Red Alert is number
five in the NYPD Red series starring Detectives Zach Jordan
and Kylie (ka-lee) MacDonald. The two have an intimate past
and a trust another. They’re part of the NYPD Red taskforce
that handles cases involving the rich and famous as well as
powerful politicians, mobsters, etc - you get the idea. In
this storyline, the team is referred to as the “FatCat
Narrator Edoardo Ballerini lures listeners in to a scene
of sex and murder, he then shifts to Detectives Jordan and
MacDonald just before an explosion at the Silver Bullet banquet.
The mayor was speaking and luckily she chose them for her
security detail. The detectives get her to safety and make
the banquet bombing a priority. The two need to find out if
the bomb was meant for the mayor or the rich guests. The detectives
are then called to the scene of a murdered movie producer
known for her deviant lifestyle.
The murder leads them to a cameraman, a judge, and a therapist.
They discover a prisoner may have information about the type
of bomb used, so they quick flight to Thailand. Kylie turns
it into a flight of jesting and temptation as she plays the
tease. Will they find the answers in Thailand? Will Zach stay
loyal to his girlfriend? Was the bombing meant for the mayor?
Will the murdered producer's death receive an impartial investigation
despite her depraved lifestyle? It's a complex, intriguing
NYPD Alert is well written. The storyline is well-balanced
with suspense and humor. The authors throw in enough twists
and turns to keeps us entertained.
Edoardo Ballerini delivers a remarkable narration as he shifts
from the emotional mix of wit, fear, anxiety, anger, determination,
etc. He also energizes Kyle (ka-lee) and Zach’s friendship
Fair Warning: The Red Series is mature-themed. The
storylines are generally X-rated, violent and never dull.
Remember your earbuds.
Actor Edoardo Ballerini narrated the last four in the series,
as well. He has the main characters down pat. He also narrates
Patterson’s Truth or Die, Black Book and
Instinct (previously published as Murder Games).
Marshall Karp co-wrote the first four Red novels in series.
He’s also busy with his own Detective series, Lomax
of other titles in this series
NYPD 2 [audio]
NYPD 3 [audio]
NYPD 4 [audio]
Red Alert [audio]