3rd Degree

3rd Degree

A Novel

Book - 2005
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Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A town house owned by an Internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found--and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled.
Topical Term: Women detectives
Women in the professions
Female friendship
Detective and mystery stories
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2005, c2004
Edition: 1st Warner Books trade ed
ISBN: 9780446696647
Branch Call Number: F
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Gross, Andrew 1952-
Alternative Title: Third degree


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Dec 01, 2019

This is a really great novel - suspenseful and good character development

Jun 09, 2018

While jogging Detective Lindsay Boxer witnesses a townhouse blow up. There are three people dead and a missing infant. There is a note stating that others will die and it is signed August Spies. The FBI and Homeland Security get involved when others are murdered. Lindsay works closely with FBI Deputy Director, Joe Molinari and realizes that there are sparks between them. But every three days the letter states others will die. The race is on to find out who the people are doing the killings. This is a very good book. Looking forward to the next book in this series.

Jul 11, 2016

Good third book in the series, quick read lots of plot twists, I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good read.

Oct 05, 2015

Really makes you think lots of great twists nice ending to a great book

Aug 24, 2015

I really liked this detective novel! I've never read James Patterson before, but I'm sure I will in the future. I thought the characters were presented with good balance and depth. The plot rocketed along - gripping the whole way. It is a much better than average police procedural. Strongly recommend it.

Apr 12, 2014

This book had too much drama for me, which unfortunately took away from the whole detective/thrill part of the plot. Not a bad book, just not really the Patterson I'm used to

B2K2rEaD May 28, 2012

The Series gets better
more action
new characters (&1 lost)

ninihsfi Oct 24, 2011

so far the best women murders club book, from the beginning to to the end its intresting and so good its impossible to put the book down

Aug 16, 2011

Despite my strong dislike of co-authored books, this is a gripping tale. Both go to a very deep, dark place with the killing off of a major character. Good gripping thriller.

beckz Mar 14, 2008

the twists and surprises in this one left me baffled.


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