Beach Road by James Patterson
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This is the latest of James Patterson's novels, and it is co-written by Peter De Jonge.
I have been disappointed with some of the latest Alex Cross books but luckily I enjoyed this book very much. Lately I have been enjoying Patterson's books that are not Alex Cross, such as Honeymoon and the Women's Murder Club series.
If you are a Patterson fan, put this on your list!
The gripping Beach Road returns to the world of the Hamptons, where Patterson set The Beach House (2002). Tom Dunleavy is a small-time lawyer who lands a big case when three young men he plays basketball with are found shot to death execution-style at a billionaire's basketball court. The evidence points to a rising high-school basketball star, Dante Halleyville, who scuffled with one of the other young men earlier on the day of the murder and who apparently was seen disposing of the gun used to commit the murders. Tom reluctantly takes the case, convincing his ex-girlfriend, Kate Costello, a high-powered lawyer in Manhattan, to help him prove Dante innocent. The novel races toward a conclusion so shocking that even longtime Patterson devotees won't see it coming. Kristine Huntley
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