Book: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro - Private

Private is an investigation company with branches around the globe.

The world’s most influential people make use of its services when they need maximum force and discretion.

Jack Morgan, a former Marine helicopter pilot, and his investigators use the most advanced forensic tools to help their clients.

Jack is already investigating a multimillion-dollar gambling scandal and the unsolved murder of 13 schoolgirls when his best friend’s wife is murdered.

He swears he will find the killer.

Jack doesn’t play by the rules so as he closes in on the culprit he has a tough time choosing between revenge and justice.

To complicate matters he finds himself embroiled in a torrid workplace love affair.

The first in the new Jack Morgan series, Private is populated with interesting characters of whom we are sure to learn more in future novels.

Although not as good as the Alex Cross novels it’s still a gripping read.

Private by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Century, R150

Rating: 3/5