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Murder Games
Murder Games | James Patterson
The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting cops into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the public frenzy over The Dealer reaches a fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.
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amsu311
Murder Games | James Patterson
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#Goodreads2019ReadingChallenge

Seems that this has been turned into serial drama. But,reading is better. ❤

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Clwojick
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Finished this audiobook around 2am last night. It wasn‘t at good as some of his other ones, but I still liked it. #24b4monday #TeamSlaughter

mdm139 The sign on the right with the lights behind it looks likes someone in a costume approaching you. 3mo
Slajaunie I agree @mdm139 3mo
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Clwojick
Murder Games | James Patterson
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I was planning to be sleeping already, but I only have an hour left. MUST finish! Who needs sleep, anyways, right? #24b4monday #teamslaughter

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Bookzombie
Murder Games | James Patterson
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I picked this up because CBS cancelled the show based on it and I wanted more of Dylan and Lizzie. As typical of many adaptations there are differences, but I enjoyed this. It was a fast paced read with short chapters, like any other Patterson I have read. I am curious to see where the next one goes and already have it on hold.

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JadeBethJ
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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So I really love the show Instinct and didn‘t even know it was based off a book.

I‘m also a James Patterson fan so I thought why not!? And guess what came in the mail today!? Yes!!

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Prettytears
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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My joy has everything to do with the fact that I'm on track of meeting my Goodreads reading challenge and also there's nothing more gratifying than picking a book and loving all of it in the end. This was a perfect thriller/mystery for any day. The pacing was phenomenal (I wish I could write like this), the serial killer was dubbed The Dealer so think 'deck of cards' and my favourite quote: “The secret to staying alive? Never stop breathing.”

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Prettytears
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain
1. Murder Games by James Patterson and Howard Roughan (90% complete and still loving it)
2. Zodiac (It's based on the Zodiac Killer, directed by David Fincher and starring Robert Downing Jr, Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Ruffalo just to name a few.)
3. Litchi juice? I'm simple.😅

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Prettytears
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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Normal behaviour, therefore, is when we collectively believe that the circumstances justify the behaviour. Likewise, abnormal behaviour is when we don‘t. But how much does behaviour actually tell us about the circumstances? Can we ever really judge behaviour simply by the behavior itself? 2/2

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Prettytears
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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Human behaviour is context-driven. Meaning that changing the circumstances will often change the resulting behaviour. Thou shalt not kill, right? Unless of course it‘s in self-defense or during a war or, more controversially, an act of capital punishment. Put another way, we can be motivated to do almost anything depending on the circumstances... 1/2

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ejgbooknerd
Murder Games | James Patterson
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I‘m looking for book recommendations. A murder mystery that is similar to Murder Games. I enjoyed the character Dylan Reinhart because he made the book a little lighter with his humour. Does anyone have any recommendations? A mystery with a bit of humour. Please recommend a few if you can because I‘m borrowing from a very small library. #bookrecommendations #recommendations

hermyknee I thought Big Little Lies added humor to a very serious mystery 12mo
ejgbooknerd @hermyknee Thank you! I checked and they‘ve got it but it‘s on loan until 25th February. Just reserved it now. 12mo
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hermyknee Awesome! Have you tried any of the Robert Galbraith novels? The Cuckoo‘s Calling is the first one 12mo
ejgbooknerd @hermyknee The library doesn‘t have it 😭 But when I get paid, I‘m definitely getting it! It looks really interesting! 12mo
hermyknee Yes! It‘s JK Rowling‘s pseudonym, so she‘s written four books in this series now: The Cuckoo‘s Calling, The Silkworm, Career of Evil, and Lethal White! 12mo
ejgbooknerd @hermyknee I can‘t believe I didn‘t know that! Definitely want them now. 12mo
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ejgbooknerd
Murder Games | James Patterson
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It‘s raining so I‘m inside with my blanket and my beautiful reading buddy, Aki 🥰🥰 #catsoflitsy #perfectlife

