hen Eleanor Bellingham-Crump---a socialite responsible for the death of a ten-year-old boy---turns up murdered on the floor of a Hollywood hotel bathroom, Lomax and Biggs are confronted with a crime of artistic brutality. Along with the scissors sticking out of Eleanor's lifeless body, the two detectives find a meticulous scrapbook documenting a motive for vengeance in lurid detail.
As more bodies are discovered, each one connected by the intricate scrapbooks left at the murder scenes, Mike and Terry are on the hunt for a vigilante stalking unpunished criminals. They must race to decode the meaning behind the scrapbooks before the crafty avenger has time to cut and paste the story for another kill.
With laugh-out-loud humor and crackling dialogue, the chapters hurtle toward a killer finale in the most thrilling Lomax & Biggs adventure yet.
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1 . Murderous Fun
Posted October 20, 2012 by C L-B , Sierra VistaWhen was the last time you laughed your way through a murder mystery? Oh I know there are several hours of fun and laughter while solving the weekly murder on TV, but never before, that I can remember,(and I would remember!) have I come across an author that could keep me glued to over 500 pages of fun and mayhem. Mayhem yes, there are several, but add fun.........not any until now. Somewhere in the back of my mind I've wondered about the writers that James Patterson collaborates with, but never before 'NYPD Red' have I ever bothered to do more than give any of them that passing thought. Something about this book made me look further into his writing partner, Marshall Karp. His bio sent me back to the internet to look for his first book 'The Rabbit Factory'. The $2.99 price tag made downloading it a no brainer. The first page made me a fan! After a marathon read, I went looking for the hard covers of all four of his 'Lomax & Biggs' books. I was only able to find the last two, but was able to download all four to my e-reader. As mystery readers, I know that you all know the thrill of finding a new writer...well, Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah......here he is... http://karpkills.com/
As for NYPD Red, I'm so pleased that #2 is already being worked on! This is a great addition to JP's series sets..it more than holds it's head up along side Alex Cross, The Murder Club, Michael Bennett and Private. His newest duo is not only brilliant, but the dynamic of putting together a man who hasn't been able to get past the 'girl who got away' and that very same woman who is very much and very happily married, is masterful. Exactly what one can expect from the slightly wacky brain of JP's co-author of choice, Marshall Karp.
2 . Cut, Paste, Kill is a Fabulous Reading Adventure!
Posted June 23, 2010 by dj , Olympia, WA, USAI read Cut, Paste, Kill in two days and I'm re-reading it to make sure I didn't miss anything the first time around. The characters seem so real to me and the way Karp writes paints pictures in your imagination and then you find yourself laughing out loud... I recommend this book and his previous three to everyone. I can't wait for the next one!
June 07, 2010
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