Killer Instinct opening line: Professor Jahan Darvish nudged his thick black glasses along the bridge of his nose and stared into the minibar fridge of his swanky Manhattan hotel suite while doing his best to ignore the outrageous price list posted off to the side.
Professor Jahan Darvish thinks he has it made. Not only is he the top in his field, but he has the most stunning woman in his hotel room. He cannot believe his luck. But all of that is about to change. And that change will bring with it the most unexpected results.
Dr Dylan Reinhart is no stranger to solving crimes.When an Ivy League professor is murdered, Reinhart reunites with his old partner Detective Elizabeth Needham. With his unrivalled mind for criminal psychology and Needham’s investigative experience, Reinhart is confident that together they can find the killer, and close the case.But a terrifying attack on New York sends the city into chaos. In the aftermath, a name from Reinhart’s past emerges on the list of victims – a name he thought he’d left behind.As long-buried secrets threaten to derail everything he’s worked for, can he keep his life together long enough to outsmart the killer?Or has Reinhart finally met his match?
I am a huge James Patterson fan and this book did not let me down. A great read which introduced me to a new word – always a good sign.