Slajaunie 💚🐾 12mo
Tashaxlynn I have been dying to get a cat, but my eldest son and hubby are allergic 😭 12mo
ejgbooknerd @Slajaunie I agree ❤️❤️ 12mo
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ejgbooknerd @Tashaxlynn Oh no 😭😭😭😭 I have two and couldn‘t live without them (so much so that I brought my first cat over from Japan when I moved to Australia). 12mo
Tashaxlynn I‘m such a cat person, it kills me that I can‘t have any now, I love them. I used to have three when I was younger. I‘ve been considering a hairless cat in the hopes that it wouldn‘t trigger their allergies lol 12mo
Tashaxlynn Your cats traveled more than I have! 😂 12mo
ejgbooknerd @Tashaxlynn Hairless cats aren‘t as nice to look at but they‘re still beautiful ❤️❤️❤️ I used to work at an animal shelter and one of the animal attendants was allergic to cats and she just got an allergy shot every week to keep the allergy at bay. 😂 12mo
Slajaunie @Tashaxlynn my husband is allergic but we still have two. We do not let them in the bedroom and cover his chair. 12mo
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MissyLynn.Reads
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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I loved watching this show over the summer so when I realized there was a novel, I had to grab it.

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Kappadeemom
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Reading with Jack #Dorkie #Dogsoflitsy

MrBook 😻😻😻😻 12mo
Lauram Puppa!!! ❤️❤️ 12mo
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KayJaysReads
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Mehso-so

Did not see the CIA coming into play.

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JeansBookshelf
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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Listened to this on audio. It was pretty good. Likable characters.
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JeansBookshelf
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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Next audiobook. Started it this morning on my way to work and it's going good so far.

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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Instinct (Previously Published as Murder Games) | James Patterson, Howard Roughan

Watching Instinct and knowing the answer:
Lizzie: "What is she wearing?"
Dylan: "Definitely Steampunk."
Lizzie: "Huh?"
Dylan: "Futuristic Sci-fi Aesthetic
inspired by the Victorian Era."
#learneditonlitsy #booksmart
#steampunk ?

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Django_Jaleesa
Murder Games | James Patterson
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1st James Patterson book and definitely not my last. Twisty & engaging. Reading it myself was significantly better than listening to the #audiobook. The narrator‘s voice and cadence was equivalent to static white noise for me. It was just there. #MurderGames #Bookly #readingstats #goodreads #bookreview https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2396218221

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TheBookbabeblog84
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Yup....pretty accurate! #books #thegreatamericanread #readmore

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Django_Jaleesa
Murder Games | James Patterson
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I was unable to read as much as I intended to throughout the work week and this is a perfect opportunity for me to participate in my first mini-readathon 🎉 . Since I‘m a moody reader (if you can‘t already tell by the number of books I normally have in my READING stack), I‘ve chosen two books to consume in my 8 hours of reading for the #8intwo readathon. #staywithme #ayobamiadebayo #murdergames #jamespatterson #blitsy #blacklitsy #weekendreading

jouleian Stay with me is Amazing! 2y
Django_Jaleesa @jouleian I‘m really enjoying it so far. 😁 I‘m about halfway through and I can tell I‘m going to want to buy my own copy for re-reading. 2y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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After watching Alan Cumming's TV show Instinct; wanted to read book series was based on. I liked the characters. Elizabeth and Dylan make a good team. The tenacious cop and the brilliant Professor. Then there is Dylan's husband Tracy; he is such a sweetheart! He fights greedy landlords and protects children. Book was just different enough from TV to keep me interested. Although parts from POV of killer and victims was creepy. #whatIreadthisweekend

QuietlyLaura I just watched the first episode of Instinct (TV show) and really liked it! Now I have something good to watch on Sunday nights. 2y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @QuietlyLaura Me too! I love Alan Cumming! 2y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Who else has done this? I listened to Library Audio CDs on the way to Sunday Morning Yoga and while running errands. Was so into it that I bought Kindle edition when I got home. Wanted to finish & Audio wasn't going to work with menfolk in & out of house. My Library didn't have Kindle edition. This way I can return the Cds when I'm in town tomorrow. Someone else might want to read. Just being considerate right? 🤓
#bookishconfessions

DGRachel I *might* have done something similar on one or two (hundred) occasions. 😂😂 2y
Zelma That is the height of consideration! Way to take one for the team. 👏😆 2y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Bahaha!The British Hacker sounds like Stewie from Family Guy. 🤣 #audiobooks

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DGRachel
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Did anyone else watch the pilot episode of Instinct last night? It‘s based on the tagged book. The jury‘s still out as far as I‘m concerned, but it has potential, and I do love Alan Cumming.

