Haunted You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City but you can t take the cop out of Michael Bennett Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him and his family

  • Title: Haunted
  • Author: James Patterson James O. Born
  • ISBN: 9780316273978
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Hardcover
  • You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can t take the cop out of Michael Bennett.Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he getsYou can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can t take the cop out of Michael Bennett.Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight knit community Kids are disappearing left and right with no explanation until several bodies turn up in the woods As Bennett investigates, he discovers that the seemingly perfect town is reeling from a deadly addiction, and the violence is about to reach a fever pitch Far from the city streets he knows so well, Bennett faces off against a horrific evil next door that threatens a town, the law, and the family that Bennett loves above all else.

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    1. James Patterson James O. Born

      Official US SiteOfficial UK SiteBookShotsJIMMY Patterson BooksOfficial Site for James Patterson s Middle School SeriesReadKiddoReadJames Patterson has created enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series As of January 2016, he has sold over 350 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most 1 New York Times bestsellers In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, he also writes children s, middle grade, and young adult fiction and is also the first author to have 1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children s bestsellers lists.The son of an insurance salesman and a schoolteacher, Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and began casually writing at the age of nineteen In 1969, he graduated from Manhattan College He was given a full ride to Vanderbilt University s graduate program in English but dropped out after a year, knowing that he wouldn t be able to continue reading and writing for pleasure if he became a college professor.Instead, he moved to New York to become a junior copywriter for the advertising agency J Walter Thompson, eventually becoming CEO of its North American company.In 1976, while still working for J Walter Thompson, Patterson published his first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, with Little, Brown and Company After being turned down by thirty one publishers, it won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel Patterson s 1993 novel, Along Came a Spider, his first novel to feature Alex Cross, was also his first New York Times bestseller in fiction.In 2001, Morgan Freeman starred as Alex Cross in a film adaptation of Along Came a Spider, and Tyler Perry also played the character in the 2012 film Alex Cross A film adaptation of Patterson s middle grade novel Middle School The Worst Years of My Life will be released in theaters in October 2016.For his initiatives to help kids become passionate readers and for his philanthropic efforts, Patterson was awarded the National Book Foundation s 2015 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community James Patterson has donated than one million books to students, emphasizing some of the most under resourced schools and youth programs in the country In 2015, Patterson donated 1.75 million to school libraries throughout the United States, and 250,000 in holiday bonuses to individual bookstore employees He also gave 1 million to independent bookstores in 2014.Patterson has recently donated over 26 million to his and his wife s alma maters the University of Wisconsin, Vanderbilt University, and Manhattan College and he has established over four hundred Teacher Education Scholarships at twenty four colleges and universities throughout the country Patterson has also donated over 650,000 books to U.S soldiers at home and overseas In May 2015, Patterson launched a new children s book imprint at Little, Brown, called JIMMY Patterson, that is unwaveringly focused on one goal turning kids into lifelong readers This imprint also provides resources, strategies, and programs to serve teachers, parents, librarians, and booksellers Patterson will be investing proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro reading initiatives Patterson has also founded ReadKiddoRead, a website designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians ignite a new generation s excitement for reading.


    1. James O. Born is again working alongside James Patterson on the popular Michael Bennett series. While Detective Bennett has made a name for himself, both as a cop and the father of a massive brood, he is not immune to personal struggles. When his son, Brian, is arrested for possession and distribution of narcotics, Bennett does all he can to climb the ladder. However, Brian knows all too well that ‘snitches get stitches’ and keeps a low profile. While juggling the legal proceedings and his o [...]

    2. This is the sixth James Patterson book that I have read so this year. I don’t know whether that is good or bad, but I get them from the library because I don’t find him good enough to buy and keep in my library. He’s mind candy – simple, fast-paced, detective and mystery oriented adventures that can be read in about two to three days and easily left behind. Nice escapism, but nothing super memorable.The first thing that I noticed was the new co-author listed on the cover of this new Mich [...]

    3. Now I am torn between which installment was my favorite, Alert or Haunted. I guess I can break it down like this. Alert was my favorite crime plot installment but Haunted was my favorite Bennett personal life plot. I was so enthralled in this book that I stayed up till 3 am to finish it last night. I cannot wait for the next Michael B. book! I am still upset about the turn Brian took between Bullseye and Haunted. That was drastic to say the least. My quick and simple overall: FIVE FANTASTIC STAR [...]

    4. I love Michael Bennett and Danny Mastrogorgio is an unbelievably talented narrator. Patterson books are always an entreating listen.

