Worst Case

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Little, Brown, Apr 2, 2010 - Fiction - 368 pages
57 Reviews
Best case: survival

The son of one of New York's wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can't save him, because this kidnapper isn't demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury. In this exam, wrong answers are fatal.

Worst case: death

Detective Michael Bennett leads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can't begin to understand what could lead someone to target anyone's children. As another student disappears, one powerful family after another uses their leverage and connections to turn the heat up on the mayor, the press--anyone who will listen--to stop this killer. Their reach extends all the way to the FBI, who send their top Abduction Specialist, Agent Emily Parker. Bennett's life--and love life--suddenly get even more complicated.

This case: Detective Michael Bennett is on it

Before Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI's intrusion on his case, the mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most devastating demonstration yet--one that could bring cataclysmic devastation to every inch of New York. From the shocking first page to the last exhilarating scene, Worst Case is a non-stop thriller from "America's #1 storyteller" (Forbes).

The eBook Special Edition includes:

A profile of Michael Bennett

A list of the Michael Bennett series with descriptions of all the cases

Addresses of the locations of the main scenes in the book
 

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Review: Worst Case (Michael Bennett #3)

User Review  - Jack Skummer - Goodreads

Worst Case follows detective Michael Bennett and his partner Emily Parker. The duo has to track down a serial killer that only targets teenagers from rich families. I did not enjoy this book as much ... Read full review

Review: Worst Case (Michael Bennett #3)

User Review  - Jo Sorrell - Goodreads

This is the third in the Michael Bennett series, but they read well as stand alone. NYPD Detective Mike Bennett and his new partner FBI Special Agent Emily Parker are on the trail of Francis Mooney, a ... Read full review

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James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.

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