A sizzling new thriller series by master suspense novelist Patterson features four career women--the Women's Murder Club--who track down a killer who's murdering newlyweds in San Francisco.
Imagine a killer who thinks, "What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?" -- and then goes far beyond it
Now imagine four women -- a police detective, an assistant D.A., a reporter, and a medical examiner -- who get things done by helping each other -- and ignoring the rules.
The four women, who call themselves the Women's Murder Club, develop intense friendships even as they pursue a killer whose twisted crimes have stunned an entire city. Following the leads, they track and confront a terrifying serial killer in a heart-stopping conclusion that will leave readers breathless.
Full of unexpected twists and turns, "2nd Chance" is Patterson's second book featuring the Women's Murder Club. When a little girl is shot on the steps of a San Francisco church, Detective Lindsay Boxer knows it's time for the club to reconvene. The members suspect that the killer may be an ex-cop, but nothing could prepare them for the demented logic behind his choice of victims.
Lindsay, a homicide inspector in the city's police department... Claire, a medical examiner...Jill, an assistant D.A...and Cindy, a reporter on the crime desk of the San Francisco Chronicle, now look for a criminal who has sprayed bullets into a crowd of choir boys and girls leaving a San Francisco church. Miraculously -- or was it the intention of the shooter? -- only one child dies. Then the killer strikes again, leaving his mystifying calling card -- and the body of an elderly woman. The unorthodox allegiances of Lindsay and her friends lead them close to their prey. But nothing can prepare them for the twisted logic behind his choice of victims.
The Women's Murder Club returns in a shockingly suspenseful thriller. Plunging into a burning townhouse, Detective Lindsay Boxer discovers three dead bodies...and a mysterious message at the scene. When more corpses turn up, Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner’s office, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her find a murderer who vows to kill every three days. Even more terrifying, he has targeted one of the four friends. Which one will it be?
Kathleen, from privileged Newport, Rhode Island…
Colleen, from a poor Irish village…
Two teenagers who are both pregnant, and both in great danger. A private detective named Anne Fitzgerald suddenly has the case of a lifetime – she quickly finds herself caught between the certainty of science and the possibility of a miracle which could stop the terrible medical epidemics now sweeping the globe. Once a nun and now a private detective with a Masters in psychology, Anne’s very belief in humanity is put to the ultimate test as she comes face to face with an unimaginable evil.
In his best book yet, Patterson offers the most brilliant and original "what if" suspense novel to come along in a decade.
When a young veterinarian whose husband has recently been murdered comes across an astonishing discovery in the woods near her animal hospital, she soon finds herself in the company of an unconventional FBI agent.
When the Wind Blows, the most brilliant and original "what if" suspense novel to come along in a decade, has somehow surpassed the page-turning chills of James Patterson's mega bestsellers Cat & Mouse and Kiss the Girls.
Frannie O'Neill, a young and talented veterinarian whose husband was recently murdered, comes across an astonishing discovery in the woods near her animal hospital. Soon after, Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on Frannie's doorstep. And then there is eleven-year-old Max -- Frannie's amazing discovery -- and one of the most unforgettable creations in thriller fiction.
Cool and glamorous, they could be a successful couple on a holiday. But Damian and Carrie Rose are psychopathic murderers for hire. Their new venue is a picture-perfect vacation island. Their adversary will be Peter Macdonald, the dashing young American who forsakes a life of leisure for a confrontation with cold-blooded terror. And risks everything only to discover that he alone suspects the hideous truth about...
Frannie O’Neill’s life turned upside down when she and FBI maverick Kit Brennan rescued six incredible children from the school that created them. Now the young flock wants to go back to the couple, and Frannie and Kit are suing for custody. But when the case involves the most extraordinary creatures ever to land on this earth, someone will ensure there is no happy ending. Only Max, the most remarkable of the winged children, knows that another, terrifying biological experiment is taking place in the labs of a brilliant but evil surgeon, Dr Ethan Kane. But to complete his experiment he needs the ultimate prize – Max herself. And as the children dream of returning to the happy safety of the lake house, where for a few precious months they flew free, Kane moves ever closer...
Arriving home disillusioned from the Crusades, Hugh DeLuc finds his village ransacked and his wife abducted. Dark riders came in the dead of night, like devils, wearing no colors but black crosses on their chests. Knights they may be, but honor and chivalry are not part of their code. They search for a relic, one worth more than any throne, and no man can stand in their way. Until Hugh, disguised as a Jester, is able to infiltrate the castle where he believes his wife is being held. And when a man is fighting for freedom-and for everything he holds dear-he will prove a formidable opponent. The Jester is a breathtaking, pulse-pounding adventure, sure to bring enjoyment to readers who like their novels full of a fight between good and evil.