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Private Vegas by James Patterson

Private Vegas

Part of the Private Series
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The ninth in his Private series sees Jack Morgan, head of Private Investigations, in heaps of trouble, mostly in LA, despite the title. You’ve got three or four sub-plots running at the same time, some are interwoven, some not. You’ve got a smattering of familiar characters and some new ones but if you are new to the series it matters not where you start. You’ve got far-fetched plots in true Patterson style and plenty of suspense, page-turning addictions and pure entertainment. This particular combination of authors always makes for a fast and furious read. Great fun.

If you like James Patterson you might also like to read books by Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver and Andrew Gross.

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Private Vegas by James Patterson

Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds - especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative business. He gets to treat gorgeous, young women to five-star restaurants, splashy shows, and limo rides - and then he teaches them how to kill. Private owner Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, where his top investigation firm has its headquarters. But a hunt for two criminals leads him to the city of sin - and to a murder ring that is more seductively threatening than anything he's witnessed before.

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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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1st January 2015


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Century an imprint of Cornerstone


384 pages


Action Adventure / Spy
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense



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