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Doppelgangster (Esther Diamond, #2) I read this story in Murder by Magic Twenty Tales of Crime and the Supernatural , and I loved it It takes a fresh look at Made Men aka Mafiosos This time they are the victims of supernatural hits Each victim appears to his cronies and performs his normal behavior minutes before he dies Only it s not the victim It s his doppleganger This story managed to do something that I did not feel was possible To feel sorry for mobsters I am not a fan of mafioso types But these guys died in awfu I read this story in Murder by Magic Twenty Tales of Crime and the Supernatural , and I loved it It takes a fresh look at Made Men aka Mafiosos This time they are the victims of supernatural hits Each victim appears to his cronies and performs his normal behavior minutes before he dies Only it s not the victim It s his doppleganger This story managed to do something that I did not feel was possible To feel sorry for mobsters I am not a fan of mafioso types But these guys died in awfu A Struggling Actress, A 350 Year Old Mage Whose Day Job Is Protecting New York City From Evil, A Skeptical Cop And Double The Number Of Wiseguys That There Should Be.While Working As A Singing Waitress In Little Italy, Struggling Actress Esther Diamond Witnesses A Mob Hit And Right Before Getting Whacked Out, The Victim Tells Her That He Just Saw His Own Doppio A Perfect Double And A Notorious Portent Of Death.Before Long, D Ppelgangers Start Haunting New York S Mobsters, Who Are Subsequently Getting Bumped Off In Mysterious Ways Meanwhile, Esther S New Love Interest, Detective Connor Lopez, Gets Transferred To The NYPD S Organized Crime Unit And Is Assigned To Investigate These Hits.Determined To Prevent The Murder Of Of Her Restaurant Customers, Which Slayings Will Soon Lead To A Mob War, Esther Tries To Uncover The Evil Genius Behind The Deadly Doppelgangsters Along With A 350 Year Old Sorcerer And An Aging Hit Man, Esther Delves Deep Into The World Of Wiseguys In Pursuit Of A Ruthlessly Mystical Murderer When I first saw the cover of Doppleganster, I was intrigued I quickly learned I d be circumnavigating the world Laura Resnick created without the context of book one to walk me through Preceding Dopplegangster, the first book in the Esther Diamond series, Disappearing Nightly which at the time was published by Luna, unfortunately disappeared almost overnight, likely because back in 2005 the publisher didn t know what to do with it, and it was soon out of print.It appears that DAW recognize When I first saw the cover of Doppleganster, I was intrigued I quickly learned I d be circumnavigating the world Laura Resnick created without the context of book one to walk me through Preceding Dopplegangster, 3.5 stars Second novel in the Esther Diamond Series This one was stronger than the first Resnick has cleared up some of the annoying ticks that I thought stood out in the first, she s calmed down on the cutesy dialogue, it feelsnatural, and I thought that the secondary characters were altogetherinteresting and well written in this follow up installment In this mystery, Esther has unfortunately found herself without a paying Esther Diamond is between acting jobs To make ends meet, she takes a job waiting tables at Bella Stella Connor Lopez, the cop who may or may not be Esther s boyfriend, is concerned because Bella Stella is frequented by the Gambello crime family, but hey, a girl s gotta make a living Before long, though, Esther lands in deep trouble One of Bella Stella s regulars, Chubby Charlie, sees a perfect double of himself and then is murdered right in front of her She s traumatized by the event, the ta Esther Diamond is between acting jobs To make ends meet, she takes a job waiting tables at Bella Stella Connor Lopez, the cop who may or may not be Esther s boyfriend, is concerned because Bella Stella is frequented by the Gambello crime family, but hey, a girl s gotta make a living Before long, though, Esther lands in deep trouble One of Bella Stella s regulars, Chubby Charlie, sees a perfect double of himself and then is murdered right in front of her She s traumatized by the event, the tabloids are painting her as mob connected, Lopez doesn t believe her version of events, and she s starting to suspect that Charlie s double was created by magic When other doubles start popping up, followed bymurders, it s up to Esther to find All Esther Diamond wants is a decent acting role that she can be proud of and her typically Jewish mother can be proud of as well she ll do anything to get her to stop nagging Plus, it would be nice to get a regular paycheck And finally go on a hot sexy date with her police detective boyfriend But it looks as if that s not in the cards for Esther At least not while Mercury is in retrograde and her proverbial job as a singing waitress at Bella Stella s the mob version of Casablanca is so All Esther Diamond wants is a decent acting role that she can be proud of and her typically Jewish mother can be proud of as well she ll do anything to get her to stop nagging Plus, it would be nice to get a regular paycheck And finally go on a hot sexy date with her police detective boyfriend But it looks as if that s not in the cards for Esther At least not while Mercury is in retrograde and her proverbial job as a singing waitress at Bella Stella s the mob version of Casablanca is soon to hit the skids.When Esther s favorite wiseguy customer Chubby Charlie Chiccante is gunned down in front of her after seeing his mystical doppelganger, she s drawn deeply into a This is the second book in the Esther Diamond series It s an improvement over the last book, though there are some indications the series might fall into some tropes I dislike.In the previous book, Esther, a struggling stage actress, found out that magic exists, and stopped a sorcerer who wanted to sacrifice leading ladies to a powerful demon In this book, her familiarity with magic serves her well, as it s the only explanation for the bizarre deaths taking place at her day job at an Italian r This is the second book in the Esther Diamond series It s an improvement over the last book, though there are some indications the series might fall into some tropes I dislike.In the previous book, Esther, a struggling stage actress, found out that magic exists, and stopped Alright, I ll start off by saying I LOVED this book and then continue on by going right into complaining about it My complaint isn t about the book itself, just a really irritating mishap by I assume, the publisher This is not the first book in this series When you open to the list of books in this series, this is the first one listed, followed by two with little s to indicate they hadn t been published yet The whole reason I read this book was I liked the look of book number three in this Alright, I ll start off by saying I LOVED this book and then continue on by going right into complaining about it My complaint isn t about the book itself, just a really irritating mishap by I assume, the publisher This is not the I picked this up at my book club white elephant in the unwanted pile and felt with a title like dopplegangster it was the sort of book I might enjoy.Esther Diamond is an out of work actress and to make ends meet while she is resting she takes a job at a notorious mob restaurant Wise guys tip well When one of her customers comes in terrified having seen his perfect double and is then shot in front of her by a bullet that somehow went round a corner she realizes something supernatural is go I picked this up at my book club white elephant in the unwanted pile and felt with a title like dopplegangster it was the sort of book I might enjoy.Esther Diamond is an out of work actress and to make ends meet while she is resting she takes a job at a notorious mob restaurant Wise guys tip well When one of her customers comes in terrified having seen his perfect double and is then shot in front of her by a bullet that somehow went round a corner she realizes something supernatural is going on Soonof these dopplegangsters are showing up heralding the deaths ofwise guys threatening to spark a gang war the police are baffled the mob is worried so Esther teams up with her sorcerer friend Max, his dog Nellie, and retired mob hitman lucky to find out who is duplicating these gangsters and put a stop to it.Thi Took rather too long to get there The beginning of the book has about nine chapters in a row of planning to have conversations, traveling to conversations, talking about previous conversations, and so on Just freaking have the c


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