Wednesday, October 10, 2007

A Word About Women's Murder Club

It is rare that I look forward to a book adaption whether it be tv or film, like I am to this new series, Women's Murder Club, premiering on Friday on ABC. I'm actually surprised that it has taken this long to make one of James Patterson's books into either a movie or a tv show. Although there was two tv movies made from his books Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas and 1st to Die. I didn't happen to catch either of them, even though the 2nd one is the first in the Women's Murder Club books.

I've read 1-5 (waiting on 6 from my dad) and have thoroughly enjoyed this series because of the group of strong women who know what they want and work together to solve crimes. I like the books because they pull from different areas of law enforcement and even include a reporter who they bring into their group. My favorite character has always been Lindsey Boxer, played in the series by the wonderful Angie Harmon.

I know that in all the promotions for this it says "based on" the series, so I'm interested to see where they've made changes. James Patterson is listed as a writer for the show along with 2 female writers, so I'm encouraged that it will be true to the characters he's written 6 novels about.

If you haven't read the series but like crime dramas with strong female characters, I encourage you to read the books. And if you aren't sure about reading the books, check out the show and see if it peaks your interest.

There's one thing us book lover's is that the books are always better than the tv show or the movie.

I'll be tuning in on Friday to check this show out.


Jenn October 11, 2007 at 10:07 AM  

I'm looking forward to this as well, and hopefully, I'll get around to reading the books soon too.

Julie October 11, 2007 at 10:14 AM  

If I hadn't given them to my father in law I'd lend them to you. Now I borrow from my dad and give them back. :)

My father in law even said he was looking forward to the show.

Lisa October 12, 2007 at 8:18 AM  

I am also looking forward to this show. The reviews so far have been good, so it should be interesting.

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