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Step On a Crack (original 2007; edition 2008)

by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

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Title:Step On a Crack
Authors:James Patterson
Other authors:Michael Ledwidge
Info:Vision (2008), Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages
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Brillant book, read it in a day, could not put it down ( )
  Tara.Ross | Mar 14, 2014 |
I Loved this book! I found it different from other Patterson books, but enjoyable. I didn't figure out "who dun it" until the end of the book, so it was full of surprises from the beginning to the end. Very fun read. ( )
  Barbara31542 | Dec 10, 2013 |
Very quick read. Maybe a bit too quick. Once you start to get a feel for each of the characters and an understanding for them your at the last chapter. ( )
  capiam1234 | Aug 14, 2013 |
Very quick read. Maybe a bit too quick. Once you start to get a feel for each of the characters and an understanding for them your at the last chapter. ( )
  smcamp1234 | Aug 14, 2013 |
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Step on a crack, Break your mother's back. Step on a crack, and you'll soon be eaten By the bears that congregate at street corners, Waiting for their lunch to walk by. ~ City Sayings
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For Richie, Deirdre, and Sheila. And MaryEllen, Carole and Teresa.
Dedicated to W and J and their four children, C, M, A, and N. The book is also dedicated to the Palm Beach Day Academy. Also in appreciation of Manhattan College.
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The back of the table captain's cream-colored evening jacket had just turned away when Stephen Hopkins leaned across the secluded corner booth and kissed his wife.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316013943, Hardcover)

Detective Michael Bennett is about to take on the most sinister challenge of his career. The nation has fallen into mourning after the unexpected death of a beloved former first lady, and the most powerful people in the world gather in New York for her funeral. Then the inconceivable occurs. Billionaires, politicians, and superstars of every kind are suddenly trapped within one man's brilliant and ruthless scenario. Bennett--father of ten--is pulled into the fray. As the danger escalates, Michael is hit with devastating news. After fighting for many years, his wife has succumbed to a terrible disease. As New York descends into chaos, he has lost the great love of his life and faces raising his ten devastated children alone--and rescuing 34 hostages. Day after day, Bennett confronts the most ruthless man he has ever dealt with, a man who kills without hesitation and counters everything the NYPD and FBI throw at him with impunity. As the entire world watches and the tension boils to a searing heat, Bennett has to find a way out--or face responsibility for the greatest debacle in history.

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During a state funeral for a former First Lady at a New York City cathedral, armed men disguised as monks seize the church and dozens of hostages, and NYPD officer Michael Bennett takes on the dangerous role of lead negotiator in the standoff.

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