Black Market

Black Market

Book - 1986
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The threat was absolute. At 5.05 p.m. Wall Street would be destroyed. No demands, no ransom, no negotiations. A multiple firebombing - orchestrated by a secret militia group - would wipe out the financial heat of America. Faced with catastrophe on an unimaginable scale, Federal agent Archer Carroll and Wall Street lawyer Cailin Dillon are pitched into a heart-stopping race against time, tracking the unknown enemy through a maze of intrigue, rumour and betayal towards a truly shocking climax.
Publisher: 1986
ISBN: 9780007909810
9780007874965
9780007224883
Branch Call Number: AF PATT

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JodiB66
May 02, 2015

Did not finish book. I couldn't get into it. JB

BeccaBB Jul 16, 2013

It is a well-paced novel so it is quick reading. There is enough character development that all the people feel real and you care about what happens to them. It is a little dated now but not to the point that it is no longer interesting. I wouldn’t call it heavy reading but it is entertaining. It has action, suspense and even some romance. There was a plot point added towards the end of the book that made the whole thing less believable to me but by then I was interested in knowing what was going to happen. There was also some weird use of italics. It put emphasis in some strange places and I didn’t know what the point of them was. But even with the few not so great points it is a fun read to pass a day or two.

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porcelainheart87
May 25, 2011

I couldn't really get into this one. I love James Patterson but this book was kind of over my head. I think it would take someone with at least a little bit of knowledge about Wall Street to enjoy this book, and unfortunately I know next to nothing on the subject. I read 3/4 of the book and just couldn't make myself finish it.

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RichardPaul
Feb 06, 2011

Black Friday ---- by James Patterson c - 2000 Read Reg. Book c - 1986 (Black Market) ---- If I remember Correctly this story and Black Market are the same story. Yep! it is true. . . ---- Same story! ---- Both- A mystery/Det. Thriller ---- And in my notes the story is rated Excellent! ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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