Alex Cross Books In Publication Order
- Along Came a Spider (1992)
- Kiss the Girls (1995)
- Jack & Jill (1996)
- Cat & Mouse (1997)
- Pop Goes the Weasel (1999)
- Roses Are Red (2000)
- Violets Are Blue (2001)
- Four Blind Mice (2002)
- The Big Bad Wolf (2003)
- London Bridges (2004)
- Mary, Mary (2005)
- Cross / Alex Cross (2006)
- Double Cross (2007)
- Cross Country (2008)
- I, Alex Cross (2009)
- Cross Fire (2010)
- Kill Alex Cross (2011)
- Alex Cross, Run (2013)
- Cross My Heart (2013)
- Hope to Die (2014)
- Cross Justice (2015)
- Cross the Line (2016)
- The People vs. Alex Cross (2017)
- Target (2018)
- Criss Cross (2019)
- Deadly Cross (2020)
- Fear No Evil (2021)
Bookshots: Alex Cross Books In Publication Order
- Cross Kill (2016)
- Detective Cross (2017)
Alex Cross Miscellaneous Books In Publication Order
- Alex Cross’s Trial (2009)
- Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (2011)
Ali Cross Books In Publication Order
- Ali Cross (2019)
- Like Father, Like Son (2021)
Women’s Murder Club Books In Publication Order
- 1st to Die (2000)
- 2nd Chance (2002)
- 3rd Degree (2004)
- 4th of July (2005)
- The 5th Horseman (2006)
- The 6th Target (2007)
- 7th Heaven (2008)
- The 9th Judgment (2009)
- The 8th Confession (2009)
- 10th Anniversary (2011)
- 11th Hour (2012)
- 12th of Never (2013)
- Unlucky 13 (2014)
- 14th Deadly Sin (2015)
- 15th Affair (2016)
- 16th Seduction (2017)
- The 17th Suspect (2018)
- The 18th Abduction (2019)
- The 19th Christmas (2019)
- The 20th Victim (2020)
- 21st Birthday (2021)
Bookshots: Women’s Murder Club Books In Publication Order
- The Trial (2016)
- The Medical Examiner (2017)
Amy Cornwall Books In Publication Order
- The Cornwalls Are Gone / The Cornwalls Vanish (2019)
Black Book Books In Publication Order
- The Black Book (2017)
- The Red Book (2021)
Chef Books In Publication Order
- The Chef (With: Max DiLallo) (2019)
Bookshots: Chef Books In Publication Order
- Killer Chef (2016)
Confessions Books In Publication Order
- Confessions of a Murder Suspect (2012)
- The Private School Murders (2013)
- The Paris Mysteries (2014)
- The Murder of an Angel (2015)
Crazy House Books In Publication Order
- Crazy House (2017)
- The Fall of Crazy House (2018)
Daniel X Books In Publication Order
- The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2007)
- Watch the Skies (With: Ned Rust) (2009)
- Demons and Druids (With: Adam Sadler) (2010)
- Game Over (With: Ned Rust) (2011)
- Armageddon (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2012)
- Lights Out (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2015)
Daniel X Graphic Novels Books In Publication Order
- Alien Hunter (With: Leopoldo Gout) (2008)
- Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 1 (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2010)
- Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 2 (With: Ned Rust) (2011)
- Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 3 (With: Adam Sadler) (2012)
Detective Harriet Blue Books In Publication Order
- Never Never (2016)
- Fifty Fifty (2017)
- Liar Liar (2018)
- Hush (2019)
BookShots: Detective Harriet Blue Books In Publication Order
- Black & Blue (2016)
David Shelley Books In Publication Order
- Revenge (With: Andrew Holmes) (2018)
Honeymoon Books In Publication Order
- Honeymoon (2005)
- Second Honeymoon (2013)
Instinct Books In Publication Order
- Murder Games / Instinct (2017)
- Killer Instinct (2019)
- Steal (2022)
Invisible Books In Publication Order
- Invisible (2014)
- Unsolved (2019)
Katt vs. Dogg Books In Publication Order
- Katt Loves Dogg (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2021)
Maximum Ride Books In Publication Order
- The Angel Experiment (2005)
- School’s Out – Forever (2006)
- Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (2007)
- The Final Warning (2008)
- Max (2009)
- Fang (2010)
- Angel (2011)
- Nevermore (2012)
- Maximum Ride Forever (2015)
Maximum Ride: Hawk Books In Publication Order
- Hawk (2020)
- City of the Dead (2021)
Maximum Ride Graphic Novels Books In Publication Order
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 1 (2009)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 2 (2009)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 3 (2010)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 4 (2011)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 5 (2011)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 6 (2012)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 7 (2013)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 8 (2014)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 9 (2015)
- Max Ride: Ultimate Flight (2016)
- Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 10 (2021)
Michael Bennett Books In Publication Order
- Step on a Crack (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2007)
- Worst Case (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2009)
- Run for Your Life (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2009)
- Tick Tock (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2010)
- I, Michael Bennett (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2012)
- Gone (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2013)
- Burn (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2014)
- Alert (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2015)
- Bullseye (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2016)
- Haunted (With: James Born) (2017)
- Manhunt (With: James Born) (2017)
- Ambush (With: James Born) (2018)
- Blindside (With: James Born) (2020)
- The Russian (With: James Born) (2021)
Bookshots: Michael Bennett Books In Publication Order
- Chase (2016)
- Manhunt (With: James Born) (2017)
Discovery’s Murder is Forever Books In Publication Order
- Murder, Interrupted (2018)
- Home Sweet Murder (2018)
- Murder Beyond the Grave (2018)
- Murder Thy Neighbor (2020)
- Murder of Innocence (2020)
- Till Murder Do Us Part (2021)
NYPD Red Books In Publication Order
- NYPD Red (2012)
- NYPD Red 2 (2014)
- NYPD Red 3 (2015)
- NYPD Red 4 (2016)
- Red Alert (2018)
- NYPD Red 6 (2020)
Private Books In Publication Order
- Private (With: Maxine Paetro) (2010)
- Private London (With: Mark Pearson) (2011)
- Private Games (With: Mark Sullivan) (2012)
- Private:#1 Suspect (With: Maxine Paetro) (2012)
- Private Berlin (With: Mark Sullivan) (2013)
- Private L.A. (With: Mark Sullivan) (2014)
- Private Down Under / Oz (With: Michael White) (2014)
- Private India (With: Ashwin Sanghi) (2014)
- Private Vegas (With: Maxine Paetro) (2015)
- Private Sydney / Missing (With: Kathryn Fox) (2015)
- Private Paris (With: Mark Sullivan) (2016)
- The Games (With: Mark Sullivan) (2016)
- Private Delhi / Count to Ten (With: Ashwin Sanghi) (2017)
- Princess (With: Rees Jones) (2018)
- Private Moscow: (With: Adam Hamdy) (2020)
- Private Rogue (With: Adam Hamdy) (2021)
Bookshots: Private Books In Publication Order
- Private Royals (With: Rees Jones) (2016)
- Private: Gold (With: Jassy Mackenzie) (2017)
Rory Yates Books In Publication Order
- Texas Ranger (2018)
- Texas Outlaw (2020)
Tom Moon Books In Publication Order
- Lost (2020)
Travis McKinley Books In Publication Order
- Miracle on the 17th Green (1996)
- Miracle at Augusta (2015)
- Miracle at St. Andrews (2019)
When the Wind Blows Books In Publication Order
- When the Wind Blows (1998)
- The Lake House (2003)
Witch & Wizard Books In Publication Order
- Witch & Wizard (With: Gabrielle Charbonnet) (2009)
