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Author: James Patterson, Andrew Gross
The danger isn't in the water. As a lifeguard in Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect except that she prefers caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip flops. — So when Ned's cousin offers him a rich deal, Ned can't turn him down. It is just a fast break and enter. The risk is ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780446617611
ISBN-10: 044661761X
Publication Date: 8/1/2006
Pages: 432
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 597 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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ccwriter avatar reviewed Lifeguard on + 186 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Enjoyable suspense, some good twists and turns. Vintage Patterson.
MELNELYNN avatar reviewed Lifeguard on + 669 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
The story is simple, GOOD GUY (although he has a bad side...he is a thief) meets Tess, a hottie on the beach (we later learn she is not what she seems...well you can guess one is perfect). Anyway, life couldn't get any have been offered an opportunity to make quick (although illegal) money and get the girl of your dreams....when, the unexpectant happens (all your friends who are involved in the heist are murdered, as well as the chick you have fallen for) and you are framed for their deaths. Now the story begins, who killed your friends and your lover and why? While Ned Kelly struggles to find out the truth about who is behind his trouble, he meets another woman, Ellie, a FBI agent who specializes in Art to help him discover the truth. As a host of other characters and villians are revealed, you will find yourself rooting that Ned's luck changes soon. I suggest that you give this easy and quick read a chance and enjoy. There are some interesting revelations and plots.
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Helpful Score: 3
This book arrived at my home yesterday May 26 at approximately 3 pm... and it is now 5:30 p.m. on May 27.....and I just put the book down finished... I was mesmerized by this book...couldn't put it down...a bizarre tale that took you on a trip, grabbed hold of your attention and wouldn't let you go... I had tears in my eyes at the end page in the book.......HOORAH what a great ending..... I hope everyone who reads this book enjoys it as much as I did..
gigi avatar reviewed Lifeguard on + 355 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Another good Patterson book. Fast paced and easy to follow plot with a few suprises.
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Helpful Score: 2
This was a great read. Yet another great book by James Patterson
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I just recently started reading James Patterson. My fater was a real fan so thought I'd try reading one. The first one I read was Swimsuit and it left me wanting more. I really enjoyed his style of writing. Lifeguard was done equally well. Action, romance, mystery. It has it all. Now, I just need to fiqure out my next James Patterson book to read...
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Good read
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Nothing special or memorable about this book. It was well written mixing suspense with love and sex. If you need a filler book this would serve the need.
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Fast paced and very exciting finish!
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Ned Kelly has met the woman of his dreams. His cousin has offered to cut him on a deal worth a million dollars. A simple break-and-enter. His dreams are all on the verge of coming true. But on the night of the heist something goes horribly wrong and Ned finds his life spinning out of control.

Not a masterpiece but it was a nice escapist read. Ned Kelly was a likeable character, the female FBI agent was rather farfetched. The villain rather snotty and annoying. The plot was enjoyable and kept moving at a nice clip. A good book for when you dont want to read anything too heavy.
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I like most anything by Patterson and this is a fun easy read.
sfc95 avatar reviewed Lifeguard on + 686 more book reviews
Typical James Patterson, but I love them! This one was far fetched and therefore only rated 3.5 stars, but there were thrills and it was an easy and quick read.
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I enjoyed the book. It is a light quick read perfect for summer travels.
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Definitely one that you can't put down! Really liked it, quick read!
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Ned Kelly has plans, but they go hay wire. Now Ned is the prime supect in a murder case.He has been set up and the life is snatched away from him, just as it was within touching distance.
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Great book couldn't put it down a rfeal page turner.
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I didn't care too much for this one. Couldn't get past the beginning, not sure if it was the material or the reader. Unabridged - 5 tapes
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I thought that this book was a good book
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Great read! Kept me guessing til the end.
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One of his best so far!

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Common Title
Ned Kelly (Primary Character)
Ellie Shurtleff (Major Character)
Dennis Stratton (Major Character)


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