Instinct (previously published as Murder Games) (Mass Market)
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Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the Instinct series.
- #2: Killer Instinct (Mass Market): $9.99
- #3: Steal (Instinct #3) (Mass Market): $9.99
A CBS TV SERIES STARRING ALAN CUMMING -- PREMIERING MARCH 2018
Previously published asMurder Games
Dr. Dylan Reinhart wrote the book on criminal behavior. Literally--he's a renowned, bestselling Ivy League expert on the subject. When a copy of his book turns up at a gruesome murder scene--along with a threatening message from the killer--it looks like someone has been taking notes.
Elizabeth Needham is the headstrong and brilliant NYPD Detective in charge of the case who recruits Dylan to help investigate another souvenir left at the scene--a playing card. Another murder, another card--and now Dylan suspects that the cards aren't a signature, they're a deadly hint--pointing directly toward the next victim.
As tabloid headlines about the killer known as "The Dealer" scream from newstands, New York City descends into panic. With the cops at a loss, it's up to Dylan to hunt down a serial killer unlike any the city has ever seen. Only someone with Dylan's expertise can hope to go inside the mind of a criminal and convince The Dealer to lay down his cards. But after thinking like a criminal--could Dylan become one?
A heart-pounding novel of suspense more shocking than any tabloid true crime story, Instinct introduces the next unforgettable character from the imagination of James Patterson, the world's #1 bestselling author.
About the Author
James Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. His books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. He is a tireless champion of the power of books and reading, exemplified by his new children's book imprint JIMMY Patterson. Patterson invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro-reading initiatives.
"Patterson has mastered the art of writing page-turning bestsellers."—Chicago Sun-Times
"A must-read author...a master of the craft."—Providence Sunday Journal
"The page-turningest author in the game right now."—San Francisco Chronicle