- The Gift (With: Ned Rust) (2010)
- The Fire (With: Jill Dembowski) (2011)
- The Kiss (With: Jill Dembowski) (2013)
- The Lost (With: Emily Raymond) (2014)
Witch & Wizard Graphic Novels Books In Publication Order
- Battle for Shadowland (2010)
- Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 1 (With: Gabrielle Charbonnet,Svetlana Chmakova) (2011)
- Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 2 (With: Ned Rust,Svetlana Chmakova) (2012)
- Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 3 (With: Jill Dembowski,Svetlana Chmakova) (2013)
Zoo Books In Publication Order
- Zoo (2012)
- Zoo: The Graphic Novel (2012)
Bookshots: Zoo Books In Publication Order
- Zoo 2 (2016)
Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- The Thomas Berryman Number (1976)
- Season of the Machete (1977)
- See How They Run / The Jericho Commandment (1979)
- Black Market / Black Friday (1986)
- The Midnight Club (1989)
- Hide & Seek (1995)
- Cradle and All / Virgin (Remastered) (1999)
- Sam’s Letters to Jennifer (2001)
- Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas (2001)
- The Beach House (With: Peter de Jonge) (2002)
- The Jester (With: Andrew Gross) (2003)
- Lifeguard (With: Andrew Gross) (2005)
- Beach Road (With: Peter de Jonge) (2006)
- Judge & Jury (With: Andrew Gross) (2006)
- The Quickie (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2007)
- You’ve Been Warned (With: Howard Roughan) (2007)
- Sundays at Tiffany’s (With: Gabrielle Charbonnet) (2008)
- Sail (With: Howard Roughan) (2008)
- Swimsuit (With: Maxine Paetro) (2009)
- The Postcard Killers (With: Liza Marklund) (2010)
- Don’t Blink (With: Howard Roughan) (2010)
- Toys (With: Neil McMahon) (2011)
- Now You See Her (With: Michael Ledwidge) (2011)
- Kill Me If You Can (With: Marshall Karp) (2011)
- The Christmas Wedding (With: Richard DiLallo) (2011)
- Guilty Wives (With: David Ellis) (2012)
- Mistress (With: David Ellis) (2013)
- First Love (With: Emily Raymond) (2013)
- Homeroom Diaries (With: Lisa Papademetriou) (2014)
- Public School Superhero (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2015)
- Truth or Die (With: Howard Roughan) (2015)
- The Murder House (With: David Ellis) (2015)
- Woman of God (With: Maxine Paetro) (2016)
- Word of Mouse (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2016)
- Humans, Bow Down (With: Emily Raymond) (2017)
- Pottymouth and Stoopid (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2017)
- The Store (With: Richard DiLallo) (2017)
- Expelled / The Injustice (With: Emily Raymond) (2017)
- The President Is Missing (With: Bill Clinton) (2018)
- Juror #3 (With: NancyAllen) (2018)
- The First Lady (With: Brendan DuBois) (2018)
- The Inn (With: Candice Fox) (2019)
- The Warning (With: Robison Wells) (2019)
- The Summer House (With: Brendan DuBois) (2020)
- Cajun Justice (With: Tucker Axum) (2020)
- 1st Case (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2020)
- The Midwife Murders (With: Richard DiLallo) (2020)
- The Coast-to-Coast Murders (With: J D Barker) (2020)
- Three Women Disappear (With: Shan Serafin) (2020)
- The President’s Daughter (With: Bill Clinton) (2021)
- The Shadow (With: Brian Sitts) (2021)
- The Noise (With: J D Barker) (2021)
- The Jailhouse Lawyer (With: NancyAllen) (2021)
- 2 Sisters Detective Agency (With: Candice Fox) (2021)
- The Horsewoman (With: Mike Lupica) (2022)
- Run Rose Run (With: ) (2022)
- Death of the Black Widow (With: J D Barker) (2022)
Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order
- Bloody Valentine (2011)
- Boys Will Be Boys (2011)
Bookshots: Detective Luc Moncrief Books In Publication Order
- French Kiss (2016)
- The Christmas Mystery (2016)
- French Twist (2017)
Bookshots: Diamond Trilogy Books In Publication Order
- Dazzling (2016)
- Radiant (2016)
- Exquisite (2017)
Bookshots: Jon Roscoe Thriller Books In Publication Order
- The Hostage (2016)
- The Verdict (2016)
- Kidnapped (2016)
Bookshots: Owen Taylor Books In Publication Order
- The End (2017)
- After the End (2017)
BookShots: Flames Books In Publication Order
- Learning to Ride (With: Erin Knightley) (2016)
- Sacking the Quarterback (With: Samantha Towle) (2016)
- The Mating Season (With: Laurie Horowitz) (2016)
- The Return (By:Erin Knightley) (2016)
- Bodyguard (With: Jessica Linden) (2016)
- Hot Winter Nights (With: Codi Gary) (2016)
- Seducing Shakespeare (By:Tabitha Ross) (2017)
- Bedding the Highlander (By:Sabrina York) (2017)
- Sabotage (By:Jessica Linden) (2017)
- 50 Hidden Desires (With: Jessica Lemmon) (2017)
- Sexy Summer Flings (With: Codi Gary) (2017)
- Love Me Tender (With: Laurie Horowitz) (2017)
- The Experiment (By:HelenKay Dimon) (2017)
- The Weekend Wife (By:Beth Ciotta) (2017)
- Dawn’s Early Light (By:Jessica Scott) (2017)
- Christmas Sanctuary (By:Lauren Hawkeye) (2017)
- Shopping for Love (By:Renee Carlino) (2018)
- Once Upon a Kiss (By:Sara Jane Stone) (2018)
Bookshots: Mitchum Books In Publication Order
- Hidden (2017)
- Malicious (2017)
- Malevolent (2020)
Bookshots: Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- Let’s Play Make-Believe / The Palm Beach Murders (2016)
- Break Point (With: Lee Stone) (2016)
- Heist (With: Rees Jones) (2016)
- Airport Code Red (With: Michael White) (2016)
- The Witnesses (With: Brendan DuBois) (2016)
- Little Black Dress (With: Emily Raymond) (2016)
- Dead Heat (2016)
- The Pretender (With: Andrew Bourelle) (2016)
- Hunted (With: Andrew Holmes) (2016)
- 113 Minutes (With: Max DiLallo) (2016)
- Trump vs. Clinton (2016)
- The Women’s War (With: Hilary Liftin) (2016)
- $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal (With: Shan Serafin) (2016)
- Taking the Titanic (With: Scott Slaven) (2016)
- Come and Get Us (With: Shan Serafin) (2016)
- The House Husband (With: Duane Swierczynski) (2017)
- The Shut-In (With: Duane Swierczynski) (2017)
- Night Sniper (With: Christopher Charles) (2017)
- Diary of a Succubus (With: Derek Nikitas) (2017)
- Stealing Gulfstreams (With: Max DiLallo) (2017)
- The Lawyer Lifeguard (With: Doug Allyn) (2017)
- Stingrays (With: Duane Swierczynski) (2017)
- Nooners (With: Tim Arnold) (2017)
- Steeplechase (With: Scott Slaven) (2017)
- Deadly Cargo (With: Will Jordan) (2017)
- The Dolls (With: Kecia Bal) (2017)
- The Family Lawyer (With: Robert Rotstein,Christopher Charles,Rachel Howzell Hall) (2017)
- Dead Man Running (With: Christopher Farnsworth) (2017)
- Scott Free (With: Rob Hart) (2017)
- Absolute Zero (With: Ed Chatterton) (2017)
- You’ve Been Warned – Again (With: Derek Nikitas) (2017)
- The Exile (With: Alison Joseph) (2017)
- The Moores Are Missing & The Housewife (With: Loren D. Estleman,Sam Hawken) (2017)
- Avalanche (With: David Inglish) (2017)
- Kill and Tell (With: Scott Slaven) (2017)
- The 13-Minute Murder (With: Shan Serafin) (2019)
Non-Fiction Books In Publication Order
- The Day America Told the Truth (With: Peter Kim) (1991)
- Torn Apart / Against Medical Advice (With: Hal Friedman) (2008)
- The Murder of King Tut (With: Martin Dugard) (2009)
- Filthy Rich (With: John Connolly,Tim Malloy) (2016)
- All-American Murder (With: Alex Abramovich,Mike Harvkey) (2018)
- The House of Kennedy / The Kennedy Curse (With: Cynthia Fagen) (2020)
- The Last Days of John Lennon (2020)
- Walk in My Combat Boots (With: Chris Mooney) (2021)
- The Defense Lawyer (With: Benjamin Wallace) (2021)
- E.R. Nurses: True Stories from America’s Greatest Unsung Heroes (With: Matt Eversmann) (2021)
