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ESCAPE THE NIGHT -a powerful novel of suspense and scandal, of surveillance and threat, of amnesia and obsession, of parents and children - and the long buried secret that links them all in a deadly chain. Peter Carey is the son of privilege - and an heir to terror. Poised on the brink of power over a mighty family dynasty, he is also the victim of a recurring nightmare that suddenly becomes all too real. The fate that claimed his parents many years before now stalks him too. But the key to his survival lies locked deep in Peter's own mind. And he must discover it before the final night closes in. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Richard North Patterson's eleven novels include the international bestsellers Degree of Guilt, Eyes of a Child, The Final Judgment, Silent Witness, No Safe Place and Dark Lady. His novels have won the Edgar Allan Poe Award and the Grand prix de Litterature Policiere. A graduateof Ohio Wesleyan University and the case Western Reserve School of Law, he studies creative writing with Jesse Hill Ford at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He and his wife, Laurie, Live with their family in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
This book had an interesting and complicated plot but the writing was often confusing and, in my opinion did not flow. Read morePublished on April 21 2000
This book was not a very good one to read this time. Did the author wrote it during his dark days? Also, I want to know if this author is related to James Patterson another and... Read morePublished on Feb. 7 2000
I have read many of Mr.Patterson's books and have really enjoyed them. However "Escape The Night" was absolutely unbearable. Read morePublished on July 7 1999 by MizMistery@aol.com
Not one of RNP's best works. Really slow and tedious. Peter Carey never became a real person to me. Story just plodded along. Read morePublished on Feb. 17 1999