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Private

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Publisher's Summary

The police can't help you....

Former Marine helicopter pilot Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily - and his staff of investigators uses the world's most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases.

The press will destroy you....

Jack is already deep into the investigation of a multi-million dollar NFL gambling scandal and the unsolved slayings of 18 schoolgirls when he learns of a horrific murder close to home: his best friend's wife, Jack's former lover, has been killed. It nearly pushes him over the edge. Instead, Jack pushes back and devotes all of Private's resources to tracking down her killer.

Only one place to turn: Private....

But Jack doesn't have to play by the rules. As he closes in on the killer and chooses between revenge and justice, Morgan has to navigate a workplace love affair that threatens to blow the roof off his plans. With a plot that moves at death-defying speeds, Private is James Patterson's sleekest, most exciting thriller ever.

©2010 James Patterson (P)2010 Hachette

What the Critics Say

"James Patterson knows how to sell thrills and suspense in clean, unwavering prose." (People)

"Patterson's novels are sleek entertainment machines, the Porsches of commercial fiction, expertly engineered and lightning fast." (Publishers Weekly)

What Members Say

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    AMG 03-03-16
    AMG 03-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Couldn't stop listening. Great story, really good"

    Story kept me on the edge of my seat, another good book by J Patterson.

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    Cheryl Douglasville, GA, United States 03-01-16
    Cheryl Douglasville, GA, United States 03-01-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Three Plots to Enjoy in this Mystery Novel"

    The story begins with Jack Morgan restarting the detective firm "Private" that his father used to run. As with all detective agencies, there is more than one investigation going on and I found that very interesting as the author, James Patterson, revealed and incorporated three plots of three different investigations into the story. There are great characters in the story and a lot of action.

    I am looking forward to reading the 2nd book in the series: Private #1 Suspect.

    The narrator was excellent.

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    Krys-Tyna 02-26-16
    Krys-Tyna 02-26-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Great listen!"

    Really enjoyed this. Ready for the next novel in the series. The reader was great!

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    Mike T. 01-26-16
    Mike T. 01-26-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Series writing done right."

    This is something as unusual as a "series" book, with a satisfying end to all story lines. Me likey! No great mysteries to confuse the reader. Everything is done in the open. Not a deep or tension driven book, but simply a competent thriller. Recommended.

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    Mykal 12-09-15
    Mykal 12-09-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book"

    Loved the story. There was a nice twist at the end. Would recommend if you are looking for some good suspense.

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    Kathleen Ward Phoenix, AZ USA 11-30-15
    Kathleen Ward Phoenix, AZ USA 11-30-15 Member Since 2013

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    "Fun Story"

    I'm glad there are more. It never dragged and all the plots and characters were engaging.

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    shopper 11-15-15
    shopper 11-15-15 Member Since 2014
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    "good story"

    I have no criticism of the story. I can't stand dramatic music in the narration. It's cheesy, let the drama of the story speak for itself.

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    Amazon Customer 11-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Interesting. great storyline."

    enjoyed the story. narration was good. storyline kept me engaged. would listen to the next story if this is a series.

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    Jennifer 10-30-15
    Jennifer 10-30-15
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    "Captivating!"

    Intriguing and multifaceted storyline. As always, James Patterson keeps you hooked and wanting to hear more!

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    ;Turkeytime 10-30-15
    ;Turkeytime 10-30-15 Member Since 2015
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    "I don't know why I even try with this genre."

    I try for fiction but is rarely a book I really enjoy. Narrated very nicely but I could make it past 3/4.

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