- James Patterson by James Patterson: The Stories of My Life (2022)
Children’s Books In Publication Order
- SantaKid (2004)
- Give Please a Chance (With: Bill O’Reilly) (2016)
- Penguins of America (With: Jack Patterson) (2017)
- Laugh Out Loud (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2017)
- Give Thank You a Try (2017)
- Not So Normal Norbert (With: Joey Green) (2018)
- Unbelievably Boring Bartholomew (With: Duane Swierczynski) (2018)
- Katt vs. Dogg (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2019)
- Sophia, Princess Among Beasts (With: Emily Raymond) (2019)
- Becoming Muhammad Ali (With: ) (2020)
- Scaredy Cat (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2021)
- Best Nerds Forever (With: Chris Grabenstein) (2021)
Candies Books In Publication Order
- The Candies Save Christmas (2017)
- The Candies’ Easter Party (2018)
Dog Diaries Books In Publication Order
- Dog Diaries (2018)
- Happy Howlidays (2018)
- Mission Impawsible (2019)
- Curse of the Mystery Mitt (2019)
- Ruffing It (2021)
House of Robots Books In Publication Order
- House of Robots (2014)
- Robots Go Wild! (2015)
- Robot Revolution (2017)
I Funny Books In Publication Order
- I Funny (2012)
- I Even Funnier (2013)
- I Totally Funniest (2015)
- I Funny TV (2015)
- School of Laughs (2017)
- Laugh Out Loud (2017)
- The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (2018)
Little Geniuses Books In Publication Order
- Big Words for Little Geniuses (2017)
- Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses (2018)
- Bigger Words for Little Geniuses (2019)
Jacky Ha-Ha Books In Publication Order
- Jacky Ha-Ha (2016)
- My Life is a Joke (2017)
Max Einstein Books In Publication Order
- The Genius Experiment (2018)
- Rebels with a Cause (2019)
- Saves the Future (2020)
- World Champions! (2021)
Middle School Books In Publication Order
- Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2011)
- Get Me Out of Here! (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2012)
- How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2013)
- My Brother is a Big, Fat Liar (With: Lisa Papademetriou) (2013)
- Ultimate Showdown (With: Julia Bergen) (2014)
- How I Got Lost in London (2014)
- Save Rafe! (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2014)
- Just My Rotten Luck (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2015)
- Going Bush (With: Martin Chatterton) (2016)
- Dog’s Best Friend (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2016)
- Hollywood 101 (With: Martin Chatterton) (2016)
- Escape to Australia / Million-Dollar Mess Down Under (With: Martin Chatterton) (2017)
- From Hero to Zero (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2017)
- Born to Rock (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2019)
- Master of Disaster (With: Chris Tebbetts) (2020)
- Field Trip Fiasco (With: Martin Chatterton) (2021)
- It’s a Zoo in Here! (With: Brian Sitts) (2022)
Treasure Hunters Books In Publication Order
- Treasure Hunters (2013)
- Danger Down the Nile (2014)
- Secret of the Forbidden City (2015)
- Peril at the Top of the World (2016)
- Quest for the City of Gold (2017)
- All-American Adventure (2019)
- The Plunder Down Under (2020)
Brendan DuBois Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order
- On the Plains of Deception (By:Brendan DuBois) (2011)
- The Spirits of Crawford Notch (By:Brendan DuBois) (2012)
- The Witnesses (With: Brendan DuBois) (2016)
- The Witnesses (By:Brendan DuBois) (2016)
- After the End (With: Brendan DuBois) (2017)
Christopher Farnsworth Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order
- Dead Man Running (With: Christopher Farnsworth) (2017)
Graphic Novels In Publication Order
- The Runaway’s Diary (With: Emily Raymond) (2022)
Jessica Lemmon Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order
- 50 Hidden Desires (With: Jessica Lemmon) (2017)
Anthologies In Publication Order
- Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night (2006)
- By the Book (2014)
- The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 (2015)
- The Lifesaver (2017)
- Two from the Heart (2017)
- The Family Lawyer (2017)
- The Moores Are Missing & The Housewife (2017)
- The House Next Door (2019)
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Chef Book Covers
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Confessions Book Covers
Crazy House Book Covers
Daniel X Book Covers
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Detective Harriet Blue Book Covers
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David Shelley Book Covers
Honeymoon Book Covers
Instinct Book Covers
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Maximum Ride Book Covers
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James Patterson Books Overview
A missing little girl named Maggie Rose. A family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. The thrill killing of a beautiful elementary school teacher. A psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who calls himself the Son of Lindbergh. He is so terrifying that the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police cannot outsmart him even after he’s been captured. Gary Soneji is a mild mannered mathematics teacher at a Washington, D.C., private school for the children of the political and social elite. He’s so popular that the kids all call him ‘Mr. Chips.’ And he’s very, very smart. Growing up, he always knew he was smarter than the rest of them he knew that the Great Ones always fooled everybody. He kidnaps Maggie Rose, the golden haired daughter of a famous movie actress, and her best friend, Shrimpie Goldberg, the son of the secretary of the treasury, right out from under the noses of their two Secret Service agents. But Gary Soneji is not surprised at his skill. He’s done it before. Hundreds of times before. Alex Cross is a homicide detective with a Ph.D. in psychology. he looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime. Cross works and lives in the ghettos of D.C. He’s a tough guy from a tough part of town who wears Harris Tweed jackets and likes to relax by banging out Gershwin tunes on his baby grand piano. He has two adorable kids of his own. They are his own special vulnerabilities. Jezzie Flanaganis the first woman ever to hold the highly sensitive job as supervisor of the Secret Service in Washington. Blond, mysterious, seductive, she’s got an outer shell that’s as tough’s it is beautiful. She rides her black BMW motorcycle at speeds of no less than 100 mph. What is she running from? What is her secret? Alex Cross and Jezzie Flanagan are about to have a forbidden love affair at the worst possible time for both of them. Because Gary Soneji, who wants to commit the ‘crime of the century,’ is playing at the top of his game. The latest of the unspeakable crimes happened in Alex Cross’s precinct. They happened under the protection of Jezzie Flanagan’s men. Now Soneji is at large again, still wreaking havoc. Alex Cross must face the ultimate test as a psychologist: how do you outmaneuver a brilliant psychopath? Especially one who appears to have a split personality one who won’t let the other half remember those horrific acts? Soneji has outsmarted the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police. Who will be his next victim? Gary Soneji is every parent’s worst nightmare. He has become Alex Cross’s nightmare. And now, reader, he’s about to become yours.
