Like Fairstein, Alex ‘Coop’ Cooper is in charge of the Special Victims Unit of th Linda Fairstein born is one of America’s foremost legal experts on crimes of violence against women and children. If you’re looking for a good mystery, skip this book. The windows on the ninth floor are much smaller than those below them. This particular one centered around Central Park. Judge Pell wants both Chapman and Cooper’s heads. It can be at or above the level of that written by Elmore Leonard. The Hammett Prize Nominees 9 hours ago. Return to Book Page.
Echos of Blogposts Past 23 hours ago. An act of imminent domain it seems. They must be at the top of their game to solve an ever-puzzling crime, the present-day murder that seems to have mysterious ties to the Dakota luxury apartment building and a child that went missing there in the s. Again, this was in all three books I read. Strong points are the details about New York, Central Park in par Not one of her strongest, yet there is a lot of interesting lore about Central Park in this one. What’s also great about Death Angel is that it feels like she gave a lot of information about the characters. Click here for text of full review.
There is a boring subplot about a man who is out to kill Alex of course.
Review: Death Angel by Linda Fairstein ~ Omnimystery News
Revue of Reviewers, 7 hours ago. Not sure I like her new demeanor but, again, we’ll have to wait and see what happens in the next book. Because of the smoke and smog and noise, they were the rooms for the servants. An act of imminent domain it seems. Meanwhile, both Alex Cooper and Mike Chapman are dealing with a problem that could derail both their careers. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Its first settlers arrived in The series is an homage to Nancy Pinda, whose books inspired Linda’s two careers – in crime fiction shnopsis in the law.
Strong points are the details about New York, Central Park in par Not one of her strongest, yet there is a lot of interesting lore about Central Park in this one. Fairstein devoted a lot of words to Central Park and The Dakota the building where John Lennon was murdered that, while informative and interesting, slowed down the story some. Aug 01, Jill rated it liked it. However, he escaped when he was allowed out on work release for good behavior.
Fairstein presents information from previous books that really are not necessary for this one. This book could have been edited to half its size. Alex acts like a complete juvenile moron. Jun 17, Julie Horner rated it it was amazing.
And, there is always great story to unfold and enjoy.
Enjoyed very much learning the history of the Park and how “Angel” fits into the title of the book. Just as the trio gets their first lead, the investigation is almost derailed when Mike and Alex become embroiled in a scandal. A woman in her position should command a lot more respect than this and I am surprised the author chooses to portray her lead character this way.
In the crucial, climactic scenes there are important details that are out of sequence with the bindings on her feet.
On the next page, they each order something else. In the past, the wealthy Dalton family bought up the 8th floor of the Londa for themselves and housed their servants on the 9th floor. Though the familiar characters in the series are fun to visit, the lind is not a success. Seriously, this has all the maturity of a high schooler.
For example, did you know that there are three cemeteries under Central Park, and that Seneca Village, the first significant community of African American property owners to be created in Manhattan, was destroyed to create the park? One has to wonder how a woman as intelligent as Alex can constantly do something so idiotic.
They must be at the top of their game to solve an ever-puzzling crime, the present-day murder that seems to have mysterious ties to the Dakota luxury apartment building and a child that went missing faifstein in the s.
Subscribe to Omnimystery News To receive once-a-day updates of Synopsid News posts via email, enter your address: I couldn’t put this book down an After the disappointment of the last couple of Linda Fairstein novels I had faiirstein never to buy any of her books again but when I read that this new novel would be set in Central Park I couldn’t resist and I’m so glad that I relented and bought it.
Two of the homeless female victims are like Simone deatg Beauvoir’s “other”. Before long, a second attack makes the trio think that they may have a serial killer on their hands similar to a past offender that Alexandra helped to put away. The investigation is divided between finding out who she is and who killed her.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I could handle that. If this book was billed as a story about Central Park it would be a success. Other books in the series.
Death Angel (Alexandra Cooper, #15) by Linda Fairstein
About four thousand homeless youths between ages thirteen and twenty five stay in NYC deaty night. The victims are more cardboard than real, perhaps a result of Ms. Alexandra Cooper 1 – 10 of 20 books. Most books I “read” are actually audiobooks and I have to give a shout-out to the great Barbara Rosenblat, who narrates this book.
Her eye for authentic detail enhances the story and brings the setting to life. As Alex and Mike are searching the park, Alex finds a cave that the afirstein has been squatting in.
This causes trouble all around.