Private Screening (Tony Lord Series #1)

Private Screening (Tony Lord Series #1)

by Richard North Patterson

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Private Screening (Tony Lord Series #1) by Richard North Patterson

"Thrilling.... PRIVATE SCREENING succeeds on all counts. It's a footrace of a read, daring you to put it down."
The nation is stunned silent when presidential hopeful James Kilcannon is shot dead in front of his rock-star girlfriend Stacy Tarrant. Fiercely independent attorney Tony Lord dares to defend the shooter, but the already bizarre plot takes another twist. As America watches, a mysterious and ruthless figure, known only as Phoenix, takes to the airwaves-- and takes the wife of a wealthy newspaper mogul and Stacy's manager as his hostages. Phoenix mounts a televised trial of his own--in which Stacy Tarrant and Tony Lord are helpless defendents, millions of viewers are jurors, and--unless his chilling demands are met--Pheonix is the unstoppable executioner....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345311399
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/28/1986
Series: Tony Lord Series , #1
Edition description: REISSUE
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 219,523
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.89(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Richard North Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 novels, a former chairman of Common Cause, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Formerly a trial lawyer, Patterson served as the US Security and Exchange Commission's liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard with his wife, Dr. Nancy Clair.

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Private Screening (Tony Lord Series #1) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Scape goat bs
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I really, really disliked this book and I'll read--and find an excuse to like--just about anything. I found it difficult to relate to much less enjoy ANY of the characters, the entirely implausible plot meandered aimlessly through an incongruent text, and the finale was utterly predictable. "Private Screening" isn't even a good "bad book" in a camp value sense. Just order something else or watch a Lifetime Original Movie instead.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved it. Quite different from the usual crime fiction yarn and oh-so-enjoyable. Tony Lord is quite a likable character. the story line was intrigueing. Hats off to you Richard...once again!