Detective Alex Cross makes his second appearance in the worldwide No 1 bestseller that also became a No 1 box office hit as a film starring Morgan Freeman now reissued in striking new cover style. In Kiss the Girls, Washington based homicide detective Alex Cross is thrust into a case he will never forget. This time there isn’t just one serial killer, there are two. One collects beautiful, intelligent women on college campuses on the east coast. The other is terrorising LA with a series of unspeakable murders. But the truly chilling news is that the two brilliant and elusive killers are communicating, cooperating, competing and they have Alex Cross’s niece.
Alex Cross, the detective hero of Along Came a Spider, Kiss the Girls, Cat and Mouse and Pop Goes the Weasel, makes his third appearance in the explosive international bestseller from one of the world’s most popular thriller writers now reissued in striking new cover style. On home territory once more after the horrors of the Kiss the Girls case, detective Alex Cross faces his most harrowing challenge: a pair of ice cold killers who are picking off Washington’s rich and famous one by one with chilling professional efficiency. As the whole country awaits the identity of the next celebrity victim, only Alex Cross, with his proven ability to get into the minds of the most deranged killers, has the skills and the courage to crack the case but will he discover the truth before ‘Jack and Jill’ set their sights on Washington’s ultimate celebrity target? /Content /EditorialReview EditorialReview Source Amazon. com Review /Source Content A child killer is stalking the inner city of Washington, D.C., his latest victim Shanelle Green, an adorable first grader from Sojourner Truth School. This killing is especially unsettling to Detective Alex Cross. Sojourner Truth is the school his son Damon attends, just four blocks from his home.
While the death of an inner city black child doesn’t garner much media attention, another murder is making big headlines. The same day that Shanelle was beaten to death, Senator Daniel Fitzpatrick was found handcuffed to a bed and shot execution style. The only clue the police have to go on is a bizarre rhyme, signed ‘Jack and Jill,’ promising more high profile executions, ultimately targeting the president of the United States. When Cross is called in to help protect the president, he begins to suspect that the two cases are somehow related. As he races to put all the pieces together, the killers continue their bloody rampage, paralyzing the city.
Like Along Came a Spider and Cat & Mouse, Jack & Jill is a rapid fire thriller from start to finish, with enough plot twists to satisfy even the most jaded mystery fan.
Alex Cross is back and so is a raging and suicidal Gary Soneji. Out of prison and dying from the AIDS virus he contracted there, he will get revenge on Cross before he dies. In addition, we are introduced to a new pair of rivals whose paths cross that of Alex and Soneji. Thomas Augustine Pierce has been chasing his demon, Mr. Smith, since the savage murder of his fiancee. Mr. Smith is a unique monster, with actions toward his victims so insane so unimaginable that he is thought of as ‘not of the earth.’ Pierce, known in the business as St. Augustine because of his track record for catching killers and his invaluable status to the FBI and Interpol, may even be better than Cross. When things heat up and Alex is in a near death coma following an attack in his own home, Pierce goes to Washington to help with the investigation. But just as he begins to piece together the mystery of how Gary Soneji could have mortally wounded Cross after he was believed to be dead, he is summoned to Paris with a postcard from Mr. Smith inviting him to a very special killing. The body count is high, the tension the highest, and the two killers on the loose are watching every move their pursuers make. Who is the cat, and who is the mouse? What and where is the final trap? And who survives?
Likened to a ‘young Muhammad Ali,’ Alex Cross, the Porsche driving profiler, doctor, detective, and father of two has seen his fair share of vicious killers. From a bloodthirsty butcher who came after his family Cat and Mouse to a devilish duo working cross country Kiss the Girls, Cross has managed to outmaneuver all of his enemies. Until he meets the Weasel. A series of killings in the forgotten, crime infested ghettos of southeast D.C. has sent Cross and his 6’9′ 250 pound partner, John Sampson, in search of the ‘Jane Doe’ killer. However, their racist, tyrannical boss George Pitman orders them to stay out of the southeast and investigate the high profile murder of a wealthy white man. Cross already has suspicions that the murders are linked, but when Sampson’s ex turns up in an abandoned southeast warehouse kicked to death, the two detectives carry on with their original investigation. Meanwhile, Cross’s longtime love, Christine Cat and Mouse, has taken prominence in his life, and it looks as if the two will finally get hitched with one glitch: Cross puts everything he loves in jeopardy as he obsessively goes after the Weasel. Akin to a slick Hollywood action flick, Pop Goes the Weasel doesn’t have time for meaningful character development or thoughtful moral analysis. And it doesn’t need to. Its winning formula is based on short scenes chapters average about 3 pages, addictive plot progression, and mean dialogue: ‘Sampson sighed and said, ‘I think her tongue is stapled inside the other girl. I’m pretty sure that’s it, Alex. The Weasel stapled them together.’ I looked at the two girls and shook my head. ‘I don’t think so. A staple, even a surgical one, would come apart on the tongue’s surface…
. Crazy glue would work.’ Rebekah Warren
Roses Are Red, James Patterson’s sixth Alex Cross thriller, openswith the District of Columbia detective attempting to mend his nearly unraveledfamily. The year long kidnapping of one’s intended 1999’s Pop Goes the Weasel will dothat to a relationship. Christine, the kidnappee, is amenable with onereasonable condition: that her family’s horizon remain uncluttered by homicidalmaniacs. How unfortunate, then, that the joyous christening of their newborn sonis rudely interrupted by the FBI bearing news of several heinous murdersrequiring the attention of detective and doctor of psychology Cross.’Three year old boy, the father, a nanny,’ Kyle said one more timebefore he left the party. He was about to go through the door in the sun porchwhen he turned to me and said, ‘You’re the right person for this. They murdereda family, Alex.’As soon as Kyle was gone, I went looking for Christine. My heart sank. She hadtaken Alex and left without saying good bye, without a single word. Which leaves Cross free to hunt the Mastermind, the barbarous brains behind awidening series of bank robberies in which employees or their family members areheld hostage and, when instructions aren’t followed to the finest iota,slaughtered. Given the cases’ glaring and unfathomable inhumanity, Cross’s long time DCPD partner the wonderful giant, John Sampson gives way to the warm,attractive, and fiercely intelligent FBI Agent Betsey Cavalierre. The longer and harder Cross and Cavalierre remain on his trail, the bolder andmore brutal and shiveringly close to home the Mastermind’s strikes become. And, thanks mostly to lightning short paragraphs and a point of view thatrappels from the first person Cross to the third person Mastermind, the taleprogresses at hot trot speed to a bona fide doozy of a denouement. It’ll be overbefore you know it, so sit back, hold your breath, and enjoy the show. And staytuned for the next one. Michael Hudson
Two joggers are found murdered in San Franciscos Golden Gate Park, and the killings are bizarrely reminiscent of a Washington, D.C. case that Alex Cross has been unable to solve. He is called to San Francisco, and then learns of similar murders in eight cities from Las Vegas to Charleston. Together with a female San Francisco detective, Cross plunges into a menacing world where posing explodes into bloodlust and frenzy, even as he is being stalked by a terrifying criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. James Patterson is at his most shocking and suspenseful best in a novel that will stun and satisfy his vast audience. A major feature film of Along Came a Spider hit theaters in April 2001, and the NBC TV mini series of 1st To Die will air in Fall 2001. Fans love Alex Cross, and every book in that series Along Came a Spider, Pop Goes the Weasel, and Roses Are Red is a bestseller. Roses are Red has over 900,000 copies in print and it was 2 on the New York Times bestseller list. 1st to Die was 1 in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly and others.
