But when she was needed most, she stepped up and saved Boxer's life. What were once great series and books, seem to be going downhill. After a tech shot photos of the bag and the fairly untouched rear compartment, I gloved up and unzipped the bag. Plus Morales had vanished again and they had no idea where she was headed. Still was better than like 6-10 those were pretty bad.
I read the sample that was available online and couldn't wait for the book to come out. I braked on the shoulder, turned on the flashers, grabbed my Windbreaker, and locked up. It's no secret to anyone who has stuck it out with this series that these books have taken a hard dive from the top of the murder-mystery genre cliff into an ocean of gooey, unrealistic female drama. The belly bombs are a quite interesting theme and story but then it just ends too quickly and quite unsatisfyingly and not clear, in my opinion. They even get drawn into crimes when th 2. I thought that the ordeal on the cruise-ship FinStar which newlyweds, Yuki and Brady, went through was a bit more compelling and I was glad that they made it thr Another set of three plots are at the center of this 13th book in this series.
It has served it's purpose and during the beginning of the series I was delighted and couldn't wait for the next novel to come out. He is a great writer - his older works demo stare that. Start with number one in the Woman's Murder Club series, 1st to Die, and be prepared to listen to every book in the series, one right after another, until you reach the final book to date, The 17th Shooter, which is set to be published in April, 2018! As you might have guessed, each story deals with murder. Overall, the women were more concerned with ex-boyfriends, new babies, new husbands and cat-fighting then they were about any of the 3 crimes that were moving the story forward. San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. I thoroughly enjoyed Unlucky 13 — gripping and filled with tension, the pages flew by! I have no hesitation in recommending this one, along with the series, highly.
They even get drawn into crimes when they're on vacation! I am not saying there isn't a lot of action in the book; there is with one of the club members getting married and going on her honeymoon where pirates hijack their cruise ship to Alaska of all places; a chemist and her brother are putting explosives in food that cause a person to explode from the inside out, and other events. Being called to a car accident on the Golden Gate Bridge was unusual for Detective Lindsay Boxer, but as soon as she saw the victims she understood why she and partner Detective Richie Conklin had been notified. Why so many story-lines, and separate the 4 women? Best scene in story: The scene in which Cindy gets in a shootout with Morales. Meanwhile, a quickie wedding by one of the Club members leads to an Alaskan honeymoon, as serene as it is beautiful, that is until terror strikes the cruise ship and no one on board is safe from the wrath of a number of vigilantes. This book is not much different than the others, it just has a different story line. I believe I have read my last Women's Murder Club novel.
Roadblocks were placed at both ends of the bridge. I liked the main plot Lindsay and the Belly bomber which was a typical Patterson story. It seemed too simple in some ways. Claire, surprisingly, does not have much of a role in this book apart from a few scenes. An anonymous client offers Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard. All but one lane had been closed, and a narrow ribbon of traffic was open to alternating northbound and southbound traffic that crawled past the Jeep, which was swallowed by fog up to its tail lights. And I'm wholly put off by that.
Cindy just happened to be following Lindsay when Mackie decided to make her move? The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle. What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common? The person on the other end is Chief Medical Examiner for San Francisco and her best friend Clair Washburn. Club member and star reporter Cindy Thomas unearths clues that Morales is back and sets off to find her - and get the scoop of her life - before she gets to Lindsay. She's not giving up on working this story so she keeps what she's doing a secret. That can't be, let's do something to mess up their honeymoon! Rich is like a younger brother to me. I needed something to read that was fairly light and this filled the bill. We gotta open the bridge.
His skills have served him well, and he has a grand plan: to get out alive and spend his earnings with his beloved wife, Maria. Right now, my job was to protect the scene from contamination, and, no joke, the scene was a six-lane highway. She's also been dating Boxer's boss, and they decide to get married in a civil ceremony and honeymoon on an Alaskan cruise. So on one hand I am disappointed that this isn't what it should have been, and on the other hand it's such easy, stupid reading why wouldn't I kill some time with it? Instead, it is the title of the last story in the book. Bombs on this bridge would scare everyone in San Francisco. Every book except 7th Heaven and 10th Anniversary were 1 New York Times Best Sellers.
Wanted for three murders, Mackie has been in hiding since she escaped from custody. Subsequent novels have been cowritten with 2-3 and 4-17. Now the world's fastest hit man sets out for one last score: Revenge. Patterson has been struggling with many of his novels of late, including his well-founded series with Cross and Boxer at the helms. My partner and I work at facing desks in the bullpen, a windowless, twenty-by-twenty-foot square of fluorescent-lit gray linoleum floors and dingy walls of unknown color. But I enjoyed seeing them front and center with their own story for a change.