Black Market

Black Market

Book - 2006
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From the author who created the international No 1 bestsellers Along Came a Spider, Kiss the Girls and Jack and Jill comes a lightning-paced novel of high finance, international terrorism and irresistible page-turning suspense - now reissued in striking new cover style.

The threat was absolute. At 5.05 p.m. Wall Street would be destroyed. No demands, no ransom, no negotiations. A multiple firebombing - orchestrated by a secret militia group - would wipe out the financial heart of America.

Faced with catastrophe on an unimaginable scale, Federal agent Archer Carroll and Wall Street lawyer Caitlin Dillon are pitched into a heart-stopping race against time, tracking the unknown enemy through a maze of intrigue, rumour and betrayal towards a truly shocking climax.

Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2006.
ISBN: 9780007224883
0007224885
Branch Call Number: FICTION Patterso James
Characteristics: 399 p. :,map ;,18 cm.

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abbyz2000
Jan 16, 2020

Did not like it at all. Was about 2/3 in and I couldn't take it anymore. I skipped way ahead to read the end.

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JodiB66
May 02, 2015

Did not finish book. I couldn't get into it. JB

BeccaBB Jul 16, 2013

It is a well-paced novel so it is quick reading. There is enough character development that all the people feel real and you care about what happens to them. It is a little dated now but not to the point that it is no longer interesting. I wouldn’t call it heavy reading but it is entertaining. It has action, suspense and even some romance. There was a plot point added towards the end of the book that made the whole thing less believable to me but by then I was interested in knowing what was going to happen. There was also some weird use of italics. It put emphasis in some strange places and I didn’t know what the point of them was. But even with the few not so great points it is a fun read to pass a day or two.

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RichardPaul
Feb 06, 2011

Black Friday ---- by James Patterson c - 2000 Read Reg. Book c - 1986 (Black Market) ---- If I remember Correctly this story and Black Market are the same story. Yep! it is true. . . ---- Same story! ---- Both- A mystery/Det. Thriller ---- And in my notes the story is rated Excellent! ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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