The 8th Confession

By James Patterson; Maxine Paetro
(Little, Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316018760, 368pp.)

Publication Date: April 27, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Mass Market Paperback

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Description

As San Francisco's most glamorous millionaires mingle at the party of the year, someone is watching--waiting for a chance to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city's most celebrated couple. Finally, the killer pinpoints the ideal moment, and it's the perfect murder. Not a trace of evidence is left behind in their glamorous home.

As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile murder, someone else is found brutally executed--a preacher with a message of hope for the homeless. His death nearly falls through the cracks, but when reporter Cindy Thomas hears about it, she knows the story could be huge. Probing deeper into the victim's history, she discovers he may not have been quite as saintly as everyone thought.

As the hunt for two criminals tests the limits of the Women's Murder Club, Lindsay sees sparks fly between Cindy and her partner, Detective Rich Conklin. The Women's Murder Club now faces its toughest challenge: will love destroy all that four friends have built? The exhilarating new chapter in the Women's Murder Club series, The 8th Confession serves up a double dose of speed-charged twists and shocking revelations as only James Patterson can. And remember, this is the only Murder Club episode of the year.




About the Author

James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.




Praise For The 8th Confession

"Patterson never, and I mean never, disappoints."—Larry King, USA Today

"James Patterson is king of the bestseller hill."—Publishers Weekly

"Patterson has mastered the art of writing page-turning bestsellers."—Chicago Sun-Times

"The Man Who Can't Miss."—Lev Grossman, Time

"When it comes to construction a harrowing plot, author James Patterson can turn a screw all right."—New York Daily News

"America's #1 storyteller."—Forbes

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