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Mistress by James Patterson
  

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One of James Patterson’s collaborative novels and not the author at his best, this is certainly more David Ellis’s work than a Patterson masterpiece. Still it’s an interesting and creepy premise (particularly in our age of government and journalist tension) delivered fairly well which thriller readers should enjoy even if it’s unlikely to become anyone’s favourite.

If you like James Patterson you might also like to read books by C.J. Box, Andrew Gross and Lee Child.

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Mistress by James Patterson

How well can you ever really know someone? As Ben Casper watches his best friend plummet from her sixth-floor apartment balcony, he realises his life is about to change. Diana had no reason to kill herself, she had to have been pushed. Diana worked for the CIA, so the investigation into her death is kept tightly under wraps. But Ben is a political journalist, and can feel that something isn't right. Ben starts investigating for himself and soon discovers Diana was leading a double life he knew nothing about. But when more people involved die in questionable circumstances, it's clear that someone doesn't want the truth to be uncovered. And unless Ben drops his investigation, he could be next.


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About the Author

James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the bestselling series of the past decade: the Women's Murder Club, the Alex Cross novels and Maximum Ride, and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand alone thrillers. He has won an Edgar award, the mystery world's highest honour. He lives in Florida with his wife and son, seen pictured here.

Best known for his thrillers he also writes for children and is passionate about encouraging children to develop a love of reading. In 2014 he donated £250,000 to help independent bookshops with a children’s section in the UK. Rafe from the Middle School series also features on the first ever children’s ‘Books are my Bag’ rucksack.

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Publication date

13th March 2014

Author

James Patterson

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www.jamespatterson.co.uk/

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780099574194

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