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Ledwidge, Michael

Works: 155 works in 1,126 publications in 17 languages and 85,894 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories, American  Science fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Ledwidge
Worst case : a novel by James Patterson( Book )

69 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Michael Bennett is forced to investigate the abductions of New York City's richest socialites. The culprit doesn't want money, he only wants his captives to apologize for the pain they have caused society. Running out of time, Bennett must locate the victims before they are killed off, one by one
The quickie : a novel by James Patterson( Book )

57 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lauren discovers her husband with another woman, she decides to take revenge by beating him at his own game--but her night of passion takes a dangerous turn when she witnesses an unbelievable crime. Her shocking secret threatens to tear her life apart, pitting her need to uncover the truth against her fear that the truth may be too horrible to bear. And whichever choice she makes could cost her job, her marriage, even her life.--From publisher description
Step on a crack : a novel by James Patterson( Book )

77 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: First there was Alex Cross. Then there was the Women's Murder Club. With the unexpected death of a beloved former first lady, the nation falls into mourning as the world's most powerful people gather in New York for her funeral. Then the inconceivable occurs. Billionaires, politicians, and superstars of every kind are suddenly trapped by one man's brilliant and ruthless scenario. Now meet detective Michael Bennett, NYPD. Pulled into the fray, Detective Michael Bennett-father of ten-faces the most sinister challenge of his career: a criminal who kills without hesitation and counters everything the NYPD and FBI throw at him with impunity. As New York descends into chaos, Bennett learns that the great love of his life, his wife, is battling a terrible disease and he may have to raise their children alone. Now with the entire world watching and the tension reaching a boiling point, Bennett must quickly find a way out-or become responsible for the greatest debacle in history
Run for your life : a novel by James Patterson( Book )

71 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A calculating killer who calls himself The Teacher is taking on New York City, killing the powerful and the arrogant. Discovering a secret pattern to The Teacher's lessons, Detective Mike Bennett realizes he has just hours to save New York from the greatest disaster in history
Zoo by James Patterson( Book )

55 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As coordinated attacks by animals against humans increase and escalate, young biologist Jackson Oz and ecologist Chloe Tousignant warn world leaders that soon there will be nowhere left for humans
Tick tock by James Patterson( Book )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYC's number one detective, Michael Bennett, has a huge problem-- someone is recreating the crimes of infamous killers from New York's history. Bennett enlists the help of a former colleague, FBI Agent Emily Parker
Now you see her : a novel by James Patterson( Book )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York--including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can't let him pay for the real killer's crimes. Nina's secret life began nineteen years ago. She had looks to die for, a handsome police-officer husband, and a carefree life in Key West. When she learned she was pregnant with their first child, her happiness was almost overwhelming. But Nina's world is shattered when she unearths a terrible secret that causes her to run for her life and change her identity. Now, years later, Nina risks everything she's earned to return to Florida and confront the murderous evil she fled ..."--Jacket
The dangerous days of Daniel X by James Patterson( Book )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 4,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Daniel has followed in his parents' footsteps as the Alien Hunter, exterminating beings on The List of Alien Outlaws on Terra Firma, but when he faces his first of the top ten outlaws, the very existence Earth and another planet are at stake
Gone by James Patterson( Book )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A crime lord has declared war on America. Only Detective Michael Bennett knows why. Manuel Perrine doesn't fear anyone or anything. A charismatic and ruthless leader, Perrine slaughters rivals as effortlessly as he wears his trademark white linen suit. Detective Michael Bennett once managed to put Perrine behind bars, the only official in the US ever to accomplish that. But now Perrine is out, and he has sworn to find and kill Bennett and everyone dear to him. Detective Bennett, along with his ten adopted children, their nanny, and his grandfather, are hidden safely on a rural California farm, with guards courtesy of the FBI's witness protection program. Perrine begins to embark on an escalating series of assassinations across the country, killings whose brazenness and audacity bring into question the possibility of safety and law in the US. The FBI has no choice but to ask Detective Bennett to risk it all in Perrine's war on America. With explosive action and fierce villainy that rivals James Bond movies at their best, GONE is the next astounding novel by James Patterson"--
I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson( Book )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Michael Bennett takes his family to upstate New York in an effort to escape a lawless crime wave erupting in Manhattan, only to find himself immersed in another nightmare, one that endangers his relationship with his wife
Burn by James Patterson( Book )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 3,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good. Back in the city that never sleeps, Bennett takes over a chaotic Outreach Squad in Harlem, where he receives an unusual call: a mn claims to have seen a group of well-dressed men holding a bizarre party in a condemend building. With no clear crime or evidence, Bennett dismisses the report. But when a charred body is found in that very same building, he is forced to take the demented caller seriously--and is drawn into an underground criminal world of terrifying depravity
Alert by James Patterson( Book )

