I, Michael Bennett

I, Michael Bennett

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Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett s lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City and to get revenge on Michael Bennett. To escape the chaos, Bennett takes his ten kids and their beautiful nanny, Mary Catherine, on a much-needed vacation to his family s cabin near Newburgh, New York.

But instead of the calm and happy town he remembers from growing up, they step into a nightmare worse than they could ever have imagined. Newburgh is an inferno of warring gangs, and there s little the police-or Bennett-can do to keep the children safe. As violence overwhelms the state, Bennett is torn between protecting his hometown and saving New York City.

A partner in his investigations, federal prosecutor Tara McLellan, brings him new weapons for the battle and an attraction that endangers his relationship with Mary Catherine. A no-holds-barred, pedal-to-the-floor, action-packed novel, "I, Michael Bennett" is James Patterson at his most personal and most thrilling. "

Publisher: Hachette Audio
Edition: ON ORDER
ISBN: 9781619691070
Characteristics: Audio Book

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Mar 26, 2017

Worst crime thriller book I have ever read. Full of cliche characters. The villain is so impressed with Bennett that he makes an outlandish offer. The beautiful hitwoman is a cartoon. I kept looking to see "Am I reading something not aimed at adults? Is this for young adults?" I kept rereading the reviews. What are these entities and websites? Later on, I began to imagine a bad Liam Neeson or Nic Cage movie: no more than 2 weeks in the theatre (100 seater in week 2). I didn't care whether the story continued or not. I just wanted the book to be over

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rahmmie
Oct 21, 2015

I hope Patterson and Ledwidge work on this Bennett character because they are turning him into a cartoon detective. Okay plot and good supporting characters.

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anders0814
Jul 03, 2015

Great read. Looking forward to next book

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tgrisham1
Aug 09, 2014

Really great book. I'm a Patterson fan all the way and this is one of his better works. But I do have to say that the best Patterson series that I have read is The Women's Murder Club series.

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BLACKSQUIRREL_1
Jul 06, 2014

another book with the ending continued in next book!! hate that.

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jescar82
Feb 26, 2014

I prefer the Michael Bennett series over the Alex Cross series. I have read every single book Mr. Patterson has written. This title was pretty good and thrilling.

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deeferdog
Jun 02, 2013

The whole Michael Bennett series is BORING, tried one a few years ago and didn't finish it...thought I would try again with "I Michael Bennett"...I am over half way through it and I am giving up. I am disappointed in James Patterson because I love the Cross books and have read them all. Maybe it's his co-writer???

akasq Mar 12, 2013

A real cliff hanger, one of Patterson
and Ledwidge better works.

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anniepc
Oct 21, 2012

I have read almost everything James P. has written, and have been really entertained with all of them. This one had me on the edge of my seat in a couple of chapters and the end made me laugh. Have you ever seen him on his commercials? He has a great deadpan sense of humor and that is exactly the way I took the ending. I can see him smiling as he leaves us hanging out to dry at the end! Good, I say! That assures us more of Michael Bennett, who is a good, self-effacing guy trying to do his best to cover all his bases, just like the rest of us.

marcotte Oct 19, 2012

Not bad, until you get to the end. I kept turning the pages thinking that it couldn't possibly just end .....like that. You feel really set-up.

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