VJ Books Presents Author Maxine Paetro!
Maxine 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 Bibliography
- 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
- 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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