The River Murders
HIDDEN: After being rejected from the Navy SEALs, Mitchum becomes his small town's unofficial private eye. But his investigation skills are put to the test when he must find his missing teenage...more
James O. Born works alongside James Patterson in the first of this BookShot series that will have readers hooked and quite curious as they travel to upstate New York. Mitchum ...more
Well, if not for plenty of action I would be at a loss here on this one.
It started off ok with Mitchum's 14 yo cousin going missing and his brother 'Natty' being subjected to questioning as a 'shady drug dealer.'
If that wasn't enough we jump to Mitchum's current job as a PI investigating a few other cases.
While on the run you can say he decides to head out of the country to track down a suspect.
To the actual books... x3 as they are short novellas.
The story sort of happened the lead up to the events was just sort of presented and then they were over. I`m used to richly flushed out characters and build up and all that good stuff which ...more
HIDDEN: After being rejected from the Navy SEALs, Mitchum becomes his small town's unofficial private eye. But his investigation skills are put to the test when he must find his missing teenage cousin--and uncovers a government conspiracy in the process.
MALICIOUS: Mitchum is back. His brother's been charged ...more
Becomes the towns unofficial private eye. In book one he must find his
missing teenage cousin. In book two he must clear his brother from a murder
Charge. In book three he goes after the people who have tried to hurt his
family. This time he goes to Afghanistan where he uncovers a plot to steel
plutonium. This is a fast read with the usual short chapters and plenty of
Action. Book one and two were books that had been written at an ...more
It's really hard to believe this is the same guy who wrote all those good Alex Cross, and nursery rhythms murders. It's almost laughable. Mitchum didn't "wash out" of the Navy Seals just " because he couldn't swim well". He also lacked intelligence, and common sense. As for an " investigator ", the same applies. The solutions fell right in front of him. "Investigating" meant beating the crap out of everyone he came across. A total waste of money. When will I ever learn? !
Hidden: decent action, but it ended very abruptly and had me saying "what, now?" with the big reveal at the end. the reveal was a little out of left field.
Malicious: this story was a little bit better, and I like the character Mitchum, but the plots of these bookshots still have not sold me on this being an exciting series.
Malevolent: This story ties back to ...more
Mitchum goes into in one story finding his missing cousin. The next story is about his brother being charges with murder. The final story is about his loved ones becoming victims of carefully staged attacks.
I was a little surprised that The River Murders was actually 3 stories but having the same main characters in each - (should read book reviews before beginning). A fast paced collection of happenings in Robert Mitchum's life.: x- Navy, small town P. I., and newspaper delivery man. A quick, enjoyable novel.
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James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller. He has created more enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today, with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series. He has sold over 380 million books ...more