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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0316206822
ISBN-13: 9780316206822
Sku: 222996632
Publish Date: 2/13/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1.75T
Pages:  448
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Private, the world''s most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The opening ceremony is hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Peter Knight, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high-ranking member of the games'' organizing committee has been killed. It''s clear to Peter that this wasn''t a crime of passion, but one of precise calculation and execution.
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It is the eve of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and Nigel Steele, an investigator with the company that has been commissioned to provide security for the event, is called to the scene of a murder. A high-ranking member of the Olympic organizing committee and his mistress have been executed in cold blood. In a letter to a reporter, someone calling himself Cronos takes credit for the slayings and vows to return the Games to their ancient glory by killing anyone he suspects of cheating or greed. Steele and the reporter quickly join forces to track Cronos down in Patterson's adrenaline-packed thriller.
Author Bio
James Patterson
James Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, 50 miles north of New York City. Valedictorian of his class at the Christian Brothers school, St. Patrick's, in 1965, Patterson graduated from Manhattan College with a degree in English. He first entertained the idea of becoming a writer in 1971 when he worked as a college student in a mental institution, a job that afforded him abundant time to read. He came up with the idea for his first novel during that time, and five years later, after 26 rejection slips, his first effort, "The Thomas Berryman Number", appeared in bookstores. Since that time, Patterson has written numerous best-selling thrillers featuring the sensitive, modern-day hero Alex Cross, including "Kiss the Girls", which was made into a major motion picture starring Morgan Freeman.

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"Patterson . . . has an uncanny knack for the timely thriller." 05/01/2012
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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0448
Product attributePublisher:   Little Brown and Company
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