Private Games

Private Games

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Private, the world's most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic games in London. Its agents are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world, and 400 of them have been transferred to London to protect over 10,000 competitors who represent more than 200 countries. The opening ceremony is still hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Nigel Steele, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee and his mistress have been killed. It's clear that it wasn't a crime of passion, but one of precise calculation and execution. Newspaper reporter Karen Pope receives a letter from a person who calls himself Cronus claiming responsibility for the murders. He also proclaims that he will restore the Olympics to their ancient glory and will destroy all who have corrupted the games with lies, cheating, and greed. Karen immediately hires Private to examine the letter, and she and Nigel uncover a criminal genius who won't stop until he's ended the games for good.
Publisher: [North Kingstown, R.I.] : AudioGO, 2012
ISBN: 9781611131291
1611131294
Branch Call Number: Online Audio Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) :,digital

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janwishart
Jun 26, 2016

Best of the private series so far.

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vhuber
May 28, 2016

Book 3

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c210flyer
Aug 30, 2012

I enjoyed this book especially because I listened to it just after watching the Olympics. Would recommend. 7 of 10 for me.

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sarahwheelwright
Jul 02, 2012

This is a hilarious book. Totally far-fetched, even for a thriller. Couldn't stop laughing!

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clarap
May 14, 2012

Interesting book in line with Patterson's other writings.

LMOH May 11, 2012

Just in time for the London 2012 Olympics, James Paterson & Mark Sullivan's new novel is about a madman who has commited a series of gruesome acts in the hopes that it will stop the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Can Peter Knight find out who he is, and stop him in time?

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nitetraino
Apr 25, 2012

This story is nearly ruined with the unnecessary inclusion of young children for victimization. Nonetheless, the rating is lowered substantially because of it. 6 of 10 stars

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