18th Abduction review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on 18th Abduction by James Patterson. It is the 18th book to the Women’s Murder Club series. Since I am almost done with the series I will not be taking a break; I am just going to power through until I have read all 21 books. I should be done by the end of this week or maybe the beginning of next week. Then we can get on with some others books that I have purchased within the past month. Before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and on Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

*Disclaimer: spoilers ahead*

Sgt. Lyndsay Boxer is investigating the disappearance of three private school teachers who went missing after having a drink after work. Meanwhile, Joe starts an investigation of his own when a women named Anna confides in him that she has spotted the war criminal who burned her town and butchered her people. The kicker? The man is suppose to be serving out a life sentence in prison. So what is he doing in San Francisco? Suddenly Anna goes missing. Both Joe and Lyndsay have a sneaky suspicion that she was kidnapped and that her disappearance is in some way connected to the school teachers.

First off, I didn’t think the prologue was necessary. It starts off with Joe and Lyndsay attending the trial of the war criminal then it comes back five years earlier to the present day. I think the story should’ve just started off like it normally does and then the ending should’ve been done a little differently. In the last book it mentions that Lyndsay has some sort of medical condition but it never comes up again! At least not in this book. I think I mentioned in my last review that this medical condition was pointless and I was right. Also, a secondary character by the name of Denny was killed and we don’t actually know why he was murdered. Lyndsay spitballs a couple of theories but we never get a definite answer. I thought it was interesting how these teachers were leading double lives and two of them were connected to each other and that’s why they were targeted in the first place. The ending was little anticlimactic for me. When the police zeroed in on the perps one of the men rolled over for a deal and he gave up the location of the women without a fight. I wanted to see the cops sweat them a little more. I wanted more…thrills; a little more action. The pacing to me was slow and the story seemed to drag on at times.

Overall, this book was better than the last book in my opinion. I was going to give this a book a lower rating but the further I went the more it reminded me of a Criminal Minds episode; minus the drama and intensity. But because because of that element I decided to boost it up to an average rating. In addition, because was pacing was slow the story seemed to drag on unnecessarily.

Overall, I give it a 3/5.

Until next time!

Seasons of Chaos review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on Seasons of Chaos by Elle Cosimano. It is the second book to the Seasons of the Storm duology. I had received the first book in my monthly subscription package from the Book(ish) Box last year. You can read my review of that here. I bought Seasons of Chaos back in July and I finally got around to reading it. Before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress as well as on Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

After the events of the last book Jack and Fleur are living peacefully. However, ever since Jack gave up his Winter magic he feels as though a part of him is missing; in addition he questions whether he can properly keep Fleur safe without it. Back at the underground compound trouble arises when an old enemy conquers the magic of Time and Inevitability. Without much of a choice, Jack, Fleur and the rest of their friends embark on another journey to not only save the Seasons but the rest of the world from destruction and chaos.

With this book, I didn’t enjoy it as much as the first. The reason why I liked the first book was because I found the plot to be very different. I mentioned in my review that it incorporated magic as well as technology together which I really enjoyed. I also didn’t know what I was getting into and that made things much more interesting. With Seasons of the Storm there was always a sense of urgency and having to keep moving forward because the Seasons were on the run. With this book I didn’t get that same sense of urgency despise the fact that the world was essentially ending because of the shift in magic. In addition, majority of the book takes place in the compound whereas in Seasons of the Storm the setting took place in multiple cities across the world because, as I said before, the group of characters were on the run. So, as the reader you were never really sure where they were going to end up and that made the plot more interesting. With Seasons of Chaos, the book felt stagnant because everything took place in one spot. Granted, the compound was huge and that’s why Jack and the others were able to evade the Guards and whatnot. But I would’ve liked the setting to have been a little different.

With this new enemy I didn’t feel threatened by him; which I guess was the point. The new guy was trying too hard to fill his predecessor’s shoes and failing. He was in way over his head and Fleur could see that. I do wish there was little more sophistication to this character and a little less whiny.

