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Maxine PaetroMaxine Paetro is an American author who has been published since 1979. Paetro has collaborated with best-selling author James Patterson on the Women's Murder Club novel series, Private Jack Morgan series, Tandy Angel series, and standalone novels.

From 1975 until 1987, Paetro was a recruiter and EVP creative department manager at several large New York City advertising agencies. In 1979, Paetro published her first book, How to Put Your Book Together and Get a Job in Advertising, which received its fourth revision in August 2010.

Between 1986 and 1992, she published three novels: Manshare, Baby Dreams, and Windfall. In 1993, she collaborated with Dodd Darin to write the biography Dream Lovers: The Magnificent Shattered Lives of Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee.

In 2005, she began collaborating with best-selling author James Patterson, co-writing 4th of July for the Women's Murder Club series. Since then they have written more than 2 dozen books together.

Paetro is married to former surety-bond executive, John A. Duffy, the now founder and CEO of consulting company, Manhattan Bridge, LLC.

Maxine Paetro Book List
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21st Birthday

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21st Birthday by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

The 19th Christmas
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The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

15th Hour
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15th Hour by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

14th Deadly Sin
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14th Deadly Sin Hour by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Private: Vegas

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Private: Vegas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
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Private: Vegas | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | First Edition Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Private: Vegas | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book.  January 2015 NY: Hachette  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Confessions: The Paris Mysteries | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Confessions: The Paris Mysteries | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. 2014 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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6th Target | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 6th Target | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book  2007 NY:  Little, Brown and Company First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Private: Vegas | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Private: Vegas | Double-Signed 1st Edition

First Edition Hardcover Book.  January 2015 NY: Hachette  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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7th Heaven | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 7th Heaven | Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  February  2008 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed bookplate by author.

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5th Horseman, The | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 5th Horseman, The | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book  2006 NY:  Little, Brown and Company.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Woman of God | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Signed First Edition Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Woman of God | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2016 NY: Little, Brown   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Private: #1 Suspect | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Private: #1 Suspect | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. 2012 NY: Hachette First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Confessions: The Private School Murders | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Confessions: The Private School Murders | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed First Edition Hardcover Book.  October 2013 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Private: Vegas | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed BCE Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Private: Vegas | Double-Signed BCE

Signed Hardcover Book.  January 2015 NY: Hachette  Bookclub edition, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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5th Horseman | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Signed Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 5th Horseman | Signed Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2006 NY:  Little, Brown and Company.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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17th Suspect, The | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Signed First Edition Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 17th Suspect, The | Double Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2018 NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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16th Seduction | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Signed First Edition Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 16th Seduction | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2017 NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 18th Abduction, The | Signed First Edition Copy Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 18th Abduction, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2019NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by Maxine Paetro.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 19th Christmas, The | Signed First Edition Copy Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 19th Christmas, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2019 NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by Maxine Paetro.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 20th Victim, The | Signed First Edition Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 20th Victim, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2020 NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by Maxine Paetro.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 18th Abduction, The | Signed First Edition Copy Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 18th Abduction, The | Double Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2019NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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8th Confession | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 8th Confession | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  April 2009 NY: Little, Brown & Company  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.

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21st Birthday | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Signed First Edition Book Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 21st Birthday | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2021 NY: Little, Brown & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by Maxine Paetro. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Swimsuit | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Swimsuit | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  June 2009 NY: Little, Brown and Co.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors. Every dust jacket is placed in acid-free archival quality acetate.

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7th Heaven | Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | Double-Signed 1st Edition Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine | 7th Heaven | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  February  2008 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.

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Maxine Paetro Bibliography

Standalone Novels

  • Manshare - 1986
  • Baby Dreams - 1989
  • Windfall - 1992
  • Swimsuit - 2009 (with James Patterson)
  • Woman of God - 2016 (with James Patterson)

Private (Jack Morgan) Series (co-authored with James Patterson)

  • Private - 2010
  • Private: #1 Suspect - 2012
  • Private Vegas - 2015

Women's Murder Club Series (with James Patterson)

  • Book #4. 4th of July - 2005
  • Book #5. The 5th Horseman - 2006
  • Book #6. The 6th Target - 2007
  • Book #7. 7th Heaven - 2008
  • Book #8. 8th Confession - 2009
  • Book #9. The 9th Judgment - 2010
  • Book #10. 10th Anniversary - 2011
  • Book #11. 11th Hour - 2012
  • Book #12. 12th of Never - 2013
  • Book #13. Unlucky 13 - 2014
  • Book #14. 14th Deadly Sin - 2015
  • Book #15: 15th Affair - 2016
  • Book #16: 16th Seduction - 2017
  • Book #17: The 17th Suspect - 2018
  • Book #18: The 18th Abduction - 2019
  • Book #19: The 19th Christmas - 2019
  • Book #21: 21st Birthday - May 2021

Tandy Angel (with James Patterson)

  • Confessions of a Murder Suspect - 2012
  • Confessions: The Private School Murders - 2013
  • Confessions: The Paris Mysteries - 2014
  • Confessions: The Murder of an Angel - 2015

Non-Fiction

  • How to Put Your Book Together and Get a Job in Advertising - 1979
  • Dream Lovers: The Magnificent Shattered Lives of Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee - 1993 (with Dodd Darin)

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