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The Governor of California's teenage daughter has gone missing, and it's happened right in the middle of a nasty re-election campaign. Adamant about keeping the investigation quiet, the governor brings in Burnside to find her. But when the case evolves into murder, everything changes and Burnside is plunged into a scenario where things are not what they appear to be. CobblThe Governor of California's teenage daughter has gone missing, and it's happened right in the middle of a nasty re-election campaign. Adamant about keeping the investigation quiet, the governor brings in Burnside to find her. But when the case evolves into murder, everything changes and Burnside is plunged into a scenario where things are not what they appear to be. Cobbling together the world of politics, sports and teen romance, Corner Blitz moves through the wealthy canyon enclaves to the mean streets near downtown Los Angeles. And as Burnside overcomes the many obstacles in the investigation, he also comes face-to-face with his own past, one that haunts him to this day. The fifth Burnside mystery continues to deliver the witty banter and unexpected surprises that readers have enjoyed in this series. Corner Blitz follows Burnside on another tightly written mystery, loaded with plot twists, and finishes with an unforeseen, yet very satisfying ending. ...

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ISBN : 24921504
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Number of Pages : 259 Pages
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corner blitz Reviews

  • Jillian Higham
    2019-03-01 10:20

    A novel about nothing muchBewildering private investigator story where Burnside is given a case of a missing girl, except she's not really missing. He's also asked to smooth over an assault case, except there is no assault. He almost accidentally solves couple of murders that aren't his case. I learned a lot about American government election races, some about American football, and far too much about rather unhealthy sounding deli delights. The point of the book was the real mystery.

  • David Chill
    2019-02-25 13:24

    The 5th book in the Burnside series is another page turner. Corner Blitz takes Burnside into the world of political campaigns, as he tries to find the missing daughter of the governor of California. Along the way, he experiences the best and worst L.A. has to offer, as a missing persons case devolves into murder. And through it all, Burnside has to deal with another demon from his past, one that will forever haunt him.Corner Blitz continues to feature crackling dialogue and riveting plot twists. Once again, a most enjoyable and satisfying read!

  • Michele bookloverforever
    2019-03-21 16:31

    I really enjoyed this story about a tough guy detective with a past gridiron experience. in this one he helps a teenager lost in more ways than one, helps a college player accused of domestic violence, solves 2 murders and an attempted murder..plays matchmaker and most importantly becomes a dad himself

  • Ben
    2019-03-03 15:22

    Pleasant and entertainingCorner Blitz has as its hero a private eye named Burnside, who was a defensive back for USC in the day and then. LAPD cop. Now, happily married with a wife expecting, he has taken on a new case. The governor's 18-year old daughter is missing, he has been ordered to find her, but to keep it quiet.The reason for that is that she has apparently not been kidnapped. She simply despises both her high-profile parents and wants nothing to do it either. Not a good profile for a politician.Burnside is a pretty straight shooter. He loves his wife and looks forward with some fear to becoming a father.As the investigation evolves, he sees some of the worst kinds of parents, politicians and publicity flacks. Corner Blitz has nothing objectionable, is not violent, though there are murders, but off page, do yo speak, and neither bad language or sexual pandering. The plot and characters are well done, so the reader can enjoy a relaxing detective story. Pleasant.

  • Ellen White
    2019-03-09 15:21

    CORNER BLITZ. by David Chill. I enjoy his style of writing, and have enjoyed all of his books. This interesting plot, that takes on several plots. The govenor's daughter is missing, investigate, but keep it quiet. It's election time, points, voters that's what matters. Molly is 18, no one knows where she is at, and most don't seem too concerned either. Then a murder of a friend of Molly's. Burnside is asking too many questions, they want to fire him, only the governor can. He wants answers, and doesn't take no for an answer. Good page turner, as you try to figure out the connection between the govenors race, football, and young love.

  • IMHO
    2019-02-21 09:29

    David Chill continues a Great Series with "Corner Blitz" (Burnside Series Book 5)If you have not read a Burnside mystery, you do not know what you are missing.A MUST READ ! ! !

  • Quillracer
    2019-02-26 13:17

    Another solid entry in a good series.Burnside – I still wish Chill would give him a first name – is different from most fictional PIs. He doesn’t get into fights or shoot-outs in every other chapter. He uses his brains as much as his brawn. He doesn’t bed every hot woman who crosses his path. He’s happily married and thrilled to have a baby on the way.He’s also very human. He hurts for days after getting hit. He spends a fair bit of time in this book observing a dysfunctional family and wondering if he’ll be a good father to his coming child.He’s a bit like Robert B. Parker’s Spenser in his witty comebacks, and wry observations. Although, Chill’s dialog doesn’t have the crispness of Parker’s.I see there are more books in the series. I’ve added them to my ‘To Read’ list.

