Best Selling Books by James Patterson with Max DiLallo

James Patterson with Max DiLallo is the author of The President Is Missing (2018), The Warning (2019), James Patterson by James Patterson (2022), Best of James Patterson for Kids Boxed Set (with Bonus Max Einstein Sampler) (2018) and other 196 books.

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The President Is Missing

release date: Jun 04, 2018
The President Is Missing
President Bill Clinton and bestselling novelist James Patterson set out to write the best thriller ever about an American president--The President Is Missing. What President Clinton and Patterson have created is the most dramatic three days any President has ever faced. Maybe the most dramatic three days in American history. And it could all really happen. The President Is Missing is Bill Clinton and James Patterson''s totally authentic and spellbinding thriller.

The Warning

release date: Aug 13, 2019
The Warning
Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. There''s no place to run in a community that''s been taken--and is being intentionally kept--off the grid. A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly discover that their hometown is not as it was before. Downed cellular networks fail to resume service. Animals savagely attack humans. And the damaged power plant, where Jordan''s father is an engineer, is under military lockdown. As friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, the Maggie and Jordan increasingly turn to each other. Their determination to discover who--or what--has taken control of Mount Hope soon has them in the cross-hairs of a presence more sinister than any they could have imagined.

James Patterson by James Patterson

release date: Jun 06, 2022
James Patterson by James Patterson
How did a kid whose dad lived in the poorhouse become the most successful storyteller in the world? · On the morning he was born, he nearly died. · Growing up, he didn''t love to read. That changed. · He worked at a mental hospital in Massachusetts, where he met the singer James Taylor and the poet Robert Lowell. · While he toiled in advertising hell, James wrote the ad jingle line "I''m a Toys ''R'' Us Kid." · He once watched James Baldwin and Norman Mailer square off to trade punches at a party. · He''s only been in love twice. Both times are amazing. · Dolly Parton once sang "Happy Birthday" to James over the phone. She calls him J.J., for Jimmy James. · Three American presidents have invited him to golf with them. How did a boy from small-town New York become the world''s most successful writer? How does he do it? He has always wanted to write the kind of novel that would be read and reread so many times that the binding breaks and the book literally falls apart. As he says, "I''m still working on that one." James Patterson by James Patterson is the most anticipated memoir of 2022.

Best of James Patterson for Kids Boxed Set (with Bonus Max Einstein Sampler)

release date: Oct 16, 2018
Best of James Patterson for Kids Boxed Set (with Bonus Max Einstein Sampler)
One of the greatest authors of our time, James Patterson is known for his hysterical, irresistible illustrated kids'' books series like Middle School and I Funny. Together for the first time in this beautifully packaged collectible boxed set, you''ll find the first books in his hugely successful kids'' series, including paper over board and hardcover editions of: Middle School, the Worst Years of My LifeI FunnyTreasure HuntersJacky Ha-Ha BONUS! Also included is a free chapter sampler of James Patterson''s upcoming collaboration with the Albert Einstein Archives, Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment.

Gone

release date: Sep 30, 2013
Gone
Detective Bennett comes out of the Witness Protection Program in an effort to stop the ruthless and charismatic killer, Manuel Perrine, who has sworn revenge in the latest installment of the best-selling series following Tick Tock.

Don't Blink

release date: Jul 31, 2012
Don't Blink
Join reporter Nick Daniels as he uncovers deadly secrets in a page-turning thriller from the "unstoppable" James Patterson (USA Today). Seated at New York''s Lombardo''s Steak House, reporter Nick Daniels is conducting a once-in-a-lifetime interview with a legendary baseball bad-boy when an assassin strikes. In the chaos, he accidentally captures a key piece of evidence that lands him in the middle of an all-out war between Italian and Russian mafia forces. NYPD captains, district attorneys, mayoral candidates, media kingpins, and one shockingly beautiful magazine editor are all pushing their own agendas-on both sides of the law. Back off-or die-is the clear message Nick receives as he investigates for a story of his own. Heedless, and perhaps in love with his beautiful editor, Nick endures humiliation, threats, violence, and worse in a thriller that overturns every expectation and finishes with the kind of twist only James Patterson can deliver.

