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Private: #1 Suspect Audiobook

Private: #1 Suspect

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Publisher's Summary

Unsolvable cases

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.

Impossible murders

When his former lover is found murdered in Jack Morgan's bed, he 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.

The #1 suspect is Jack Morgan

While Jack is fighting for his life, one of his most trusted colleagues threatens to leave Private, and Jack realizes he is confronting the 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.

©2012 James Patterson (P)2011 Hachette

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    bobjacobson Eagan, MN, United States 01-30-12
    bobjacobson Eagan, MN, United States 01-30-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Good but not great"
    Would you listen to Private: #1 Suspect again? Why?

    Perhaps, but I generally do not re-listen to books.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story had numerous twists and turns which kept the readers interest. The plots were predictable, however.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Busting the van filled with drugs out of the warehouse.


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

    No extreme reactions. I enjoyed the book but it wasn't a life changer.


    Any additional comments?

    I like James Patterson's writing but this wasn't his best. Not bad, but not his best.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kat Ferguson 02-13-15 Member Since 2016

    Katty1

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    "First Patterson & Not Disappointed...Much"
    If you could sum up Private: #1 Suspect in three words, what would they be?

    Enjoyed the ride


    What other book might you compare Private: #1 Suspect to and why?

    None, didn't normally listen to Patterson or the like.


    Have you listened to any of Scott Shepherd’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No. His performance was spot on. He brought the story alive for me.


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

    I wanted to but I finished over 2 days


    Any additional comments?

    The music came at weird times & wasn't necessary - it added nothing to the story. I found myself rolling my eyes quite a few times because of how arrogant the main character is. Got kinda tired of listening to how great, good looking & rich he is. It got old fast.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    peekachow 07-12-16
    peekachow 07-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "awesome novel"

    this was an awesome novel by James Patterson hung on every word. thank you for an awesome novel.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Judy 05-13-16
    Judy 05-13-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Come on"

    The evil twin is too much . Too predictable. Either kill him off or send him to the chair but spare us another get away with it evil twin.Reader was not at all good, felt last key he did not like the story either.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Meg 04-14-16
    Meg 04-14-16
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    "painful"

    I don't believe that James Patterson wrote this book. I gave it 2 stars because I listened until the murderer was identified. The narration was rough but I've listened to worse. if you must continue in the series I suggest you take the book out from a library.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Nichole 03-04-16
    Nichole 03-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Another good read from JP!!!"

    Just when I thought I wouldn't be interested in another character JP pulls me in.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ross Newmarket, Ontario, Canada 10-15-15
    Ross Newmarket, Ontario, Canada 10-15-15 Member Since 2006

    Enjoys espionage, mystery, police procedurals, science, biographies.

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    "Consistent characters in the presentation"

    Second in the series and the primary characters recur. Multiple storylines that interweave but like the first book, there is a lot of running around before a rapid and not completely satisfying denouement. Again, a bit too whiny for my taste but a good story. Will consider another book in the series probably. This reader was not as compelling as the reader of the first book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    John Morgan Mission Viejo, CA, US 10-14-15
    John Morgan Mission Viejo, CA, US 10-14-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Serials to me are a mixed bag"

    You get hook on the first book and familiar with the characters and you start understanding how they work together. That's the fun part but it's also part that leads you to know how the plot is going to be resolved. These stories are prefect for driving down the road talking on the phone and going back and forth to the story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Larry 10-06-15
    Larry 10-06-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Private follows the private theme but without zip"
    What did you like best about Private: #1 Suspect? What did you like least?

    I like Jack. Like many books that are a series, you get hooked on the main character and can't wait for the next release. The book held my interest and had enough going on to keep me awake while driving. The multiple stories within the story are well engineered and magically, all is resolved at the end.


    Has Private: #1 Suspect turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No, I will continue to read these as long as Patterson keeps writing them. It is hard to find good heros that are just a little damaged.


    What three words best describe Scott Shepherd’s performance?

    Clear, timely, in context


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

    Yes


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Bonnie Rollins 07-01-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Good read."

    Loved it, enjoyed the multiple stories lines. I will gladly recommend this book to friends.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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