  • Elaine
    2019-03-20 13:24

    A private investigator is hired by the governor to find his missing daughter. Many people are involved in her disappearance and this makes it very a difficult task. There's also a mystery regarding the murder of two teenagers that is somehow involved with the governor's daughter. Being an astute investigator who follows the numerous leads, he is finally able to put together all the loose ends. I found it to be a fast paced and well written story full of information about the city of Los Angeles and its various neighborhoods, from the richest to the poorest.

  • Suki Korp
    2019-02-26 10:26

    Another very good mystery by David Chill! I am even learning to appreciate football more as I continue with this series. Burnside is a believable character as he investigates what is presented as a kidnapping. As the plot thickens, various people are involved in any number of complications, all nicely tied up by the author. There are surprises along the isn't too neat and tidy to be believable. The human condition is alive and well, which adds to the story.

  • Mary Ellen
    2019-02-19 11:20

    Yay! I found a new author! I really enjoyed this book for a number of reasons: 1) it moves smoothly from one scene to the next; 2) having worked in LA for some years, I knew a lot of the places written about, i.e. Langer's, Philippe's, Echo Park; 3) football, family, and friends made great additions to the story; and, 4) the way the characters are described, made me feel like I knew them. Looking forward to reading more by David!

  • Ann
    2019-02-19 11:41

    This is the second book in the Burnside series I have read and it doesn't seem to matter that I read them out of sequence. This is a really good book, I wasn't really sure what was going on until near the end. Good characters, well written. Being from England I am not up to speed on American football but that is ok as by the time I came to the end I understood it a lot more!Really enjoyed this and I will be looking to read more.

  • Kathleen
    2019-03-06 10:37

    This is a dependable series set in Los Angeles. The protagonist has a moral core and is loyal to his friends and especially his wife without being preachy. I am not a big football fan so I tend to skim the football explanations. The author does not use graphic violence to advance the plot and I'm looking forward to the next book in the series.

  • Joanne Baker
    2019-02-25 11:23

    Wonderful bookI alway enjoy reading David Chill’s books and this installment in the Burnside collection was no exception. If you enjoy Los Angeles, politics, crime dramas, class struggles, or just an entertaining book, I recommend it.

  • Nancy
    2019-03-08 11:36

    The Burnside Series just keeps getting better. I like how Los Angeles and USC football are parts of the story, without overwhelming it. The author caught me off-guard with one particular plot twist. I enjoyed Burnside's musings about his impending fatherhood.

  • Dale Feagins
    2019-03-11 15:22

    Another great Burnside mysteryDavid Chill's Burnside series keeps you wanting to read more. From the 1st chapter to the end. So far I've been surprised each time how the cases were solved.

  • cisco pike
    2019-02-24 15:45

    Good cohesive narrativeSome pretty fundamental football including the pressure off the edge referred to in the title. There was a new angle on a familiar style urban murder. The traditional dysfunction all California family is well represented. A good read for a cold night.

  • Orest Bodnar
    2019-03-21 17:38

    Corner Blitz is another great page-turner from David Chill. I really enjoy his Burnside detective series. This might be his best yet. The characters are well drawn and all the references to familiar spots around LA make the book even more fun.

  • Bob Ely
    2019-02-26 10:38

    It was an entertaining book, with an unexpected ending as to who the murderer was. The little addition of political intrigue gave the reader another avenue to go down until the end.

  • Jeffrey Bruff
    2019-02-18 09:26

    good but not great

  • Kate
    2019-03-07 15:28

    EnjoyableThe author does a great job of introducing his main character and keeping the reader on edge throughout the story.

  • Douglas Cook
    2019-03-02 11:16

    Classic hardboiled P.I.. Way too much football side story.

  • Christine Koch
    2019-02-26 09:30

    Love this series of books and enjoyed this latest one.

  • Ray Fink
    2019-03-06 17:26

    Good readGood read. I would read other books from this author. Blah, blah, blah. They required 20 words in the review.

  • Deborah
    2019-03-13 13:28

    I liked this book. Keeps moving and holds your interest. Good story.

  • Gerry
    2019-03-02 14:23

    A great cozyMy kind of book, I feel good when I finish it. No bad problems of who did what, or why, or how.

  • Donna
    2019-03-14 09:39


  • Kevin
    2019-03-20 10:35

    enjoyable ReadI enjoyed this book. Not too graphic, sort of light in a lot of ways. Shows growth in the character