Private - Jack Morgan, Bk 1 Author:James Patterson, Maxine Paetro The police can't help you — Former Marine helicopter pilot 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 t... more »he world's most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases.
The press will destroy you
Jack 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.« less
The fist in what promises to be a new Patterson series. Former Marine Jack Morgan runs a global investigation company called Private. He is deep into the investigation of a gambling scandal in the NFL when he is called to side of his best friend whose wife has been murdered. The woman is also his former lover and his hands are full with both case. His company is also looking into the unsolved murder of eighteen schoolgirls. Many twists and turns as Jack and CO seek to solve the cases. The usual Patterson, quick read with a cast of interesting characters some of who we are sure to meet again in other books.