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Kiss The Girls by James Patterson

Kiss The Girls (1994)

by James Patterson

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Series: Alex Cross (2)

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The second book to star Alex Cross, Kiss the Girls (the follow-up to Along Came A Spider) had been a very enjoyable read for me. Something about the writing style of Patterson just has a way of pulling the reader right into the heart of the action. And this one doesn't disappoint.

The plot, exciting and fast-paced, has Cross pitted against two serial killers: "Casanova" and "The Gentleman Caller". The first of the two, "Casanova", is responsible for the murders of four people in 1975; and the other psychopath, "The Gentleman Caller", slaughters a couple in 1981. Two homicidal maniacs, only one Alex Cross.

Kiss the Girls has a well-rounded plot with true-to-form character development (and yes, Cross's best friend/partner John Sampson also stars.) The reader will be shocked to finally learn the true identities of both in this, the second grim action-packed, and heart-pounding Alex Cross thriller from the best-selling MasterClass king, James Patterson.

A must-read!
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  CatEllington | May 5, 2017 |
Great thriller. Cross is easy to like. The storyline kept me on edge. ( )
  ToniFGMAMTC | Jan 19, 2017 |
Great thriller. Cross is easy to like. The storyline kept me on edge. ( )
  ToniFGMAMTC | Jan 19, 2017 |
A server at a restaurant I frequented always saw me with a book, and she always recommended Patterson's Alex Cross series. So when I told her I would be leaving, she bought me this book as a good-bye present. I started reading it that night and I couldn't put it down.

The formula is one that starts with the killer, then we meet Alex Cross and his re-aligned family (this is Book 2 in the series), and Sampson, and then we get gripped into the action and it won't let go. And this time it is definitely personal.

Addictive series, so much so that I bought Book 3 before I had finished Book 2 so that I would have it ready to go. Note to self: the killers get in your head, the action messes with your brain, and a break in between books is highly recommended. ( )
  threadnsong | Jul 4, 2016 |
This book gripped me from the very beginning and maintained my interest throughout. I like and buy into the main character Alex Cross, who we continue to learn about. This would have been 5 stars but I felt the tension and plot drifted towards the end. Second book in which a relationship has figured with one of the main characters. Good links set up to future books towards the end of the story. I look forward to picking up the next one in the series, Jack and Jill. If you like thrillers this is well worth a read, although can be a bit gory in places. Would suggest you read the first one in the series (Along Came a Spider) before this as mention is made of the characters in a few places. ( )
  Andrew-theQM | Jun 20, 2016 |
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The second book in the #1 bestselling Alex Cross series!
In Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears. In Washington D.C. Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying murder case ever. Two clever pattern killers are collaborating, cooperating, competing--and they are working coast to coast.

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Two killers compete with each other for who can commit the most murders. One lives in Los Angeles and specializes in dismembering his victims, the other operates in the Carolinas, his specialty being college girls. By the author of Along Came a Spider.… (more)

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