Michael Bennett mysteries

Author:
Patterson, James, 1947
 
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Star rating for Step on a crack
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:
During a state funeral for a former first lady at a New York City cathedral, armed men disguised as monks seize the church and dozens of hostages, and NYPD officer Michael Bennett takes on the dangerous role of lead negotiator in the standoff.
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Star rating for Run for your life
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Detective Mike Bennett takes on New York's most terrifying epidemic in James Patterson's gripping blockbuster novel.
A calculating killer who calls himself The Teacher is taking on New York City, killing the powerful and the arrogant. His message is clear: remember your manners or suffer the consequences! For some, it seems that the rich are finally getting what they deserve. For New York's elite, it is a call to terror.
Only one man...
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Star rating for Worst case
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
3.2 stars
Description:
Alex Cross has Washington, D. C. The Women's Murder Club has San Francisco. Detective Michael Bennett has all of New York City, chaos capital of the world.
The son of one of New York's wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. But this kidnapper isn't demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury . . . and wrong answers are fatal.
Detective Michael Bennett heads...
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Star rating for Tick tock
Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
NYC's #1 detective, Michael Bennett, has a huge problem-the Son of Sam, the Werewolf of Wisteria and the Mad Bomber are all back. The city has never been more terrified!
When a rash of horrifying crimes tears through the city, the city calls on Detective Michael Bennett, pulling him away from a seaside retreat with his ten adopted children. Not only does it tear apart their vacation, it leaves the entire family open to attack. Immediately,...
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Star rating for I, Michael Bennett
Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
Detective Michael Bennett takes his family to upstate New York in an effort to escape a lawless crime wave erupting in Manhattan only to find themselves immersed in another nightmare, one that endangers his relationship with his wife.

6. Gone

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Star rating for Gone
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
"A crime lord has declared war on America. Only Detective Michael Bennett knows why. Manuel Perrine doesn't fear anyone or anything. A charismatic and ruthless leader, Perrine slaughters rivals as effortlessly as he wears his trademark white linen suit.Detective Michael Bennett once managed to put Perrine behind bars, the only official in the US ever to accomplish that. But now Perrine is out, and he has sworn to find and kill Bennett and everyone...

7. Burn

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Star rating for Burn
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:
At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good. Back in the city that never sleeps, Bennett takes over a chaotic Outreach Squad in Harlem, where he receives an unusual call: a man claims to have seen a group of well-dressed men holding a bizarre party in a condemend building. With...

8. Alert

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Star rating for Alert
Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
3.9 stars
Description:
While pursuing terrorists responsible for two high-tech attacks and an assassination, detective Michael Bennett realizes that the attacks are a prelude to a bigger and more devastating event.
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Star rating for Bullseye
Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:
Snow blankets the avenues of Manhattan's exclusive Upper West Side. The storm is the perfect cover for a fashionable, highly trained team of lethal assassins as they prowl the streets, hunting their prey. But their first hit is simply target practice. Their next mission may very well turn the Cold War red-hot once again. Stepping directly into the line of fire, the president of the United States is in New York for a summit at the United Nations with...

10. Haunted

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Star rating for Haunted
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
An udyllic country twon in the Maine woods is haunted by an epidemic emptying its streets and preying on its youth. Turns out the vacation brochures don't tell the full story-the seemingly perfect community has a deadly vice. When local cops uncover a grisly crime scene buried deep in the woods, they consult the vacationing Bennett, who jumps at the chance to atone for his own sins. You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can't...

11. Ambush

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Star rating for Ambush
Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
3.3 stars
Description:
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...
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Star rating for Blindside
Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
3.7 stars
Description:
When New York City's Mayor is desperate to find his missing daughter, Detective Michael Bennett steps in to help the Mayor and strike a deal to save his son in prison.
Bennett and the mayor have always had a tense relationship, but now the mayor sees in Bennett a discreet investigator with family worries of his own. Just one father helping another.
The detective leaps into the case and sources lead him to a homicide in...
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Star rating for The Russian
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Investigating a trio of horrifying murders in three major U.S. cities against a backdrop of his impending nuptials, Detective Michael Bennett risks getting caught in a deadly trap set by a particularly elusive killer.
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Star rating for Shattered
Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
3.8 stars
Description:
Nothing could tear Detective Michael Bennett away from his new bride--except the murder of his partner and best friend. NYPD master homicide investigator Michael Bennett and top FBI abduction specialist Emily Parker have a history. Working case after case, each can predict the other's next move. So when she fails to show at FBI headquarters in Washington, DC, Bennett risks venturing far outside his jurisdiction. The investigation he undertakes is...
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Star rating for Obsessed
Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
3.2 stars
Description:
When a killer becomes obsessed with his oldest daughter, Detective Michael Bennett will do anything to keep his family safe as he races against time to crack this superstitious killer's code.
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Star rating for Crosshairs
Series Volume:
16.
Average Rating:
3.8 stars
Description:

“Turn. Up. The. Heat” (New York Times) with this psychological thriller. New York City detective Michael Bennett faces his most terrifying killer ever. It could be anyone. They could be anywhere.
A killer uses fearsome precision to take out impossible targets.
Detective Michael Bennett teams with a shooting expert—a former Army Ranger and sniper with NYPD’s Emergency Services Unit.

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17. Chase

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Star rating for Chase
Average Rating:
3.7 stars
Description:
"A man plunges to his death from the roof of a Manhatten hotel. It looks like a suicide--except the victim has someone else's fingerprints and $10,000 in cash. Enter Detective Michael Bennett"--Page 4 of cover.
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Star rating for Manhunt
Average Rating:
3.8 stars
Description:
"Michael Bennett, be grateful you're alive. Someone attacked the Thanksgiving Day Parade directly in front of Michael Bennett and his family. The television news called it 'holiday terror'; Michael Bennett calls it personal. The hunt is on...."--Back cover.