13-Minute Murder: Dead Man Running / 113 Minutes / 13 Minute Murder

13-Minute Murder: Dead Man Running / 113 Minutes / 13 Minute Murder

James Patterson / Feb 16, 2020
Minute Murder Dead Man Running Minutes Minute Murder What do a psychiatrist a mother and an expert hitman have in common Their time is running out in these three fast paced thrillers from the World s Bestselling Writer James PattersonAD MAN RUNNING
  • Title: 13-Minute Murder: Dead Man Running / 113 Minutes / 13 Minute Murder
  • Author: James Patterson
  • ISBN: 1780899734
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common Their time is running out in these three fast paced thrillers from the World s 1 Bestselling Writer, James PattersonAD MAN RUNNING Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD cases and his time is limited Especially when he uncovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate.113 MINUTES Molly Rou What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common Their time is running out in these three fast paced thrillers from the World s 1 Bestselling Writer, James PattersonAD MAN RUNNING Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD cases and his time is limited Especially when he uncovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate.113 MINUTES Molly Rourke s son has been murdered and she knows who s responsible Now she s taking the law into her own hands Never underestimate a mother s love.13 MINUTE MURDER He can kill anybody in just minutes from the first approach to the clean escape His skills have served him well, and he has a grand plan to get out alive and spend his earnings with his beloved wife, Maria.An anonymous client offers Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard It s exactly the last big job he needs to complete his plan The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle Ryan has to run and Maria goes missing Now the world s fastest hit man sets out for one last score Revenge And every minute counts Get A Copy INOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisIndigoBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Hardcover, 400 pages Expected publication August 6th 2020 by Century first published April 16th 2019 More Details ISBN 1780899734 ISBN13 9781780899732 Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail Edit Details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about 13 Minute Murder, please sign up

