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 Posted: Sat Sep 26th, 2020 11:18 pm
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Angelic Assassin

Joined: Mon Dec 27th, 2010
Location: Home Of The Redskins, You Candy Asses. , Washington USA
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Big Garea Fan wrote: James Patterson's "NYPD Red" series. I just finished the first book in the series and it was pretty good. Took about 7-8 hours or so to complete.

Patterson must do nothing but write 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. The guy writes a number of children's book series ("Dog Diaries", "Treasure Hunters", "I Funny", "Middle School" plus many more), young adult series ("Maximum Ride", "Daniel X", plus more), and adult titles as well.

Our local library has a lot of James Patterson e-books as well as a lot of Robert B Parker e-books available so they have been 2 of my favorite authors to read during the pandemic. Thanks to our Kindles, my family has been able to simply download the e-books from the library's Overdrive account instead of needing to go to the library in  person.

He has approximately 147 works on his resume.  Many over the last little while have been co- authored with a variety of authors. 

IMO anyways the more he cranks out in a short space of time the quality seems to suffer. The Alex Cross novels are a very good series to read, and I've enjoyed The Women's Murder Club and too a lesser extent the Michael Bennett series.

I have yet to read the novel he co-authored with former POTUS Bill Clinton.  If you feel NYPD Red is worthwhile I will check it out. I have strayed away from him for awhile as I find him "too" prolific" a writer. Even Stephen King takes a year between books. And I tend to prefer more detailed writing such as King's.
With Patterson, on a dreary fall day or downright miserable winter day you can certainly polish off any one of his novels in a day. 

This thread was great till Rossi posted that AA ruined it.

Rossi=The Mouth That Bored