Lost

release date: Jan 13, 2020
Lost
Detective Tom Moon and his multi-talented team face off against an international crime ring looking to seize control of America''s most vibrant city, Miami. The city of Miami is Detective Tom Moon''s back yard. He''s always kept it local, attending University of Miami on a football scholarship, and, as a Miami PD officer, protecting the city''s most vulnerable. Now, as the new leader of an FBI task force called "Operation Guardian," it''s his mission to combat international crime. Moon''s investigative team discovers that the opportunistic "Blood Brothers" -- Russian nationals Roman and Emile Rostoff -- have evaded authorities while building a vast, powerful, and deadly crime syndicate throughout Europe and metropolitan Miami. Moon played offense for U of M, but he''s on the other side of the field this time. And as the Rostoffs zero in on a target dear to Tom, they''re not playing by anyone''s rules.

The Games

release date: Jan 03, 2017
The Games
PRIVATE: #1 Investigative Agency, #1 Bestselling Series Beautiful white-sand beaches, gorgeous women, and stunning natural beauty . . . Sounds like heaven on earth, but to Jack Morgan, head of the renowned international security firm Private, it''s a place where threats are coming fast and furious. As summer reaches full swing, prominent clients he''s supposed to protect are disappearing and bodies mysteriously start to litter the streets. The countdown to a deadly spectacle has begun. Jack must fight his way deep into the heart of a ruthless underworld and stop his most destructive enemies ever. Before their dark plan can reach its catastrophic end.

The Red Book

release date: Mar 29, 2021
The Red Book
For Detective Billy Harney, the distance from hero to statistic is one false move. To Harney, the newest member of Chicago PD''s elite strike force -- Special Operations Section (SOS) -- getting shot in the head, stalked by a state''s attorney, and accused of murder by his fellow cops is all part of breaking a case. So when a drive-by shooting on the Chicago''s west side turns political, he leads the way to a quick solve. But Harney''s instincts -- his father was once chief of detectives and his twin sister, Patti, is also on the force -- run deep. As a population hungry for justice threatens to riot, he realizes that the three known victims are hardly the only ones. When Harney starts asking questions about who''s to blame, the easy answers prove to be the wrong ones. On the flip side, the less he seems to know, the longer he can keep his clandestine investigation going ... until Harney''s quest to expose the evil that''s rotting the city from the inside out takes him to the one place he vowed never to return: his own troubled past.

The First Lady

release date: Mar 12, 2019
The First Lady
In James Patterson''s new stand-alone thriller, one secret can bring down a government when the President''s affair to remember becomes a nightmare he wishes he could forget. Sally Grissom is a top secret service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she is summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn''t have predicted that she''d be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady--with strict orders to keep it a secret. The First Lady''s absence comes in the wake of the scandalous, public revelation of the president''s affair, so at first it seems as though she is simply cutting off all contact as she recuperates at a horse farm in Virginia. What begins as an innocent respite quickly reveals itself as a twisted case when the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady''s finger.

First Love

release date: Dec 15, 2015
First Love
The New York Times bestseller First Love is now available in a paperback format full of never-before-seen snapshots evoking the romantic trip of a lifetime. Axi Moore is a "good girl". When Axi invites her best friend, Robinson--with whom she''s secretly in love--to come with her on a cross-country road trip, she''s finally breaking all the rules. But their madcap adventure might not have the happy ending she was hoping for....

The Lake House

release date: Jul 08, 2010
The Lake House
Megabestselling James Patterson delivers an unputdownable thriller that will chill your spine even as your imagination soars above the clouds. Frannie O''Neill''s life turned upside down when she and FBI maverick Kit Brennan rescued six incredible children from the school that created them. Now the young flock wants to go back to the couple, and Frannie and Kit are suing for custody. But when the case involves the most extraordinary creatures ever to land on this earth, someone will ensure there is no happy ending. Only Max, the most remarkable of the winged children, knows that another, terrifying biological experiment is taking place in the labs of a brilliant but evil surgeon, Dr Ethan Kane. But to complete his experiment he needs the ultimate prize - Max herself. And as the children dream of returning to the happy safety of the lake house, where for a few precious months they flew free, Kane moves ever closer...

The Injustice

release date: Nov 13, 2018
The Injustice
They were punished to cover up the truth. Bestselling author James Patterson has crafted a raw, twisty mystery about how far we''ll go to protect our secrets--now available in paperback as The Injustice. Theo Foster''s Twitter account used to be anonymous--until someone posted a revealing photo that got him expelled. No final grade. No future. No fair. Theo''s resigned to a life of misery working at the local mini-mart when a miracle happens: Sasha Ellis speaks to him. Sasha Ellis knows his name. She was also expelled for a crime she didn''t commit, and now he has the perfect way to get her attention: find out who set them up. To uncover the truth, Theo has to get close to the suspects: the hacker, the quarterback, the mean girl, the vice principal, and his own best friend. What secrets are they hiding? You won''t want to miss the shocking surprise of this twist ending!