Overall, the book was ok. I prefer the first because it was a fresh idea and new and I didn’t know what to expect. It also kept me on my toes majority of the time. With the second book, the pacing was a little slow and as a result the story seemed to drag on at times. It wasn’t bad but it wasn’t my favorite.

I give it a 3/5.

Until next time!

17th Suspect review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on 17th Suspect by James Patterson. It is the 17th book to the Women’s Murder Club series. As usual after this book I will be taking a break but when I come back I will finish out the series as I only have 5 more books to go! Before we get started I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and on Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

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When a supposed homeless person approaches Sgt. Lyndsay Boxer about a series of homeless people being murdered she quickly finds herself in the middle of territorial dispute; the murders are happening outside her jurisdiction. But Lyndsay can’t let this go and that’s makes certain people angry. Angry enough that her job may be on the line. Meanwhile, Yuki Castellano has her hands full with a rape case. The case has gained much traction considering the victim is a man and his assailant is a woman. But as the trial is underway Yuki can’t help but think that something about the situation is not quite right.

The book starts off with Yuki’s case and I was immediately reminded of a Law and Order: SVU episode. However, that episode and this case did not end the same. Anyway, as with other books in this series, this book includes a lot of chapters from Yuki’s POV. I didn’t have a problem with it in the beginning because she was the newest member to the club and we needed more background on her. But now it’s getting to the point where maybe Patterson should tone it down a bit. I mentioned in a few of my last reviews that I wished we could get more of Claire Washburn but I wasn’t hopeful and I’m still not. Honestly, that would be one of my biggest disappointments with this series; the fact that Claire wasn’t better represented. There was a bit of a plot twist when we find that the killer has a connection to one of the homeless people which threw me off. However, the ending was pretty anticlimactic. With Yuki’s case it was revealed that her client made everything up and that he was blackmailing his assailant. With that being said, the DA dropped the charges. I can’t help but wonder why Yuki always seems to fail; not at her job in general, but her win/loss ratio is so unbalanced. Granted, she’s won a few cases but not a lot. I just wished we could see her win more often.

Something I didn’t like was that Lyndsay was in medical danger. Again! She has some form of anemia where she has to take B12 shots and seriously reduce her workload. Honestly, I feel as though this was unnecessary. Now, to be fair, Lyndsay is a dedicated cop and it would probably take a medical emergency for her to slow down. But I feel as though her character should’ve developed to the point where she wants to take a break; especially considering her and Joe have rekindled their relationship and her daughter is getting older.

I didn’t really enjoy this book. The pacing was fine but considering the plot it was pretty slow. It was one of my least favorites of the series. I honestly feel like the more the series goes on the less interesting the stories are. I did give 15th Affair a 4/5. But somewhere around book 10 or 11 the series was just ok.

Overall, I give it a 2/5.

Until next time!

16th Seduction review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on 16th Seduction by James Patterson. It is the 16th book the Women’s Murder Club series. Before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

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Even after being separated for 6 months, Lyndsay and Joe decide to celebrate their wedding anniversary. When all of a sudden a science museum is blown to bits leaving many people dead or injured. When Lyndsay and Joe rush to offer assistance, Lyndsay apprehends a man who undoubtedly confessed to the bombing. However, once he is in jail he claims he was not responsible. The arrest is now being called into question and Lyndsay wonders if she got the wrong person. Meanwhile, a series of suspicious heart attacks has Claire Washburn thinking that these deaths aren’t accidental; but intentional. Meaning a serial killer may be on the loose.