29 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 3,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Yorkers aren't easily intimidated, but someone is doing their best to scare them, badly: why? After two inexplicable high-tech attacks, the city that never sleeps is on edge. Detective Michael Bennett, along with his old pal, the FBI's Emily Parker, have to catch the shadowy criminals who claim responsibility -- but they're as good at concealing their identities as they are at wreaking havoc. In the wake of a shocking assassination, Bennett begins to suspect that these mysterious events are just the prelude to the biggest threat of all. Soon he's racing against the clock, and against the most destructive enemy he's faced yet, to save his beloved city -- before everyone's worst nightmare becomes a reality
Bullseye by James Patterson( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snow blankets the avenues of Manhattan's exclusive Upper West Side. The storm is the perfect cover for a fashionable, highly trained team of lethal assassins as they prowl the streets, hunting their prey. But their first hit is simply target practice. Their next mission may very well turn the Cold War red-hot once again. Stepping directly into the line of fire, the president of the United States is in New York for a summit at the United Nations with his Russian counterpart. Pulled away from his family and pressed into service, Detective Michael Bennett must trace the source of a threat that could rip the country apart and ignite a war the likes of which the world has never seen. With allegiances constantly in doubt and no one above suspicion, only Bennett can save the president -- and the country -- before the assassins' deadly kill shot hits its mark
Step on a crack by James Patterson( Recording )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a state funeral for a former First Lady at a New York City cathedral, armed men disguised as monks seize the church and dozens of hostages, and NYPD officer Michael Bennett takes on the dangerous role of lead negotiator in the standoff
The quickie by James Patterson( Recording )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When NYPD officer, Lauren Stillwell, discovers her husband coming out of a hotel with another woman she decides to beat him at his own game but her revenge goes awry
Tick tock by James Patterson( Recording )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Michael Bennett is pulled away from vacation and his ten children when an unexploded bomb is discovered in New York City. Teaming up with FBI Agent Beth Peters, Michael quickly discovers that the botched bombing was only a sample of things to come
Zoo by James Patterson( Recording )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear
I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson( Recording )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South American crime lord has brought New York the worst lawlessness and violence the city has ever seen. Police shot in the street. Judges murdered in the courtroom. Mayhem is unleashed--and the mayor demands that Detective Michael Bennett find a way to stop it
Run for your life by James Patterson( Recording )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer named the Teacher wants to teach New York's social elites a lesson in manners and begins to terrorize the city. Detective Mike Bennett is assigned to stop him. Usually Mike would have no problem with an assignment, but with ten children at home with the flu, catching this killer is going to be a bit more difficult
Now you see her by James Patterson( Recording )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years ago, a terrible event forced Nina to leave her life in Florida behind and assume a new identity. Now a successful attorney in New York, Nina takes on a case that has unmistakable ties to her old life. To destroy old demons, she must return to Florida and confront her past
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Alternative Names
Ledvidžs, Maikls 1971-

Michael Ledwidge Amerikaans schrijver

Michael Ledwidge écrivain américain

Майкъл Ледуидж

לדוויג', מייקל 1971-


レドウィッジ, マイクル

The quickie : a novelStep on a crack : a novelRun for your life : a novelTick tockNow you see her : a novelThe dangerous days of Daniel XStep on a crackThe quickie