Hide & Seek

release date: Jan 01, 1996
Hide & Seek
Maggie Bradford, a successful singer/songwriter and loving mother, is accused of murdering her first husband, an abusive stalker, and her second husband, an irresistible monster, and struggles to escape a nightmarish legacy of terror and violence. 200,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo.

1st to Die

release date: Mar 01, 2009
1st to Die
The first novel in the Women''s Murder Club series. As the only woman homicide inspector in San Francisco, Lindsay Boxer has to be tough. But nothing she has seen prepares her for the horror of the honeymoon murders, when a brutal maniac begins viciously slaughtering newly wed couples on their wedding nights. Lindsay is sickened by the deaths, but her determination to bring the murderer to justice is threatened by her own personal tragedy. So she turns to Claire, a leading coroner, Cindy, a journalist and Jill, a top attorney, for help with both her crises, and the Women''s Murder Club is born.

11th Hour

release date: Jan 01, 2013
11th Hour
Is one of Detective Lindsay Boxer''s colleagues a vicious killer? She won''t know until the 11th hour. A notorious drug dealer is gunned down using a weapon taken from the evidence locker in Lindsay''s own department! Lindsay must investigate her closest colleagues. But who can she trust? And is she placing herself, and her unborn baby, in a deadly situation?

Step on a Crack

release date: Aug 06, 2013
Step on a Crack
THE FIRST BOOK IN JAMES PATTERSON''S #1 BESTSELLING MICHAEL BENNETT SERIES! During a state funeral for a beloved former First Lady in New York City''s largest cathedral, the unthinkable occurs. Armed men disguised as monks seize the church and seal themselves inside, along with more than one hundred of the most powerful people in America. The captives include world leaders, actors, TV stars, athletes, and politicians, and the kidnappers are armed with enough C4 explosives to blow a crater in the middle of Manhattan. NYPD officer Michael Bennett is pulled into the standoff as lead negotiator. Despite the escalating danger, Michael faces an even more terrifying crisis at home. His wife has been diagnosed with a devastating disease, and Michael faces the prospect of losing the love of his life and having to raise their ten children alone. With his own life teetering and the lives of thousands suddenly his responsibility, Michael struggles to diffuse the tense situation fast. Yet the kidnappers'' moves are impossible to predict, and they block every attempt to break into the cathedralmost as if they are privy to their deliberations.

When the Wind Blows

release date: Jun 10, 2010
When the Wind Blows
Frannie O''Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Devastated by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work. It is not long before another bizarre murder occurs and Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep. Late one night, near the woods of her animal hospital, Frannie stumbles upon a strange, astonishing phenomenon that will change the course of her life for ever . . . Her name is Max. With breathtaking energy, eleven-year-old Max leads Frannie and Kit to uncover one of the most diabolical and inhuman plots of modern science.

21st Birthday

release date: May 03, 2021
21st Birthday
Lindsay vows to protect a twenty-year-old victim long enough to see her twenty-first birthday. SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer has sworn to defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic. As Lindsay prepares to celebrate her own daughter''s birthday, she clashes with rising Chief Charlie Clapper over a family case. When a distraught mother pleads with Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to investigate the disappearance of her daughter, Linda, and baby granddaughter, Lorrie, Cindy immediately loops in SFPD. But Linda''s schoolteacher husband, Lucas Burke, tells a conflicting story that paints Linda as a wayward wife, not a missing person. And there''s reason to believe he may be telling the truth. While M.E. Claire Washburn harbors theories that run counter to the police investigation of the Burke case, ADA Yuki Castellano sizes Lucas up as a textbook domestic offender -- until he puts forward a theory of his own that unexpectedly connects the dots on a constellation of copycat killings. If what Lucas tells law enforcement has even a grain of truth, there isn''t a woman in the state of California who''s safe from the reach of such an unspeakable threat.

Cajun Justice

release date: Jul 14, 2020
Cajun Justice
A new standalone thriller from the world''s #1 bestselling author!

