Tick Tock

Version: Unabridged
Author: James Patterson , Michael Ledwidge
Narrator: Bobby Cannavale
Genres: Thriller
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Published In: November 2011
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours
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Overview

NYC's #1 detective, Michael Bennett, has a huge problem--the Son of Sam, the Werewolf of Wisteria and the Mad Bomber are all back. The city has never been more terrified!



Tick--a killer's countdown begins



A rash of horrifying crimes tears through the city, throwing it into complete chaos and terrorizing everyone living there. Immediately, it becomes clear that they are not the work of an amateur, but of a calculating, efficient, and deadly mastermind.



Tick--Michael Bennett is on the chase



The city calls on Detective Michael Bennett, pulling him away from a seaside retreat with his ten adopted children, his grandfather, and their beloved nanny, Mary Catherine. Not only does it tear apart their vacation, it leaves the entire family open to attack.



Tock--your time is up



Bennett enlists the help of a former colleague, FBI Agent Emily Parker. As his affection for Emily grows into something stronger, his relationship with Mary Catherine takes an unexpected turn. All too soon, another appalling crime leads Bennett to a shocking discovery that exposes the killer's pattern and the earth-shattering enormity of his plan. From the creator of the #1 New York detective series comes the most volatile and most explosive Michael Bennett novel ever.

Reviews (5)

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Written by Rachel V. on July 14th, 2018

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Loved, loved, loved. The narrator is amazing. I don't think anyone can do justice to this series.

Written by andrea tassinari on August 9th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Great Michael Bennett story! One of my favorites. The action was on point and the ending was not expected.

Written by Michelle Wetmore on November 13th, 2015

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Great book and it keeps you hooked. Love the narrators. Would recommend highly

Tick Tock

Written by Anonymous on October 9th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Scary and I listened to it during the day. Seat of your pants all the way through. The book was not a disappointment.

Tick Tock

Written by Anonymous on March 15th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Well written story line. It's an interesting mix between horrific murders and evil characters and a soft family story/love story.

Author Details

Author Details

Patterson, James

James Patterson is an award-winning American author. Formerly the chairman of advertising company J. W. Thompson in the early 1990s, Patterson came up with the slogan "Toys R Us Kid." Shortly after his success with Along Came A Spider, he retired from the firm and devoted his time to writing. The novels-featuring his character, Alex Cross, a black forensic psychologist formerly of the Washington, D.C. Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation, now working as a private psychologist and government consultant-are the most popular books among Patterson readers and the top selling US Detective series in the past ten years.

In 2007, one of every fifteen hardcover novels sold was a James Patterson title - totaling an estimated of 16 million books sold last year in North America alone. In total, Patterson's books have sold an estimated 150 million copies worldwide. He has won awards including the Edgar, the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, and the International Thriller of the Year award. James Patterson was called "the man who can't miss" in Time magazine. He is the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on The New York Times adult and children's bestsellers lists, and to have two books on NovelTracker's top-ten list at the same time..He holds the New York Times bestsellers list record with 39 New York Times bestselling titles overall.* He even made an appearance on the Fox TV show The Simpsons as himself.

Patterson is also well known for sharing the spotlight with different co-authors such as Maxine Paetro and Andrew Gross and has often said that collaborating with others brings new and interesting ideas to his stories.

He also founded the James Patterson PageTurner Awards, now in its third year. Patterson has personally given away over $600,000 to reward "people, companies, schools, and other institutions who find original and effective ways to spread the excitement of books and reading."

Patterson's bestselling Women's Murder Club series is now a TV show starring former Law & Order star Angie Harmon. The show premiered in the fall of 2007 on ABC television. Other movie deals are currently in the works with various Hollywood studios including a major motion picture based on his Maximum Ride series, to be produced by Avi Arad, the creator of X-Men and Spiderman. Most recently, the forthcoming Dangerous Days of Daniel X has been optioned by New Regency.

Patterson received his bachelor's degree from Manhattan College.

He lives in Palm Beach, Florida with his wife, Susan, and son, Jack.

Ledwidge, Michael

Michael Ledwidge is the author of "Bad Connection" and "The Narrowback." He lives in the Bronx.