Detective Alex Cross is on his way to resign from the Washington, D.C., Police Force when his partner shows up at his door with a case he can’t refuse. One of John Sampson’s oldest friends, from their days together in Vietnam, has been arrested for murder. Worse yet, he is subject to the iron hand of the United States Army. The evidence against him is strong enough to send him to the gas chamber.
Sampson is certain his friend has been framed, and Alex’s investigation turns up evidence overlooked or concealed by the military authorities. Drawing on their years of street training and an almost telepathic mutual trust, Cross and Sampson go deep behind military lines to confront the most terrifying and deadly killers they have ever encountered. Behind these three highly skilled killing machines there appears to be an even more threatening controller. Discovering the identity of this lethal genius will prove to be Cross’s most terrifying challenge ever.
On his visits home, Alex must confront another, more harrowing mystery: what’s the matter with Nana Mama? As he explores the possibility of a new relationship with a woman who offers him new hope, Alex must also confront the fact that his beloved grandmother is only human.
From the Publisher ‘Alex Cross battles the most ruthless and powerful killer he has ever encountered a predator known only as the Wolf.’ ‘Alex Cross’s first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied. Across the country, men and women are being kidnapped in broad daylight and then disappearing completely. These people are not being taken for ransom, Alex realizes. They are being bought and sold. And it looks as if a shadowy figure called the Wolf a master criminal who has brought a new reign of terror to organize crime is behind this business in which ordinary men and women are sold as slaves.’ ‘Even as he admires the FBI’s vast resources, Alex grows impatient with the Bureau’s clumsiness and caution when it is time to move. A lone wolf himself, he has to go out on his own in order to track the Wolf and try to rescue some of the victims while they are still alive.’ As the case boils over, Alex is in hot water at home too. His ex fiancee, Christine Johnson, comes back into his life and not for the reasons Alex might have hoped.
In broad desert daylight, a mysterious platoon of soldiers evacuates the entire population of Sunrise Valley, Nevada. Minutes later, a huge bomb detonates a hundred feet above the ground and lays waste to homes, cars, and playgrounds: a town annihilated in an instant. Alex Cross is on vacation in San Francisco with his girlfriend, Jamilla Hughes, when he gets the call. The Russian supercriminal known as the Wolf claims responsibility for the blast. Major cities around the globe are threatened with total destruction. The Wolf has proven he can do it; the only question is, can anyone stop him in time? Surveillance film of the blast reveals the presence of another of Alex Cross’ most dangerous enemies, the ruthless assassin known as the Weasel. World leaders have just four days to prevent an unimaginable cataclysm. Joining forces with Scotland Yard and Interpol, Alex fights his way through a torrent of false leads, impersonators, and foreign agents before he gets close to the heart of the crimes. Racing down the hairpin turns of the Riviera in the most unforgettable finale James Patterson has ever written, Alex Cross confronts the truth of the Wolf’s identity, a revelation that even Cross himself may be unable to survive.
FBI agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family at Disneyland when he gets a call from the Director. A well known actress was shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an e mail describing the murder in vivid detail. Alex quickly learns that this is not an isolated incident. The killer, known as Mary Smith, has done this before and plans to kill again. Right from the beginning, this case is like nothing Alex has ever confronted. Is this the plan of an obsessed fan or a spurned actor, or is it part of something much more frightening? And particularly baffling, how could a woman be capable of these vicious crimes? Members of Hollywoods A list fear theyre next on Marys list, and the case grows by blockbuster proportions as the LAPD and FBI scramble to find a pattern before Mary can send one more chilling update. Filled with the ruthless and shocking twists that make his fans hunger for more, Mary, Mary is James Pattersons most sophisticated thriller yet.
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. The killer was never found, and the case turned cold, filed among the unsolved drive bys in D.C.’s rough neighborhoods. Years later, still haunted by his wife’s death, Cross is making a bold move in his life. Now a free agent from the police and the FBI, he’s set up practice as a psychologist once again. His life with Nana Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex is finally getting 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 recalls a case Sampson and Cross worked together years earlier. When the case reveals a connection to Maria’s death, Cross latches on for the most urgent and terrifying ride of his life. 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 and the pinnacle of the bestselling detective series of the past two decades.
Just when Alex Cross’s life is calming down, he is drawn back into the game to confront a criminal mastermind like no other. The elaborate murders that have stunned Washington, DC, are the wildest that Alex Cross and his new girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, have ever seen. This maniac adores an audience, and stages his killings as spectacles in public settings. Alex is pursuing a genius of terror who has the whole city on edge as it waits for his next move. And the killer loves the attention, no doubt he even sets up his own Web site and live video feed to trumpet his madness.
And in Colorado, another criminal mastermind is planning a triumphant return. From his supermaximum security prison cell, Kyle Craig has plotted for years to have one chance at an impossible escape. If he has to join forces with DC’s Audience Killer to get back at the man who put him in that cell Alex Cross all the better.
From the author Time magazine has called ‘the man who can’t miss,’ Double Cross has the pulse racing momentum and electrifying thrills that have made James Patterson a 1 bestselling storyteller all over the world.
