kick returns next August, she’ll deserve a warm welcome.” Janet Maslin, THE NEW YORK TIMES
  • “This book is nothing short of a heart-pounding thriller and it will definitely give you goose bumps all the way to the end.” - BUZZFEED
  • “A Summer Must Read.” - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
  • “ONE KICK has a knockout punch of an opening chapter – one of the best I've read in a long time – and it just keeps going from there… Kick is a wonderful, multi-dimensional character, a bundle of anxieties and neuroses wrapped up in a focused, lethal package.” - STRAND MAGAZINE
  • “Masterful storytelling!” - LIBRARY JOURNAL
  • “Cain skillfully maintains an edgy level of tension throughout.” - THE BOSTON GLOBE
  • “Compulsively readable…This is a perfect book for someone who loves thrillers and who really wants…a female main character who really can take care of herself.” - NANCY PEARL
  • iBooks pick of the month, Amazon pick of the month, Library Reads pick of the month, an Indie Next List Pick, Publisher’s Weekly Top Ten pick for fall, starred reviews in Kirkus, Publisher’s Weekly and Booklist, and more.