Pop Goes the Weasel

Pop Goes the Weasel


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Headline
Release Date :
ISBN : 9780755349333
Pages : 512 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (349 users)

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Suspense fiction. In POP GOES THE WEASEL, James Patterson has created a formidable villain every reader will see in the shadows when the lights are out, a tender love story, a plot powered by relentless suspense and psychological thrills kicked up to an all-time high 'It's all just a game, darling. I play with three other men. Their names are FAMINE, WAR and CONQUEROR. My name is DEATH. You're a very lucky girl - I'm the best player of all.' Geoffrey Shafter: a man who never loses, he is prepared to play the game of games for the highest stakes of all. Alex Cross: senior Washington, DC, homicide detective, he is determined, whatever the consequences, to unmask the man he has nicknamed the weasel, the prime suspect for a spate of killings that Cross has been forbidden to investigate.


Kidnapped - Part 5

Kidnapped - Part 5


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1473539161
Pages : 35 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (473 users)

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James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. THE FINAL PART OF A FIVE-PART JON ROSCOE THRILLER As he races across London, can a killer help Jon Roscoe unlock the secrets of the past?


Sequels

Sequels


Author : Janet Husband
Publisher : American Library Association
Release Date :
ISBN : 0838909671
Pages : 782 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (838 users)

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A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.


James Patterson

James Patterson


Author : Joan G. Kotker
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date :
ISBN : 9780313320859
Pages : 204 pages
Rating Book: 4.2/5 (32 users)

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This is the only full-length critical study of James Patterson and his best-selling detective fiction.


Murder Games – Part 5

Murder Games – Part 5


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1473549701
Pages : 58 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (473 users)

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Now a hit TV series, Instinct __________________________ The final part of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson. As the end game approaches, can Elizabeth and Dylan track down the notorious serial killer they have been hunting before the Dealer runs through his entire deck?


Target: Alex Cross

Target: Alex Cross


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1473536162
Pages : 448 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (473 users)

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'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD 'Alex Cross is a legend.' HARLAN COBEN ______________________________ TARGET: HEAD OF STATE Alex Cross and his family join men and women from across the nation lining the streets of Washington, DC to mourn the unexpected death of the president. TARGET: UNITED STATES CABINET With the country still in shock, the assassination of a prominent senator strikes another devastating blow to the heart of the nation's capital. TARGET: ALEX CROSS Cross is called on to lead the FBI investigation to find America's most wanted criminal. But what follows will plunge the country into chaos, and draw Cross into the most important case of his life. ______________________________ THE BEST ALEX CROSS YET? Here's what the fans say: 'It's been a while since I last read a James Patterson Alex Cross novel and I had forgotten what a good series this is. A fabulous read' 'Another winner for Alex Cross and the great J. P.!' 'Once again, the author produces a very readable book. It is fast moving and the plot develops at a real pace. I thoroughly enjoyed this and recommend it to all.' 'Target: Alex Cross is from page 1 till the last one a warm bed for every thriller lover. Snuggling down, on a rainy day, and this book in your hands, you'll forget the rest of the world.' 'Multiple story lines woven into one keeps you interested and will make you hate yourself for finishing this book in one go. Where's number 27??? I want it now.' 'I've been following Alex Cross since Along Came A Spider and I'm not ready for his story to end yet! This was a fast, fun ride and it did not disappoint.'


Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve

Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve


Author : Ben Blatt
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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ISBN : 1501105388
Pages : 288 pages
Rating Book: 4.0/5 (51 users)

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"Blatt brings big data to the literary canon, exploring the wealth of fun findings that remain hidden in the works of the world's greatest writers. He assembles a database of thousands of books and hundreds of millions of words, and starts asking the questions that have intrigued curious word nerds and book lovers for generations: What are our favorite authors' favorite words? Do men and women write differently? Are bestsellers getting dumber over time? Which bestselling writer uses the most clichaes? What makes a great opening sentence? How can we judge a book by its cover? And which writerly advice is worth following or ignoring?"--Amazon.com.