When the home of Alex Cross’s longtime friend, Ellie Cox, is turned into the worst murder scene Alex has ever seen, he is devastated. The destruction leads him to believe that he’s chasing a horrible new breed of killer. As Alex and his girlfriend Brianna Stone begin the hunt for the villain responsible for the killings, they quickly find themselves entangeled in the deadly Nigerian underworld of Washington D.C.. What they discover is shocking: a strongly organized gang of teenage thugs headed by a powerful, diabolical man The Tiger.
As the killing spree escalates, Alex and Brianna realize they are not dealing with any ordinary killer, but one who has brought his personal war of vengeance to America’s capital. But just when the detectives think they’re closing in on the elusive murderer, the Tiger disappears into thin air. Unable to let the killer get away with this narrow escape, Alex makes it his duty to bring the brutal butcher to justice. He knows that he must follow The Tiger. Alone.
When Alex arrives in Nigeria, he discovers a world where justice is as foreign as he is. Unprotected and alone in a strange country, bombarded on all sides by the murderous threats of The Tiger, Alex must draw on his fiercest instincts just to survive in a lawless world.
From the author Time magazine has called ‘the man who can’t miss,’Cross Country is the most breathtaking, heart stopping, electrifing Alex Cross thriller yet.
You can’t run
Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington’s wildest scenes. And she was not this killer’s only victim.
You can’t hide
The hunt for her murderer leads Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, to a place where every fantasy is possible, if you have the credentials to get in. Alex and Bree are soon facing down some very important, very protected, very dangerous people in levels of society where only one thing is certain they will do anything to keep their secrets safe.
Alex Cross is your only hope to stay alive
As Alex closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable a revelation that could rock the entire world. With the unstoppable action, unforeseeable twists, and edge of your seat suspense that only a James Patterson thriller delivers, I, Alex Cross is the master of suspense at his sharpest and best.
Wedding bells ringDetective Alex Cross and Bree’s wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.’s most corrupt: a dirty congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. Next, the elusive gunman begins picking off other crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?A murderer returnsThe case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the investigation. As Alex and Siegel battle over jurisdiction, the murders continue. It becomes clear that they are the work of a professional who has detailed knowledge of his victims’ movements information that only a Washington insider could possess. Caught in a lethal Cross Fire As Alex contends with the sniper, Siegel, and the wedding, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and will not relent until he has eliminated Cross and his family for good. With a supercharged blend of action, deception, and suspense, Cross Fire is James Patterson’s most visceral and exciting Alex Cross novel ever.
The only wayDetective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he’s ever been part of. The President’s son and daughter have been abducted from their school an impossible crime, but somehow the kidnapper has done it. Alex does everything he can but is shunted to the fringes of the investigation. Someone powerful doesn’t want Cross too close. To stop Alex CrossA deadly contagion in the DC water supply threatens to cripple the capital, and Alex sees the looming shape of the most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced. He is already working flat out on the abduction, and this massive assault pushes Cross completely over the edge. Is to kill himWith each hour that pas*ses, the chance of finding the children alive diminishes. In an emotional private meeting, the First Lady asks Alex to please save her kids. Even the highest security clearance doesn’t get him any closer to the kidnapper and Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes. A full throttle thriller with unstoppable action, unrestrained emotion, and relentless suspense, Kill Alex Cross is the most gripping Alex Cross novel James Patterson has ever written.
Separated by timeFrom his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now, Alex pas*ses the family tale along to his own children in a novel he’s written a novel called Trial. Connected by bloodAs a lawyer in turn of the century Washington D.C., Ben Corbett represents the toughest cases. Fighting against oppression and racism, he risks his family and his life in the process. When President Roosevelt asks Ben to return to his home town to investigate rumors of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan there, he cannot refuse. United by braveryWhen he arrives in Eudora, Mississippi, Ben meets the wise Abraham Cross and his beautiful granddaughter, Moody. Ben enlists their help, and the two Crosses introduce him to the hidden side of the idyllic Southern town. Lynchings have become commonplace and residents of the town’s black quarter live in constant fear. Ben aims to break the reign of terror but the truth of who is really behind it could break his heart. Written in the fearless voice of Detective Alex Cross, Alex Cross’s Trial is a gripping story of murder, love, and, above all, bravery.
The Women’s Murder Club pits four San Francisco women professionalsagainst a serial killer who’s stalking and murdering newlyweds in bestsellingauthor James Patterson’s newest thriller. Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspectorwho’s just gotten some very bad news. She deals with it by immersing herself inher newest case and soliciting the personal as well as professional support ofher closest friend, who happens to be the city’s medical examiner. The twowomen, along with an ambitious and sympathetic reporter and an assistant DA,form an unlikely alliance, pooling their information and bypassing the chain ofcommand in an engaging, suspenseful story whose gruesome setup is vintagePatterson. ‘What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?’ the killer muses to himselfearly in the narrative. ‘Am I capable of doing it? Do I have what it takes?’Answering his own question, he embarks on a murderous spree that takes him fromthe bridal suite in a Nob Hill hotel to a honeymoon destination in the NapaValley and thence to a wedding reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame andMuseum in Cleveland, Ohio. Dispatching his victims on the happiest day of theirlives, he purposefully leaves enough clues for his distaff trackers to discoverhis identity and put him behind bars. But just when the women think they’ve gotthe case all wrapped up, the killer turns the tables on them in a bloodydenouement that even the most discerning reader won’t see coming. Patterson,author of the popular Alex Cross mysteries, promises future adventures for theWomen’s Murder Club, which may give him an opportunity to develop his hero*ines’characters more completely and win new fans among those who prefer theirdetectives in high heels and lipstick. Jane Adams
2nd Chance reconvenes the Women’s Murder Club, four friends adetective, a reporter, an assistant district attorney, and a medical examinerwho used their networking skills, feminine intuition, and professional wiles tosolve a baffling series of murders in 1st to Die. This time, themurders of two African Americans, a little girl and an old woman, bear all thesigns of a serial killer for Lindsay Boxer, newly promoted to lieutenant of SanFrancisco’s homicide squad. But there’s an odd detail she finds even moredisturbing: both victims were related to city cops. A symbol glimpsed at bothmurder scenes leads to a racist hate group, but the taunting killer strikesagain and again, leaving deliberate clues and eluding the police ever morecleverly. In the meantime, each of the women has a personal stake at risk andthe killer knows who they are. 2nd Chance speeds along at a Formula One pace through many tight curves,but unlike recent entries in theAlex Cross series, itdoesn’t sacrifice good characters to a twisted plot. Lindsay’s the star, butthere’s a fine esprit de corps among the four women, who are even betterdeveloped here than in the first book. What makes them both convincing andinteresting as a criminal justice juggernaut is their willingness to stick theirnecks out, even if they suffer for it. If you haven’t picked up a JamesPatterson novel in a while, this is a great time to start anew. BarrieTrinkle
The 1 bestselling new mystery series of the past decade comes roaring back with 3rd Degree, a shockingly suspenseful thriller featuring the Women’s Murder Club. One of James Patterson’s best loved hero*ines is about to die. Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A town house owned by an Internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled. Then a prominent businessman is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, with another mysterious message left behind by the killer. Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner’s office, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her figure out who is committing these murders and why they are intent on killing someone every three days. Even more terrifying, the killer has targeted one of the four friends who call themselves the Women’s Murder Club. Which one will it be? While the investigation rages furiously, Lindsay works very closely with a federal officer assigned to the case. At the same time, she learns that one member of the Women’s Murder Club is hiding a secret so dangerous and unbelievable that it could destroy them all.
After losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Womens Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the nation, Lindsay fights to save her career and her sanity. While awaiting trial, Lindsay escapes to the beautiful town of Half Moon Bay, but the peaceful community there is reeling from a string of unspeakable murders. Working with her friends in the Womens Murder Club, Lindsay finds a link between these killings and a case she worked on years before an unsolved murder that has haunted her ever since. As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay battles for her life on two fronts: before a judge and jury as her trial comes to a climax, and facing unknown adversaries who will do anything to keep her from the truth about the killings including killing again. It all comes to a head before the big annual 4th of July celebration on the waterfront at Half Moon Bay. Patterson fine tunes the tension like never before in this heart racing new novel in the bestselling detective series to debut in years.
Playaway is the simplest way to listen to a book on the go. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, it comes with the audio content already on it and a battery to make it play. No Cassettes. No CDs. No Downloads. Simply plug in the earphones and enjoy. The Women’s Murder Club faces an unspeakable horror in an irresistible hospital and courtroom thriller by 1 bestselling author James Patterson. SOMEBODY DIES. A young mother is recuperating in a San Francisco hospital when she is suddenly gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. The hospital s doctors, some of the best in the nation, are completely mystified by her death. How did this happen? APOCALYPSE NEARS. This is not the first such case at the hospital. Just as patients are about to be released with a clean bill of health, their conditions take a devastating turn for the worse. Accompanied by the newest member of the Women s Murder Club, Yuki Castellano, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer probes deeper into the incidents. Could these cases just be appalling coincidences? Or is a maniac playing God with people s lives? When someone close to the Women s Murder Club begins to exhibit the same frightening symptoms, Lindsay fears no one is safe.
When a horrifying attack leaves one of the four members of the Women’s Murder Club struggling for her life, the others fight to keep a madman behind bars before anyone else is hurt. And Lindsay Boxer and her new partner in the
The Women’s Murder Club is back in action in an electrifying new thriller chasing a killer with a taste for fire.
Two cases have pushed
Assistant District attorney Yuki Castellano plunges into the biggest case of her life to get to the bottom of Michael Campion’s disappearance. As fire after fire consumes couples in expensive neighborhoods, Lindsay and her friends in the Women’s Murder Club race to find the arsonists responsible. But suddenly the fires are raging too close to home. Frightened for her life and torn between two men, Lindsay confronts the most daunting dilemmas she’s ever faced in a thriller with unexpected twists and emotional extremes of the kind only James Patterson can deliver
The most personalA young mother and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while returning to their car in the garage of a shopping mall. There are no witnesses, and Detective Lindsay Boxer is left with only one shred of evidence: a cryptic message scrawled across the windshield in bloodred lipstick. The most dangerousThe same night, the wife of A list actor Marcus Dowling is woken by a cat burglar who is about to steal millions of dollars’ worth of precious jewels. In just seconds there is a nearly empty safe, a lifeless body, and another mystery that throws San Francisco into hysteria. The most exciting Women’s Murder Club novel everLindsay spends every waking hour working with her partner, Rich and her desire for him threatens to tear apart both her engagement and the Women’s Murder Club. Before Lindsay and her friends can piece together either case, one of the killers forces Lindsay to put her own life on the line but is it enough to save the city? With unparalleled danger and explosive action, The 9th Judgment is James Patterson at his compelling, unstoppable best!
As San Francisco’s most glamorous millionaires mingle at the party of the year, someone is watching waiting for a chance to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city’s most celebrated couple. Finally, the killer pinpoints the ideal moment, and it’s the perfect murder. Not a trace of evidence is left behind in their glamorous home.
As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high profile murder, someone else is found brutally executed a preacher with a message of hope for the homeless. His death nearly falls through the cracks, but when reporter Cindy Thomas hears about it, she knows the story could be huge. Probing deeper into the victim’s history, she discovers he may not have been quite as saintly as everyone thought.
As the hunt for two criminals tests the limits of the Women’s Murder Club, Lindsay sees sparks fly between Cindy and her partner, Detective Rich Conklin. The Women’s Murder Club now faces its toughest challenge: will love destroy all that four friends have built? The exhilarating new chapter in the Women’s Murder Club series, The 8th Confession serves up a double dose of speed charged twists and shocking revelations as only James Patterson can. And remember, this is the only Murder Club episode of the year. 2009
For every secretDetective Lindsay Boxer’s long awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a badly injured teenage girl is left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only is there no trace of the criminals but that the victim may be keeping secrets as well. For every lieAt the same time, Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano is prosecuting the biggest case of her life a woman who has been accused of murdering her husband in front of her two young children. Yuki’s career rests on a guilty verdict, so when Lindsay finds evidence that could save the defendant, she is forced to choose. Should she trust her best friend or follow her instinct?There’s a different way to dieLindsay’s every move is watched by her new boss, Lieutenant Jackson Brady, and when the pressure to find the baby begins interfering with her new marriage to Joe, she wonders if she’ll ever be able to start a family. With James Patterson’s white hot speed and unquenchable action, 10th Anniversary is the most deliciously chilling Women’s Murder Club book ever.
Your best friendLindsay Boxer is pregnant at last! But her work doesn’t slow for a second. When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, she discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco’s most untouchable criminals. And it was taken from her own department’s evidence locker. Anyone could be the killer even her closest friends. Or a vicious killer?Lindsay is called next to the most bizarre crime scene she’s ever seen: two bodiless heads elaborately displayed in the garden of a world famous actor. Another head is unearthed in the garden, and Lindsay realizes that the ground could hide hundreds of victims. You won’t know until the 11th HourA reporter launches a series of vicious articles about the cases and Lindsay’s personal life is laid bare. But this time she has no one to turn to especially not Joe. 11th Hour is the most shocking, most emotional, and most thrilling Women’s Murder Club novel ever.
THE HOT NEW 1 BESTSELLING SERIES 1 New York Times 2 Wall Street Journal 2 Washington Post 5 Los Angeles Times Daniel X was born with the world’s most extraordinary power: the power to create. With his secret ability, he can conjure anything and everything, from inanimate objects to living, breathing people. This talent has helped him survive but couldn’t save his parents from being brutally murdered. Discovering a strange list of names, Daniel vows to complete his father’s mysterious mission and hunt down his family’s assassin. Now, on his own, he must uncover the dark truth behind an apocalyptic struggle that will determine the fate of all mankind. But hot on his trail is a cunning killer one who knows exactly what Daniel X can do. A JAMES PATTERSON PAGETURNER In the spirit of the most enduring hit movies and books, James Patterson has written this story for readers from ten to a hundred and ten.
All’s quiet in the small town of Holliswood. Television sets, computers, and portable devices are aglow in every home, classroom, and store. Yet not all is perfect. Evil is lurking, just out of sight, behind the screen.
