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The Postcard Killers
The Postcard Killers
Author: James Patterson, Liza Marklund
NYPD detective Jack Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him -- he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each restaurant through a killer's eyes. — Kanon's daughter, Kimmy, and her boyfriend were murdered while on vacation in Rome. Since then, young couples in Paris, Copenhagen, Fran...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780316089517
ISBN-10: 0316089516
Publication Date: 8/16/2010
Pages: 420
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 241 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
This book is the worst book of blood and guts that I have ever read of James Patterson's. The incest between the twins (boy and girl) was gross. Still do not know plot of this book. I only read it because it was my last book to read. The book (to me) does not have a good story feature. Not a book that I would recommend to a friend.
Caryn9802 avatar reviewed The Postcard Killers on + 91 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I was actually pleasantly surprised. This is one of his better books he's done in a while. While some might think it's predictable, there are definitely still surprises as to motives toward the end.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a very good book in the true James Patterson style. At times I found myself clinching my teeth along with the detective in the story because of things that didn't go the way I thought they should. Read this one!! You'll be glad you did!!!
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Helpful Score: 2
Loved it! True James Patterson suspense.
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Helpful Score: 2
After reading several books in the Women's Murder Club series and feeling let down by the changes to Lynsay Boxer's character when Maxine Paetro joined in on the writing, I was a little stand-offish in getting started with this one. Patterson and Marklund's writing flows very well together, creating a wild and thrilling mystery with serial killers straight out of a crime drama TV show. The Postcard Killers is creative mix of art and, of course, death as the killers deliver their extremely gruesome masterpieces to reflect various forms of art.

I have to admit that I did expect more in the gore department. However, this didn't slow the delivery of a fantastic and intriguing international mystery. Dessie and Jacob added to the overall intensity of the story as they joined forces to solve the mystery of the postcards and stop the killers once and for all. Jacob's character was a driving force in my opinion, adding the perfect amount of emotion and rage in all the right places. The ending was quite fitting, leaving the reader fulfilled but ready for more. Fingers crossed we see more novels from this amazing author duo in the future.
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