Torn Apart

Torn Apart


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1446492990
Pages : 304 pages
Rating Book: 4.4/5 (446 users)

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Cory Friedman was an ordinary fun-loving little boy. But one fateful March morning in 1989, the course of Cory's life changed dramatically. It started with an irresistible urge to shake his head; before long, overtaken by physical urges, tics and compulsions, his body became a volatile, explosive and unpredictable force. Cory had developed a rare combination of Tourette's syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorder and other neurological conditions. The life he knew had been torn apart and his family were left watching him suffer. Desperate to help and hopeful of a cure, they embarked on a fifteen-year struggle which took them beyond breaking point.


Bloody Valentine

Bloody Valentine


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1409039277
Pages : 144 pages
Rating Book: 4.0/5 (49 users)

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Valentine's Day goes horribly wrong in this exciting and gripping novel from bestselling author James Patterson ... because this year Valentine's Day isn't for romance - it's for murder. Mega rich restaurant owner Jack Barnes and his second wife Zee are very much in love. However, their plans for Valentine's Day are about to be torn apart by the most violent murder.Who is the strange figure plotting this sick crime? Who hates Jack that much? There are plenty of suspects living in Jack's fancy block of flats. Is it them, or could it be the work of an outsider with a twisted mind? One thing's for sure, the police have got their work cut out solving this bloody mess.


Manhunt

Manhunt


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1786531909
Pages : 144 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

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James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Michael Bennett, be grateful you're alive. Someone attacked the Thanksgiving Day Parade directly in front of Michael Bennett and his family. The television news called it 'holiday terror' – Michael Bennett calls it personal. The hunt is on...


Scott Free

Scott Free


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1786531445
Pages : 144 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

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James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. We know you did it – and you won't get away with it. Accused of murdering five small children, Thomas Scott is released on bail. He faces devastated parents plotting revenge and a fiery detective taking the law into his own hands. But did he do it? The truth will blow you away.


Kill or be Killed

Kill or be Killed


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1473538890
Pages : 464 pages
Rating Book: 4.7/5 (473 users)

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Four gripping thrillers – one killer collection! The Trial An accused murderer is on trial. But after he threatens to unleash violence on everyone involved in the case, the whole city is paralysed, and Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm. Heist A band of thieves is about to pull off the perfect diamond heist – until a rival crew arrives at the exact same time. The Women’s War Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team of women warriors have vowed to avenge her family's murder. And they have nothing left to lose... Little Black Dress Can a little black dress change everything? What begins as one woman's fantasy is about to go too far.


Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction

Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction


Author : C. Gregoriou
Publisher : Springer
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ISBN : 0230207219
Pages : 178 pages
Rating Book: 4.3/5 (23 users)

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This book explores the three aspects of deviance that contemporary crime fiction manipulates: linguistic, social, and generic. Gregoriou conducts case studies into crime series by James Patterson, Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, and investigates the way in which these novelists correspondingly challenge those aforementioned conventions.


Triple Threat

Triple Threat


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1786530597
Pages : 384 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

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James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. From the world's bestselling thriller writer, three pulse-pounding stories in one book! CROSS KILL: Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister? Nothing will prepare you for the wicked truth. ZOO 2 (with Max DiLallo): James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilisation – or end it. THE PRETENDER (with Andrew Bourelle): Logan Bishop is a thief living off a stash of stolen diamonds. But when his murderous ex-partner tracks him down, Logan must find a way to turn the tables – or lose the only woman who can handle the truth.


Stingrays

Stingrays


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
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ISBN : 1786531593
Pages : 144 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

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James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Stingrays – they solve unsolvable crimes. 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.


The End

The End


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 1786531178
Pages : 160 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

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James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. If the mission fails, it's World War III. Any questions? Owen Taylor is about to be betrayed on his final covert mission. It will take everything he has to make it home alive, and to save the woman he loves.


The Shut-In

The Shut-In


Author : James Patterson
Publisher : Random House
Release Date :
ISBN : 178653097X
Pages : 144 pages
Rating Book: 4.8/5 (786 users)

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James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. I know you're watching me. Confined to a studio apartment, Tricia Celano watches the outside world through a flying drone. But when her high-tech toy records a vicious murder, she's determined to track down the killer – a killer who knows she's being watched.