The police can't help youFormer CIA agent Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily--and his... show more
The police can't help youFormer CIA agent Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily--and his staff of investigators uses the world's most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases.The press will destroy youJack is already deep into the investigation of a multi-million dollar NFL gambling scandal and the unsolved slayings of 18 schoolgirls when he learns of a horrific murder close to home: his best friend's wife, Jack's former lover, has been killed. It nearly pushes him over the edge. Instead, Jack pushes back and devotes all of Private's resources to tracking down her killer.Only one place to turn: Private But Jack doesn't have to play by the rules. As he closes in on the killer and chooses between revenge and justice, Morgan has to navigate a workplace love affair that threatens to blow the roof off his plans. With a plot that moves at death-defying speeds, Private is James Patterson sleekest, most exciting thriller ever.
Publish date: June 28th 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 385
Edition language: English
Series: Jack Morgan (#1)
Much action. I enjoyed this book in audio. The story ran in several different directions and a couple of spots and conclusions, I thought a little too pat. All in all it was a good listen, but there could have been a little more background, really 124 Chapters in a 7 hour listen along with musical i...
Finished Private by James Patterson. I liked it very much and will be starting the next book in the series very shortly.
Jack and Justine, our main characters, work at Private, a private investigation company which gained its’ success through Jack’s unsavory father. There are three cases in this novel. Justine is working on the case of the missing school girls; school girls who are tricked into their abductions and mu...
This book was a great read it was interesting and the private investigation firm is something I don't end up reading much of in this genre. At the beginning of this book when they were explaining their lab set up I was concerned this was going to be like an episode of Bones or CSI but I was pleasant...
As others have pointed out this is neither the best nor worst book that I have read by the author, would have rated it higher if story had stuck to one plot point instead of being split into many. Also have to say that Jack Morgan is an ass, albeit a smart, clever and charming one.The series has pot...