The Ninth Month

The Ninth Month

Summary

One woman is about to become the victim of her own success.

On the surface Emily Atkinson has it all. A successful job, a luxury apartment in New York City and a glamorous life. But then she lands in the hospital with a double diagnosis.

She parties too much... and she's pregnant.

Her nurse and new friend, Betsey, helps Emily recuperate and rediscover morning runs in the park and quiet nights at home.

But as a series of women go missing, Emily's pregnancy becomes decidedly high-risk...

Will she live to see it through?

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Praise for James Patterson

'Nobody does it better.' Jeffrey Deaver
'One of the greatest storytellers of all time.' Patricia Cornwell
'James Patterson is The Boss. End of.' Ian Rankin
'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades.' Lee Child

Reviews

  • Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried... there's no stopping his imagination.
    NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

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 400 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 stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction.

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, Dog Diaries, Treasure Hunters and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past thirteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.
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