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Worst Case Audiobook
Worst Case
Written by: 
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
Narrated by: 
Bobby Cannavale, John Glover, Orlagh Cassidy
Worst Case Audiobook

Worst Case

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Publisher's Summary

One by one, children of New York's wealthiest are taken hostage. But the criminal doesn't crave money or power - he only wants to ask the elite if they know the price others pay for their luxurious lifestyles. And, if they don't, he corrects their ignorance - by killing them.

To Detective Michael Bennett, it becomes clear that these murders are linked and must be part of a greater, more public demonstration. With the city thrown into chaos, he is forced to team up with FBI agent Emily Parker, and the two set out to capture the killer before he begins his most public lesson yet - a deadly message for the entire city to witness.

From the best-selling author who brought you the Alex Cross novels comes James Patterson's most action-packed series yet. With the heart-pounding suspense that only Patterson delivers, Worst Case will leave you gasping for breath until the very end.

©2010 James Patterson; (P)2010 Hachette Audio

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    EGrace Edina, MN, United States 02-09-10
    EGrace Edina, MN, United States 02-09-10
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    "Worth it, great production, insight into terror"

    visits the dark side of our countries downfall of the elite entitled class in how they are unaware of their own shadow and how obsession is "conjured" up in what seems to be in "intelligent" people... surely intelligent and whole are different things. In the end I saw into how "psyche" and "soul" are simply never violent and yield to violence... yet terror and terrorism comes from "intelligence" believing it's own sound lies to tragic ends. Fantastic work by author and readers. Thank you! The protagonists are realistic. The antagonist captures the "why" we are seeing terror these days. Maybe the insight will enlighten many and further enlighten me in my next re-listening.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Sue Austin, TX, USA 02-15-10
    Sue Austin, TX, USA 02-15-10 Member Since 2016
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    "Don't Bother!"

    Michael Bennet and his FBI partner in this case spend most of their time racing through the streets of New York City. There is no compelling listen here -- don't bother.

    7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    r. 07-24-10
    r. 07-24-10
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    "background sound effects distracting"

    The book was good. The readers good. But what is with the music in the background and the sound effects. It is distracting and interferes with my concentration on the story. It is not necessary. If the reader is strong the extra 'junk' is just noise. I did not enjoy the experience. I have listened to many books, this one fell short.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Chris United States 07-15-16
    Chris United States 07-15-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Fantastic cast"

    I really enjoyed this book, the narrators did a fantastic job they took you into the story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Susan 03-18-16
    Susan 03-18-16
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    "Kept me going"

    Michael Bennett is a very believable, interesting character. confided by the MC nanny twist, but look forward to more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    R 10-09-15
    R 10-09-15

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    "worth the listen"

    another good book by Patterson. Enjoyed the narration good sound together. looking forward to another reading by them.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Bo Kinch 08-16-15
    Bo Kinch 08-16-15
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    "Worst Case is-not the worst- but not the best."
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    I don't actually want to take fault in the Overall, Story and Perfomance. It's a tried and true Patterson (and co author) script. It's the sound effects, music and readers with poor accents skills.


    Would you be willing to try another book from James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge ? Why or why not?

    I would try another.


    Was Worst Case worth the listening time?

    So So I returned the book.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Carmel 06-20-15
    Carmel 06-20-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Same old story"

    It was good but not anything different from the rest. I like the people narrating though.

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    Torrea 05-26-15
    Torrea 05-26-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Enjoyed the book and the addition of the FBI agent"

    Great listen, I really enjoyed the addition of a new character. Hopefully as I listen to more of the series the back story of the kids to be revealed.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 04-28-15
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    "Great acting and character development. thoroughl"

    I can't wait for the next in the Bennet series. and great acting by the actors.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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