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Book Reviews of Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5)

Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5)
Red Alert - NYPD Red, Bk 5
Author: James Patterson, Marshall Karp
ISBN-13: 9781455543519
ISBN-10: 1455543519
Publication Date: 4/30/2019
Pages: 352
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Vision
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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3 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

reviewed Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5) on + 3557 more book reviews
The NYPD's most elite task force must protect the city from a shadowy killer with a vendetta in this New York Times bestselling mystery.

The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism . . . or a homicide?

A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald investigate. But the crimes keep escalating as a shadowy killer masterfully plays out his vendetta -- and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.
junie avatar reviewed Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5) on + 630 more book reviews
I savor the mixed up relationships of NYPD's Detectives Zach and Kylie. Kylie dumped Zack and married her former boyfriend who still is a loser. Cheryl is the first woman Zack fell in love with since his and Kylie's breakup, but the chemistry is still alive between the two detectives. They seem to belong together.

This was a good edition of this series. A lot happening at once, exciting and mind blowing with a great ending about the one who got away. I was routing for one of the bad ones!
reviewed Red Alert (NYPD Red, Bk 5) on + 3063 more book reviews
I was disappointed with this one-too much going on and hard to keep track of all the characters and which story they are involved with--3 story lines

1. sex addict
2. bombing
3. poker game robbery

I think the bombing was maybe the main storyline but they all were so intertwined and overlapping that is was kind of a confusing mess, so many characters in each one that you have to stop and think 'now which storyline am I reading?'

The bombing story took a turn that made it more ridiculous in each chapter and I started skimming over that one it just got tiresome

I got tired of the relationship between the detectives being repeated over and over and over, it's okay to give background in the beginning to throughout the entire book? give us a break and move on!

I'm not the Patterson fan I used to be I think he has too many irons in the fire and maybe doesn't read what his co-authors are writing and try to edit some of it into a more interesting tighter story
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