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About the Author
Michael Ledwidge is the author of The Narrowback, Bad Connection, and most recently,the coauthor, with James Patterson,, of The Quickie and Step on a Crack.
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- ASIN : B001PC9ZH6
- Publisher : Little, Brown and Company; 1st edition (January 10, 2009)
- Publication date : January 10, 2009
- Language : English
- File size : 2018 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 367 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #25,698 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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In New York a killer is targeting the rich and socially elite, but with each murder the method is different and descriptions of the killer by witnesses is never the same. Bennett is burning the candle at both ends with trying to catch a killer while trying to do all he can to help with the chaos at home where one after the other of his children comes down with a stomach virus. With his organized Irish nanny's help Michael Bennett goes between home and the hunt for the killer. I was drawn into this thriller at the beginning and loved the book.
Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it, but it wasn't as engaging as the first book. It abandoned the charm and pathos of the Bennett family and focused on seemingly never-ending incidents of insane violence topped off with an absolutely over-the-top ending.
Hopefully, the next books in the series will get back on track.
A new series by this author that has all the ingredients of murder mystery and attention to detail that readers have come to expect from him.
Keeping his adopted children quiet through a bout of flu and doing the investigation has the main character digging deep within to continue and solve tis one.
the first third of this book deals with ten children "puking" J. P.'s term not mine.
I almost gave up here, but kept hoping it would improve.
The next third of the book is filled with Bennett trying to get his big boy pants on
so he can take the lead solving these murders.
No action,to speak of, just multiple descriptions of expensive clothing, name dropping, and whining
about how tired he is.
Crime scenes are quickly glossed over in an effort to keep the pace exciting;which failed.
Trite, brief, dialogue. With his partner and Of course there is the requisite reporter
who hits on him and causes him grief.
When the action finally arrives the book is over.
By this time I didn't care about who was killed or why.
I so miss the author of Swimsuit, Postcard Killers etc.
It is going to take Det. Michael Bennett to finally stop this sicko.
Run For Your Live is not a typical "Patterson" book, simply because he didn't write it. Michael Ledwidge is another beginning author taken under Patterson's wing, and he is not up to Patterson's ability. That being said, it is a fairly entertaining, lightweight story worth reading. This time around, there is a little too much concentration on Mike Bennett's kids, but since this is a continuing series, I suggest that readers who are interested will stick with it for a while. The chararacters will have time to develop.
If I had paid hard-cover prices, I would be unhappy, but I'll continue to buy the series in paperback as long as it doesn't take a big downhill turn.
Top reviews from other countries
The story is good but the finish is also very unlikely.