The Beach House Author:James Patterson & Peter DeJonge Jack Mullenis in Law School in New York City when the news comes that his brother, Peter, has drowned in the ocean of east Hampton. Jack knows his brother practically grew up in the water, and that this couldn't be an accident. Someone must have wanted his brother dead. — But the police say otherwise. As Jack tries to uncover details of his br... more »other's last night, he confronts a maddening barricade of lawyers, police, and paid protectors who seperatethe wealthy summer residents from localworkers like Peter. Motivated by a hundred forms of grief, Jack rallies his homwtown friends to help him find the truth of Peter's death--no matter how rich or corrupt the people who stand in their way.
Jack's relentless crusade puts him into a head-on collision with one of the most powerful and ruthless men in New York,a man who wipes out resistance with a snapof his fingers. As it unfolds that his brother was involved with some of the richest women and men in America--in ways Jack never imagined--his dream of justice fades. Only if he can somehow beat the rich at their own game will he be able to avenge his brother.« less