Violets Are Blue
D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts than humans. Local police are horrified and even the FBI is baffled. Then, as... show more
D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts than humans. Local police are horrified and even the FBI is baffled. Then, as Cross is called in to take on the case, the carnage takes off, leaving a trail of bodies across America and sweeping him to Savannah, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Los Angeles . . as his nemesis, the merciless criminal known as the Mastermind, stalks him, taunts him, and once again, threatens everything he holds dear...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 1st 2002
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 391
Edition language: English
Series: Alex Cross
Read by Angela B - Unimpressive, poorly written, with short pointless chapters and an uninteresting storyline. (but blue cover ticked on our staff reading bingo! :P)
4/18/14 ** I've been reading this series since the third book and since late March. I found that the plot dragged a bit in both this and in Roses are Red - I kept reading though, because I wanted to find out what happened in plot threads in Cross's life (Mastermind, Christine). The end of this b...
Pros: * Made for a great "long car ride" novel * Awesome audiobook narrator * It's easy to pop in and out of the Alex Cross world Cons: * James Patterson's descriptions of women * Why is there so (so) much exposition and explanation of random things * Why is everybody sexy/oversexed? Seriously I t...
This is sad. Out of all people, Kyle Craig?! Why, Mr. James Patterson, why?
Just good Patterson. This is when his writing was good..I loved all of the earlier Alex Cross books. They were creepy and could suck the reader in from page one. Alas, that Patterson is gone!