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Best case: survival
The son of one of New York's wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can't save him, because this kidnapper isn't demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury. In this exam, wrong answers are fatal.
Worst case: death
Detective Michael Bennett leads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can't begin to understand what could lead someone to target anyone's children. As another student disappears, one powerful family after another uses their leverage and connections to turn the heat up on the mayor, the press—anyone who will listen—to stop this killer. Their reach extends all the way to the FBI, who send their top Abduction Specialist, Agent Emily Parker. Bennett's life—and love life—suddenly get even more complicated.
This case: Detective Michael Bennett is on it
Before Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI's intrusion on his case, the mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most devastating demonstration yet—one that could bring cataclysmic devastation to every inch of New York. From the shocking first page to the last exhilarating scene, Worst Case is a non-stop thriller from "America's #1 storyteller" (Forbes).
The eBook Special Edition includes:
A profile of Michael Bennett
A list of the Michael Bennett series with descriptions of all the cases
Addresses of the locations of the main scenes in the book

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9780316174497
  • Release date: April 2, 2010

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780316174497
  • Release date: April 2, 2010

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780316174497
  • File size: 2003 KB
  • Release date: April 2, 2010


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Kindle Book
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subjects

Fiction Thriller

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.1
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:3-4

Best case: survival
The son of one of New York's wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can't save him, because this kidnapper isn't demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury. In this exam, wrong answers are fatal.
Worst case: death
Detective Michael Bennett leads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can't begin to understand what could lead someone to target anyone's children. As another student disappears, one powerful family after another uses their leverage and connections to turn the heat up on the mayor, the press—anyone who will listen—to stop this killer. Their reach extends all the way to the FBI, who send their top Abduction Specialist, Agent Emily Parker. Bennett's life—and love life—suddenly get even more complicated.
This case: Detective Michael Bennett is on it
Before Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI's intrusion on his case, the mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most devastating demonstration yet—one that could bring cataclysmic devastation to every inch of New York. From the shocking first page to the last exhilarating scene, Worst Case is a non-stop thriller from "America's #1 storyteller" (Forbes).
The eBook Special Edition includes:
A profile of Michael Bennett
A list of the Michael Bennett series with descriptions of all the cases
Addresses of the locations of the main scenes in the book

Expand title description text