The Coast-To-Coast Murders

release date: Sep 21, 2020
The Coast-To-Coast Murders
There''s a killer on the road, and nobody is safe. Michael and Megan Fitzgerald are siblings who share a terrifying past. Both adopted, and now grown -- Michael is a long-haul truck driver, Megan a college student majoring in psychology -- they trust each other before anyone else. They''ve had to. Their parents are public intellectuals, an Ivy League clinical psychologist and a renowned psychiatrist, and they brought up their adopted children in a rarefied, experimental environment. It sheltered them from the world''s harsh realities, but it also forced secrets upon them, secrets they keep at all costs. In Los Angeles, Detective Garrett Dobbs and FBI Agent Jessica Gimble have joined forces to work a murder that seems like a dead cinch. Their chief suspect is quickly identified and apprehended --but then there''s another killing just like the one they''ve been investigating. And another. And not just in Los Angeles -- the spree spreads across the country. The Fitzgerald family comes to the investigators'' attention, but Dobbs and Gimble are at a loss -- if one of the four is involved, which Fitzgerald might it be? From coastal California to upstate New York, Dobbs and Gimble race against time and across state lines to stop an ingenious and deeply deranged killer -- one whose dark and twisted appetites put them outside the range of logic or experience.

The Family Lawyer

release date: Aug 25, 2020
The Family Lawyer
Experience the stories of a criminal defense attorney investigating a bullying accusation, the NYPD''s most brilliant detective facing her darkest fears to prevent a string of crimes, and a woman investigating a murder-all in one collection! The Family Lawyer with Robert Rotstein: Matthew Hovanes is living a parent''s worst nightmare: his young daughter is accused of bullying another girl into suicide. But this loving father is also a skilled criminal defense attorney. And something here doesn''t add up . . . Night Sniper with Christopher Charles: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD''s most brilliant and troubled detective. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders. The Good Sister with Rachel Howzell Hall: Her beloved sister''s cheating husband has been found dead. Now, Dani Lawrence must decide if she will help the investigation that could put her sister away . . . or obstruct it by any means necessary.

The 20th Victim

release date: May 04, 2020
The 20th Victim
Three victims, three bullets, three cities. Simultaneous murders in LA, Chicago, and San Francisco -- SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer''s jurisdiction, and local reporter Cindy Thomas''s beat. The shooters'' aim is as fearsomely precise as their target selection. When Lindsay realizes that the fallen men and women excel in a lucrative, criminal activity, she leads the charge in the manhunt for the killers. As the casualty list expands, fear and fascination with this suspicious shooting gallery galvanizes the country. The victims were no angels, but are the shooters villains . . . or heroes?

Worst Case

release date: Aug 06, 2013
Worst Case
ALEX CROSS HAS WASHINGTON, D.C. THE WOMEN''S MURDER CLUB HAS SAN FRANCISCO. DETECTIVE MICHAEL BENNETT HAS ALL OF NEW YORK CITY-CHAOS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD. Best case: Survival The son of one of New York''s wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. But this kidnapper isn''t demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury . . . and wrong answers are fatal. Worst case: Death Detective Michael Bennett heads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can''t understand what could lead someone to target anyone''s children. When another student from a powerful family disappears, the FBI sends in its top abduction specialist: Agent Emily Parker. Bennett''s job and love life suddenly get even more complicated. This case: Detective Michael Bennett is on it Before Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI''s intrusion on his case, the killer mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most devastating demonstration yet-one that could bring cataclysmic ruin to every inch of New York City.

Angel

release date: Feb 14, 2011
Angel
Max Ride and her best friends have always had one another''s backs. No. Matter. What. Living on the edge as fugitives, they never had a choice. But now they''re up against a deadly force that''s racing across the globe, and just when they need him the most--Fang is gone. He''s creating his own gang that will replace everyone--including Max. Max is heartbroken over losing Fang, her soul mate. Her closest friend. But with Dylan ready and willing to fight by her side, and she can no longer deny that his incredible intensity draws her in. Max, Dylan, and the rest of their friends must soon join forces with Fang and his new gang for an explosive showdown in Paris that''s unlike anything you''ve ever imagined . . . or read.

Murder Games

release date: Nov 30, 2017
Murder Games
The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting the police into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Following her instincts, the tenacious cop in charge of the case turns to an unlikely ally - Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor with a keen insight into the criminal mind whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the tabloid frenzy over The Dealer reaches fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.

