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Book
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Edition:
First North American Edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
Description:
365 pages ; 25 cm
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LCCN:
2018953815
ISBN:
9780316418249 (hardcover)
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4
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0
Control Number:
204159
Call Number:
F Pat
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0
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3
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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, NYPD Red 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> In April 2018, he co-authored Texas Ranger with Andrew Bourelle. <p> In May 2018, he co-authored Private Princess with Rees Jones. <p> In August 2018 he co-authored Fifty Fifty with Candice Fox. <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
Harriet Blue (Female), Police detective, Australian, Member of the Sex Crimes unit; now a fugitive from the law; won't stop until Regan Banks pays for the lives he has taken
Genre
Fiction
Mystery
Suspense
Thriller
Topics
Detectives
Fugitives
Serial killers
Manhunts
Murder investigations
Setting
- Australia
Time Period
2000s -- 21st century
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Summary
INSTANT New York Times BESTSELLER <br> Detective Harriet Blue is a very good cop . . . gone very bad.<br> <br> In the space of a week, she has committed theft and fraud, resisted arrest, assaulted a police officer, and is considered a dangerous fugitive from the law.<br> <br> It's all because of one man, Regan Banks. He viciously killed the only person in the world who matters to Harriet-and he plans to kill her next.<br> <br> As she recklessly speeds toward the dark side -- and finally crosses it -- Harriet won't stop until Regan pays for the many lives he has taken.<br> <br> <br> <br>
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