Private: #1 Suspect by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro


Private: #1 Suspect by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

Unsolvable cases

Since former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most effective investigation firm--sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems. Private's investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth.

Impossible murders

When his former lover is found murdered in Jack Morgan's bed, he is instantly the number one suspect. While Jack is under police investigation, the mob strong-arms him into recovering $30 million in stolen pharmaceuticals for them. And the beautiful manager of a luxury hotel chain persuades him to quietly investigate a string of murders at her properties.

The #1 suspect is Jack Morgan

While Jack is fighting for his life, one of his most trusted colleagues threatens to leave Private, and Jack realizes he is confronting the cleverest and most powerful enemies ever. With more action, more intrigue, and more twists than ever before, PRIVATE: #1 SUSPECT is James Patterson at his unstoppable best.

From Publishers Weekly

Dec 19, 2011 – In chapter one of Patterson and Paetro s lackluster second novel featuring Jack Morgan (after 2010 s Private), Morgan, the founder of an L.A. investigative firm with clients all over the map who demanded and paid well for services not available through public means, returns home to his mansion from an overseas trip to discover the blood-soaked body of his ex-girlfriend, Colleen Molloy, in his bed. Whoever shot Molloy, who tried to kill herself six months earlier at the time of their breakup, has planted evidence incriminating Morgan. Before alerting the police, Morgan has forensic expert Dr. Sci and tech geek Mo-bot comb the scene, but his delay in reporting the crime only makes him more of a suspect to the LAPD. Unrelated subplots, including a serial killer who leaves his victims in different locations of a hotel chain, serve only to add to the book s length. An evil identical twin doesn t help with plausibility.

Customer Reviews

A great sequel

I really enjoyed this sequel, and see great possibilities for this series. I kind of wished that this was closer to the first book, however, instead of repeatedly hearing that Jack was innocent (no worries, that's not a spoiler, but rather a common theme).

Not the best book by James Patterson, but definitely a fast an easy read that is very enjoyable. I can't wait for the next book next month!

Another hit, but

Just the type of book I have come to expect from this great author.

As an e-book, it is highly over priced. There is no printing cost, no wasted paper, yet the price is only $2.00 different than the cost of a hardback. With a hardback you can pass it on to someone else.
If you get rid of your paper publisher, and charge $6.00 you would make more then you do now.


Fast paces great read!!

Private: #1 Suspect by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Android, Win, *Nix, and more.
  • Category: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • Published: Jan 02, 2012
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Seller: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Print Length: 416 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Private

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