The Final Warning

release date: Sep 01, 2008
The Final Warning
Hold on tight for the wildest ride yet as Max and the flock take on global warming--Earth''s biggest threat--in this #1 New York Times bestselling series. Maximum Ride and the other members of the flock are just like ordinary kids--only they have wings and can fly. It seems like a dream come true...until they''re hunted by the world''s nastiest villains. Max returns in a chilling adventure unlike any other. Safe havens for the six highly-sought-after winged kids have become increasingly hard to find, so the flock takes refuge in Antarctica with a team of environmentalists studying the effects of global warming. In this remote wilderness--whether pursued by corrupt governments, bioengineered bad-guys, or the harsh forces of nature--survival of the fittest takes a new twist!

The Palm Beach Murders

release date: Mar 23, 2021
The Palm Beach Murders
If it''s too good to be true, then it most likely is--especially in these three adrenaline-filled stories that make one explosive book! The Palm Beach Murders (previously published as Let''s Play Make-Believe): Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don''t believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date. But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believe -- a game that''s about to go too far. (with James O. Born) Stingrays: When a teenager goes missing on a Caribbean beach, the local police are baffled. It''s up to the Stingrays, a world class team that solves the unsolvable, to unearth the truth: a truth that no one will believe. (with Duane Swierczynski) Nooners: Everyone who knows Tim says he''s a good guy. But the popular advertising exec has a problem: a lot of the people who know him are getting murdered. And by the time he figures out why, Tim won''t feel so good anymore. (with Tim Arnold)

Texas Outlaw

release date: Mar 23, 2020
Texas Outlaw
A Texas Ranger is justice. Until he sidesteps the law. Texas Ranger Rory Yates is not keen for hero status. But it''s unavoidable once his girlfriend, country singer Willow Dawes, writes a song about his bravery. Rory escapes his newfound fame when he''s sent to the remote West Texas town of Rio Lobo, a municipality with two stoplights. And now, according to the Chief of Police, it has one too many Texas Rangers. Rio Lobo Detective Ariana Delgado is the one who requested Rory, and the only person who believes a local councilwoman''s seemingly accidental death is a murder. Then Rory begins to uncover a tangle of small-town secrets, favors, and lies as crooked as Texas law is straight. To get to the truth before more people die, Rory is forced to take liberties with the investigation. The next ballad of Rory Yates may not be about a hero, but rather an outlaw song.

Laugh Out Loud

release date: Aug 28, 2017
Laugh Out Loud
Get ready to Laugh Out Loud (a lot!) with James Patterson''s newest illustrated middle grade story! Jimmy loves reading so much that he''s inspired to start a book company for kids--run by kids. It''s a bit dream for a twelve-year-old boy--some would even say it''s laugh-out-loud ridiculous! But that doesn''t stop Jimmy from dreaming even bigger! His company will be as imaginative and fun as Willy Wonka''s chocolate factory...with a Ferris wheel instead of an elevator, a bowling alley in the break room, and a river filled with floating books! He just has to believe in himself and his idea. (And maybe win the Lotto.) In this hilarious story filled with clever references to children''s book favorites, James Patterson shows young readers that anything can be achieved if you believe in yourself no matter what!

Criss Cross

release date: Nov 25, 2019
Criss Cross
A killer with all the skills of a master detective has made Alex Cross the subject of his deranged "investigation." In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict. Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime. A note signed "M" rests on the corpse. "You messed up big time, Dr. Cross." Was an innocent man just put to death? Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as "M" lures the detective out of the capital to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details -- details that conjure up decades-old cases. Details that conjure up Cross family secrets. Details that make clear that M is after a prize so dear that -- were the killer to attain it -- Alex''s heart would no longer have reason to beat.

7th Heaven

release date: Apr 07, 2009
7th Heaven
Discover the Women''s Murder Club''s most terrifying case ever in this New York Times bestseller. As a terrible series of fires blazes through California, the heat begins to rage too close to home. A terrible fire in a wealthy suburban home leaves a married couple dead and Detective Lindsay Boxer and her partner Rich Conklin searching for clues. And after California''s golden boy Michael Campion has been missing for a month, there finally seems to be a lead in his case-a very devastating lead. As fire after fire consume couples in wealthy, comfortable homes, Lindsay and the Murder Club must race to find the arsonists responsible and get to the bottom of Michael Campion''s disappearance. But suddenly the flames are raging too close to home. Frightened for her life and torn between two men, Lindsay must find a way to solve the most daunting dilemmas she''s ever faced-at work and at home.

