Double Take Husband-wife FBI agents Savich and Sherlock go to San Francisco to help agent Cheney Stone protect a murdered psychic's widow from a hitman in Catherine… Double Take Husband-wife FBI agents Savich and Sherlock go to San Francisco to help agent Cheney Stone protect a murdered psychic's widow from a hitman in Catherine… 2007-06-12 Mystery and Thriller True Crime Putnam
Book Review

Double Take (2007)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jun 12, 2007; Writer: Catherine Coulter; Genres: Mystery and Thriller, True Crime; Publisher: Putnam

Husband-wife FBI agents Savich and Sherlock go to San Francisco to help agent Cheney Stone protect a murdered psychic's widow from a hitman in Catherine Coulter's Double Take. The case foggily involves a Vertigo-ish missing woman and her double.

Grisliest Death
Garoting.

Lowdown
Hitchcock it ain't. Coulter's campy psychics are a hoot, but disjointed plotlines, sappy banter, and a too-cozy clique of recurring characters make her 11th FBI thriller feel like a soap opera. B-

Originally posted Jun 08, 2007 Published in issue #939 Jun 15, 2007 Order article reprints