The Pandarus File

The Pandarus File Helena Hollister was a New York City gold digger who latched onto her father in law s fortune by seducing a Hobbs Creek yr old who suffered from motor slowness Helena got away with murder and the m

  • Title: The Pandarus File
  • Author: Kyle Keyes
  • ISBN: 9781449981556
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Paperback
  • Helena Hollister was a New York City gold digger who latched onto her father in law s fortune by seducing a Hobbs Creek 24 yr old who suffered from motor slowness Helena got away with murder and the money, while two backwoods lawmen failed to unravel the mystery of who killed Elmer Kane The case went unsolved from 1958 until early in the cyberspace age, when Helena HolliHelena Hollister was a New York City gold digger who latched onto her father in law s fortune by seducing a Hobbs Creek 24 yr old who suffered from motor slowness Helena got away with murder and the money, while two backwoods lawmen failed to unravel the mystery of who killed Elmer Kane The case went unsolved from 1958 until early in the cyberspace age, when Helena Hollister surfaced in Right Bank, Paris as Anna Ward.

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    1. Good all-round, fast-paced detective story. This book started as it meant to carry on. No pre-amble; straight to the nitty gritty of the story and into the heart of the scenes. Keyes is very good at writing conversation and observations on the minutiae of life, both in a great, entertaining way. I could totally imagine this book being read out aloud, narrated with a New Jersey or Bronx accent. The story concerns an international police case, flitting between late 1950s and early 2000s, involving [...]

    2. The Pandarus File of the title refers to a murder investigation spanning decades. Pandarus is not however a character in this novel, but a clever literary reference to a renowned archer from Greek mythology. So there is a murder, a murder weapon and a suspect but things are more complex than that. Kyle Keyes takes readers on a journey, keeping essential details just out of reach for long enough to create intrigue and mistrust of characters. There are red herrings in the case that readers as trea [...]

    3. I found The Pandarus File to be a quirky book that demanded my attention. The characters seem to jump out and shout from the pages, all jostling to tell their sides of the story (some more persuasively than others). By far the loudest character is Helena Hollister, who we learn the intentions of right at the very beginning of the story. This story has a lot going on – murder, motives, blackmail, clandestine liaisons, cover ups, secret identity, time period shifts, multiple perspectives and an [...]

    4. Kyle Keyes has created a wholly immersive world as a backdrop for this book. We are transported back to ‘50s America, populated by wise-cracking, larger than life characters with shady intentions, then just as we get used to that, we are whisked to a more current timeline (described as post 9-11) and find ourselves in France. This is a murder mystery detective case that goes unresolved for generations. We see snippets of what happened at the time of the crime, but all is not what it at first s [...]

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