When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from his client Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run f...more
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I honestly hated to give this novel only three, three and a half stars but I'm not enjoying this Private series much at all. Thank goodness for James Patterson's NYPD Red series and The Women's Murder Club series because I would have completely given up on him even after reading him for all of these years.
This is a very exciting, on the edge of your seat, don't put down book. You never know what the next chapter will bring.
It's also very scary with the way things are in the world today. Bombings in Paris, London, Brussels, to name a few. Even though this is fiction, you never know what the "bad guy" is planning. It really opens your eyes and makes you wonder.
I did enjoy the major storyline of this book although the methods and results were a little far fetched. It was an intense read.
It begins innocently enough as Jack Morgan, founder of high-tech, high-profile security firm Private, stops in to visit with his old friend Louis Langlois, who heads up Private’s Paris office. There, Jack gets a call from a wealthy client, who insists that Jack try to find his ...more
Paris is a fun place and takes the lead in many European cultural and terrorist modern day events and in so doing Patterson does well in addressing some of those issues that remain unspoken and brings them to the forefront. Now, as a reader, I have contemplated, talk ...more
some fine food. This relaxing stop is quickly shattered by a call from Sherman Wilkerson
one of his most influential customers who wants Jack to track down his young grand-
daughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer and she's supposed to be in Paris.
Before Jack can even get to this several of France's cultural elite are murdered in a symbolic
fashion. The only link between the crimes is a mysterious graf ...more
When Paterson wrote the books himself, the reader knew what to expect. Short sentences, short chapters and a lot of action. Sometimes, the action was silly but it moved at a quick pace.
Now with the new authors writing his books, the reader doesn't know what to expect. But surely not this. A slow-moving plot with ...more
This installment has Jack in Paris where murderous graffiti artists are targeting the Paris elite. One of Jack's American clients coincidentally needs his help finding his grand daughter, who was last spotted in a seedy part of Paris. Of course she is d ...more
The same is true with this one. I'm not being sarcastic, I honestly believe that James Patterson is one of the greatest authors of our time. Will he go down in history alongside another notable author Shakespe ...more
I thought the plot was good a ...more
They did a great job of really diving into a culturally diverse story line with ample details. I really like the friendship and workmanship of both Morgan and his friend Louis. Th ...more
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James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller. He has created more enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today, with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series. He has sold over 380 million books wo ...more