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Private: #1 Suspect
Former Marine Jack Morgan always uncovers the truth. But in James Patterson”s unforgettable thriller, he faces his most shocking case yet. Since former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world”s most effective investigation firm–sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems. Private”s investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world-and they always uncover the truth. When his former lover is found murdered in his bed, Jack Morgan is instantly the number one suspect. While Jack is under police investigation, the mob strong-arms him into recovering $30 million in stolen pharmaceuticals for them. And the beautiful manager of a luxury hotel chain persuades him to quietly investigate a string of murders at her properties. While Jack is fighting for his life, one of his most trusted colleagues threatens to leave Private, and Jack realizes he is confronting his cleverest and most powerful enemies ever. With more action, more intrigue, and more twists than ever before, Private: #1 Suspect is James Patterson at his unstoppable best.
More books by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
1. The 19Th Christmas
If the Women”s Murder Club can”t be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women”s Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner”s office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal known only as “Loman” seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas morning. And he has commissioned dozens of criminal colleagues to take actions that will mask his plans. All that Lindsay and the SFPD can figure out is that Loman”s greed — for riches, for bloodshed, for attention — is limitless. Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women”s Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek.
2. The Medical Examiner
Two bodies arrived at the morgue–one was still breathing. A woman checks into a hotel room and entertains a man who is not her husband. A shooter blows away the lover and wounds the millionairess, leaving her for dead. Is it the perfect case for the Women”s Murder Club–or just the most twisted? BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
3. 15th Affair
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive, possibly very dangerous suspect-her husband. Lindsay Boxer has a beautiful baby daughter and a husband she loves unconditionally. The police detective has never been happier-until a brutal murder in a hotel and the disappearance of a blonde woman from the scene intrude upon Lindsay”s own life. She can”t ignore the disturbing clues that hit too close to home. When an explosive tragedy plunges San Francisco into chaos, Lindsay must investigate a criminal plot that stretches around the globe, and she again finds herself following signs that lead to her own front door. Lindsay turns to the Women”s Murder Club for help as she desperately searches for the deadly blonde . . . before she loses her husband for good.
4. Unlucky 13
The Women”s Murder Club is stalked by a killer with nothing to lose. San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn”t be better. Then the FBI sends Lindsay a photo of a killer from her past, and her happy world is shattered. The picture captures a beautiful woman at a stoplight. But all Lindsay sees is the psychopath behind those seductive eyes: Mackie Morales, the most deranged and dangerous mind the Women”s Murder Club has ever encountered. In this pulse-racing, emotionally charged novel by James Patterson, the Women”s Murder Club must find a killer–before she finds them first.
5. 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?
6. 10th Anniversary
Detective Lindsay Boxer”s long-awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a badly injured teenage girl is left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only is there no trace of the criminals – but that the victim may be keeping secrets.
7. The 8th Confession
As San Francisco”s most glamorous millionaires mingle at the party of the year, someone is watching–waiting for a chance to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city”s most celebrated couple. Finally, the killer pinpoints the ideal moment, and it”s the perfect murder. Not a trace of evidence is left behind in their glamorous home. As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile murder, someone else is found brutally executed–a preacher with a message of hope for the homeless. His death nearly falls through the cracks, but when reporter Cindy Thomas hears about it, she knows the story could be huge. Probing deeper into the victim”s history, she discovers he may not have been quite as saintly as everyone thought. As the hunt for two criminals tests the limits of the Women”s Murder Club, Lindsay sees sparks fly between Cindy and her partner, Detective Rich Conklin. The Women”s Murder Club now faces its toughest challenge: will love destroy all that four friends have built? The exhilarating new chapter in the Women”s Murder Club series, The 8th Confession serves up a double dose of speed-charged twists and shocking revelations as only James Patterson can. And remember, this is the only Murder Club episode of the year.
8. The 5th Horseman
The fifth novel in the Women”s Murder Club series. A young mother is recuperating in a top San Francisco hospital when suddenly she”s gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. How and why did this happen? With help from the newest member of the Women”s Murder Club, Yuki Castellano, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer discovers that this is not the hospital”s first suspicious case. Other patients have taken unexpected and devastating turns for the worse just as they”re planning to go home. Are these just appalling coincidences? Or is a maniac playing God with people”s lives? When someone close begins to exhibit the same terrifying symptoms, Lindsay fears no one is safe. In a wild race against time she must fight an administration determined to shield its reputation even if it means hiding a killer…
9. 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.
10. 4th of July
In a late-night showdown, Detective Lindsay Boxer has to make an instantaneous decision: in self-defence she fires her weapon – and sets off a chain of events that leaves a police force disgraced, a city divided and a family destroyed. Now everything she”s worked for her entire life hinges on the decision of twelve jurors. To escape the media circus, Lindsay retreats to the picturesque town of Half Moon Bay. Soon after, a string of grisly murders punches through the community. There are no witnesses; there is no pattern. But a key detail reminds Lindsay of an unsolved murder she worked on years ago. As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay and her friends in the Women”s Murder Club battle for her life on two fronts: in court and against a ruthless killer.
Last updated on Wednesday, March 9, 2022