(Images from IMDb and Goodreads)

ApoptyGina69 I‘m planning to watch it tonight. I ❤️Alan Cumming lots! 2y
Alfoster Yes! I liked it! But you‘re right...we‘ll see how it pans out over the season! So far I like him more than her!😍 2y
CrowCAH I did; I liked it!!! 2y
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Pamwurtzler Darn was that last night? I was watching basketball. (Sadly). I‘ll have to see if I can catch that on demand. 2y
DGRachel @Pamwurtzler Yes, it came on after 60 minutes. I actually recorded it - so thankful that AT&T U-verse lets me change the end time of the recording, since the show itself started nearly 45 minutes later than scheduled because the basketball game ran over. 2y
DGRachel @Alfoster @CrowCAH @ApoptyGina69 I enjoyed it and definitely liked Alan Cumming‘s character better than the detective. I‘m really interested to see where it goes. 2y
DivineDiana Going to try and find this! News to me! Thank you! 2y
DGRachel @DivineDiana It‘s on CBS, if that helps. 2y
DivineDiana @DGRachel Thank you! 2y
Crinoline_Laphroaig I'm listening to audio book after watching the Pilot. I would have been totally okay if they had deviated from the book and Dylan was Scottish. Love Alan Cummings! It's so rare to get to hear the glorious accent. 😍 2y
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Wife
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Not terrible. Not memorable. Finished in the early, early morning. Sending to a friend that may be more of a James Patterson fan than I am.

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Booknerd2
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Another fun book by Patterson. A serial killer is on the loose and leaving playing cards ♠️ on his victims. Is he able to kill from his grave? Hopefully a new series!!!

Monica5 On my TBR list 2y
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Monica5
Murder Games | James Patterson
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🎉🎉🎉Thought this was a good read. Hope this becomes a series.

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guinsgirlreads
Murder Games | James Patterson
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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 fun read! ♦️♣️♥️♠️ I especially enjoy card and psych themes.. 🃏 👍🏻

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guinsgirlreads
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Grrrrrrr if I didn't have to go to work I'd sit here and finish this now 😥👋🏻👋🏻

mrozzz Work is always getting in the way of my towering TBR pile 😉 2y
guinsgirlreads Mine too, ugh 2y
Sassy_Steph Damn life for getting in the way of reading!!! 2y
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guinsgirlreads
Murder Games | James Patterson
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23 pages in and I'm thinking this is going to be a GOOD one! Fun stuff already! 💭 🤗

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guinsgirlreads
Murder Games | James Patterson
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My library stack is growing again 🤷🏻‍♀️.. a little JP next! #currentread

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Read4life
Murder Games | James Patterson
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My first set of August #mostanticipated
Includes my #whodunitbymail read and the #agathachristieclub read

#backtoreading

JoeStalksBeck 👏👏👏👏👏👏‼️❤️ 2y
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Garabrandtreviews
Murder Games | James Patterson
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Hey guys!

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NikkiKey94
Murder Games | James Patterson
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This is how I'm spending a lazy day off work, reading a good book with my dog beside me. Murder Games is very good so far.

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MrBook
Murder Games | James Patterson
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#TBRtemptation post 3! Any James Patterson fans here? I know there's a bunch of you 😆👊🏻. This is his latest, due out in bookstores this week. A serial killer is loose in Manhattan. Dubbed The Dealer for leaving a playing card on each victim. Officer Elizabeth Needham teams up with professor Dylan Reinhart to figure out how all of the victims are connected before more folks die. Sounds like another great JP thriller! #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

Bookladylinda I ❤️ JP!!! 3y
MrBook @Bookladylinda Then I know who to tag in future JP posts 😁👏🏻🙌🏻! I met him at #BEA17 this month 😎. 3y
Bookladylinda @MrBook please do! I would totally love that. I would love to meet him one day. 3y
LitsyGoesPostal 😊👍🏻 3y
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