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Just when detective Michael Bennett thinks that a small, idyllic town might be a perfect place, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the small, tight-knit, perfect community. Kids are disappearing with no explanation - until a collection of bodies turns up in the woods. As Bennett investigates the horrific crimes, he soon discovers that the town he thought was perfect is reeling from a deadly drug epidemic, and the violence is about to reach a fever pitch.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Little Brown and Company,, 2018.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781538745489
Characteristics: 308 pages ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Born, James O. - Author


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Mar 29, 2019

This was my first Michael Bennett novel and it was good enough for me to be interested in the series. I sort of feel that I should start from the beginning to get the whole back story of Bennett but I got enough characteristics in 'Haunted' to know I like him as a protagonist.
The story starts out with its focus on Bennett's son, but steers off in another direction after about a third way through, which kind of seemed pointless and some what unfinished. Maybe this continues in future stories?
It wasn't the best Patterson book I've read but I will certainly be delving back into Michael Bennett's world when I'm done plowing the Robert Langdon series.
*Side-note* There's nothing 'haunting' about this book, no ghosts, no ghouls, no scares at all.

Nov 26, 2018

Was an 'ok' book. Fast easy read. Not Patterson's best but filled in a wet weekend for me.

Nov 04, 2018

Story line started interesting and then went off the track into a different story line mid-way with a lot of pointless side line stories. Read more like an incoherent diary.

Dec 27, 2017

I'm a huge James Patterson fan but have to say, not his best work. The title and preview was misleading 're anything haunted. A good book to just pass the time but nothing that's gonna really get your heart racing like typical James Patterson.

Dec 03, 2017

I love Patterson's writing and also the Bennett storylines. This book was okay but lacked action.

Dec 01, 2017

Enjoyed visiting with the Bennett family again. Just enough action to keep the blood pumping.

Nov 29, 2017

Very light and enjoyable - had just finished another book that was much deeper - was fun to read something that uses less brain cells!

Nov 25, 2017

This book was a fast read offering very little of an original nature. The intent, I believe, was to show the family coping with the older son's drug trial and its aftermath, and to move the family story along to its next major change. I will keep reading in hopes that the next volume has a bit more content and that the characters are less formulaic than the ones found here (with the exveption of Sadie).

Nov 15, 2017

Just finished this and it was a book that was hard to put down! Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Oct 16, 2017

Usually like Patterson's books but this one is not my favorite. Like Michael Bennett series but this one was not as action packed as many of his earlier books. A fast read!

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