First off, at this point the titles of these books don’t have anything to do with the plot and it’s a little upsetting because I feel as though the title sets the tone for the book. As I said before, someone bombed a science museum and Joe ends up being hurt while trying to help. When he recovers from his injuries he says the name of the women he was trying to help and Lyndsay is just so overcome with jealousy it’s annoying and honestly it was unnecessary. In addition, Yuki got her old job back as assistant DA. WHY?! I was so annoyed in the last book when Yuki switched jobs and I wanted her to stay at the non-profit; at least for a little while. But no. I think the only reason why Patterson had Yuki switch jobs was so that it could better tie into Lyndsay’s case and created some sort of plot twist. I think Patterson could’ve found a different way of doing that especially if he was going to have her go back to her old job. In terms of the suspicious heart attach plot, when the killer was eventually caught we didn’t get a reason as to why he did what he did. We just know that he was in a mental institution for most of his life so I guess we don’t need a reason if he’s insane? Still, it would’ve been nice to know why. Lastly, I will say I appreciated the WMC coming together at the end of the book to try and figure out if the bomber was who he really said he was. It was great to see them back in the habit of solving a crime together like we saw in the beginning of the series. As the series went on we didn’t really get to see much of that anymore.

I did mention in my last review that I hope Lyndsay and Joe patch things up because I really liked them together and I didn’t want the series to end on a bad note for them. With that being said, I’m glad they were able to reconcile.

All in all it wasn’t my favorite but it wasn’t the worst. The pacing was great as always but the story itself was nothing to write home about.

Overall, I give it a 3/5.

Until next time!

15th Affair review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on 15th Affair by James Patterson. It is the 15th book to the Women’s Murder Club series. Before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and in Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

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After 4 people are killed in a hotel room, Sgt. Lindsay Boxer is determined to find the mysterious blond who may have been a witness to the event. A few days later a flight out of Beijing was shot down. Not only is the plane crash and woman connected but after Lyndsay’s husband, Joe, goes missing she soon learns that Joe may be involved in all of this. Once again, Lyndsay must solve this case but also find her husband and get some answers that she may not like.

First off, I want to say that the last book left off on a cliffhanger and I was really hoping this book would’ve elaborated on that. Instead the book gave us a weak explanation of what happened. A drug dealer known as the Kingfisher was harassing Lyndsay; saying he wanted his money and product that was stolen from him. However, 15th Affair just mentions how the drug lord was killed in Mexico and even Lyndsay didn’t believe it was really over. I think this was a lazy way of tying up loose ends. I also noticed that few of the book left off with cliffhangers and it seems like Patterson has no intention of continuing with those stories which I find annoying. But anyway, I found the plot of this book to be a little complex but it was still a good read. Long story short, Lyndsay finds out that Joe use to be CIA before he was FBI and Homeland security. He used to work with the blond agent and hadn’t seen her since he’d left the CIA. However, around the time his daughter was born the CIA had asked him to come back on an as-needed-basis and he ended up getting roped into this whole big thing. Now, I’ve read the reviews on 15th Affair and people were not having it. They though the book was boring, they didn’t like Lyndsay’s character development and they didn’t like the fact that this book was all about Lyndsay and Joe. In my opinion I actually enjoyed the plot and it made Joe’s character that much more mysterious and shocking. However, I will agree that I don’t like the fact that Joe and Lyndsay’s relationship is constantly being tested. Granted, the series always has some sort of character conflict but this is one conflict I can do without. They’re married with a child and let’s just leave it at that. Of course, Lyndsay now has trust issues with Joe and is conflicted about her feelings. I really really REALLY hope they don’t get a divorce because that would really piss me off.

All in all I still think it was pretty great read. The pacing was nice, as always, and the plot had so many twists and turns in it. I just hope things work out for the better between Joe and Lyndsay.

Overall, I give it a 4/5.

Until next time!

14th Deadly Sin review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on 14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson. It is the 14th book to Patterson’s Women Murder Club series. I honestly thought I was going to be finished this entire series by the end of the summer and even though summer technically doesn’t end until September…well, you guys know what I mean: people are going back to school, vacations are over, people are going back to work, etc. Anyway, it had been a while since I’ve delved into the lives of the WMC but I do like to take breaks and unfortunately because of my summer class I hadn’t been reading as much. But as of a couple weeks ago I’ve gotten back on track since the summer is winding down. Before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you follow the Book Nook on WordPress and on Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way, you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, let’s get into it.

