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The Fifth Avenue Series Boxed Set (Fifth Avenue, Running of the Bulls, From Manhattan with Love, From Manhattan with Revenge) by [Smith, Christopher]
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KIRKUS EDITORIAL on FIFTH AVENUE:  "...filled with jeopardy and tension. This thriller, set in New York, offers an inside look at wealth, power, greed, and how these worlds intermingle and collide when one man seeks revenge and starts a catastrophic chain of events. The book is segmented into four parts, each representing a week, which keeps the action and events tight and condensed in a way that is well suited for the genre.   ...readers will find the characters vividly drawn and distinguishable. No one is without blemish, and each has some element that would elicit empathy from readers, which is ideal, as it will keep readers engaged and invested in the outcomes of the characters.  Overall, the pacing is tight, fast, action driven, and ideal for what readers will anticipate from the genre."  --Kirkus Editorial

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  • File Size: 3557 KB
  • Print Length: 863 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Fifth Avenue Productions, Inc. (February 9, 2012)
  • Publication Date: February 9, 2012
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0077J5FNY
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The good price of the set and the good reviews got me to buy these books. I wouldn't go as far as to consider the money wasted, but I sincerely doubt I will ever read these texts again.
Both novels and the novella share common traits in structure and style: The author tries to pack the stories with action and morbid qualities, but he does it to such an extent and in such a way that it soon becomes saturated, unbelievable and -what IMHO is worse- predictable and boring. The plot twists he goes for seem many times desperate attempts to be surprising and original but fail completely as after the first couple you already know what to expect.
The gallery of characters was -MHO again- completely unappealing. I'm not well acquainted with Fifhth Avenue's jet set nor with international hitmen, and maybe Stephen King is right and the author truly is a "cultural genius", but I find it hard to believe that everybody is completely dumb, amoral, boring, spoiled etc... It's really scary to think even the "self-made men" who have supposedly worked their way to being powerful are really all so stupid.
There was not a single character I cared for, not even a little. Whether they came and went in the plot made absolutely no difference to me. I just turned the pages because I feel bad for not finishing a book and because - to be honest- I was curious to see whether I could guess the next "unexpected twist".

Some things really upset me: For one, the author focuses on some characters in ways that, if not sarcastic, are trully sad: One of the main female character complains she has never been given chance to succeed and uses it as an excuse to explain her mistakes.
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Smith is this generation's Master storyteller. If you're a fan of suspense thrillers and unbelievable twists and turns, you will quickly become a fan of Christopher Smith! He entices you to fall in love with his characters only to be caught totally off guard when their fate goes in a direction you never saw coming. He takes the styles of James Patterson and Steven King to a totally kicking level. I can honestly say that I spent way too many late night hours reading chapters because I could not put it down and couldn't wait to see what he would do next. Starting with Fifth Avenue, he builds such entertaining and deep characters that you know this cannot be the end but just the start to future stories interweaving these strong individuals. With Running of the Bulls, you're so caught in the action - that you're honestly rooting for the characters that would historically be the bad guys in other tales. Based on these first 3, Christopher seems to set the bar higher and higher for himself, and I can't wait for his upcoming releases in 2012. A definite must read for mystery, suspense, and thriller lovers!
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This box set is the run up to Chris's next book Park Avenue.
All of these books kept me reading until the wee hours of the night and had some good twists and turns. Mr. Smith has risen in my ranks of Thriller Authors and I am anxiously awaiting more.
What I like most about Smith's books are his character development. He give you the ins and outs and continues this throughout the series.
The series starts with Fifth Avenue and rolls into Running of the Bulls where you uncover more of the "plot". From Manhattan with Love is the bridge to his next book and gives you a hint of what this author in store for Park Avenue.
If these books are any indication of what he is capable of, we need to keep an eye on him and his future works!
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The Fifth Avenue Series Boxed set is a thriller/mystery series, but not my favorite. It was very bloody, with lots of bodies pileing up and not a lot of explaination to go with it. I like a good murder mystery, but this was too much murder.
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By Kinaton on February 13, 2012
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All books are a must read for anyone who is a mystery, suspense, and thriller fan

Fifth Avenue, from the very beginning to the very end you have a story line that will reach out and grab you. This is a real must read.

Running of the Bulls was as good as First Avenue, and will have you on the edge of your seat.

From Manhattan with Love, you wil really feel a part of the story-line, with ups and downs of each character!

Park Avenue, is the next one due to be released.. I hope its as good as the last three.
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Don't be fooled friends--this brutal series is nothing more than a cheap Liftime movie glossed up for Spike TV. It is full of amoral, poorly drawn characters whom we never care about. The closest thing Book One has to "protagonists" are two scions of rival rich families who learn nothing throughout the book, and grow organically not one iota (unless you count the woman bemoaning the fact that she never wrote checks to charities to help the homeless?!) Both of them have "Daddy" issues that help them "bond." The plot is implausible (the head of one of the rival families promotes the daughter of the other rival family as president of the world's largest hotel in Manhattan even though she has no work experience so he can "get even" with her father--"you can do this. I believe in you" is the "explanation"); the characters truly are one-dimensional and interchangeable; the writing is very average--no pithy lines or clever word choices to move the story along.
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I have no idea why there are so many amoral characters in the book, unless its to serve as fodder for brutal killings. Even the "good girl" sister to the female scion is sleeping with a new guy on the first date after she found her fiance' cheating on her: no grief, no anger, no "man hating phase," just "let's get back in the saddle"--total male fantasy, and unrealistic. The only char of any interest is the middle age lawyer who's a good family man and friend by day, and a kinky S&M freak by night; clearly, he's a tortured soul but we are never allowed to understand his motivations, except for a brief Psy 101 blurb before he kills himself by jumping in front of a speeding subway (Anna Karenina anyone?) and we are told that "judgmental society did this to him." Yawn.
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