    5. I actually liked this one from James Patterson. It shows the drug problem that can help any where.

    6. Finally!!! Patterson and Born bring back a full length installment of my favorite family the Bennett's. Shock starts with the first chapter and continues through the whole book keeping my ears open through the whole night!! Ledwidge brings Mike Bennett's voice back as the only way I can imagine him or Shameus now. I don't think I could change a thing, especially with Mary Catherine and Sadie added to the mix!!

    7. I lost interest in this series- which up to that point Bennett was my top five favorite series- around the time the Bennetts disappeared to the country. I love Shamus I thought he was so funny and wonder if he is still alive but have just not been able to get through any of these books lately to find out. This book was no exception. It starts out too slowly and just did not grip me like those written before they went into hiding. I can always tell when the story grabs me by the neck because when [...]

    8. Michael Bennett is my favorite Patterson character. I thought the book started out strong, but once he got to Maine it got a little "meh".

    9. This one was terrible in my opinion. Could've been written by a middle school student. It was a very boring story, and seeing as how it was a Michael Bennett novel, I was even more disappointed in it since this particular series was one that I'd always looked forward to reading. Not anymore.

    10. I've read several books by James Patterson prior so I will offer honest review as it's hit or miss with his work for me even though I respect and admire him for not just his writing but his humanity towards others and his generous gifts to others. With this said, it must be noted that Haunted is co authored with James O'Born. This may or may not be important to readers as his past nine in the Michael Bennett series were authored with Howard Roughan. Perhaps this may explain the slight variation [...]

    11. As I have said before James Patterson books are either a hit or a miss and this one was definitely a hit. I really enjoyed seeing the storyline develop and seeing more about Detective Bennett and his family. They are unique and I love how they are not perfect.

    12. I bought this book at a book store. I enjoyed reading it. It had a good story to it. I liked the variety of characters in it. I look forward to the next book in this series.

    13. HauntedThis book kind of hit home. This has been a good series since the beginning but it has gotten a lot better as it goes on. I enjoy how it combines real life problems with Detective Bennett's family. It shows that drugs and prison can reach any family even a police officers. Great series.

    14. This book has more meat on its bones than the last couple to have rolled off the Patterson assembly line.I liked it.

    15. The Marines are an elite military group. Their training is high caliber, and when pushed their skills are lethal. Shelly learns that games of death are played, and chooses to help put an end to them. The perpetrators think this is an easy win. Sometimes you get what you ask for. Looks can be deceiving.

    16. This was a very disappointing and difficult read for me. At one time, I was one of the biggest Patterson fans. Little by little over the years I’ve stopped reading everything but the Cross and Bennett series. After this read, I may let this series go by the wayside too. Not sure if it was James O. Born as a new co-author but the first half of this book was beyond boring compared to previous books in this series. Some chapters were so poorly written and with no excitement and little motivation [...]

    17. I always enjoy the Michael Bennett series. This one was no exception. As always with Patterson, you can expect a fast paced exciting read with a few surprises and family fun. Like how his family's wholesomeness is combined with grizzly crimes. Unique approach.

    18. WOW! A vacation for the main character, Michael Bennett and family-does not last long but the plot, drugs, jail, and a ring will make the reader turn the pages quickly.

    19. BoringVery slow build up . Boring story no flow,disjointed, a lot of separate parts,no connections. I could almost tell which was Patterson writing,which was someone else. It read like JP wanted to make a statement about the evil of drugs,and tried to do it in novel form.Failed. Did not like this one AT ALL!!

    20. I would have rated this five stars but Patterson and/or his co-author do a lot of body-shaming in this book that I did not appreciate.

    21. Good, but better at the end than the beginning. Started out in one direction then turned to another but James tied it all together in the end. seems to be a running theme in books I have read lately.I do like the style of writing with short chapters by this author.

    22. I really enjoyed the book, however it did not hold my attention like other James Patterson novels normally do. I would probably recommend other books by him first.

    23. Detective Bennett can’t go on vacation without solving a criminal case. This time, he’s not in New York; Maine is the location. Unfortunately, this story didn’t have much of an appeal to me. It takes a detective from another state to resolve the crime? Especially when the detective in Maine was not only a former detective in New York but also Detective Bennett’s old partner? I don’t think so. The title didn’t appeal to meould have re-thought that one. I still Love Detective Michael B [...]

    24. This book hits home on some levels; however, I want more action from a Patterson reador, if talking family, more depth needs to be given to character development within the family. I guess the Michael Bennett stories aren't really for me.

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