It is Claire Washburn’s birthday! But unfortunately Lyndsay is called away to the scene of a gruesome crime; a women has been found sliced to death in broad daylight. With the help of her husband Joe she realizes that similar murders have also taken place around her best friend’s birthday. As the investigation continues she stumbles upon another case. A surveillance video shows what appears to be three San Fransisco cops robbing a check cashing place. Everyone of course is on high alert and Lyndsay isn’t sure who to trust.

*Disclaimer: spoiler ahead*

When I was reading the synopsis, I was hoping that we would finally get to see some of the story from Claire’s perspective and that did not happened. I mentioned before that I liked how as the series went one we got to see more and more POVs. Unfortunately, we have yet to see a lot from Claire. I really do hope we get more of Claire before the series ends but as of right now I’m not holding my breath. I have noticed that Yuki’s perspective gets more and more attention than some of the other characters and this book was no different. In fact, Yuki switches jobs again. She decides to work for a non-profit instead of the DA’s office and I hope this time she stays there. Apparently, Cindy and Rich are back together and as happy as I am for them I wished we could’ve seen their reconciliation instead of seeing the aftereffects. As the story goes on it wasn’t hard to guess that some of these stories may have been related and they were. I also felt as though the third storyline dealing with Claire’s birthday murders could’ve either been taken out or elaborated more. I just didn’t see the point in making this a part of the story especially since Claire wasn’t even apart of it.

All in all, it wasn’t a bad read but it wasn’t one of my favorites. As always the pacing was great but unlike some of the other books there were no huge surprises or plot twists. I felt as though Patterson kept it real simple this time.

Overall, I give it a 3/5.

Until next time!

You Betrayed Me review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on You Betrayed Me. It is the third book and final book to the Cahills trilogy. If you have not read my review of the first and second books I suggest you do that before we dive into this review. Before we get started I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and on Instagram (@thebooknook221), that way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, let’s get into it.

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James Cahill is the most eligible and possibly richest bachelor in Rigg’s Crossing. However, he’s also a ladies man which has finally gotten him in a world of trouble. When James wakes up in the hospital, he can’t remember anything. The only person who comes to visit him is Sophia; the women he’s been cheating with. With that being said, his current girlfriend, Megan, is missing and James is on the top of the suspect list. Meanwhile, a young woman is trapped in a house with no way of escaping. All she knows is that she was betrayed by the one she trusted most. Now the plan is not only to escape but to exact revenge.

This book had some similarities to If Only She Knew. Like, with Marla Cahill, James wakes up in a hospital with no memory. He’s also extremely charming and provocative; like mother like son, I guess. I also liked that we got more POVs in this book, similar to the previous book. There was also a supernatural element with Detective Rivers; he could obtain visions from touching certain objects. I only wish we could’ve seen more of that. The further you go the more the plot thickens. Long story short, Sophia had a twin sister named Julia and they were the daughters of Deidre (the antagonist from Almost Dead). With that being said they are the second cousins of James; which means that James unknowingly slept with two of his cousins! This I thought was pretty ridiculous and so intertwined. I actually had to draw a family tree of the Cahills and the Amhursts just to keep up.

As mentioned before, James is a womanizer; so much so that he even dated Megan’s sister Rebecca but cheated on her with Megan! Now that Megan has gone missing Rebecca is forced to come to Rigg’s Crossing to find some answers. What I didn’t find surprising, is that Rebecca still had feelings for James and James for Rebecca. In fact, James claims that Rebecca was the one who got away. Despite this claim, however, I didn’t get any real chemistry between James and Rebecca. For me there was no background information to make me care about their relationship. With that being said I guess it wasn’t surprising that the two didn’t end up rekindling the flame even though that’s what usually happens in Jackson’s books. Instead, after Megan’s case is closed the two go their separate ways which I thought was a refreshing change. The ending was pretty shocking as well. Sophia ends up being pregnant by James but after a shootout between the two of them and her sister, she claims that she lied; that her pregnancy was fake. But in all actuality the baby survived and now, while in prison, Sophia is waiting to exact her revenge. Despite this ending, I don’t think Jackson should create another book to this series. I like that fact that the ending was pretty open-ended.

