and Maxine Paetro
Womens Murder Club
THE HEAT IS ON
Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are at breaking point.
San Francisco's wealthiest citizens are being targeted in lethal arson attacks.
But Lindsay's investigation is complicated by the news that the governor's popular son, who mysteriously vanished long ago, may have resurfaced.
Under immense political pressure to crack both cases, Lindsay starts to wonder if they're connected...
When a rock star, a fashion designer, a software tycoon and a millionaire heiress are all murdered in mysterious circumstances, Detective Lindsay Boxer is quickly assigned to the high-profile investigation.
Few people are as interested when a local hero, Bagman Jesus, is found brutally executed. Reporter Cindy Thomas, however, becomes fascinated by his story. He was loved by so many - who would want to kill him? Could the down-and-out Samaritan have been hiding a dark secret?
Both Lindsay and Cindy need the help of their fellow members of the Women's Murder Club to crack these complicated cases; but with tensions running high, will the friends be strong enough to stick together, or will the strain tear them apart?
A psychopathic killer targets San Francisco's most innocent and vulnerable.
A young mother and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while returning to their car in the garage of a shopping mall. There are no witnesses, and Detective Lindsay Boxer is left with only one shred of evidence: a cryptic message scrawled across the windshield in blood-red lipstick.
The same night, the wife of A-list actor Marcus Dowling walks in on a cat burglar who is about to steal millions of dollars' worth of precious jewels. In just seconds there is an empty safe, a lifeless body, and another mystery that throws San Francisco into hysteria.
Before Lindsay and her friends can piece together either case, one of the killers forces Lindsay to put her own life on the line - but is it enough to save the city?
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James Patterson is the author of many thrillers. So far there are 19 books in the Women's Murder Club series.