By James Patterson, David Ellis
Retail ePub. A standalone novel written via David Ellis (and James Patterson)
James Patterson's scariest, sexiest stand-alone mystery seeing that The Quickie.
Ben isn't like most folks. not able to manage his racing suggestions, he's a guy ate up by way of his obsessions: video clips, bikes, presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss, a gorgeous girl Ben is aware he can by no means have.
When Diana is located lifeless outdoor her residence, Ben's infatuation drives him on a hunt to determine what occurred to the affection of his life.
Ben quickly discovers that the lady he pined for used to be hiding a stunning double lifestyles. And now a person is out to forestall Ben from uncovering the reality approximately Diana's illicit affairs.
In his so much heart-pumping mystery but, James Patterson plunges us into the depths of a brain tortured through paranoia and obsession, on an action-packed chase via a global of hazard and deceit.
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De Sade turned. One of the smart suits stood there, the guy. “And you’d want to know because, why? ” The man smiled and produced his badge. “FBI Special Agent Davies, New York Field Office. ” De Sade knew he was on shaky ground if it came to a jurisdictional fight, serial killings often became the province of the FBI. Davies understood the situation too. ” That was encouraging, de Sade thought. So what did they really want? The second victim, Emily Johannsen had pointed them in the direction of a Russian connection.
Agent Ward mentioned it earlier. You’re suggesting that he signs his own signature to the murders, that’s quite a jump. Kind of like holding up his hand and saying ‘look, everybody, this is my handiwork’. It’s too pat, too easy. ” “Wait until you meet him, he’s an arrogant son of a bitch. He thinks he’s cleverer than all of us, he can do whatever he wants. Look at Dennis Rader, another arrogant SOB, he was undone by his arrogance. ” De Sade remembered the case. Rader couldn’t stand someone else taking his credit.
It also worked away some of the tension of the day. De Sade finished off with a hard twenty minutes on the treadmill and rinsed off the last of the day’s woes in an ice-cold shower. Then he settled in his armchair with a book and another Schneider Kristall beer. It was a book about chess, or rather about a chess player. It was time to beat Samuel Aaronssen at his own game, maybe Fischer had some tips for him. The book was entitled ‘Endgame, Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall’. Supposedly it unlocked the mind of the chess wizard, what made the eccentric genius tick and more importantly, what his winning secrets were.