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ISBN13: 9780316018777
ISBN10: 0316018775
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THE BEACH...

A breathtakingly beautiful supermodel disappears from a swimsuit photo shoot at the most glamorous hotel in Hawaii. Only hours after she goes missing, Kim McDaniels's parents receive a terrifying phone call. Fearing the worst, they board the first flight to Maui and begin the hunt for their daughter.

...WILL NEVER BE...

Ex-cop Ben Hawkins, now a reporter for the L.A. Times, gets the McDaniels assignment. The ineptitude of the local police force defies belief--Ben has to start his own investigation for Kim McDaniels to have a prayer. And for Ben to have the story of his life.

...THE SAME FOR YOU AGAIN.

All the while, the killer sets the stage for his next production. His audience expects the best--and they won't be disappointed. Swimsuit is a heart-pounding story of fear and desire, transporting you to a place where beauty and murder collide and unspeakable horrors are hidden within paradise.

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"A serial killer with an urge to break into print propels this thriller from bestseller Patterson and collaborator Paetro (4th of July). Ben Hawkins, a former L.A. cop turned reporter and author, travels to Hawaii to look into the disappearance of model Kim McDaniels, who has fallen victim to a sadistic fiend who calls himself Henri Benoit. Ben meets with Kim's distraught parents, but the investigation soon runs into dead ends, even as the body count rises. Back in Los Angeles, Henri gets in touch with Ben, and offers the story of his life and the reasons he continues with his murderous spree. As part of the deal, Henri asks the reporter to write his tell-all book. Ben can't refuse given the killer's threat to his life as well as his girlfriend's. In just one of many clever twists, Henri proves to be the consummate storyteller. Patterson fans will devour this one in a single sitting." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears. Fearing the worst, her parents travel to Hawaii to investigate for themselves, never expecting the horror that awaits them.

LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins is conducting his own research into the case, hoping to help the victim and get an idea for his next bestseller. With no leads and no closer to uncovering the kidnapper's identity than when he stepped off the plane, Ben gets a shocking visit that pushes him into an impossible-to-resist deal with the devil.

A heart-pounding story of fear and desire, SWIMSUIT transports readers to a chilling new territory where the collision of beauty and murder transforms paradise into a hell of unspeakable horrors.

Synopsis:

A heart-pounding story of fear and desire, "Swimsuit" transports readers to a chilling new territory where the collision of beauty and murder transforms paradise into a hell of unspeakable horrors.

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Kimberly Berry, July 13, 2009 (view all comments by Kimberly Berry)

Patterson definitely went from a 'thriller' to a 'horror' book with this one. Maybe because I'm a parent and we know that a parent will always try their best to protect their child(ren), no matter how old they are. This book was much more graphic than his others. The psychopath takes on many disguises and is easily able to lure his prey, to which he enjoys filming his sadistic and torturous ways with his victims. Some parts I will say were very hard to read and I'm a huge fan of Patterson, so take this as a warning...it is not for the weak!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316018777
Author:
Patterson, James
Publisher:
Little Brown and Company
Author:
Paetro, Maxine
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Kidnapping
Subject:
Parent and child
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
393
Dimensions:
9.22x6.38x1.43 in. 1.41 lbs.

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Product details 393 pages Little Brown and Company - English 9780316018777 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "A serial killer with an urge to break into print propels this thriller from bestseller Patterson and collaborator Paetro (4th of July). Ben Hawkins, a former L.A. cop turned reporter and author, travels to Hawaii to look into the disappearance of model Kim McDaniels, who has fallen victim to a sadistic fiend who calls himself Henri Benoit. Ben meets with Kim's distraught parents, but the investigation soon runs into dead ends, even as the body count rises. Back in Los Angeles, Henri gets in touch with Ben, and offers the story of his life and the reasons he continues with his murderous spree. As part of the deal, Henri asks the reporter to write his tell-all book. Ben can't refuse given the killer's threat to his life as well as his girlfriend's. In just one of many clever twists, Henri proves to be the consummate storyteller. Patterson fans will devour this one in a single sitting." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears. Fearing the worst, her parents travel to Hawaii to investigate for themselves, never expecting the horror that awaits them.

LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins is conducting his own research into the case, hoping to help the victim and get an idea for his next bestseller. With no leads and no closer to uncovering the kidnapper's identity than when he stepped off the plane, Ben gets a shocking visit that pushes him into an impossible-to-resist deal with the devil.

A heart-pounding story of fear and desire, SWIMSUIT transports readers to a chilling new territory where the collision of beauty and murder transforms paradise into a hell of unspeakable horrors.

"Synopsis" by , A heart-pounding story of fear and desire, "Swimsuit" transports readers to a chilling new territory where the collision of beauty and murder transforms paradise into a hell of unspeakable horrors.
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