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Private LA (Private 7) by James Patterson
  

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A good, meaty read with several stories running alongside each other. There are two main crime strands, a kidnapping of a celebrity family and a group killing of random people if certain demands are not met. Add the trials and tribulations of the main characters and there’s lots to get stuck into. This means you get two or three thrilling endings in one book! It is the seventh in the series. Great fun.

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Synopsis

Private LA (Private 7) by James Patterson

Jack Morgan is having a bad week. His twin brother is up on a murder charge and determined to frame him for the crime, and one of Jack's clients has just called to report the burnt bodies of four surfers on his beach. But what seems like a random mugging gone wrong soon reveals something far worse - a killer calling themselves No Prisoners is holding the city to ransom. And there's more bad news: Hollywood's golden couple, Thom and Jennifer Harlow, have been kidnapped, along with their adopted children. It looks like the whole world is about to discover whether Private are really as good as they say they are.


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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

22nd May 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

Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780099574156

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