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When the Wind Blows (When the Wind Blows, Bk 1)
When the Wind Blows - When the Wind Blows, Bk 1
Author: James Patterson
Frannie O'Neill is a talented Colorado veterinarian haunted by her husband's murder. But the course of her life is about to change again. After another bizarre killing, Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep. And late one night Frannie stumbles upon a strange, astonishing phenomenon. — Her name is M...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316693325
ISBN-10: 0316693324
Publication Date: 10/28/1998
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 307 ratings
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 12
Part X-Men, part X-Files. Part adult thriller, part childrens' fantasy. Buckle up before you hop on this wild ride.
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Helpful Score: 7
At first, I thought Patterson had finally lost it and decided to try his hand at science fiction. However, as I read further, this realistic-fictional story became a page turner rather quickly. The questions this story raised in my mind about the manipulation of human DNA to serve an evil purpose, not only made my skin crawl but forced me to bring this possibility to a conscious level for which I'd rather not. This story made me think while it kept me on the edge of my seat.
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Helpful Score: 6
I really enjoyed this book. The storyline is pretty creepy but not far fetched.

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Helpful Score: 6
I was not sure of this book, my mom reccommended it to me and I have since read all 3. This is a wonderful can't put down book.
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Helpful Score: 5
For those of you who read Maximum Ride, this is the first book that begins the ride. In usual Patterson form, it will keep you guessing until the end, it's a great read.
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This was a quick, easy read with good characters. I gave it three stars. There are other books with Max in them and I may give them a try sometime.
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A widowed veterinarian and a renegade FBI team don't know that they're on the same team. She's trying to find the strange girl she saw in the woods, the one with arms like wings. He's looking for the law-breaking doctors accused of unorthodox genetic testing. But the little girl in the woods isn't going to be found without a fight. And she isn't the only one with wings.

My mom first told me about this book. She liked it well enough, although she doesn't go in for the science fiction and fantasy so much. Also, James Patterson has rewritten the series for young adults, making Max and her five feathered friends the heroes. I think I might like that idea a little better. It was an interesting enough story but too many other aspects seemed to cloud the main plot. Yeah, we all feel bad about Kit's family dying in a plane crash but at what point does that make a difference to the plot?

There's a second book but I've been told it's just more of the same: running from the bad guys, the kids flying and being beautiful. Probably not going to bother. I might take a look at the young adult version...

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