You Betrayed Me was the best out of all the books in the trilogy, in my opinion. The pacing was good, I liked the multiple POVs and there were multiple shockers. Unfortunately, the more I broke down my thoughts on this read the more I realized I couldn’t give it a 4/5; mainly because the surprised twists was so convoluted and the relationship between James, Rebecca, as well as some of the other women in this story was overdone.

Overall, I give it a 3.5/5

Until next time!

Almost Dead review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Today we are going to be doing a review on Almost Dead by Lisa Jackson. It is the second book to The Cahills trilogy. If you have not read my review of the first book, If Only She Knew, you can read it here. Before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, makes sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

Cissy Cahill has enough on her plate as it is with an impending divorce and raising a child. However, matters get worse when her mother escapes from prison and members of her family are being murdered one by one. The cops, along with Cissy, think her mother is responsible. But there is another player; someone who is hellbent on revenge and won’t stop until Cissy is dead along with the rest of the Cahills.

This story takes place 10 years after the first book so Cissy is all grown up with a family of her own. One issue I had, similar to the last book, was the toggling back and forth between POVs. There were times where the story would switch between Cissy’s POV and her husband’s, Jack, in the middle of the paragraph. I will say I liked that many of the chapters were from the killer’s POV. In the last book we didn’t see that as much but in Almost Dead we really got to see the world through the killer’s eyes and it gave us more insight into who the killer may be. There was some indication that a certain character was partially responsible for the killings. However, I had a hunch something was not quite right about the situation and I was right. Almost Dead reminded me of another one of Jackson’s book; After She’s Gone. Not in terms of plot but more-so in terms of who the killer was and why they did what they did. There was a twist at the end and the book as a whole was a little more exciting than If Only She Knew. I think seeing the story from the killer’s POV helped with that.

It was a pretty ok read. The pacing was good, the plot was little cliche but the ending is what saved it.

Overall, I give it a 3.5.

Until next time!

If Only She Knew review

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Book Nook. Did you miss me? Because I missed you guys!

I know that I have been away but I am back. I have officially completed my internship so I can cross that off my list! Because of that I have more time to work on my summer class which means I have more time for myself which I absolutely love. I was able to finish this book on Sunday (which overall took me nearly two weeks to finish). I also got back into painting which was so relaxing. Today we are going to be doing a review on If Only She Knew by Lisa Jackson. As some of you may know Lisa Jackson is one of my favorite authors. So when I saw this book on Amazon Prime Reading I knew I had to read it. Unfortunately, I wasn’t too impressed by it. Before we get in started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and on Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, lets get into it.

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Marla Cahill has been in a tragic car accident that has left one person dead and another person in intensive care. Marla herself has been in a coma but when she wakes up she cannot remember a thing: the accident, her husband, not even her children. When Marla is released she is determined to find out what happened the night of the accident and her life in general. But the further she goes the more she believes she is not who everyone says she is. Marla also has the sneaky feeling that someone might by after her and she can’t remember why; that is until she does.

This book was pretty dreary compared to Jackson’s other books. The pacing wasn’t bad but the boring plot just made the book seem longer than it was. The suspense wasn’t as intense as I would’ve like it to be. I figured who the killer was going to be halfway through the book but I didn’t know just how deep the plot went. Long story short, Marla is not Marla. The main character is Marla’s half sister, Kylie, whom Marla came to in need of assistance. Marla’s father wanted a son to pass on his money to but he didn’t have one that he deemed capable and unfortunately Marla had a daughter. So her and her husband Alex paid Kylie to have a baby boy. But towards the end Kylie couldn’t go through with it and she ended up on Marla and Alex’s hit list. This scheme was so convoluted; but then again what did I expect from Lisa Jackson? Still this plot seem a little too ridiculous. And the ending to me wasn’t thrilling enough.

