John Lescroart becomes more and more impressive with each successive novel. DAMAGE, his 22nd work, is a textbook demonstration of why he continues to thrive, even at this late date. Over the course of time, Lescroart has created a cast of characters that from book to book can slide easily from the spotlight to the background and back to the forefront again. This avoids repetitious or formalistic plotting by introducing new and exotic elements yet providing enough of what is familiar to keep loyal readers comfortable and, more importantly, coming back.
As with Lescroart’s other works, the primary character of DAMAGE is San Francisco, which he demonstrably lov