James Patterson is a philanthropist and author from the United States.
Patterson featured Forbes’ list of highest-paid authors for the third year in a row in 2016, earning $95 million.
James Patterson is a well-known and best-selling author of all time. His books have sold over 300 million copies worldwide. Since winning the Edgar(TM) Award for Best First Novel with The Thomas Berryman Number.
His work includes the Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, NYPD Red, Daniel X, as well as numerous stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction, and romance novels.
Maxine Paetro is an American author who has been writing since 1979. Paetro has worked on the Women’s Murder Club novel series and standalone novels with best-selling author James Patterson.
The book neatly ties up all loose ends and concludes with an unexpected twist, as is typical of Patterson. It’s a little disappointing that the twist is so absurd that it comes as such a surprise.
With short chapters and a quick pace, there’s enough suspense to keep you turning the page to find out what happens next and how the plot unfolds.
I didn’t see the plot twist coming, which was a big help when the plot was starting to drag at the end of the book.
Furthermore, how could Michael Campion be considered a golden boy when his behaviour was constantly selfish, especially near the end of the book when the facts about him are revealed.
Nevertheless, because enthusiastic Patterson fans read his books to escape reality. But this time it is highly improbable with the ending of the book.
San Francisco is in a state of disarray. Michael Campion, the teen son of a former California governor, has simply disappeared. Lindsay Boxer and Rich Conklin, both homicide detectives, have been assigned to the case.
Michael Campion has been missing for a month, and it appears that there is a lead in his case—a very damaging lead.
Lindsay and the Murder Club must race to find the arsonists. To solve the mystery of Michael Campion’s disappearance as fire after fire destroys couples in wealthy, comfortable homes. However, fires are raging all too close to home.
The parallel plot revolves around the same Michael Campion, the son of a prominent man who went missing but is now said to have visited a prostitute – Junie Moon – just before his disappearance.
Junie Moon is arrested and admits that Campion died in her arms. She called her boyfriend in fear and decided to incinerate him and dispose of him in plastic bags. Junie is brought to trial and tried, but she is acquitted.
In the meantime, Twilly, a creepy want tobe writer, stalks Yuki Castellano, who represented the People in the trial. He tells her he knows who killed Campion. Twilly attempts to murder Yuki as well.
However, he is caught in the act, and he reveals he knew Campion left Junie Moon alive. Campion asked her to make up the entire story.
Lindsay, terrified for her life and torn between two men, must solve the most difficult problems she’s ever faced—at work and at home.