Murder Games

Murder Games

Large Print - 2017
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A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that unites the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. Following her instincts, the gorgeous, tenacious cop in charge of the case turns to an unlikely ally, Dylan Reinhart, a handsome and brilliant professor with a keen insight into the criminal mind whose book turned up in connection with the murders.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2017
Edition: First edition, large print edition
ISBN: 9780316552523
0316552526
Characteristics: 413 pages
Additional Contributors: Roughan, Howard
Alternative Title: Instinct

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jlittrell
Oct 27, 2018

I liked the characters in this mystery, and the novel was hard to put down once I started reading. A very good read!

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admaggies
Jun 06, 2018

This book is now a TV series: "Instinct". Love the series and also the book.

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mpcga123
Oct 13, 2017

Not one of Patterson's best. Not sure if Roughan created the plot and characters.

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brianwalsh1948
Aug 13, 2017

Another surprising character from JP. Like others, I wasn't sure if I liked it near the beginning, but it turned quickly into a fast paced thriller, with really likeable characters. I hope JP keeps this character going in future books-he's the bomb!. Great read and "can't put it down" thrill ride.

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pterry25
Aug 09, 2017

The characters are interesting - a former gay CIA agent who is a college professor, the tough female cop that all wanted to date, the computer hacker. The murder plot - a tad over the top, seems convoluted. It probably started out ok on the back of the envelope but grew more complex as the story developed. It would be good to see how it develops with the second novel.

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USAF1969
Jul 29, 2017

I read the 1st chapter and though "Uh oh, don't know if I want to read this one." Then in typical Patterson (and Roughan) fashion, by the end of the 3rd chapter I was hooked again. Very interesting characters, character development and super story line. I was fooled at the beginning and fooled again at the end - and you may be as well. Or not. Read it an enjoy the ride! There was a 1-line hint dropped near the end that suggests we may see this main character(s) again. That would be fun too!

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22METZ
Jul 28, 2017

Terrible book couldn't follow the characters

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carolsonder
Jul 24, 2017

loved this one! and i hope this one will be a series. fast movement and i loved the quick wit.

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mjk236sb
Jun 30, 2017

This book has a new character that I feel will be back in action again. Quick read as usual for Patterson with lots of twists an turns. Still hitting the marks with his books.

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