The Inn

release date: Aug 05, 2019
The Inn
James Patterson''s strongest team since the Women''s Murder Club are the first responders when their seafront town is targeted by vicious criminals. The Inn at Gloucester stands alone on the rocky shoreline. Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. As long as the dozen residents pay their rent, Robinson doesn''t ask any questions. Neither does Sheriff Clayton Spears, who lives on the second floor. Then Mitchell Cline arrives, with a deadly new way of doing business. His crew of local killers break laws, deal drugs, and bring violence to the front door of the Inn. That''s when Robinson realizes, with the help of journalist Susan Solie, that leaving the city is no escape from the reality of evil -- or the responsibility for action. Teaming up with Sheriff Spears and two fearless residents -- Army veteran Nick Jones and groundskeeper Effie Johnson -- another resident, Army veteran Nick Johnson, Robinson begins a risky defense. The solitary inhabitants of the Inn will have to learn, before time runs out, that their only choice is between standing together -- or dying alone.

The 13-Minute Murder

release date: Apr 16, 2019
The 13-Minute Murder
What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common? Their time is running out in these three fast-paced thrillers from the World''s #1 Bestselling Writer, James Patterson. DEAD MAN RUNNING: Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD cases--and his time is limited. Especially when he uncovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate. 113 MINUTES: Molly Rourke''s son has been murdered--and she knows who''s responsible. Now she''s taking the law into her own hands. Never underestimate a mother''s love. 13-MINUTE MURDER: He can kill anybody in just minutes--from the first approach to the clean escape. His skills have served him well, and he has a grand plan: to get out alive and spend his earnings with his beloved wife, Maria. An anonymous client offers Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard. It''s exactly the last big job he needs to complete his plan. The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle. Ryan has to run and Maria goes missing. Now the world''s fastest hit man sets out for one last score: Revenge. And every minute counts.

The Thomas Berryman Number

release date: Feb 24, 2015
The Thomas Berryman Number
THE FIRST NOVEL AND EDGAR-AWARD WINNER BY THE WORLD''S #1 BESTSELLING WRITER! You are about to begin one of the classic American novels of suspense by the world''s bestselling author. It begins with three terrifying murders in the South. It ends with a relentless and unforgettable manhunt in the North. In between is the riveting story of a chilling assassin, the woman he loves, and the beloved leader he is hired to kill with extreme prejudice.

3rd Degree

release date: Jan 01, 2005
3rd Degree
In James Patterson''s shockingly suspenseful #1 New York Times bestseller, one member of the Women''s Murder Club is hiding a secret so dangerous that it could destroy them all. One of James Patterson''s best loved heroines is about to die. Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. When Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. A lost infant and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled. Then a prominent businessman is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, with another mysterious message left behind by the killer. Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner''s office, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her figure out who is committing these murders-and why they are intent on killing someone every three days. Even more terrifying, the killer has targeted one of the four friends who call themselves the Women''s Murder Club. Which one will it be?

Run, Rose, Run

release date: Mar 07, 2022
Run, Rose, Run
From America''s most beloved superstar and its greatest storyteller--a thriller about a young singer-songwriter on the rise and on the run, and determined to do whatever it takes to survive. Every song tells a story. She''s a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her. She''s also on the run. Find a future, lose a past. Nashville is where she''s come to claim her destiny. It''s also where the darkness she''s fled might find her. And destroy her. Run, Rose, Run is a novel glittering with danger and desire--a story that only America''s #1 beloved entertainer and its #1 bestselling author could have created.

The Murder of King Tut

release date: Oct 12, 2010
The Murder of King Tut
A secret buried for centuries Thrust onto Egypt''s most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut''s reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace''s veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among the Boy King''s most trusted advisors, and after only nine years, King Tut suddenly perished, his name purged from Egyptian history. To this day, his death remains shrouded in controversy. The keys to an unsolved mystery Enchanted by the ruler''s tragic story and hoping to unlock the answers to the 3,000 year-old mystery, Howard Carter made it his life''s mission to uncover the pharaoh''s hidden tomb. He began his search in 1907, but encountered countless setbacks and dead-ends before he finally, uncovered the long-lost crypt. The clues point to murder Now, in The Murder of King Tut, James Patterson and Martin Dugard dig through stacks of evidence--X-rays, Carter''s files, forensic clues, and stories told through the ages--to arrive at their own account of King Tut''s life and death. The result is an exhilarating true crime tale of intrigue, passion, and betrayal that casts fresh light on the oldest mystery of all.
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