Thank you to Random House for a copy of The Job by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg in exchange for an honest review.
When I was a young girl I remember watching the movie of the week on the major networks. This movie would have an all-star cast much like the Marvel movies, but on the smaller screen. When I read this novel it had the same feel. So who would I cast in these roles?
Kate O'Hare: Scarlett Johansson
Nick Fox: Matt Bomer
Jake O'Hare: Terry O’Quinn
Eddie: Kevin Wiseman
Boyd: Bruce Campbell
Tom: Scott Caan
Willie: Gabriel Anwar
Menendez: Nestor Carbonell
Rayna: Merrin Dungey
Kate is finishing a bank robbery case as her boss calls her to tell her what Nick Fox is up to next. The call reveals that there have been robberies in Nashville Tennessee, Turkey, and France. Nick Fox is blamed for all the thefts until France. The FBI has an arrangement with Nick to help them. His job is to bring down criminals and Kate is his handler and partner. The robberies are code for another problem. This could lead to an opportunity to take down a really bad criminal. One of Nick’s previous accomplices needs his help. She asks him to take down the leader of the Columbian Cartel Menendez for the murder of her brother. How can Nick and Kate lure this guy in? What is the plan?
I very much enjoyed this novel. I think it is my favorite of the Janet Evanovich series. I hope that I get an opportunity to read more. One reason this series appeals to me is that the settings are all over the United States and the world at large. It does not take the typical path of many Evanovich series. The dialogue is interesting but keeps the story moving along. There is a lot of action.
Altogether readers will be turning pages to the very end to see if The Job is successful!