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Mistress

Patterson, James (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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"Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts, he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies, motorcycles, presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss, a beautiful woman Ben knows he can never have. When Diana is found dead outside her apartment, Ben's infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life. Ben soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a shocking double life. And now someone is out to stop Ben from uncovering the truth about Diana's illicit affairs" -- from publisher's web site.
Authors: Patterson, James, 1947-
Title: Mistress
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 410, 12, 11 pages ;,25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes excerpt from Confessions, the Private School Murders.
Includes excerpt from Gone.
Summary: "Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts, he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies, motorcycles, presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss, a beautiful woman Ben knows he can never have. When Diana is found dead outside her apartment, Ben's infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life. Ben soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a shocking double life. And now someone is out to stop Ben from uncovering the truth about Diana's illicit affairs" -- from publisher's web site.
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Additional Contributors: Ellis, David - 1967-
ISBN: 0316211079
9780316211079
Statement of Responsibility: James Patterson and David Ellis
Subject Headings: Mistresses Fiction. Murder Investigation Fiction. Paranoia Fiction. Compulsive behavior Fiction.
Genre/Form: Suspense fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Topical Term: Mistresses
Murder
Paranoia
Compulsive behavior
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Good enjoyable read with lots of twists and turns. A surprise for sure when the plot takes a turn. Some of Patterson's work is far better but all in all a nice easy read.

This item is not lost it is just over due

May 19, 2014
  • bookpusher rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Best book I've read in a very long time!! Lots of action, some surprises, great ending!! Benjamin is cool and funny! He reminded me of Myron Bolitar (my all time favourite book series)

May 16, 2014
  • akasq rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Good plot,great twists, over all a
enjoyable read. even with all the banner.

Mar 23, 2014
  • gabrielahs rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

An interest, fast paced story with lots of twists and turns. If you're looking for literary greatness this is not the book for you. However, if you are looking for an entertaining read then this is a good choice.

Feb 01, 2014
  • 23305013033655 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Not really very good. Plot is ok if you scan all the irrelevant BS. I read it in a few hours.

Dec 15, 2013
  • mishimishi rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I have not read this book, but I did read many Patterson novels, and I too noticed that his quality of writing has changed for the worse. I believe he lends his name to the publication, but the other writer is writing the story. Mr. Patterson should go back to writing like he did in the earlier years of his career. ALL his books were great in those years.

Dec 02, 2013
  • Russo rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I found myself starting to 'speed read' this book at a great rate of knots! Dull.

Nov 25, 2013
  • bonniegirl rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I usually like all the James Patterson books, some maybe more than others. But this one? It's the only book of his that I didn't finish - I gave up after maybe 4 chapters. The main character, and his stupid, useless thoughts, drove me crazy! I was hoping it would stop after a couple of chapters, but quickly realized it wasn't going to. Don't waste your time...

Oct 17, 2013
  • mpot rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This stunk. The protagonist has so many stream-of-consciousness thoughts it gets in the way of the plot.
Patterson needs to consider who he lends his name to on these best-seller books.

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