all of the characters in this novel are well drawn
and interesting, top billing must go to Flowers herself.
Author Kane has given her some unique baggage: She
suffers from dyslexia. After reading Extreme Indifference,
you'll know about that disability and its consequences
beyond the problem of transposing letters in words."
hell of a book... The story is thrilling, suspenseful
and chilling, & the one predictable thing about
Kane's books are their unpredictability. Highly recommended.
Indifference has odd characters you will care about,
the issues will keep you turning the pages, and the
all-so-human heroine, Jackie Flowers, grounds the whole
book. The end has a surprise, but nothing is left too
who has been both a criminal defense lawyer and partner
in a Denver law firm, knows her way around a courtroom,
and watching Jackie manage the story's legal high-jinks
makes for fun reading, as does the Denver setting.
Put Kane on your holiday shopping list for those hard-to-buy-for
a former partner in a large 17th Street Denver law
firm, realistically depicts the chaos of juggling multiple
cases and the conflict between professional obligations
and personal needs that all attorneys face.
thrillers are most enjoyable when the case at hand
seems utterly and completely unwinnable. In Stephanie
Kane's Extreme Indifference, the deck is definitely
stacked against defense attorney Jackie Flowers....
The story is both fast-moving and intriguing, made
all the more compelling by Flowers' dyslexia, a disability
she works hard to keep hidden from others.
Kane's uncommonly crafty heroine proves an entertaining
and eye-opening guide to the tough skin needed to make
it in the legal world (especially if you have considerable
trouble reading). Readers will be equally captivated
by Kane's authenticity, colorful characters and natural
gift for storytelling.
ongoing struggle with dyslexia not only evokes sympathy
from readers but also makes them cognizant of the various
ways dyslexia manifests itself. In trying to
rise above all this and still do her job, Jackie wins
over the reader's
admiration as well. The central murder plot is
twisted enough to keep readers guessing, while the
of the sex scandal are guaranteed to keep them hooked
in fascinated horror.... This in-depth book,
a candid look at people as well as raises some riveting
questions about law,ensure that Stephanie Kane is not an
author to be missed .
tightly written, and very hard to put down. Its only fault
is that it ends. I especially like Jackie
-- faced with odds most people would surrender to, she found her own way to
be where she wanted
to be. Even when her life is at stake, she pulls through with courage
excellent legal thriller... This
one is highly recommended.
subtly examines the effects that occur when people
treat each other with indifference. When the indifference
is extreme, the consequences are as well. Kane's license
frees her to use her deft wit to comment on our legal
system and the people who inhabit it.
great read. Stephanie Kane is a talented storyteller
who created an entertaining mystery and inspirational
tale for those who struggle with unseen weaknesses
every day. This story is a great example of how our
weaknesses become our strengths.
will keep you guessing in this tense legal thriller
with plenty of authentic background courtesy of the
author's legal background.
a lot of fictional crime investigators, Flowers is
neither superwoman nor a haunted, driven loner. Her
frustrations with her dyslexia add to the picture of
a struggling, stubborn and highly appealing woman....
In this careful portrait, the reader feels a sliver
of sympathy in addition to the predictable aversion.
Kane writes legal thrillers that are on a par with
John Grisham and Scott Turow. The court room scenes
are incredibly realistic, hard hitting and action-packed.