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The First Lady

In James Patterson’s new stand-alone thriller, one secret can bring down a government when the President’s affair to remember becomes a nightmare he wishes he could forget.

Sally Grissom is a top secret service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she is summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn’t have predicted that she’d be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady–with strict orders to keep it a secret.

The First Lady’s absence comes in the wake of the scandalous, public revelation of the president’s affair, so at first it seems as though she is simply cutting off all contact as she recuperates at a horse farm in Virginia. What begins as an innocent respite quickly reveals itself as a twisted case when the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady’s finger.

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Anonymous says:

Patterson’s Best Since “The President is Missing” My first thought while digging into this story was of the book co-wrote with former president Bill Clinton. Admittedly, I thought it COULD have been penned by Clinton, but…well, you need to read it to understand…POV: After the first seven or eight chapters, the point of view shifts to first person, from the eyes of the lead agent charged with protection of the president. First person works quite effectively in this story.BLUSH FACTOR: Other than a few mild curses or…

Anonymous says:

I Recommend It

Anonymous says:

Terrible Narration, Action-packed story This book is interesting and fast-paced, but the narrator is terrible. She speaks too fast, her cadence is completely off for conversation, but most annoying is the fact that she cannot pronounce words correctly. It is completely distracting. The Potomac is mentioned repeatedly and she calls it Pot-uh-mack. She also mispronounces Arapaho, over and over again. This is a James Patterson book! Hire a professional or at least employ some quality control. Ugh. My brain would not stop flagging all…

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