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Death Angel by Linda Fairstein BOOK REVIEW

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BELOW Overview FROM Barnes and Noble    JOEL’S REVIEW IS BELOW this Overview.

“Perennial New York Times bestselling crime novelist Linda Fairstein explores the rich—and little-known—history of New York’s City’s Central Park in her latest Alexandra Cooper novel, Death Angel.

When the body of a young woman is discovered in Central Park, the clock begins ticking for Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace to find the killer who has breached this haven in the middle of New York City. Is the body found in the lake, under the unseeing gaze of the Bethesda angel, the first victim of a deranged psychopath, or is the case connected to other missing girls and women in years past whose remains have never been found? Just as the trio gets their first lead, the investigation is almost derailed when Mike and Alex become embroiled in a scandal.
 
As Alex attempts to fight the accusations leveled against her and Mike, she follows clues that range from the park’s most buried — literally — secrets all the way to the majestic Dakota, which has experienced its own share of tragedies. When another young woman is attacked in the park, a new question arises: is this enormous urban park a sanctuary—as it seems to the thousands of New Yorkers and tourists who fill it every day—or is it a hunting ground for a killer with a twisted mind?

Once again, Linda Fairstein will thrill both longtime fans and new readers with an explosive page-turner filled with a shocking realism that only she can deliver.”  This is from Barnes and Noble.

JOEL’S REVIEW

This was a fun book to read.   It took me about 3 days to finish reading this book (electronic version).   This book has a LARGE number of characters to keep track of. After the first 4 or 5 chapters you are able to pick out the MAIN characters and follow along nicely.   The author of this book use to have a job like the star character of Alexandria Cooper (a prosecutor).

During the story, you will learn a great deal about New York’s CENTRAL PARK.

THE ENDING of the story COMES VERY QUICKLY.   Perhaps, a little more thought should have been given to the ending of the book.

Based on the enjoyment of reading this book-I rate it 9 plus out of 10 (rather good).

Death Angel

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Written by joelmp98

August 21, 2013 at 1:30 PM

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