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I, Michael Bennett Audiobook

I, Michael Bennett: Michael Bennett, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Police officers shot

Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend, Hughie McDonough, dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City - and to get revenge on Michael Bennett.

Judges murdered

To escape the chaos, Bennett takes his 10 kids and their beautiful nanny, Mary Catherine, on a much-needed vacation to his family's cabin near Newburgh, New York. But instead of the calm and happy town he remembers from growing up, they step into a nightmare worse than they could have ever imagined. Newburgh is an inferno of warring gangs, and there's little the police - or Bennett - can do to keep the children safe.

Target: Michael Bennett

As violence overwhelms the state, Bennett is torn between protecting his hometown and saving New York City. A partner in his investigations, federal prosecutor Tara McLellan brings him new weapons for the battle - and an attraction that endangers his relationship with Mary Catherine.

A no-holds-barred, pedal-to-the-floor, action-packed novel, Michael Bennett is James Patterson at his most personal and most thrilling best.

©2012 James Patterson (P)2012 Hachette Audio

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    Tim Wilson 08-06-12
    Tim Wilson 08-06-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Good Listen, Looking forward to the next one."
    Where does I, Michael Bennett rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the better books to listen to, I would say it is in the top 10 of the books that I have listened to, and that's alot of books.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Plot kept me interested - I wouldn't say it kept me on the edge of my seat but the story was interesting and kept my attention.


    Have you listened to any of Bobby Cannavale and Jay Snyder ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No I haven't listened to Bobby or Jay before, but I was pleased with their performance.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Didn't make me cry or anything, no extreme reactions


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    South Pasadena, California United States 08-06-12
    South Pasadena, California United States 08-06-12 Member Since 2016

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    "Love All of Michael Bennett"
    Would you consider the audio edition of I, Michael Bennett to be better than the print version?

    I wish they were the same!! Some idiot changes a lot of the words for some stupid reason. You need better control over these changes!!


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    Terry Union City, US, Canada 08-06-12
    Terry Union City, US, Canada 08-06-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Michael Bennett - such a man!"
    Would you listen to I, Michael Bennett again? Why?

    I enjoy all of the Michael Bennett series and would listen again just for the enjoyment of it!


    What other book might you compare I, Michael Bennett to and why?

    Being a Patterson fan I ofcourse have to compare this to Alex Cross books. Same basic premise - family man, widower, helper at home. Only Michaels helper is a woman who is in love with him and he's a bit of a stupid head when it comes to love. Alex is way more smooth.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I enjoyed the part of the book about when the boys were in danger - showed how much Michael loves his children, and finally puts them before his job.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Don't mess with Daddy!


    Any additional comments?

    Only negative thing I have to say about these books is the road blocks to a Mary-Katherine and Mike hook up are getting too tiresome and hard to believe. Hook them up and then kill her off or end the relationship entirely it's getting tiresome and very unrealistic.

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    amazon customer Seattle, Wa USA 08-06-12
    amazon customer Seattle, Wa USA 08-06-12 Member Since 2016

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    "A very good listen!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes; it's smooth and easy to follow the story, interesting and very well performed.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The building pace of the plot.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I don't ever listen all in one sitting, I listen while working outside and/or in the car.


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    Robert L. Miller 08-06-12 Member Since 2004
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    "Bad ending"
    What did you like best about I, Michael Bennett? What did you like least?

    The performance was very good. I thought there was too much emphasis on the romance of Bennett and MK.


    What was most disappointing about James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge ’s story?

    The amount of historical filler and the ending with everyone riding off into the sunset.


    Which character – as performed by Bobby Cannavale and Jay Snyder – was your favorite?

    From a performance standpoint, Shamus.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Probably not.


    Any additional comments?

    None

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    Kathleen Soderstrom Michigan 08-06-12
    Kathleen Soderstrom Michigan 08-06-12 Member Since 2011

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    "A new "favorite""
    What did you love best about I, Michael Bennett?

    This was my first novel by the author so of course my first encounter with the character of Michael Bennett. The story got you right from the first chapter and carried you to the end. The main story and all the sub-stories just kept your interest going.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Favorite character was Michael Bennett just because he had so many interesting quirks to his personality. Can't wait to learn more in the next book!


    What about Bobby Cannavale and Jay Snyder ’s performance did you like?

    I usually am not a fan of dual readers but this really worked. You related to each character because the reader was so good.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely. I listen to my audiobooks in the car because I drive a lot with my work and really would have liked to take the long route just to listen.


    Any additional comments?

    Try it ... You'll like it!

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    jp Elkhorn, WI, United States 08-06-12
    jp Elkhorn, WI, United States 08-06-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Keeps you wanting more"
    Where does I, Michael Bennett rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is the best Michael Bennett book in the series. Good Laughs and it keeps you on your toes.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of I, Michael Bennett?

    The one where Tara falls asleep on him


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Where he kills the drug pins girl friend in the pool


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes


    Any additional comments?

    I can't wait for the sequel

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    Kindle Customer North pole, AK, United States 08-06-12
    Kindle Customer North pole, AK, United States 08-06-12
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    "True Micheal Bennett story"
    What did you love best about I, Michael Bennett?

    I couldn't set it down. The ending was unexpected.


    What other book might you compare I, Michael Bennett to and why?

    If you have not read other Michael Bennett stories they are a must. The consistency in building each character wants you to read the next one.


    Which character – as performed by Bobby Cannavale and Jay Snyder – was your favorite?

    Mike's Priest relative


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Classic thriller


    Any additional comments?

    Must read for any mystery book lover

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    Amazon Customer 08-06-12 Member Since 2007
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    It was very exciting and kept my interest. I would like to see more with Mary Catherine involved.

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    Marcie 08-06-12
    Marcie 08-06-12
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    "It's almost like he wrote it himself"
    Would you listen to I, Michael Bennett again? Why?

    Patterson has been soooo inconsistent lately...I wish he would stop co-authoring and get back to the stories like he started with. With this story it's almost like it was just him again. The twists and turns that he throws at his hero.get him into trouble at work and at home. That allows for a good story across the board.


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