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Bookshots series All had good plots and were action packed so ideal for a quick read flag 3 likesLike see review Jun 08, 2019 Donna rated it liked it There are 3 short stories in this book I would call them novellas but author Patterson usually calls them bookshots.Dead Man Running Psychiatrist Randall Beck witnesses the shooting of one of his patients Then someone tries to kill him as he uncovers a plot at the highest level of government The book is full of action and had a nice ending I rate it 3 stars.113 Minutes Molly Rourke s 15 year old son dies from crystal meth She knows who sold him the drugs and plots revenge with her brother There are 3 short stories in this book I would call them novellas but author Patterson usually calls them bookshots.Dead Man Running Psychiatrist Randall Beck witnesses the shooting of one of his patients Then someone tries to kill him as he uncovers a plot at the highest level of government The book is full of action and had a nice ending I rate it 3 stars.113 Minutes Molly Rourke s 15 year old son dies from crystal meth She knows who sold him the drugs and plots revenge with her brothers and friends So how do they start Rob a bank, of course They pull off heists There s a nice twist in this one I rate it 3 stars.The 13 Minute Murder A hit man is paid to murder someone on the Harvard campus This story escalated to being bizarre and I never saw the point I can t rate this one than 2 stars flag 1 likeLike see review Aug 07, 2019 Katie Buckingham rated it liked it review of another edition Stories were short and fun but none made me want to read about the characters One I had already read in the bookshots series so glad I checked out from library vs purchased flag 1 likeLike see review May 26, 2019 Mary Drayer rated it liked it Three short stories in one book I liked 2 3Dead Man Burning and 113 Minutesgood action and OK storyline, characters, and plot Was not expecting this at all Mmmmm flag 1 likeLike see review May 03, 2019 Ed rated it really liked it 3 short stories of intrigue flag 1 likeLike see review May 14, 2019 susan rated it it was amazing review of another edition Short lLots of action Hard to put down I usually like longer book but in three short stores I got the satisfactionM p flag 1 likeLike see review May 13, 2019 Readerkuna1 rated it it was amazing review of another edition this book has three different stories THey are really good Keep you interested and worth the reade last one is about a man hired to kill someone when things go wrong and he is on the run.Things happen and he has to find the person who put out the hit.Twists and turns.Good red flag 1 likeLike see review Jul 13, 2019 Linda rated it it was ok Shelves 2019 books read I had no idea this book was three stories in one volume.This was certainly a quick read, but not what I expected flag 1 likeLike see review May 07, 2019 Carol Kruel rated it it was amazing review of another edition 3 great storiesGreat read as are all of James Patterson s books I can t get enough of James PattersonI would recommend any of his books flag 1 likeLike see review May 02, 2019 Judy Morris rated it really liked it This book was good It was a series of three stories They were very interesting flag 1 likeLike see review Aug 29, 2019 K.M Lowe rated it liked it First of all, let me start by saying I didn t realise this was a book of three short stories, but I didn t let that put me off, because i usually get lost in Pattersons work Book 1 13 minute murderWhere do I start The beginning of this story started out promising, the characters were believable and the initial story was intriguing, but that s where it ends for me, because once Mike Ryan, top assassin, takes care of his last assigned murder, he loses the plot and kills everyone in sight, incl First of all, let me start by saying I didn t realise this was a book of three short stories, but I didn t let that put me off, because i usually get lost in Pattersons work Book 1 13 minute murderWhere do I start The beginning of this story started out promising, the characters were believable and the initial story was intriguing, but that s where it ends for me, because once Mike Ryan, top assassin, takes care of his last assigned murder, he loses the plot and kills everyone in sight, including his wife It s honestly like a story from a teenager who has concocted the whole thing in a daydream or dream It was barbaric I really hope the other two stories are believable and engaging Oh, is the dog called Updike or Pupdike Becaise I really don t expect to find typos in the worlds bestselling thriller writers work, but here we have it I m not a fan of this collection so far, so here s hoping it improves flag Like see review Aug 14, 2019 Linda rated it really liked it Three short stories Dead Man Running by Patterson and Christopher Farnsworth is about a psychiatrist with a non operative brain tumor who learns that a senator running for president is to be assassinated He finally gets to her to warn her only to find out how wrong he was 113 Minutes by Patterson and Max DiLallo is about a woman avenging the death of her son from a drug overdose by getting even with the dealer who sold the meth to him The 13 Minute Murder by Patterson and Shan Serafin is abo Three short stories Dead Man Running by Patterson and Christopher Farnsworth is about a psychiatrist with a non operative brain tumor who learns that a senator running for president is to be assassinated He finally gets to her to warn her only to find out how wrong he was 113 Minutes by Patterson and Max DiLallo is about a woman avenging the death of her son from a drug overdose by getting even with the dealer who sold the meth to him The 13 Minute Murder by Patterson and Shan Serafin is about a contract killer who carried out a contract only to be confronted by the father of the deceased and told to find the person who put out the contract and kill him When told who it was, the man was told to do his job The first two stories were good but I did not enjoy the last one as much Kind of odd that Ryan was putting the bodies of those killed in the freezer flag Like see review Jun 04, 2019 Helen Drake rated it liked it This is a compilation of three short novels by James Patterson with 3 other writers.Dead Man Running by James Patterson with Christopher Farnsworth was the best of the three stories It was a well written plot with believable characters.113 Minutes by James Patterson with Max DiLallo was just bizarre As I was reading it, I felt that there were some chapters missing to bring everything together The characters were OK but the plot was too disjointed and too far fetched.The 13 Minute Murder by Ja This is a compilation of three short novels by James Patterson with 3 other writers.Dead Man Running