The Christmas Mystery (BookShots)
Book Review : The Christmas Mystery by James Patterson
The Christmas Mystery by James Patterson is one of the ‘BookShots’ as James refers them. Being a BookShot, The Christmas Mystery is a fast paced mystery thriller featuring French detective Luc Moncrief and his mate K. Burke. It is the second bookshot featuring them, the first one being the French Kiss. James Patterson has been writing this French detective bookshots with Richard DiLallo.
The story of The Christmas Mystery by James Patterson begins with the detectives keeping an eye on the dubious dealings in an Art Gallery. They hadn’t made much progress into the case when they were called to Paris to investigate a high-profile murder involving a 90-year-old lady. The Christmas mystery of this clueless murder deepens when K. Burke notices some wall paintings are missing from the crime scene.
Now the city is all prepared for Christmas and detective Luc Moncrief has to find the way to get the criminals behind both the crimes as the investigation narrows both cases together.
- Writing Style
Not the best one from James Patterson but definitely a fast-paced thrilling read on Christmas!
About the Author : James Patterson
James Patterson is the best-selling author of countless mysteries and thrillers, including the Alex Cross and Women’s Murder Club series. Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and tried hands in writing at the age of 19 just for fun. He completed his graduation in 1969 from Manhattan College and went to Vanderbilt University for further studies in English.
But, for the passion of reading & writing, he dropped out after one year and started writing as a junior copywriter in an Ad firm. His books have sold over 300 million copies worldwide, and he holds the Guinness record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers of any author.
His books have sold over 300 million copies worldwide, and he holds the Guinness record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers of any author.