Sunday, June 22, 2014


Terminal City (Alexandra Cooper, #16)Terminal City by Linda Fairstein
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

It's been a year since I read Linda Fairstein's Dark Angel and my reaction is the same. The best part of her books is New York City and the historical details she works into the story. In Terminal City, Fairstein continues her winning formula in this 16th entry in the Alexandra Cooper series.

The plot is interesting and the procedural information is fascinating. What I don't like is the way Alexandra Cooper, an assistant district attorney specializing in crimes against women and children, is treated like a child. Perhaps the portrayal is an accurate picture of how women are viewed in her field, but I find it discomfiting to see her demeaned even by those that supposedly care for her.

Bottom Line: If you love mysteries and are curious about NYC's Grand Central Terminal, by all means consider reading this book.

Title: Terminal City
Author: Linda Fairstein
Genre: Police Procedural/Thriller
Publisher: Dutton Adult
ISBN: 0525953884
No. of Pages: 384 pages
Copyright: June 17, 2014
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Source: NetGalley

DISCLOSURE: Invited by NetGalley to request and receive this title for an honest review.

Linda Fairstein is an American author and former prosecutor focusing on crimes of violence against women and children. Wikipedia

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