WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5
ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5
James Patterson is a genius and this book yet again proves the sheer brilliance of his writing. Burn is written by James Patterson and co-authored by Michael Ledwidge who has teamed up with the famous author on a number of occasions previously.
The 400+ pages book is a thrill to read and with the ability to keep the reader hooked right till the end, can be easily done in 2 sittings.
So to proceed with the review let us first have a look at the storyline.
Detective Michael Bennet has returned to New York and much to his horror has been transferred to a new desk. The desk which he has been transferred to is probably the worst thing life can possibly throw at him.
But while he is trying to work his way out (if that is possible) and at the same time trying to settle in with his new team he lands up with not one, not two but three seemingly impossible cases.
The most horrible one is about sexual Cannibalism in New York which supposedly involves big shot names in the social and high-class circles.
So will Bennet solve the mysteries? Will he be able to uncover the horrible truth behind the Cannibal murders? To know this and much more read this exciting book today.
The book, like all of Patterson’s works, is extremely fast-paced and action-packed. At no point in time, the reader would want to keep the book down and miss on all the high-paced action going in the coming pages.
The main plot, as well as the subplots, were beautifully conceived and delivered.
The book had all the key ingredients of a masala novel – action, drama, thrill, murder mystery, love, family etc. The characters were also very impressive and remarkable.
The love angle between Mary Catherine and Michael Benett did not go down with me so well. It was just a bit too superficial for my taste. But that being said, there was nothing else in the novel which did not find favour with me.
The verdict for James Patterson’s Burn is out and with it, I recommend this book to all my readers.