by James Patterson with Christopher Farnsworth was the best of the three stories It was a well written plot with believable characters.113 Minutes by James Patterson with Max DiLallo was just bizarre As I was reading it, I felt that there were some chapters missing to bring everything together The characters were OK but the plot was too disjointed and too far fetched.The 13 Minute Murder by James Patterson with Shan Serafin is about a renowned Irish hit man in Boston It was a rather bloodthirsty tale with plenty of dead bodies and literary allusions The only character I liked was the hit man s dog flag Like see review Jun 13, 2019 Megan Chi rated it really liked it Meh , but nonetheless well written Dead Man Running is my personal favorite out of the three I couldn t find this book at my local library and the ebook was a 11 week wait I went to an out of county library to soak up the AC and coincidentally crossed paths with this book I didn t finish Hours and days later, I still wanted to find out what happens I went back to the library Luckily, this out of county allowed me to check the book out 113 Minutes I found this a little dry, but d Meh , but nonetheless well written Dead Man Running is my personal favorite out of the three I couldn t find this book at my local library and the ebook was a 11 week wait I went to an out of county library to soak up the AC and coincidentally crossed paths with this book I didn t finish Hours and days later, I still wanted to find out what happens I went back to the library Luckily, this out of county allowed me to check the book out 113 Minutes I found this a little dry, but daaaaaaanng, the ending was not what I expected and this is coming from someone who s an avid fan of thrillers, mystery, FBI, criminal justice, etc 13 Minute Murder Drier than 113 Minutes Slow Disappointing Predictable flag Like see review Jun 03, 2019 Michael crage rated it really liked it This book consisted of three novelettes The first two were excellent worth 5 star easily, but I did not care for the last one 13 minute murder I figured as a 2 star So adding up the two 5 s and one 2, add dividing by three, I get a rating of 4 stars The first story, Dead Man Running is about a Psychiatrist Randall Beck who is dying of an inoperable brain tumor who discovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate and he decides he is going to stop it The second story is about Molly Rourke This book consisted of three novelettes The first two were excellent worth 5 star easily, but I did not care for the last one 13 minute murder I figured as a 2 star So adding up the two 5 s and one 2, add dividing by three, I get a rating of 4 stars The first story, Dead Man Running is about a Psychiatrist Randall Beck who is dying of an inoperable brain tumor who discovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate and he decides he is going to stop it The second story is about Molly Rourke whose teenage son dies and she knows who responsible for it She is determined to expose him I ve said than the third story deserves flag Like see review May 22, 2019 Tammy rated it it was ok This short story or one story in the book was not my kind of story I usually like all the James Patterson s characters and stories This was not one of them It may have been me and my mood at the time though I am not sure I just did not like our main character Ryan who is telling the story He seems to be a cop or killer it is hard to tell at first He has one last job at Harvard and after the payout he can retire with his wife Maria Things do not go well and everything seems to be blowing u This short story or one story in the book was not my kind of story I usually like all the James Patterson s characters and stories This was not one of them It may have been me and my mood at the time though I am not sure I just did not like our main character Ryan who is telling the story He seems to be a cop or killer it is hard to tell at first He has one last job at Harvard and after the payout he can retire with his wife Maria Things do not go well and everything seems to be blowing up in Ryan s face I don t know but I did not really care for Ryan though he is our main character flag Like see review Jun 27, 2019 Dominique Harris rated it really liked it I thought that the three books were very well written Each page was another twist and exciting turn The second book was interesting out of the three books because the way it started to the way it ended left me in a sense of confusion With the constant time changing, along with the different perspectives to Mason back to molly By the end of the second book, I was a little confused maybe I had missed something about how Mason and Molly already knew each other and how they came up with this ma I thought that the three books were very well written Each page was another twist and exciting turn The second book was interesting out of the three books because the way it started to the way it ended left me in a sense of confusion With the constant time changing, along with the different perspectives to Mason back to molly By the end of the second book, I was a little confused maybe I had missed something about how Mason and Molly already knew each other and how they came up with this master plan all coming from molly flag Like see review Apr 30, 2019 Christine Irvin rated it really liked it While I thought the stories in this volume were interesting and well written, I was quite surprised to find out that this was a book of three stories and not just one novel I thought the title of the book, THE 13 MINUTE MURDER, was the title of the novel Instead, it is the title of the last story in the book.Like I said, I thought the stories were interesting and well written I just wasn t prepared for a volume of short stories As you might have guessed, each story deals with murder flag Like see review Jul 12, 2019 Meck rated it it was ok Overall disappointing I m not sure why Patterson puts his name on some of the books clearly written by other authors The time stamps read throughput the first two stories were a huge distraction and added nothing that I was able to decipher The first story had huge potential as the characters were interesting The protagonist in the third story was clearly a sociopath Violent story which ended somewhat abruptly I felt it needed closure I can t recommend this book flag Like see review Jun 26, 2019 Lynne rated it liked it review of another edition UGH I m beginning to dislike these compilation books You think you re getting one long story but you get 3 short stories Dead Man Running was in another book I already read Six Months Later was the craziest story and I think somebody left out a chapter or two right in the middle 13 Minute Murder wasn t really to my liking but the hired killer did love his