Step on A Crack

Step on A Crack

Michael Bennett Series, Book 1

eBook - 2007
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During a state funeral for a beloved former First Lady in New York City's largest cathedral, the unthinkable occurs. Armed men disguised as monks seize the church and seal themselves inside, along with more than one hundred of the most powerful people in America. The captives include world leaders, actors, TV stars, athletes, and politicians, and the kidnappers are armed with enough C4 explosives to blow a crater in the middle of Manhattan.NYPD officer Michael Bennett is pulled into the standoff as lead negotiator. Despite the escalating danger, Michael faces an even more terrifying crisis at home. His wife has been diagnosed with a devastating disease, and Michael faces the prospect of losing the love of his life and having to raise their ten children alone. With his own life teetering and the lives of thousands suddenly his responsibility, Michael struggles to diffuse the tense situation fast. Yet the kidnappers' moves are impossible to predict, and they block every...
Publisher: 2007
ISBN: 9780316137423
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Nov 29, 2018

This novel is by far one of the best by James Patterson, and I enjoyed reading about Michael Bennett's family. The ending was so unexpected. Good read!

Jun 13, 2018

Gave up on this book after a completely unrealistic death of the First Lady.

Mar 29, 2018

Great Book!!! Very quick and easy read. Loved the plot. can't wait to read the rest of the series

Mar 11, 2016

great book and great way to start a series loved it

Nov 17, 2014

Entertaining read, pretty interesting main character even if not very well-developed in the book. I didn't like the end as much as the rest of the book. It felt like there was too much setup for a few pages where everything falls into place like magic. However, still an enjoyable read

lv2tour Nov 14, 2014

I've read most of Patterson's books, except for any in the Mike Bennett series.
I have to say, this book is one of my favorites to date.

May 07, 2014

awful. Written at a high school level. This was an experiment and I wasnt expecting much

Aug 10, 2013

I found this a very quick read, but also violent and disturbing. Great summer reads generally are not this dark, but having said that, Patterson does not disappoint. It was fast paced and held my attention all the way through.

Apr 09, 2012

worth the read and worth action it was one i could not put down.
worth it loved the book.

Jan 04, 2012

Pretty good book. Very interesting. The ending didn't have to be as complicated as it was, though.

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