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  • Published: 15 November 2022
  • ISBN: 9781529136586
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $32.99

The Perfect Assassin



An unassuming professor is abducted and appointed to a mission that he never signed up for - perfect for fans of Stephen King and Gregg Hurwitz

At this school, the first lesson is survival.

Dr Brandt Savage's plans for his sabbatical from the University of Chicago change drastically when he is enrolled in a school where he is the sole pupil.

His professor is relentless in her lessons. She's also his captor.

Savage is forced to undertake intense physical and mental training, with no idea why he was chosen or what is expected of him.

But as he learns more about his abductor, Savage discovers just how deeply entwined their lives are. And why, together, they must make a pledge:

Do right by all, and wrong to no one.

  • Published: 15 November 2022
  • ISBN: 9781529136586
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 375 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.

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 for young readers, including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, and Maximum Ride series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

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Praise for The Perfect Assassin

Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried... there's no stopping his imagination.

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

No one gets this big without natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades.

LEE CHILD, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series

Patterson boils a scene down to a single, telling detail, the element that defines a character or moves a plot along. It's what fires off the movie projector in the reader's mind.

MICHAEL CONNELLY

James Patterson is the boss. End of.

IAN RANKIN, bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus series

James Patterson is the gold standard by which all others are judged.

STEVE BERRY, bestselling author of the Colton Malone series

Patterson is in a class by himself.

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