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The family lawyer : thrillers

Family lawyer.

Night sniper.

Good sister.
Title:
The family lawyer : thrillers
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Publisher Info:
New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc., 2017.
Physical Description:
471 pages ; 21 cm
Contents:
The family lawyer / Night sniper / The good sister
Abstract:
The family lawyer: Criminal defense attorney Matthew Hovanes is at the height of his career with a good marriage and popular athlete daughter Hannah, and smart computer whiz son Daniel. But their lives are shattered when a local girl commits suicide after being anonymously bullied--and Hannah is accused of cyber-stalking her. Convinced of Hannah's innocence, Matthew is determined to save his daughter from prison. But as he delves into the case, he discovers a dark side of his family he could never have imagined.

Night sniper: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD's most brilliant detective--and the most damaged. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders.

The good sister: Her beloved sister's cheating husband has been found dead. Now, Dani Lawrence must decide if she will help the investigation that could put her sister away ... or obstruct it by any means necessary.

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Experience the stories of a criminal defense attorney investigating a bullying accusation, the NYPD's most brilliant detective facing her darkest fears to prevent a string of crimes, and a woman investigating a murder-all in one collection!
The Family Lawyer with Robert Rotstein: Matthew Hovanes is living a parent's worst nightmare: his young daughter is accused of bullying another girl into suicide. But this loving father is also a skilled criminal defense attorney. And something here doesn't add up . . .
Night Sniper with Christopher Charles: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD's most brilliant and troubled detective. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders.
The Good Sister with Rachel Howzell Hall: Her beloved sister's cheating husband has been found dead. Now, Dani Lawrence must decide if she will help the investigation that could put her sister away . . . or obstruct it by any means necessary.


Author Notes

James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 22, 1947. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1969 and received a M. A. from Vanderbilt University in 1970. His first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was written while he was working in a mental institution and was rejected by 26 publishers before being published and winning the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery.

He is best known as the creator of Alex Cross, the police psychologist hero of such novels as Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Cross has been portrayed on the silver screen by Morgan Freeman. He has had eleven on his books made into movies and ranks as number 3 on the Hollywood Reporter's '25 Most Powerful Authors' 2016 list. He also writes the Women's Murder Club series, the Michael Bennett series, the Maximum Ride series, Daniel X series, the Witch and Wizard series, BookShots series, Private series, NYPD Red series, and the Middle School series for children. He has won numerous awards including the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Reader's Digest Reader's Choice Award.

James Patterson introduced the Bookshots Series in 2016 which is advertised as All Thriller No Filler. The first book in the series, Cross Kill, made the New York Times Bestseller list in June 2016. The third and fourth books, The Trial, and Little Black Dress, made the New York Times Bestseller list in July 2016. The next books in the series include, $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal, French Kiss, Hidden: A Mitchum Story (co-authored with James O. Born). and The House Husband (co-authored Duane Swierczynski).

Patterson's novel, co-authored with Maxine Paetro, Woman of God, became a New York Times bestseller in 2016.

Patterson co-authored with John Connoly and Tim Malloy the true crime expose Filthy Rich about billionaire convicted sex offender Jeffrey Eppstein.

In January 2017, he co-authored with Ashwin Sanghi the bestseller Private Delhi. And in August 2017, he co-authored with Richard Dilallo, The Store.

The Black Book is a stand-alone thriller, co-authored by James Patterson and David Ellis.

In April 2018, he co-authored Texas Ranger with Andrew Bourelle.

In May 2018, he co-authored Private Princess with Rees Jones.

In August 2018 he co-authored Fifty Fifty with Candice Fox.

(Bowker Author Biography) James Patterson is the author of seven major national bestsellers in a row. These include "Along Came a Spider", "Kiss the Girls", "Jack & Jill", "Cat & Mouse", "When the Wind Blows", "Pop Goes the Weasel", &, in paperback, "The Midnight Club". A past winner of the prestigious Edgar Award, Patterson lives in Florida.

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