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Primo a morire (2001)

by Patterson James, Biavasco Annamaria (Translator), Guani Valentina (Translator)

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Title:Primo a morire
Authors:Patterson James
Other authors:Biavasco Annamaria (Translator), Guani Valentina (Translator)
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1st to Die by James Patterson (2001)

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Much like James Patterson's other books, the plot is pretty easy to figure out. I tend to like books that are a little predictable and so I often will plow through a series because of that assured direction of the plot. I like the whole series on this one but have gotten behind a little. ( )
  NicolefromCarmel | Apr 19, 2014 |
A good thriller with a mystery case that wasn't obvious. ( )
  jpsnow | Apr 19, 2014 |
Homicide Inspector Lindsey Boxer and three of her friends, members of the Murder Club, set about investigating the murder of newlyweds in the San Fransisco area. ( )
  wareagle78 | Feb 2, 2014 |
Wow this is a whopper of a thriller!!!! I think this is one of Patterson's very best. It has every element that a suspense/thriller reader would want. The characters are superb. Loved this book highly recommend to thriller fans. ( )
  motelboss | Oct 20, 2013 |
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The Women's Murder Club pits four San Francisco women professionals against a serial killer who's stalking and murdering newlyweds in bestselling author James Patterson's newest thriller. Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspector who's just gotten some very bad news. She deals with it by immersing herself in her newest case and soliciting the personal as well as professional support of her closest friend, who happens to be the city's medical examiner. The two women, along with an ambitious and sympathetic reporter and an assistant DA, form an unlikely alliance, pooling their information and bypassing the chain of command in an engaging, suspenseful story whose gruesome setup is vintage Patterson.

"What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?" the killer muses to himself early in the narrative. "Am I capable of doing it? Do I have what it takes?" Answering his own question, he embarks on a murderous spree that takes him from the bridal suite in a Nob Hill hotel to a honeymoon destination in the Napa Valley and thence to a wedding reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. Dispatching his victims on the happiest day of their lives, he purposefully leaves enough clues for his distaff trackers to discover his identity and put him behind bars. But just when the women think they've got the case all wrapped up, the killer turns the tables on them in a bloody denouement that even the most discerning reader won't see coming. Patterson, author of the popular Alex Cross mysteries, promises future adventures for the Women's Murder Club, which may give him an opportunity to develop his heroines' characters more completely and win new fans among those who prefer their detectives in high heels and lipstick. --Jane Adams

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Patterson debuts his new series that introduces the Women's Murder Club. A demented killer stalks and murders newlyweds in San Francisco. Four women--a police detective, an assistant D.A., a reporter, and a medical examiner--join forces as they sidestep their bosses to track down a criminal whose twisted imagination stuns and entire city.… (more)

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