Four women share a determination to stop a killer who has been stalking newlyweds in San Francisco. Each of the four friends holds a piece of the puzzle: Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspector in the San Francisco Police Department, Claire Washburn is a medical examiner, Jill Bernhardt is an assistant DA, and Cindy Thomas just started working the crime desk of the San Francisco Chronicle.But the usual procedures aren't bringing them any closer to stopping the killings. So these resolute women form a group dubbed the Women's Murder Club to collaborate outside the box, pursuing the case by sidestepping their bosses and giving one another a hand.The four women develop intense bonds as they track a killer whose crimes have stunned an entire city. It is a killer who thinks, "What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?"-and then goes far beyond it. Working together, the Women's Murder Club hunts down this most terrifying and unexpected killer before a shocking conclusion in which everything they knew turns out to be devastatingly wrong.
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BPL c.2 05/16
CPL c.4 05/16
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Ashland, Oregon : Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015, 2001
The sensational killings that have rocked San Francisco appear to be unrelated except in their brutality. But detective Lindsay Boxer senses there's some thread connecting them all, so she calls her friends in the Women's Murder Club together to see if they can discover what it is. Working with Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas, Assistant DA Jill Bernhardt, and medical examiner Claire Washburn, Lindsay discovers there is indeed a link. Each of the victims had a close relative in a particular profession-a profession that sends a chill through Lindsay's heart. The partners in the Women's Murder Club deduce where the killer is likely to strike next and set a trap that can't be resisted. But if their calculation is wrong, the consequences will be lethal. And there will be no second chance.
The tragic end of the honeymoon murder case left Lindsay Boxer unsure if she could ever return to work. But when a little girl is shot outside a San Francisco church, she knows it's time to reconvene the Women's Murder Club. Working with reporter Cindy Thomas, assistant DA Jill Bernhardt and medical examiner Claire Washburn, Lindsay starts to track a mystifying killer.
Attorney Rhonda Bird returns home after a long estrangement when she learns her father has died. There she makes two important discoveries: her father stopped being an accountant and had opened up a private detective agency, and she has a teenage half sister named Baby. Baby brings in a client to the detective agency, a young man who claims he was abducted. During the course of the investigation, Rhonda and Baby become entangled in a dangerous case involving a group of overprivileged young adults who break laws for fun, their psychopath ringleader, and an ex-assassin victim who decides to hunt them down for revenge.
A young girl is killed after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the nation, Lindsay fights to save her career-and her sanity. While awaiting trial, Lindsay escapes to the beautiful town of Half Moon Bay, but the peaceful community is reeling from a string of unspeakable murders. Working with her friends in the Women's Murder Club, Lindsay finds a link between these killings and a case she worked on years before-an unsolved murder that has haunted her ever since. As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay battles for her life on two fronts: before a judge as her trial comes to a climax, and facing unknown adversaries who will do anything to keep her from the truth about the killings.
When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, Lindsay Boxer discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco's most untouchable criminals. Then she's called next to the most bizarre crime scene she's ever witnessed: two bodiless heads elaborately displayed in the garden of a world-famous actor.
An anonymous client offers professional hit man Michael Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard. It's exactly the last big job he needs to complete his plan. The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle. Ryan has to run and his wife Maria goes missing. Now the worldÇÖs fastest hit man sets out for one last score: revenge. And every minute counts.
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive suspect, her husband.As she settles into motherhood and a happy marriage, Lindsay Boxer thinks she has found domestic bliss. But when a beautiful, alluring blonde woman with links to the CIA disappears from the scene of a brutal murder at a downtown luxury hotel, Lindsay's life begins to unravel. Before she can track down the woman for questioning, a plane crash plunges San Francisco into chaos and Lindsay's husband Joe vanishes. The deeper she digs, the more Lindsay suspects that Joe shares a secret past with the mystery blonde. Thrown into a tailspin and questioning everything she thought she knew, Lindsay turns to the Women's Murder Club for help as she tries to uncover the truth.
As the bomber she and her husband captured is about to stand trial, Detective Lindsay Boxer must now contend with a wave of mysterious, unnatural heart attacks breaking out across San Francisco. To make matters worse, her husband isn't everything that Lindsay thought he was.
A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself.
Simultaneous murders in LA, Chicago, and San Francisco -- SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer's jurisdiction. The shooters' aim is as fearsomely precise as their target selection. When Lindsay realizes that the fallen men and women excel in a lucrative, criminal activity, she leads the charge in the manhunt for the killers. As the casualty list expands, fear and fascination with this suspicious shooting gallery galvanizes the country.
As SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer prepares to celebrate her daughter's birthday, she learns of a theory that connects the dots on a constellation of killings. Soon, there won't be a woman in California who's safe.
Introducing BookShots, lightning-fast and original stories from bestselling author James Patterson. You can devour these action-packed novellas and short stories in just a few hours. I know who killed my son. Molly Rourke's son has been murdered ... and she knows who's responsible. Now she's taking the law into her own hands. Never underestimate a mother's love.
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RPL c.3 04/17
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New York : Hachette Audio, Ashland, Oregon : Blackstone Audio, 2016
Only Detective Michael Bennett stands in the way of two lethal cartels fighting for New York City's multi-million-dollar opioid trade. And they know where Bennett, and his family, live. An anonymous tip about a crime in Upper Manhattan proves to be a setup. An officer is taken down and, despite the attackers' efforts, it's not Michael Bennett. New York's top cop is not the only one at risk. One of Bennett's children sustains a mysterious injury. And a series of murders follows, each with a distinct signature, alerting Bennett to the presence of a professional killer with a flair for disguise. Bennett taps his best investigators and sources, and they fan out across the five boroughs. But the leads they're chasing turn out to be phantoms. The assassin takes advantage of the chaos, enticing an officer into compromising Bennett, then luring another member of Bennett's family into even graver danger. Michael Bennett can't tell what's driving the assassin. But he can tell it's personal, and that it's part of something huge. Through twist after twist, he fights to understand exactly how he fits into the killer's plan, before he becomes the ultimate victim.
Jack Mullen is in law school in New York City when the news comes that his brother, Peter, has drowned in the ocean off East Hampton. Jack knows his brother practically grew up in the water-this couldn't be an accident. Someone must have wanted his brother dead. But the police say otherwise. As Jack tries to uncover details of his brother's last night, he confronts a maddening barricade of lawyers, police, and paid protectors who separate the wealthy summer residents from local workers like Peter. Motivated by a hundred forms of grief, Jack rallies his hometown friends to help him find the truth behind Peter's death, no matter who stands in their way. Jack's relentless crusade puts him into a head-on collision with one of the most powerful and ruthless men in New York, a man who wipes out resistance with a snap of his fingers. And when Jack finds out his brother was involved with some of the richest women and men in America, his dream of justice fades. But if he could somehow beat the rich at their own game, he might he be able to avenge his brother
Tom Dunleavy has a one-man law firm in America's wealthiest resort town, legendary East Hampton. But his job barely keeps him afloat. His clients make a living serving the rich, and the billionaires and celebrities swarming the beaches already have lawyers on their payroll. Then a friend of Tom's is arrested for a triple murder near a movie star's mansion. Tom knows in his gut that Dante Halleyville is innocent, and Dante asks Tom to represent him in what could be the trial of the century. Tom recruits Manhattan superlawyer Kate Costello to help. She's a tough hire, because she's his ex-girlfriend, but she agrees. In their search to find who really executed three locals, Tom orchestrates a series of revelations to expose the killer-and what emerges is staggering