James Patterson is successful largely, but by no means exclusively, because he is an “idea” guy. His latest idea is to conquer the world (in the publishing sense); as part of that worthy strategy, he has paired with Liza Marklund to write a new (to these shores) novel. Marklund is not a household name in the United States --- though that may change very shortly --- but is considered to be the #1 bestselling author in Europe by those who tabulate those things. THE POSTCARD KILLERS was published there in January 2010 and is just now reaching readers in the U.S.
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