Saturday, April 12, 2014

K is for Kiss the Girls

About the Book

Kiss the Girls is a novel wirten by James Patterson. Published in 1995 it is the second novel to star his main character Alex Cross, an African-American psychologist and policeman (Wiki). This psychological thriller brings to live "Washington Police Detective, Alex Cross" as he travels to North Carolina in an attempt to find his missing niece. Upon his arrival he is informed by the FBI and DEA that "eight to ten women are missing, all from different states, and all have received notes from someone calling himself Casanova. Around the same time, Casanova abducts another woman, Dr. Kate McTiernan and makes her part of his harem of young, attractive, and exceptional women" (Wiki).

About the Movie

Morgan Freeman stars as the Forensic Psychologist Alex Cross who has been tasked with finding Casanova, the individual who has women captive. Also includes the talented Ashely Judd as Dr. Kate McTiernan who has escaped Casanova's clutches. She teams together with Alex Cross to bring down a madman. Kiss the Girls was released in 1997 by Paramount Pictures and was directed by Gary Fleder. Its a mystery thriller that will have you holding your breath until the very end.