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Book Review of NYPD Red 1

NYPD Red 1
rmadland avatar reviewed on + 67 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2

I tried reading "Toys" by Patterson recently and couldn't get into it, so I was glad that NYPD Red was able to appease me.

I really liked the concept of the main storyline. The villain is a character who calls himself "The Chameleon". A life long Hollywood extra with an axe to grind. The city of New York has invited Hollywood's finest to the Big Apple, to try to get them to do more of their filming in the city.

This is when the chameleon strikes. Some of the bigger name's in Hollywood meet untimely deaths. After a couple of them, police begin making the connection. There is someone out there trying to ruin their good will with Hollywood.

Enter Detectives Jordan and MacDonald, former loves, now new partners.

The story flows pretty well. You, as a reader get to get inside the mind of the villain and get the answers the police are trying to find. Once again, short Patterson chapters that make it easy to read. If you enjoy thrillers, then I believe you'll enjoy this one.