After investigating multiple homicides and her family's decades-old skeletons in the closet, Tandy Angel is finally reunited with her lost love in Paris.
I have enjoyed James Patterson's work for a younger audience so far. When I saw this book for a slightly older audience, I wasn't sure about it. But I thought, given my enjoyment of the previous books I have read, I would give it a chance. Having read this now, I would definitely try other books in this series and other more adult books by the author.
This book seems to be book three in a series about the Angel family. While this is the first book I have read, and there were some things I didn't know going into the story, it didn't seem to matter. Some of the gaps are revisited so I got a sense of who was who and what had previously transpired.
This book didn't take me long to get into, though I did struggle with some of the setting. The Angel family are clearly very well off. The descriptions of the luxurious places they go are a little over the top. Maybe it's just that it's a different world to what I am use to, but it seemed very flashy and the point of the descriptions were often lost on me. Though, I'm guessing I was meant to really like James as a character I found him to be a complete jerk. Which made me mad when there was so much puppy dog stuff about him.
Despite that feeling, I enjoyed the book and it only took me a day and a bit to finish. I found myself reading it well past midnight the first day. I even got up early the next day to read on. So it definitely was a gripping read. The secrets took until the very last minute to come together and although you have a good amount of the information by then, it all comes together and makes more sense.
Random listing from 'Books'...
In Boston, Detective Jane Rizzoli and Forensic Pathologist Maura Isles are investigating a bizarre murder. A man has been found gutted and hanging in his home. When the remains of another victim are found, it is clear that this murderer has been at work for years, and not just in Boston.
Six years ago, a group of travellers set off on an African safari. None of them are seen again - apart from one ... more...
All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the Knock Out News Group. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of kiwireviews.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, on the premise that they have been submitted as the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972)