From the man "USA Today" calls the "master of the genre," "Cross" is the pinnacle of the bestselling detective series of the past two decades--a high-velocity thriller fans have waited years to read, in which Alex Cross at last has the chance to capture the psychopath who murdered his wife, Maria. Available in a tall Premium Edition.
Among the villains Alex Cross has faced&8212;Gary Soneji,
Casanova, Kyle Craig, The Wolf&8212;one psychopath tops them all.
Alex knows him as his wife's killer.
#1 bestselling author James Patterson returns with the
pinnacle of all Alex Cross thrillers.
Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police
Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in
front of him. Alex's need for vengeance was placed on hold as he faced
another huge challenge-raising his children without their mother.
THE MOST TERRIFYING CROSS EVER.
Years later Alex is making a bold move in his life. He has left the FBI
and set up practice as a psychologist once again. His life with Nana
Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex finally feels like it's in order.
He even has a chance at a new love.
Then Cross's former partner, John Sampson, calls in a favor. He is
tracking a serial rapist in Georgetown, one whose brutal modus operandi
includes threatening his victims with terrifying photos. Cross and
Sampson need the testimonies of these women to stop the predator, but
the rape victims refuse to reveal anything about their attacker.
THE MOST EMOTIONAL CROSS EVER.
When the case triggers a connection to Maria's death, Alex may have a
chance to catch his wife's murderer after all these years. Is this a
chance for justice at long last? Or the culminating scene in his own
From the man USA Today has called the 'master of the
genre,' Cross is the high-velocity thriller James Patterson
and Alex Cross's fans have waited years to read.
About The Author
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling
writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular
series of the past decade - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and
Detective Michael Bennett novels - and he has written many other
number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.
He lives in Florida with his wife and son. James is passionate about
encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant
reader, he also writes a range of books specifically for young readers.
James has formed a partnership with the National Literacy Trust, an
independent, UK-based charity that changes lives through literacy.
Ticks like a time bomb - full of threat and terror - Los Angeles Times
Brilliantly terrifying...so exciting I had to stay up all night to finish it - Daily Mail
If there really were human superheroes, Alex Cross would be at the head of the class...and, with each instalment in the series, Patterson makes sure his superhero gets bigger and better while at the same time becomming more vulnerable. - New York Times
James Patterson is back in true form with his latest Alex Cross series thriller... This is his best work yet - Hobart Mercury