There was also some chemistry between Kylie (whom everyone thought was Marla) and another character, Nick, whom the real Marla had a relationship with before she married Alex. The weird thing is Kylie claimed to be having flashbacks of her and Nick together but the problem is she’s not Marla. So how could she be having flashbacks of something that never happened? I mean, she could’ve been remembering a time when she was with one of her other lovers but the flashback was pretty specific. I understand it was just a red herring to make us think it was Marla but it still doesn’t make sense. Another thing that was confusing was the toggling of the POVs. It was mostly between Kylie and Nick’s POV but the author would switch between the two of them mid-paragraph and there were times where I had to go back and re-read what was happening.

As I said before, I was not impressed with this read. The pacing was ok but the story itself was boring. The scheme was convoluted which isn’t a surprise considering who the author is but I still was not a fan. There were a few surprises that really got me and they saved the book a little but it still fell flat to me and it wasn’t my favorite. This book is actually the first in a trilogy know as The Cahills; so I will be reading the next two as well.

Overall I give it a 3/5.

Until next time!

Unlucky 13 review

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Hello everyone! Today we are going to be doing a review on Unlucky 13 by James Patterson. It is the 13th book to the Women’s Murder Club Series. Like before, I will be taking a break after this read so you guys don’t get bored (or annoyed lol) with my reviews. I also stared my summer class recently which means I’ll be pretty busy at least until August when my class is over. With that being said you may or may not see a decrease in my postings. I’m letting you guys know now. Anyway, before we get started, I encourage you all to comment down below and tell me your thoughts. Also, make sure you are following the Book Nook on WordPress and on Instagram (@thebooknook221). That way you don’t miss any of my reviews in the future. So, without further ado, let get into it.

What looks to be your garden variety traffic jam ends up being anything but. When Lt. Boxer is called upon the scene of a traffic accident, she learns that the victims have been blown up from the inside; meaning that whatever they ingested moments before was a bomb set to go off at any time. Which means that Lyndsay must find the killer before he strikes again. At the same time, a deadly individual from Lyndsay’s past is making a trip back to San Fransisco for revenge.

*Disclaimer: spoilers ahead*

My first issue with this book is the relationship between Yuki and Jackson Brady. I mentioned in my review of 10th Anniversary I was not a fan of this because I didn’t like the fact that everyone was interconnected. Well, they took the relationship to the next level and they got married. Yup yup yup. As happy as I am for Yuki as well as being a hopeless romantic…once again, not a fan of this. I will say the third storyline consisting of Yuki and Brady on their honeymoon was not something I saw coming. Patterson always manages to present the unexpected and I should’ve know he wouldn’t keep Yuki out of the loop; especially considering she has had such a huge presence since 6th Target. Speaking of surprises, when Lyndsay was trying to solve the case of the “belly bombs” she finds out that the perpetrator had a partner who was his sister. And once again, I did not expect the sister to be who she was revealed to be. Unfortunately, we don’t really get closure from this case but that’s a minor inconvenience. Now…the ending. As I said before someone from Lyndsay’s past is coming back for revenge. If you have read 12th of Never you can probably guess who it is. The way this person came back was so anticlimactic. A few chapters from the book was from this person’s POV and considering how much hate this person had for Lyndsay I thought the big “showdown” would be something spectacular. But it wasn’t. It was 5 second shootout that ended with the killer being dead within a minute flat. It felt rushed and I was pretty disappointed. I thought it could’ve been done better and Patterson could’ve gave us more.

It wasn’t a bad book but it didn’t do whole lot for me like some of the previous reads. Pacing was good as usually but it could’ve been done better.

Overall, I give it a 3/5.

Until next time!