The Postcard Killers

The Postcard Killers

A Novel

Large Print - 2010
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Paris is stunning in the summer

NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him--he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each cafe through the eyes of his daughter's killer.

The killing is simply marvelous

Kanon's daughter, Kimmy, and her boyfriend were murdered while on vacation in Rome. Since then, young couples in Paris, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, and Stockholm have been found dead. Little connects the murders, other than a postcard to the local newspaper that precedes each new victim.

Wish you were here

Now Kanon teams up with the Swedish reporter, Dessie Larsson, who has just received a postcard in Stockholm--and they think they know where the next victims will be. With relentless logic and unstoppable action, The Postcard Killers may be James Patterson's most vivid and compelling thriller yet.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2010.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9780316090292
Characteristics: 481 p. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Marklund, Liza 1962-


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smokeyd9 Jul 13, 2011

Normally LOVE his books, and when he co-authors as well: but this book just wasn't as good as all the others were! Really different in the follow through of events so it was harder to follow the plot, that may have been the difference. I just didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I would - seei... Read More »

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Feb 06, 2020

NYPD detective Jack Kanon is in Europe trying to who killed his daughter and her fiancé. He meets Gabby Larsen, a reporter, who has received a post card from the killers. Knowing that the killings will no stop until they find the culprits, the team up to find them. Another very good book from James Patterson.

Dec 22, 2019

Fast read and actually quite good

Aug 05, 2018

This is an exciting and hard to put down mystery.

Apr 03, 2017

enjoyed the book great Patterson

Jun 15, 2015

I thought this book was good just had a different feel too then other patterson books because it took place in sweden. Didn't really like the ending though. It seemed really quick.

Jun 12, 2015

Gone are the days when Patterson wrote books that one remembered as exceptional. However, there are still a few that may not be memorable but are still a lot of fun and this is one of them

AnneMartin1 Feb 15, 2013

Great Novel, I like James Pattersons books very much

JennyX Aug 12, 2012

Another typical James Patterson book. I never get tired of them, but this wasn't his best. I enjoyed the plot nonetheless, because it was unpredicatble and consistent. The ending was definitely satisying. Some of the detective work was a little too good to be believable, but everything unfolded nicely. I recommend this book as a rainy day read.

shondakelly189 Jul 23, 2012

I love his books the words just right out of the page . james patterson is the best writter in the world.

Krajzel Feb 18, 2012

One of James Patterson's better ones! Interesting plot, the kind of book you want to start and finish all at once. Good job Mr. Patterson!

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Jun 13, 2013

“Mona Lisa wasn’t her name,” Sylvia said. “Just Lisa. Mona is an Italian diminutive that can be taken to mean ‘lady’ or ‘her grace.’”


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