James Patterson's scariest, sexiest stand-alone thriller since The Quickie. Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts, he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies, motorcycles, presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss, a beautiful woman Ben knows he can never have.When... show more
James Patterson's scariest, sexiest stand-alone thriller since The Quickie. Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts, he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies, motorcycles, presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss, a beautiful woman Ben knows he can never have.When Diana is found dead outside her apartment, Ben's infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life.Ben soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a shocking double life. And now someone is out to stop Ben from uncovering the truth about Diana's illicit affairs.In his most heart-pumping thriller yet, James Patterson plunges us into the depths of a mind tortured by paranoia and obsession, on an action-packed chase through a world of danger and deceit.
Publish date: August 6th 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
At first I was a little annoyed by Ben, but his weird, quirky, obsessed personality grew on me. I found myself laughing often from the middle to the end of the story. I definitely didn't see the Mistress twist coming. I always like a good book that catches me off guard. #ReadingKeepsMeSane
I really liked this one. A lot of twists in the end, and I didn't find it cliche. It seemed like a fast read because of James Patterson's writing. Very short chapters which I find unique and appealing.
This was okay. There were moments that made me giggle, I love useless trivia, but overall it felt a little odd to me. The story jumped around too much and built fake suspense. I'm not sorry that I read it but I won't be doing a re-read.
So, this is one of the few instances lately that I actually found myself not being able to stop reading or to put a book down. I found myself reading chapter after chapter. (And the chapters are short but there are a lot of them there). It was just that engrossing for me. I found the main character,...
It’s been a while since I have read a James Patterson book and even when I finished reading this novel, I had a hard time believing I had just finished a James Patterson book as the storyline was so quirky for him. It was almost humorous, offbeat and I found myself chuckling to myself as the main c...