From the Publisher
Private Berlin has the extraordinary pace and
international sophistication that has powered The Girl with the
Dragon Tattoo and Patterson''s #1 bestseller The Postcard
IN EUROPE''S MOST DANGEROUS CITY
Chris Schneider is a superstar agent at Private Berlin, Germany
headquarters for the world''s most powerful investigation firm. He
keeps his methods secret as he tackles Private''s most high-profile
cases-and when Chris suddenly disappears, he becomes Private
Berlin''s most dangerous investigation yet.
AN INVESTIGATOR IS SEARCHING
Mattie Engel is another top agent at Private Berlin, gorgeous and
ruthlessly determined-and she''s also Chris''s ex. Mattie throws
herself headfirst into finding Chris, following leads to the three
people Chris was investigating when he vanished: a billionaire
suspected of cheating on his wife, a soccer star accused of
throwing games, and a nightclub owner with ties to the Russian mob.
Any one of them would surely want Chris gone-and one of them is
evil enough to want him dead.
AND SHE''S AFTER MORE THAN THE TRUTH
Mattie''s chase takes her into Berlin''s most guarded, hidden, and
treacherous places, revealing secrets from Chris''s past that
she''d never dreamed of in the time they were lovers. On the brink
of a terrifying discovery, Mattie holds on to her belief in
Chris-in the face of a horror that could force all of Europe to the
edge of destruction and chaos.
James Patterson has taken the European thriller to a masterful new
level with Private Berlin, an adrenaline-charged,
spectacularly violent and sexy novel with unforgettable characters
of dark and complex depths. Private Berlin proves why
Patterson is truly the world''s #1 bestselling author.
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.
About the Book
At Private Berlin, agent Chris Schneider has disappeared. The Private team retraces his footsteps to his cases: a billionaire suspected of cheating on his wife, a world-famous soccer player accused of throwing games, and the owner of a seedy nightclub. All of them are suspects.
Published: January 21, 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown And Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316211176
ISBN - 13: 9780316211178