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19th Christmas / James Patterson & Maxine Paetro.

By: Patterson, James, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Paetro, Maxine [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Patterson, James, Women's murder club: 19.Publisher: London, England : Century, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 339, 15 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781780899435 (paperback).Other title: Nineteenth Christmas.Subject(s): Women's Murder Club (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction | Policewomen -- Fiction | Women detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Terrorism -- Fiction | San Francisco (Calif.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: "As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal known only as 'Loman' seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas morning. And he has commissioned dozens of criminal colleagues to take actions that will mask his plans. All that Lindsay and the SFPD can figure out is that Loman's greed -- for riches, for bloodshed, for attention -- is limitless. Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek."-- Provided by publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

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Now available to pre-order- 20th Victim , the latest novel in the #1 bestselling Women's Murder Club series

Christmas is coming, but crime never stops for the Women's Murder Club.

Sergeant Lindsay Boxer is looking forward to spending time with her family over the holidays. But when she receives a tip-off that the biggest heist ever to hit San Francisco is being planned for Christmas Day, everything changes.

The architect of the ambitious attack unleashes chaos across the city, laying traps and false alarms to distract Lindsay and the SFPD from his ultimate goal.

As time runs out, will Lindsay be able to save the people of San Francisco from a Christmas they'd never forget?

Includes excerpt from the '20th victim', the next title in the series by the author.

"As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal known only as 'Loman' seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas morning. And he has commissioned dozens of criminal colleagues to take actions that will mask his plans. All that Lindsay and the SFPD can figure out is that Loman's greed -- for riches, for bloodshed, for attention -- is limitless. Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek."-- Provided by publisher.