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Beach Road by James Patterson & Peter de Jonge
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  • Published in USA  May 2006
    400 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small--occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world in an uproar, he knows that he has found the case of his lifetime.

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"Fans can only hope that Patterson soon returns to the level he achieved with his Alex Cross series." - Publishers Weekly.

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George Hamilton

One to miss
Given the limitations imposed on discussing the plot, I can only say that this book is a classic example of lazy writing. It's as though the authors decided "Ok, we've got enough pages for an average paperback. It's time to end it.". Then they chose a "surprise" ending. One totally unsupported by their own plot development. You can take my word for it, contact me and ask what I'm talking about or you can totally waste your time and read the book. Is there a rating below "Very Poor"?

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James Patterson & Peter de Jonge 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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