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Worst Case (Michael Bennett) (edition 2011)

by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

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Title:Worst Case (Michael Bennett)
Authors:James Patterson
Other authors:Michael Ledwidge
Info:Vision (2011), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 368 pages
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Un bel libro che ti prende dall'inizio alla fine. Un buon poliziesco che non scopre le sue carte troppo presto e che comunque, anche quando "il cattivo" viene scoperto, ti tiene avvinto alle sue pagine. ( )
  cecca | Jul 28, 2014 |
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 bestselling 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.
  Hans.Michel | Sep 13, 2013 |
Another satisfying tome from James Patterson + 1. The plot moved along at a steady pace, and there was a semi-credible evil villain. Entertaining. ( )
  Djupstrom | Sep 2, 2013 |
A psychotic lawyer kidnaps the teenage children of extremely rich people, quizzes them about world poverty and injustice, then kills them. There is a bit too much tail-chasing for my taste. ( )
  MargaretYatsevitch | Aug 18, 2013 |
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  cmakny | Aug 14, 2013 |
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For Susan Maloney,Sue Najork, Marlene Stang, and Kary Tangredi -J.P.

For Mary Ann O'Donnell, World's Greatest Adviser.
Special thanks to "Uncle" Ed Kelly and Judge Joe Len -M.L.
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"The stocky man with the salt-and-pepper hair felt light-headed as he crossed beneath the marble arch into Washington Square Park."
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Best case: survival

The son of one of New York's wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can't save him, because this kidnapper isn't demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury. In this exam, wrong answers are fatal.

Worst case: death

Detective Michael Bennett leads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can't begin to understand what could lead someone to target anyone's children. As another student disappears, one powerful family after another uses their leverage and connections to turn the heat up on the mayor, the press--anyone who will listen--to stop this killer. Their reach extends all the way to the FBI, who send their top Abduction Specialist, Agent Emily Parker. Bennett's life--and love life--suddenly get even more complicated.

This case: Detective Michael Bennett is on it

Before Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI's intrusion on his case, the mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most devastating demonstration yet--one that could bring cataclysmic devastation to every inch of New York. From the shocking first page to the last exhilarating scene, Worst Case is a non-stop thriller from "America's #1 storyteller" (Forbes).

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Detective Michael Bennett and FBI Abduction Specialist Emily Parker reluctantly team up to stop a killer targeting not only the children of New York's wealthiest families--but the entire city of New York.

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