Part one of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson.A wealthy hedge fund manager is brutally murdered on the doorstep of his Upper East Side town house in Manhattan. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally – Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murder. Along with the book was one other clue: a single playing card.When another dead body and another playing card are found, Elizabeth and Dylan's worst fears are confirmed. They're hunting for a serial killer.
Part one of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 325 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, and Maximum Ride series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past nine years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.