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A Killer Affair, Quite Literally

Advantages: Short chapters for very easy reading, engaging characters, intriguing premise, confidently written
Disadvantages: None for me

This falls within the crime thriller genre of the American ilk, which I am rather obsessed with. On the front cover we are told this is from “the world’s bestselling thriller writer”, and on the back we learn this is also a “Sunday Times bestseller”. … ...

gothic_moon 18.12.2016 · Read full review
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Review of 15th Affair - James Patterson

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Along Came a Spider

Advantages: Another fantastic read from james Patterson
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This is James Patterson's first book in the Number 1 best selling detective series featuring Alex Cross. Alex Cross works for the DC Police but also communicates and helps out the FBI. He is also a psychologist and did have his own private practice bu ...

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Weaving a web to draw you in

Advantages: Gripping writing style
Disadvantages: I wish I had not seen the film

One of my friends recommended James Patterson, and after reading a rather disappointing Patricia Cornwell novel, I was keen for something more gripping, and she assured me that this book was just what I needed. Many authors have their signature characters ...

nicanddarrell 27.05.2005 · Read full review
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A WEB OF INTRIGUE

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Along came a Spider is the first book in which we meet Alex Cross , Cross is a family man, having 2 young children, living with his Nana who had raised him from a child. His wife Maria was killed in a drive by shooting. Our first meeting with him is at ...

LICARUS 25.03.2001 · Read full review
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A web of intrigue

Advantages: Furious paced plot, great characterisations, a one sitting novel
Disadvantages: Possibly repetitious if you have read others in the series

This is the book in which James Patterson introduced us to his brilliantly depicted hero (policeman and criminal psychologist extraordinary) Alex Cross. Although I have filed this review under the one title, my comments are general about all of the books ...

Newfloridian 19.12.2002 · Read full review
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