Don't Blink

Don't Blink

By James Patterson; Howard Roughan

Little Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316036238, 376pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2010

The good
New York's Lombardo's Steak House is famous for three reasons--the menu, the clientele, and now, the gruesome murder of an infamous mob lawyer. Effortlessly, the assassin slips through the police's fingers, and his absence sparks a blaze of accusations about who ordered the hit.
The bad
Seated at a nearby table, reporter Nick Daniels is conducting a once-in-a-lifetime interview with a legendary baseball bad-boy. In the chaos, he accidentally captures a key piece of evidence that lands him in the middle of an all-out war between Italian and Russian mafia forces. NYPD captains, district attorneys, mayoral candidates, media kingpins, and one shockingly beautiful magazine editor are all pushing their own agendas--on both sides of the law.
And the dead
Back off--"or die--"is the clear message Nick receives as he investigates for a story of his own. Heedless, and perhaps in love with his beautiful editor, Nick endures humiliation, threats, violence, and worse in a thriller that overturns every expectation and finishes with the kind of flourish only James Patterson knows.

About the Author
James Patterson is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many books, including the blockbuster series MAXIMUM RIDE. More than 100 million of his books are in print around the world, making him one of the top-selling writers of all time.

Howard Roughan est l'auteur de plusieurs ouvrages dont "Infidele" ("The Up and Comer", 2001), salue a sa parution par de nombreux auteurs dont Bret Easton Ellis, et "Un mensonge presque parfait" ("The Promise of a Lie", 2004). Il vit a Ridgefield, dans le Connecticut avec sa femme et son fils.

Praise For Don't Blink


"The prolific Patterson seems unstoppable."
-USA Today

"James Patterson knows how to sell thrills and suspense in clean, unwavering prose."

"Patterson's novels are sleek entertainment machines, the Porsches of commercial fiction, expertly engineered and lightning fast."
-Publishers Weekly

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