15th Affair : Women's Murder Club

  • by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by January LaVoy
  • Series: Women's Murder Club
  • 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive suspect...her husband.
As she settles in to motherhood and a happy marriage, Lindsay Boxer thinks she has found domestic bliss. But when a beautiful, alluring blonde woman with links to the CIA disappears from the scene of a brutal murder at a downtown luxury hotel, Lindsay's life begins to unravel. Before she can track down the woman for questioning, a plane crash plunges San Francisco into chaos, and Lindsay's husband, Joe, vanishes. The deeper she digs, the more Lindsay suspects that Joe shares a secret past with the mystery blonde. Thrown into a tailspin and questioning everything she thought she knew, Lindsay turns to the Women's Murder Club for help as she tries to uncover the truth.
Filled with pulse-pounding international intrigue, 15th Affair proves that all is fair in love, war, and espionage.


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Customer Reviews

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I can't believe I didn't like this one, but I didn't. It was formulaic and overly-dramatic in the same way that Scooby-Do mysteries unfold: Begin with the crime that will be solved; introduce the Women's Murder Club by getting them together at their favorite bar; clues unfold while Lindsay's personal life starts unraveling and she asks herself a succession of questions. Why haven't I ever noticed that Lindsay's inner dialogue is 3 questions? What could be the point of that? Who else might have seen this pattern in the previous 14 books?

I felt it was the overly dramatic interpretation in the narration that pointed out this weakness in the writing. (Also: Yuki and Cindy sounded like squeaky airheads, not strong characters in the life of a strong woman.) The abrupt ending --left open with a question mark-- makes me think our authors simply don't care any longer.

Overall: meh.
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- Marion S. "Voracious reader who loves fiction -- mostly SciFi, crime novels, mystery and suspense."


This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

No one

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If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from 15th Affair?

I would give the main character back her testosterone!

Any additional comments?

It is so full of out of place cliche's to the point of annoying. And the lead character who used to be a great San Francisco cop is not nothing more than a whiney soap opera character. Nothing can save this book...and I read all 14 previous books and liked every one of them.

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- Steve Thompson "ET Batch Freezers"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-02-2016
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio