Second Honeymoon [NOOK Book]

Overview

A walk down the aisle, a resort hotel, a drink on the beach...for these unlucky couples, the honeymoon's over.

A newlywed couple steps into the sauna in their deluxe honeymoon suite—and never steps out again. When another couple is killed while boarding their honeymoon flight to Rome, it becomes clear that someone is targeting honeymooners, and it's anyone's guess which happy couple is next on the list.

FBI Agent John O'Hara is deep into ...

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Overview

A walk down the aisle, a resort hotel, a drink on the beach...for these unlucky couples, the honeymoon's over.

A newlywed couple steps into the sauna in their deluxe honeymoon suite—and never steps out again. When another couple is killed while boarding their honeymoon flight to Rome, it becomes clear that someone is targeting honeymooners, and it's anyone's guess which happy couple is next on the list.

FBI Agent John O'Hara is deep into solving the case, while Special Agent Sarah Brubaker is hunting another ingenious serial killer, whose victims all have one chilling thing in common.

As wedding hysteria rises to a frightening new level, John and Sarah work ever more closely together in a frantic attempt to decipher the logic behind two rampages. SECOND HONEYMOON is James Patterson's most mesmerizing, most exciting, and most surprising thriller ever.

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Editorial Reviews

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FBI Special Agent John O'Hara knows death: Just two years ago, he lost his beloved wife to a drunk driver. Now he's back, in this standalone sequel to Honeymoon (9781455529858, $10.00), to track down the murderer of a pair of innocent newlyweds honeymooning in the Caribbean. As he does so, he ponders an ultimate question: What should he do when the man responsible for his wife's death is set free just weeks from now? Now in mass-market paperback and NOOK Book.

BookPage.com
"Honeymoon has the quick-cut pacing and visual snap of a screenplay."
BookReporter.com
"Whether you're cuddled up in front of a fire or basking on a sunny beach, Honeymoon will be over all too soon."
From the Publisher
PRAISE FOR HONEYMOON:

"[Patterson] again shows his usual flair for brisk narrative, strong suspense and genuine twists...nearly impossible to stop reading."—Publishers Weekly

"Whether you're cuddled up in front of a fire or basking on a sunny beach, Honeymoon will be over all too soon."—BookReporter.com

"Honeymoon has the quick-cut pacing and visual snap of a screenplay."—BookPage.com

GeishaHouse.me
"FAST-PACED, QUIRKY, AND ACTION-PACKED . . . THE DUAL STORIES PROGRESS BEAUTIFULLY ALONGSIDE EACH OTHER, and in the end we see the agents working together to solve each others' cases . . . a pleasant read."
Quick-Book-Review.blogspot.com
"ONE OF MOST EXCITING THRILLERS I'VE HAD THE PLEASURE OF READING IN MY LIFE . . . The perfect duo of main characters, plenty of bizarre murders, elusive and cunning serial killers, and a seemingly disjointed plot which makes perfect sense when all of the pieces of the puzzle are put together."
DorsetEcho.co.uk
"JAMES PATTERSON HAS A PENCHANT FOR PRODUCING MURDER MYSTERY THAT IS UNRIVALLED IN THE LITERARY WORLD . . . In SECOND HONEYMOON [he] brought to life two clever murderers, each with their own reason for delivering death to those unlucky enough to cross their path."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316211192
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Publication date: 6/24/2013
  • Series: Honeymoon
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 806
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Detective Michael Bennett novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.



James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books specifically for young readers. James is a founding partner of Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund in the UK. In 2010, he was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.

Biography

James Patterson had been working as a very successful advertising copywriter when he decided to put his Masters degree in English to a somewhat different use. Inspired by bestselling hair-raising thrillers like The Day of the Jackal and The Exorcist, Patterson went to work on his first novel. Published in 1976, The Thomas Berryman Number established him as a writer of tightly constructed mysteries that move forward with the velocity of a bullet. For his startling debut, Patterson was awarded the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel—an auspicious beginning to one of the most successful careers in publishing.

A string of gripping standalone mysteries followed, but it was the 1992 release of Along Came a Spider that elevated Patterson to superstar status. Introducing Alex Cross, a brilliant black police detective/forensic psychologist, the novel was the first installment in a series of bestselling thrillers that has proved to be a cash cow for the author and his publisher.

Examining Patterson's track record, it's obvious that he believes one good series deserves another…maybe even a third! In 2001, he debuted the Women's Murder Club with 1st to Die, a fast-paced thriller featuring four female crime fighters living in San Francisco—a homicide detective, a medical examiner, an assistant D.A., and a cub reporter. The successful series has continued with other numerically titled installments. Then, spinning off a set of characters from a previous novel (1998's When the Wind Blows), in 2005 he published Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment. Featuring a "flock" of genetically engineered flying children, the novel was a huge hit, especially with teen readers, and spawned a series of vastly popular fantasy adventures.

In addition to continuing his bestselling literary franchises, Patterson has also found time to co-author thrillers with other writers—including Peter de Jonge, Andrew Gross, Maxine Paetro, and Howard Roughan—and has even ventured into romance (Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas, Sam's Letters to Jennifer) and children's literature (santaKid). Writing at an astonishing pace, this prolific author has turned himself into a one-man publishing juggernaut, fulfilling his clearly stated ambition to become "the king of the page-turners."

Good To Know

Patterson's Suzanne's Diary For Nicholas was inspired by a diary his wife kept that tracked the development of their toddler son.

Two of Patterson's Alex Cross mysteries (Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls) have been turned into films starring Morgan Freeman; in 2007, a weekly television series premiered, based on the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels.

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    1. Hometown:
      Palm Beach, Florida
    1. Date of Birth:
      March 22, 1947
    2. Place of Birth:
      Newburgh, New York
    1. Education:
      B.A., Manhattan College, 1969; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2013

    Wow!

    Talk about a quick, on the edge of your seat book! Love James Patterson books. You will not regret reading this wild ride.

    18 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2013

    Couldn't put it down!

    Couldn't put it down!

    13 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2013

    Another unputdownable book by Mr. Patterson. I loved reading it.

    Another unputdownable book by Mr. Patterson. I loved reading it. Finished it in one sitting and hoping for more books like this! I'm really waiting for Private L.A. though.. I loved Jack Morgan's character. But John O'hara is not so bad, isn't he? I liked him just as much. And the story itself was what kept me reading. The suspense, thrill, guilt, family drama and the humor inserted in every chapters were the reasons why I just sat on my bed all day holding my Nook and not blinking. No doubt Mr. Patterson is my favorite! With all the other authors he writes with, he creates stories that would make you skip the household chores and wish it were in the big screen. Such a story! Hope there's more to follow. :)

    12 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2013

    This is a good book

    Great

    11 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 29, 2013

    Not as good as the first Hooneymoon novel, but still a good read

    Not as good as the first Hooneymoon novel, but still a good read.

    9 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2013

    Outstanding story

    Loved the story. Lots of action and suspense. Well done.

    6 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    i would like to see a life time movie of this and for one to go

    i would like to see a life time movie of this and for one to go to the movies to see it will make money...

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 26, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    This book was another grand slam by Patterson/Roughan! You find

    This book was another grand slam by Patterson/Roughan! You find John O'Hara the FBI agent in a bit of anger management as his boss has him seeing a shrink because he cant let go the man that killed his wife while driving drunk and the attorney that got him the minimal sentence. John has 2 sons and misses his wife Susan to no end but thank God for his in-laws who are helping him raise the boys.....also going on is a rash of honeymooners being killed one is the son of a prominent business man who hires john to help him find his son's killer.....then we have Agent Sarah Brubaker with the FBI who is on a hunt to find the man that is strangely killing men named John O'Hara! So you know that Agent O'Hara and Agent Brubaker have to meet right and they do as Sarah is put on to keep Agent O'Hara alive! It is face paced, great story and I couldn't put it down just a few more chapters I said then its over 400+ pages later and I loved it but I love all the books by this team as it was pure ACTION but you didn't get lost once! there was also some lets stop and take a minute to see and smell the roses in it as well. Awesome book, highly recommend. 5*!!! Keep em coming Mr. Patterson.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2013

    Good!

    Have always enjoyed Patterson's books. Liked the fact this one had two cases in it. Read it in one day!

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2013

    Loved it!

    Equally as good as the first Honeymoon!!

    4 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2013

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    3 out of 66 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Amazing

    If you have or havent read Honeymoon...either way, this book is REALLY GOOD. The twist towards the end in reagrds to the Honeymoon Killer. I dont have much down time but I read this book in 4 days...Definitely recommend it. If you havent read Honeymoon,I would definitely recommend that one too!!!! Makes this one even better

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 25, 2013

    Second Honeymoon is the second book in the second book in the Ho

    Second Honeymoon is the second book in the second book in the Honeymoon series by prolific American author, James Patterson. It is co-written with Howard Roughan. It is set some four years after the events of the first book. FBI special agent John O’Hara is on suspended duty when he accepts an assignment from a very wealthy man to investigate the murder of a couple on their honeymoon. With a motive and even a suspect, O’Hara thinks he has a handle on the case, until more honeymoon couples are murdered. Meanwhile special agent and serial killer expert, Sarah Brubaker finds herself investigating a series of murders with a bizarre twist: all the victims are named John O’Hara. Which means, of course, that Sarah’s path is bound to cross John’s, and they soon find themselves involved in each other’s cases. Both cases are intriguing, have a few twists, clever clues and some red herrings. There is some black humour and the banter between Brubaker and O’Hara is enjoyable. The honeymoon cases neatly demonstrate the importance of guarding personal information on the web. Ned Sinclair’s escape from the mental facility was rather too easy, and a punch to Ted’s jaw should have left Sarah with a damaged hand, but apart from this, a great read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2013

    I must be insane!

    Have loved Patterson but this book is unable to keep my interest. May start it over at another time. I am up to 200 pages and screaming in terror that it is so boring when i usually am screaming because his books are exciting. I am blaming it on his thing with choosing a writer to help him out. I will never buy a book of his with this "help".... sad i expected more and wasted time and $.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2013

    Not as good as expected

    Don't buy this if you're thinking it's a sequel to Honeymoon. I was disappointed and it took me over 200 pages to get into this book. Not a typical Patterson at all. It does come together at the end, but not a satisfying read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    Is James Patterson on vacation?

    I think all James Patterson contributed to this book was his name on the cover. This was not the kind of book you can't put down. Readable, but I'll skip his next unless he is the only author.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    It will catch your interest from the very beginning but not an excellent read.

    Not one of James Patterson's best, but it was interesting. It started out with a HUGE bang so it immediately caught my interest.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    I love all of James Pattersons books. This one is very good.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 23, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    James Patterson's books have always captured my interest and Second Honeymoon is no exception. You can't put this book down. It's everything you look for in a mystery novel. James Patterson is one of my favorite authors and I will continue to read any book that he publishes. You can't go wrong in choosing Second Honeymoon.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2013

    Fantastic!

    Great book. Easy read. Each chapter ended with you shocked and wanting to read on. Highly recommend!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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