The Family Lawyer: Includes the Nigh Sniper, the Family Lawyer, and the Good Sister

Version: Unabridged
Author: James Patterson
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Horror
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Published In: September 2017
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

From the world's #1 bestselling writer--3 pulse-pounding novels in one book!THE FAMILY LAWYER: Criminal defense attorney Matthew Hovanes is at the height of his career with a good marriage and popular athlete daughter Hannah, and smart computer whiz son Daniel. But their lives are shattered when a local girl commits suicide after being anonymously bullied-and Hannah is accused of cyber-stalking her. Convinced of Hannah's innocence, Matthew is determined to save his daughter from prison. But as he delves into the case, he discovers a dark side of his family he could never have imagined... (with Robert Rotstein)NIGHT SNIPER: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD's most brilliant detective--and the most damaged. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders. (with Christopher Charles)THE GOOD SISTER: When a late-night telephone call pulls LA event planner Dani Lawrence from sleep, it's her older sister Melissa, sobbing: "He's dead. Finally." The dead man is her husband Kirk, a social worker, father, and serial adulterer. And the circumstances don't look good for Melissa. Dani will do anything to help her sister-whether by helping the investigation, or obstructing it...

Author Details

Author Details

Patterson, James

James Patterson is an award-winning American author. Formerly the chairman of advertising company J. W. Thompson in the early 1990s, Patterson came up with the slogan "Toys R Us Kid." Shortly after his success with Along Came A Spider, he retired from the firm and devoted his time to writing. The novels-featuring his character, Alex Cross, a black forensic psychologist formerly of the Washington, D.C. Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation, now working as a private psychologist and government consultant-are the most popular books among Patterson readers and the top selling US Detective series in the past ten years.

In 2007, one of every fifteen hardcover novels sold was a James Patterson title - totaling an estimated of 16 million books sold last year in North America alone. In total, Patterson's books have sold an estimated 150 million copies worldwide. He has won awards including the Edgar, the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, and the International Thriller of the Year award. James Patterson was called "the man who can't miss" in Time magazine. He is the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on The New York Times adult and children's bestsellers lists, and to have two books on NovelTracker's top-ten list at the same time..He holds the New York Times bestsellers list record with 39 New York Times bestselling titles overall.* He even made an appearance on the Fox TV show The Simpsons as himself.

Patterson is also well known for sharing the spotlight with different co-authors such as Maxine Paetro and Andrew Gross and has often said that collaborating with others brings new and interesting ideas to his stories.

He also founded the James Patterson PageTurner Awards, now in its third year. Patterson has personally given away over $600,000 to reward "people, companies, schools, and other institutions who find original and effective ways to spread the excitement of books and reading."

Patterson's bestselling Women's Murder Club series is now a TV show starring former Law & Order star Angie Harmon. The show premiered in the fall of 2007 on ABC television. Other movie deals are currently in the works with various Hollywood studios including a major motion picture based on his Maximum Ride series, to be produced by Avi Arad, the creator of X-Men and Spiderman. Most recently, the forthcoming Dangerous Days of Daniel X has been optioned by New Regency.

Patterson received his bachelor's degree from Manhattan College.

He lives in Palm Beach, Florida with his wife, Susan, and son, Jack.