Private Games – James Patterson

Private games

July 2012: The Games have arrived in London. Preparations have gone flawlessly and the stage is set for one of the greatest ever showcases of sporting excellence. But one man has a devastating plan. Having waited years for this chance, he is now ready for vengeance.When Sir Denton Marshall, a key member of the London Olympic organising committee, is found decapitated in his garden, Peter Knight, head of Private London, is called to the scene. Private are working with the organising committee on the security for the Games, so Denton Marshall was a valuable client. But there is a more personal link: Marshall was also the fiancé of Knight’s mother.Having only recently lost close friends and colleagues at Private London in a fatal plane crash, this is another torturous blow for Knight and threatens to push him over the edge. But it soon becomes clear that Denton Marshall’s murder is no isolated incident, and that the killer’s number one target is the Games itself.As the most talented athletes in the world gather in London, Knight knows he must find Sir Denton’s killer. Thousands of lives are at stake… Read more

Private London – James Patterson

Private London

For Hannah Shapiro, a beautiful young American student, this particular nightmare began eight years ago in Los Angeles, when Jack Morgan, owner of Private – the world’s most exclusive detective agency – saved her from a horrific death. She has fled her country, but can’t flee her past. The terror has followed her to London, and now it is down to former Royal Military Police Sergeant Dan Carter, head of Private London, to save her all over again.

Carter draws on the global resources of Private in a desperate race against the odds. But the clock is ticking… Private may be the largest and most advanced detection agency in the world, but the only thing they don’t have is the one thing they need – time. Read more

Private – James Patterson


Voormalig piloot Jack Morgan neemt na de dood van zijn vader diens beveiligings- en detectivebureau Private over. Het bureau heeft vestigingen over de hele wereld en staat hoog aangeschreven vanwege zijn invloed en integriteit. De invloedrijkste personen komen naar Private om hun zaken op te laten lossen en hun geheimen zeker te stellen.

Jack wordt direct na de overname geconfronteerd met nog lopende onderzoeken naar een groot gokschandaal en een seriemoordenaar die het op schoolmeisjes heeft voorzien. Dan wordt de vrouw van zijn beste vriend op gruwelijke wijze vermoord en er ontstaat een onhoudbare situatie die om onorthodoxe maatregelen vraagt… Read more