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Mary Mary by James Patterson

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I hadn’t quite got my fill of dragon slayer Alex Cross yet so I moved on to the next in the series, Mary Mary and I have to say I wasn’t disappointed at all.
This was a great read even better than the previous book London Bridges.
Alex Cross is called in to investigate the cold blooded murder of several A – list celebrities out in LA. While there seems to be no obvious motive behind the murders a reporter at the LA Times finds himself being sent emails from ‘Mary’ addressed to the person that has just been murdered. Using these as a starting point Cross hopes to untangle this mystery before anyone else gets killed.
With police cooperation in meltdown and issues at home can Cross still bring his A game to the table and find the killer?
Well you will just have to read the book and find out.

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London Bridges by James Patterson

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When I am in need of a hero fix and an easy but thrilling read there is no one better to turn to than James Patterson and the infamous Alex Cross.
London Bridges is the 10th novel in the Alex Cross series and it also sees the return of previous bad guys. While thrilling and captivating, the book isn’t complex and is a proper get down to it good versus bad thriller.
I always feel bad for Cross as he goes through some hard times, is unlucky in love and has the worse cases imaginable. He also has the best family to fall back on what with nana mama and the kids, I think i miss nana as much as cross if I stay away from the seires for too long.
Cross is on a much needed vacation when he gets the call that a town have been completely vaporised and a man named Wolf is taking the credit.
The Wolf says he intends to do it again if his demands are not met, but who is the Wolf and why does no one know what he looks like?
Alex Cross must figure all this out and find a way to catch him before more people are killed in horrific explosions across the world, not to mention Cross thinks the Wolf has an inside man!
Great book for crime lovers, easy to grasp a good relaxing read.

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Die Again by Tess Gerritsen

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I adore Tess Gerritsen books so I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into this one, I was not disappointed either with a such a great read.
This is another story in the Rizzoli and Isles series but I don’t think you have to read them in order as I haven’t and they are still fantastic!
Die Again centres around the bizarre murder of a prominent hunter and taxidermist, who’s son vanished 6 years ago. Working on instinct Isles is convinced that the two instances are linked somehow, so Rizzoli the ever supportive friend decides to look into the case of the missing son.
What starts out as sheer interest turns into possibly the key to solving the entire crime, 6 years ago a group of travellers were killed in Botswana some without ever being recovered but one woman survived the entire thing and can identify the ‘safari killer’ but can she overcome her fear of the killer before it’s too late?
A gripping read from the start, great praise for Gerritsen.

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No One Left To Tell by Karen Rose

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A must read for all romantic thriller fans, this book is full of murder, lies, corruption and romance in equal measure. Not only do you hope the characters solve the crime but you also hope that they find love amongst all the death.
A family convinced that a loved one has been jailed whilst innocent hire PI Paige Holden. When the woman she is working for us brutally murdered Paige knows there is more to this story than she originally thought.
The killer, unsure if Paige was just a heroic bystander or knew more about the dead woman and her family, starts trying to remove her from the equation too putting Paige in grave danger.
Determined to get justice for the faimly Paige refuses to give up the case even thought her life is in danger!
Along the way Paige meets some very nice people and some rather more distasteful ones, can she manage to solve the crime and find love at the same time?
This book has a fantstic plot and was cleverly written. I couldn’t work out the mastermind behind it all which made the book even better to read.

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Dry Bones That Dream by Peter Robinson

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Dry Bones That Dream is also know as Final Account so some of Robinson’s fans will know of this book by it’s other name, it is also number 7 in the DCI Banks series.
A great book, full of mystery and intrigue from the start. Keith Rothwell, an accountant, has been fatally shot at his home. As usual Banks is sent in to investigate and manages to open up a massive can of worms, leaving more questions than answers for him and his team.
During the investigation when things couldn’t get anymore complex  DS Richard Burgess from Scotland Yard arrives, leaving Banks even more confused than ever!
Dick Burgess isn’t someone Banks is fond of and is unsure how much to trust his information into the case, can Banks manage to unravel the messy tangle of crime and deceit before anymore horrific twists occur?!
A great read, not overly long so it doesn’t drag out the plot at all. Good for crime fans.

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