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The Black Book Audiobook

The Black Book

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Publisher's Summary

Three bodies in a beautiful and luxurious bedroom.

Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself - who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers.

One missing black book.

A horrifying murder leads investigators to an unexpected address - an exclusive brothel that caters to Chicago's most powerful citizens. There's plenty of incriminating evidence on the scene - but what matters most is what's missing: the madam's black book. Now shock waves are rippling through the city's elite, and everyone's desperate to find it.

Chicago has never been more dangerous.

As everyone who's anyone in Chicago scrambles to get their hands on the elusive black book, no one's motives can be trusted. An ingenious, inventive thriller about power, corruption, and the power of secrets to scandalize a city - and possibly destroy a family - The Black Book is James Patterson at his best.

©2017 James Patterson (P)2017 Hachette Audio

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    Dedra 04-21-17
    Dedra 04-21-17 Member Since 2017
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    "loved!"

    the narrator did a great job reading. i felt like i was listening to the character himself telling the story. The end shocked me a bit. i had suspicions what haopened. i got part of it correct, but the other part shocked me. I love when a writer does that! very great suspensful mystery! loved it!!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Sandra Bell FRAMINGHAM, MA, US 04-22-17
    Sandra Bell FRAMINGHAM, MA, US 04-22-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Another great book."

    I have read a lot of James Patterson's books this is the first time I listened to one. I loved it! I listen to books while I walk the dog it makes the walk so enjoyable. Thank you for a great book to listen to again.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Sleeping in Cleveland Cleveland, OH 04-17-17
    Sleeping in Cleveland Cleveland, OH 04-17-17 Member Since 2015

    Love to get a book that I can't stop reading. I love page turners

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    "Great book"

    Prefect page turner you will keep on Listening into the night. Good who done it

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    Daniel Mekis 04-16-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Great story, and loved Edoardo Ballerini"

    I listen to audible on my 1.5hr commute. This has been one of the best books, which made me welcome, and even look forward to the drive. Great suspense, awesome format, and the narraration was very good.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Christine Beguhn 04-16-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Glued"

    Once drawn in, I couldn't put it down. Spellbound, mesmerized to the last eord. 4.13.17

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    Tanya L. Ford Country Club Hills, IL United States 04-13-17
    Tanya L. Ford Country Club Hills, IL United States 04-13-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Very Intriguing!"

    I have never been compelled to write a review, although I love reading anything James Patterson. I have been a loyal reader for more years. This book was the best!

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 04-06-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Suspenseful!"

    This book was a great story that keeps you guessing through out. ! ! Great!

    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Beth russell 04-05-17 Member Since 2016
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    "James Patterson at his best!!!"

    Just when I thought I had figured it out there would be another twist! kept me guessing until the very end!!

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    Val Thompson 04-04-17
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    "HOLD ON FOR A GREAT READ!"
    Where does The Black Book rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I enjoy James Patterson, but this is by far my favorite!


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

    No but his reading made me "see" and "feel" the places and people.


    Any additional comments?

    For the first time in a long time, I did not figure it out until it was almost totally laid out for me! Talk about edge of the seat misdirection. Not to mention the emotional roller coaster.

    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    Lord Han moreno 03-30-17 Member Since 2016

    Love audible. Speak four languages

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    "Good story. Although it was kinda hard to follow the plot."

    Like always. This audiobook might be put in my re-listen list. The plot was good and notice the ending was a surprise for me. For instance like the protagonists father and what he did toward the conclusion of the story. This whole plot was for a black book that contain secret information which happens in today world and politics in my prospective. Good cop vs bad cop. Lol. I would recommend this to any other James Patterson fan. The only thing to keep in mind is just trying to keep the listeners to know what is happening throughout the story. But from other than that it is a great story to listen to.

    11 of 16 people found this review helpful

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