Private games : [a novel]
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Published:
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
426, 6 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction
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Description
On your mark Private, the world's most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Its agents are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world, and 400 of them have been transferred to London to protect more than 10,000 competitors who represent more than 200 countries. Get set The opening ceremony is hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Peter Knight, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee has been killed. It's clear to Peter that this wasn't a crime of passion, but one of precise calculation and execution. Die Newspaper reporter Karen Pope receives a letter from a person who calls himself Cronus claiming responsibility for the murders. He promises to restore the Olympics to their ancient glory and to destroy all those who have corrupted the games with lies, corruption, and greed. Immediately, Karen hires Private to examine the letter, and she and Peter uncover a criminal genius who won't stop until he's completely destroyed the modern games. "America's #1 storyteller" ( Forbes ) delivers an exhilarating, action-packed thriller that brings the splendor and emotion of the Olympics to a wildly powerful climax.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316206822, 0316206822
Reading Level:
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Level 6.6, 13 Points

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General Note
Subtitle from cover.
General Note
Includes preview of Guilty wives.
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"Private, the world's most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic games in London. Its agents are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world, and 400 of them have been transferred to London to protect over 10,000 competitors who represent more than 200 countries. The opening ceremony is still hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Nigel Steele, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee and his mistress have been killed. It's clear that it wasn't a crime of passion, but one of precise calculation and execution. Newspaper reporter Karen Pope receives a letter from a person who calls himself Cronus claiming responsibility for the murders. He also proclaims that he will restore the Olympics to their ancient glory and will destroy all who have corrupted the games with lies, cheating, and greed. Karen immediately hires Private to examine the letter, and she and Nigel uncover a criminal genius who won't stop until he's ended the games for good. "America's #1 storyteller" (Forbes) delivers an exhilarating, action-packed thriller that brings the splendor and emotion of the Olympics to a wildly powerful climax"-- Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Patterson, J., & Sullivan, M. T. (2012). Private games: [a novel]. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Patterson, James, 1947- and Mark T. Sullivan. 2012. Private Games: [a Novel]. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Patterson, James, 1947- and Mark T. Sullivan, Private Games: [a Novel]. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Patterson, James, and Mark T Sullivan. Private Games: [a Novel]. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2012. Print.

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