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Run for Your Life

A Michael Bennett Thriller

by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge

Run for Your Life
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  • Published in USA  Feb 2009
    384 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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A calculating killer who calls himself The Teacher is taking on New York City, killing the powerful, the arrogant, the rich. For some New Yorkers it seems that the rich were getting what they deserve at last. For New York's social elite, it is a call to chaos and terror. The Teacher's message to the wealthy is clear: remember your manners or suffer the consequences!

Detective Mike Bennett is assigned the case. Managing the pressure from his Commissioner, the Mayor, and the New York media would be enough for anyone, but Mike also has to care for his 10 children-who are all under 12 and who all have the flu!

Detective Bennett discovers a secret pattern in the Teacher's lessons - and realizes he has just hours to save New York from the greatest disaster in its history.

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This is by far the most amazing book I've EVER read... when I grow up, along with my other dreams, I want to write a novel, and this book definitely gives me ideas for topics techniques etc. Oh, and btw, read it because it is amazing, even if you are reading it just for enjoyment, because its EXTREMELY enjoyable.

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Single Parent and Super Detective
For anybody who likes well written action mysteries but special appeal to NY Irish. NYPD Det Mike Bennett, widower, 10 kids at home (at once sick and hilarious). Great NYC detail, cast includes an Irish nanny (chaste) and devilish killer(chased). Even a Grandpa who happens to be a monsignor.

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James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge Author Biography

James Patterson 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. As of January 2016, he has sold over 350 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, he also writes children's, middle-grade, and young-adult fiction and is also the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children's bestsellers lists.

The son of an insurance salesman and a schoolteacher, Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and began casually writing at the ...

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