13Minute Murder Author:James Patterson Michael Ryan has a talent to sell. He can kill anybody in just minutes - from the first approach to the clean escape. His skills have served him well, and he has a grand plan: to get out alive and spend his earnings with his beloved wife, Maria. An anonymous client offers Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard. One last big j... more »ob is just what Ryan needs to complete his plan. And Harvard Yard? With dozens of unguarded entrances, it's one of the easiest settings he's worked. The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle. Something isn't right. Ryan has to run, and quickly learns that he's running alone. Maria is missing. The pieces lock into place and the world's fastest hit man sets out for one last score: Revenge. And every minute counts.« less
Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast is missing, presumed dead. Sick with grief, Pendergast's ward, Constance, retreats to her chambers beneath the family mansion at 891 Riverside Drive--only to be taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past - Pendergast's brother - thought to be dead. Proctor, Pendergast's longtime bodyguard, springs to action, chasing Constance's kidnapper through cities, across oceans, and into wastelands unknown. But Constance is really not kidnapped - she is working on a plan of her own.