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  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784753719
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $26.00

Ambush

(Michael Bennett 11). A pulse-pounding New York crime thriller




The eleventh thrilling novel by James Patterson featuring the NYPD detective Michael Bennett.



STUCK BETWEEN TWO CARTELS IN A DESPERATE, BLOODY STRUGGLE FOR TERRITORY, MICHAEL BENNETT IS ON EVERYONE’S HIT LIST.

Only Detective Michael Bennett stands in the way of two cartels fighting for New York City's multimillion-dollar opioid trade. And they know where Bennett – and his family – lives.
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.

  • Pub date: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784753719
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $26.00

About the Author

James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 385 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, Dog Diaries and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

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