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    Posted: March/04/2008 at 10:16am
I've never read James Patterson before. I like Dean Koontz's thrillers and Stephen King. If I wanted to pick a Patterson novel to be my first to read, what would it be?
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You wouldn't. You would avoid this hack of a writer altogether. For good thrillers check out Michael Connelly, John D. MacDonald, and Peter Dickonson.
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Okay. I have some Connely and Macdonald. DOn't know about Dickonson. I'll try them.
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Read KISS THE GIRLS, which many people consider the best Alex Cross book.

I liked THE QUICKIE and JUDGE & JURY, two of his recent standalone novels.


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I'll try them. I'm reading around, trying to find some authors to read when I get finished with Dean Koontz and Stephen King, whivh will inevitably happen very soon.
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