Red Alert

Red Alert

Book - 2018 | First edition
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A renowned documentary filmmaker is found dead after a sex game goes horribly wrong. Across town, a homemade bomb explodes at a charity benefit. The only cops who can work both cases are Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of NYPD Red-- the elite, hard-charging investigative task force called in exclusively for New York City's most high-profile crimes. Racing against the clock to keep the city's most prominent citizens safe, Zach and Kylie uncover enough corruption, blackmail, drugs, sex, and vengeance to shock even the most jaded of New Yorkers. But when their investigation threatens to expose the very citizens they're supposed to protect, Zach and Kylie must put aside their unrequited feelings for one another and follow the truth, no matter where it leads.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780316395441
Branch Call Number: FIC MYS
Characteristics: 338, 11 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Karp, Marshall


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Nov 30, 2019

An entertaining read that is not too taxing and is a good book to read while relaxing. This series can't be taken too seriously but it KNOWS it can't. There were parts that made me smile and parts that made me roll my eyes. I think the authors could cut back on the sex, even though it's not explicit. (Although there are probably readers who would disagree with that last sentence...)

Jul 10, 2019

I love Patterson, but Red is easily the worst of all Patterson's series and this is the worst book in the series. Gotta wonder if he even writes these anymore.

Jun 09, 2019

This was a quick and easy read. Kylie and Zach we’re handling a number of different cases in this most recent novel in the “Red” series. Not a lot of suspense.

Apr 11, 2019

I enjoy the friction and the sassiness of the 'NYPD Red' characters and they are present large in 'Red Alert'. The plots are interesting with some personal misdirection. I appreciate that, like Linda Fairstein, Patterson and Karp give us interesting details about NYC. Of course, no one does it as well or as in depth like Linda Fairstein. As with most Patterson books, it's an engaging yet very fast read.

4 Stars, solid mid-B

Apr 09, 2019

Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald have to stop the murders. They have their work cut out for them. This is another very good book by James Patterson. It held my attention from beginning to the end.

Oct 18, 2018

I thought this book was great. I liked how the detectives went on to solve the cases that they had. I would have never guessed that certain crimes had two aspects to them; meaning that there are several criminals tied to it in different ways. But the ending I found disappointing since they didn't find him. I won't reveal too much, but I was expecting all of the criminals to be caught. Guess someone got his revenge and got away with it. Another thing I liked was that the characters were very human. I could feel their emotions. Zach is a good detective and a good person I found. Also, there is a tonne of sexiness in this book. If I could call a book R rated, this would be it. It made it very interesting.

Aug 01, 2018

Good book with nice story line, strong characters and a few twist and turns for good measure.
Enjoyed this book!

May 09, 2018

Awesome book!!! I love NYPD red series. Was not disappointed with this one.

Apr 29, 2018

RED ALERT is another super read by James Patterson and Marshall Kapp. Non-stop action and multiple story lines, all of which are engaging and well developed. Great book! That said, I have to say that I hate the core idea of the NYPD Red series (though I will keep reading them as they are too entertaining to skip) - a unit of high achieving cops who exist to cater to the needs of high wealth folks, and who have the elected politicians of NY pressuring them constantly to drop more important investigative lines to cater to the whims of spoiled and self-focused rich people. And the cops having to going along with the pressure.

OPL_KrisC Apr 26, 2018

Yet another fast-paced, action-packed thriller by James Patterson.

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Oct 18, 2018

Hey, Kylie, you'll never guess what I stumbled on when I was running your boyfriend's name through the system to see if I could find something that would put him behind bars.

Oct 18, 2018

But telling my new girlfriend that I felt compelled to investigate my old girlfriend's new boyfriend had all the earmarks of a bad soap opera where the Zach character winds up losing his new girlfriend, his old girlfriend, and his balls.

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