dog James Patterson, please stop it with these types of books flag Like see review May 23, 2019 Marilyn Euliano rated it it was ok It was a different experience reading 3 short stories all wrapped in one package I didn t mind it, but I think I prefer a fuller story, one that s easier to fully commit to with character development and such If I had to rate the 3 stories from best to worst it would be 2, 1, 3 in that order Patterson is reliable for an easy read, entertaining and interesting story plot, but I have to say this isn t my absolute favorite from him flag Like see review May 08, 2019 Linda rated it liked it Three short stories co authored by different people All three kept my interest The first two, one dealing with a potential presidential assassination and the second dealing with a Mother s revenge were decently detailed The third, involving a killer for hire was not as enjoyable to me but had a twist or two that helped the overall quality flag Like see review May 14, 2019 Jeanette Hurrelbrink rated it it was ok review of another edition The 13 Minute Murder Three stories about murder the first was fair, the second was good and the third was horrible I don t care for this format at all but it looks like we have several books of this type being published I guess it is time to take a break from Patterson novels flag Like see review Aug 18, 2019 Peggy Buckner rated it it was ok review of another edition Very disappointed in this book It consisted of 3 short stories The first one was pretty good but the other two not so much The 3rd story I didn t finish too dark and violent I usually enjoy Patterson s books, but not this time Don t waste your time flag Like see review Jun 28, 2019 Vince Santarelli rated it liked it First two stories were really good Third story, not so good at all I had no idea what was happening from the very beginning And when I was done, I said, so what happened Not a good story at all flag Like see review May 26, 2019 Anitha Lane rated it it was ok review of another edition Not worthy of himI ve read several books by Mr Patterson and have always liked him But this book was very redundant It kept repeating the action from chapter to chapter I m sorry to say, but I found the book boring flag Like see review Apr 19, 2019 Michelle rated it it was amazing For all of Michael Ryan s planning this murder really goes awry.He loses much than he gains and learns a lot too.Does it pay off in the end Or does he really disassociate that much The question lingered in my mind a while after I finished the book flag Like see review previous 1 2 3 4 next new topicDiscuss This Book There are no discussion topics on this book yet Be the first to start one Share Recommend It Stats Recent Status Updates Readers also enjoyed
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        Official US SiteOfficial UK SiteJIMMY Patterson BooksReadKiddoReadJames Patterson is the world s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller He 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 He has sold over 380 million books wo Official US SiteOfficial UK SiteJIMMY Patterson BooksReadKiddoReadJames Patterson is the world s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller He 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 He has sold over 380 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, among them The President Is Missing with President Bill Clinton, Patterson also writes fiction for young readers of all ages, including the Max Einstein series, produced in partnership with the Albert Einstein Estate He is also the first author to have 1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children s bestseller 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 scholarship to Vanderbilt University s graduate program in English He left Vanderbilt before getting his PhD due to complications involving the Vietnam War 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 book 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 was released in theaters in October 2016.James Patterson has donated than one million books to students, focusing on some of the most under resourced schools and youth programs in the country To date, he has donated 7.25 million to school and classroom libraries throughout the United States, and 2.1 million to independent bookstores and employees.Patterson has recently donated over 35 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 and Writer Education Scholarships at twenty one colleges and universities throughout the country Patterson has also donated than one million books to U.S soldiers at home and overseas.In May 2015, Patterson launched a children s book imprint at Little, Brown 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 invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro reading initiatives.Patterson also founded ReadKiddoRead, a website designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians ignite a new generation s excitement for reading Awarded the National Book Foundation s Innovations in Reading Prize and the American Library Association s Great Websites for Kids, the site features thoughtful book reviews from a variety of genres and age ranges, a large and lively Facebook community, and contributions from other authors.Patterson s awards for adult and children s literature include the Edgar Award, the International

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    1. Read the first story, skip the second and speed read the third I am not a fan of Patterson s Bookshots but the first story in this grouping was really good I could have totally lived without the other two If you have other books to enjoy, this is one Patterson volume worth skipping.


    2. This is a collection of 3 short stories, previously released as part of the Bookshots series All had good plots and were action packed so ideal for a quick read.


    3. There are 3 short stories in this book I would call them novellas but author Patterson usually calls them bookshots.Dead Man Running Psychiatrist Randall Beck witnesses the shooting of one of his patients Then someone tries to kill him as he uncovers a plot at the highest level of government The book is full of action and had a nice ending I rate it 3 stars.113 Minutes Molly Rourke s 15 year old son dies from crystal meth She knows who sold him the drugs and plots revenge with her brother There [...]


    4. Stories were short and fun but none made me want to read about the characters One I had already read in the bookshots series so glad I checked out from library vs purchased.


    5. Three short stories in one book I liked 2 3Dead Man Burning and 113 Minutesgood action and OK storyline, characters, and plot Was not expecting this at all Mmmmm


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