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Book
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Edition:
First Edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
Description:
338 pages ; 25 cm
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Notes:
"An NYPD Red mystery."--Jacket.
LCCN:
2017942374
ISBN:
9780316395441 (hardcover)
System Availability:
4
Current Holds:
2
Control Number:
190604
Call Number:
M Pat
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0
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0
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Author Notes
James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 22, 1947. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1969 and received a M. A. from Vanderbilt University in 1970. His first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was written while he was working in a mental institution and was rejected by 26 publishers before being published and winning the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery. <p> He is best known as the creator of Alex Cross, the police psychologist hero of such novels as Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Cross has been portrayed on the silver screen by Morgan Freeman. He has had eleven on his books made into movies and ranks as number 3 on the Hollywood Reporter's '25 Most Powerful Authors' 2016 list. He also writes the Women's Murder Club series, the Michael Bennett series, the Maximum Ride series, Daniel X series, the Witch and Wizard series, BookShots series, Private series, and the Middle School series for children. He has won numerous awards including the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Reader's Digest Reader's Choice Award. <p> James Patterson introduced the Bookshots Series in 2016 which is advertised as All Thriller No Filler. The first book in the series, Cross Kill, made the New York Times Bestseller list in June 2016. The third and fourth books, The Trial, and Little Black Dress, made the New York Times Bestseller list in July 2016. The next books in the series include, $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal, French Kiss, Hidden: A Mitchum Story (co-authored with James O. Born). and The House Husband (co-authored Duane Swierczynski). <p> Patterson's novel, co-authored with Maxine Paetro, Woman of God, became a New York Times bestseller in 2016. <p> Patterson co-authored with John Connoly and Tim Malloy the true crime expose Filthy Rich about billionaire convicted sex offender Jeffrey Eppstein. <p> In January 2017, he co-authored with Ashwin Sanghi the bestseller Private Delhi. And in August 2017, he co-authored with Richard Dilallo, The Store. <p> The Black Book is a stand-alone thriller, co-authored by James Patterson and David Ellis. <p> (Bowker Author Biography) James Patterson is the author of seven major national bestsellers in a row. These include "Along Came a Spider", "Kiss the Girls", "Jack & Jill", "Cat & Mouse", "When the Wind Blows", "Pop Goes the Weasel", &, in paperback, "The Midnight Club". A past winner of the prestigious Edgar Award, Patterson lives in Florida. <p> (Publisher Provided)
Fiction/Biography Profile
Characters
Zach Jordan (Male), Police detective, Works for Red, a special task force charged with protecting Manhattan's wealthiest citizens; investigating the poisoning of a world-famous movie producer on the first day of a film festival
Kylie MacDonald (Female), Police detective, Zach's ex-girlfriend and new partner; works for Red, a special task force charged with protecting Manhattan's wealthiest citizens; investigating the poisoning of a world-famous movie producer on the first day of a film festival
Genre
Fiction
Mystery
Suspense
Topics
Wealthy lifestyles
Actors
Murder investigations
Festivals
Explosions
Motion picture producers
Police
Motion picture industry
Poisoning
New York society
Setting
New York - Mid-Atlantic States (U.S.)
Time Period
2000s -- 21st Century
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Summary
The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act or terrorism--or a homicide?<br> <br> A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD task force investigate, and the intimate details of the director's life remind them of their own impossible situation--their personal relationship seems as unsolvable as the murders.<br> <br> The crimes keep escalating as a shadowy killer masterfully plays out his vendetta--and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.<br>
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