The Coast-to-coast Murders

The Coast-to-coast Murders

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There's a killer on the road, and nobody is safe. Michael and Megan Fitzgerald are siblings who share a terrifying past. Both adopted, and now grown -- Michael is a long-haul truck driver, Megan a college student majoring in psychology -- they trust each other before anyone else. They've had to. Their parents are public intellectuals, an Ivy League clinical psychologist and a renowned psychiatrist, and they brought up their adopted children in a rarefied, experimental environment. It sheltered them from the world's harsh realities, but it also forced secrets upon them, secrets they keep at all costs. In Los Angeles, Detective Garrett Dobbs and FBI Agent Jessica Gimble have joined forces to work a murder that seems like a dead cinch. Their chief suspect is quickly identified and apprehended --but then there's another killing just like the one they've been investigating. And another. And not just in Los Angeles -- the spree spreads across the country. The Fitzgerald family comes to the investigators' attention, but Dobbs and Gimble are at a loss -- if one of the four is involved, which Fitzgerald might it be? From coastal California to upstate New York, Dobbs and Gimble race against time and across state lines to stop an ingenious and deeply deranged killer -- one whose dark and twisted appetites put them outside the range of logic or experience.
Publisher: New York, New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316457422
Branch Call Number: F PATTERSON
Characteristics: 554 pages ; 25 cm


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Oct 25, 2020

Outstanding book! JD Barker's are always exciting and a little complicated, but well worth the read. It keeps you guessing all the a murder mystery should. I hope the reviewer above gives his other books another chance instead of returning them unread. In particular, try The Fourth Monkey series.

Oct 15, 2020

large print when possible

Oct 04, 2020

This book started out as a very good read. It was good enough for me to go ahead and order other books by the real author, J. D. Barker. By the time I reached the half way point, the book had turned to be a poor read and by the 2/3 point it was really dumb. That is when I quit and tried to cancel the other books that I had put a hold on. Too late so I will check them out tomorrow and return them immediately in the outside slot at the library.


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