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Publisher's Summary

#1 New York Times bestselling detective Billy Harney of The Black Book is chasing down a billionaire crime boss and a prison escape artist while a young girl's life hangs in the balance.

As Chicago PD’s special-ops leader, Detective Billy Harney knows well that money is not the only valuable currency. The filthy rich man he’s investigating is down to his last twenty million. He’s also being held in jail.

For now.

Billy’s unit is called in when an escape plan results in officers down and inmates vanished.

In an empty lot, Billy spots two Kevlar vests. Two helmets. Two assault rifles. And a handwritten note:

Hi, Billy

Are you having fun yet?

©2022 James Patterson and David Ellis (P)2022 Little, Brown & Company

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another great book to read!

I enjoyed this book's ability to keep you on the edge of your seat! This book had you wonder what was going to happen next right up until the very end ! If you like intrigue, danger, and exciting ending, you will love this book.

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DAAANNNGG!

Billy Harney proves once again that the angels have given him more than nine lives. James Patterson does not dissapoint.

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3rd Book Does Not Disappoint!

These are fast paced. well written action/mystery stories. Love the characters. Would mske amazing movies!

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Great book

Loved it, great plots. Great set up for next book. the characters were well defined with lots of twists and turns

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another cliffhanger!

If you've followed the Billy Harney series, you went be disappointed. The ending will infuriate you because it leaves you longing for the next installment.

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Another Winner

I so enjoy a series. It's like talking with an old friend. Although it took me by surprise, I enjoyed that sibling interaction was limited.

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Great

As usual a really great read I really love his work it is beyond reality can't wait for the next one.

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Billy Harney is back

While not as thrilling and heart-wrenching as the two previous installments, this was a good work in the Billy Harney series. We didn’t get as much of Harney-family shenanigans in this installment, but, for me, the most emotionally resonant parts of the story were involving such scenes. I’m not sure if there will be more books in this series, but I sure hope so. I’ve become quite fond of the Billy Goat. The narration was excellent as usual.

P.S. One big negative of this series is a disproportionate number of strong female characters getting fridged.

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Thriller

I've always said. If you don't have a plan, a backup plan and an escape plan. You have no plan at all. Yes I would recommend this book to friends.

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Dual Meanings

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