Residing in this sleepy town is a villain with more ambition than the world can withstand. Twisted beyond reason, he is dead set on throwing Holliswood into chaos and documenting the destruction of every person in it, including Daniel X.
The only person who can stop this made for TV tyrant, Daniel must use his extraordinary power to save the town. But this devilish director has assembled an all star team of his own creation and vows to stage the most spectacular finale the world has ever seen. Can Daniel X stop this deranged outlaw or will he find himself on the cutting room floor?
Daniel X is on an impossible mission: to eliminate every intergalactic criminal on the face of the Earth. Using his incredible superpower to create objects out of thin air, he’s taken on some of the most fearsome and fiendish aliens in the universe, and now he’s aiming to extinguish his next target: the explosive demon of fir, Phosphorius Beta, and his army of flame weaving henchmen. But it’s going to take a whole new level of mojo to destroy this villain. Beta’s strength has been growing since he arrived on Earth over a millennium ago, and he’s finally ready to turn the blue planet into his own fiery wasteland. The only way to stop him is by jumping back in time to the Dark Ages to end Beta’s blistering reign before it has a chance to begin. But can Daniel X take the heat? Or will the alien hunter finally get burned?
When Daniel X discovers that a duo of evil extraterrestrials is plotting to control kids around the world through videogames, he’s determined to take them both out of commission. This pair of wicked game masters wants to destroy the human race by turning brainwashed videogamers into an unstoppable army of doom! They’re also running an endangered species hunting club on the side, and their next target is none other than Daniel. He’ll have no choice but to turn to the aliens’ rebellious son who needs help to stand up to his malicious parents. But can Daniel trust the progeny of this treacherous twosome? Or will it be ‘Game Over’ for the alien hunter?
With an exciting new Patterson narrative in a graphic novel format, Daniel X continues his quest in a full color, action packed adventure! Long ago, after his parents’ brutal murder, Daniel inherited the coveted List of Alien Outlaws and assumed his father’s role as Alien Hunter. With his supreme abilities, like being able to shape shift and conjure up long dead family members out of thin air, Daniel is ready to take on the scum of the universe. Number 7 on the list grand master of an interplanetary game of destruction that could result in the eventual take over of earth is his next target. In a journey that takes him through the bowels of Tokyo and into other realms, Daniel ingeniously tracks the insectile mastermind. But when 7 reveals his true and terrifying powers, Daniel must enlist the help of 7’s own son before he finds himself at the center of the most high stakes game yet.
When his parents are murdered by an intergalactic criminal, Daniel X vows to take on his father’s role as Earth’s sole Alien Hunter. Life isn’t easy, though, when you’re a young boy on your own, tracking down the galaxy’s deadliest outlaws. Luckily, Daniel has a gift: the ability to create anything he can imagine including his parents, his sister, and his best friends, who are there to help him along the way. But when Daniel decides to go up against the sixth deadliest criminal on his hit list, he may find that even his awesome abilities just aren’t up to the task!
With supreme abilities, like being able to shape shift and move objects with his mind, Daniel is strong enough to take on anything in the world. It’s the things from beyond this planet that are the real problem. Daniel possesses a coverted List that belonged to his father, before he was brutally murdered targeting intergalactic criminals preying on the human race. Now, Daniel vows to take on his father’s dangerous mission as the Alien Hunter. A lone outlaw arrives in the beautiful city of Holliswood with a gruesome goal. He’ll create chaos and film the pandemonium for an audience back home. The destiny of the city and its inhabitants lies in Daniel X’s hands. But this time, Daniel has created a secret weapon of his own. With the help of an all star team, Daniel and his friends must face a villain with a taste for the kind of terror that usually lives safely in the movies.
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The Honeymoon is over now the murders can begin. America’s 1 thriller writer returns with his sexiest, scariest novel ever. Hotter than The Beach House and scarier than Kiss the Girls, James Patterson’s explosive new thriller introduces a bride who is beautiful, talented, devoted and deadly. When a young investment banker dies of baffling causes, FBI agent John O’Hara immediately suspects the only witness, the banker’s alluring and mysterious fianc’e. Nora Sinclair is a beautiful decorator who expects the best, and will do anything to get it. Agent O’Hara keeps closing in, but the stronger his case, the less he knows whether he’s pursuing justice or his own fatal obsession. In a novel so compelling it reads like a collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock, James Patterson unveils surprise after surprise that will keep readers guessing until the last deadly kiss.
In James Patterson’s blockbuster series, fourteen year old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it’s like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the ‘flock’ Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel are just like ordinary kids only they have wings and can fly. It may seem like a dream come true to some, but their lives can morph into a living nightmare at any time…
like when Angel, the youngest member of the flock, is kidnapped and taken back to the ‘School’ where she and the others were experimented on by a crew of wack jobs. Her friends brave a journey to blazing hot Death Valley, CA, to save Angel, but soon enough, they find themselves in yet another nightmare this one involving fighting off the half human, half wolf ‘Erasers’ in New York City. Whether in the treetops of Central Park or in the bowels of the Manhattan subway system, Max and her adopted family take the ride of their lives. Along the way Max discovers from her old friend and father figure Jeb now her betrayed and greatest enemy that her purpose is save the world but can she?
Fourteen year old Maximum Ride and the other members of the ‘Flock’ Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel are just like ordinary kids only they have wings and can fly. It seems like a dream come true except that they’re being hunted by half human, half wolf ‘Erasers’ who can fly, too.
In Book 2 of the series, the Flock members are taken under the wing of an FBI agent and try to live ‘normal’ lives by going to school, making friends and continuing their relentless search for their parents. But the Erasers return, forcing the Flock to abandon their search and make their escape once again. The voice inside Max’s head keeps telling her that it’s up to her to save the world, but this is especially challenging to do when she is faced with her ultimate match: a newer and better version of herself, Maximum Ride II. Max’s heart stopping quest to investigate the mind blowing mystery of her ultimate destiny continues in the scariest, strangest, and funniest James Patterson novel yet.
Fourteen year old Maximum Ride and the other members of the ‘flock’ Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel are just like ordinary kids only they have wings and can fly. It seems like a dream come true except that they’re being hunted by half human, half wolf ‘Erasers’ who can fly, too. In Book 3 of the series, the flock members are faced with a new enemy robots called Flyboys who are stronger than Erasers and have retractable wings. The last thing Max wants is to keep running for her life, but she has to, taking the Flock across the country. There, they meet the sinister scientist Ter Borsht, who speaks of something called ‘Re Evolution,’ and the ‘By Half Plan’: the most frightening human experiment they can imagine a kind of ethnic cleansing of the entire planet. As fear and tension escalate among the flock members and a romance starts to form between Max and Fang they split up, with Max taking the girls to Europe, where they are held captive yet again. The only thing that keeps Max going is that, this time, she might finally meet her mother and father but she still has to save the world. Max Ride’s final flight is like a thrilling roller coaster ride with twists you’d never expect and a landing that can’t be anything other than…
‘Three cheers! Max is one of the smartest, strongest, funniest hero*ines around.’ Diane Garrett, Diane’s Books
In this breathtaking new story from the astonishing imagination of James Patterson, a girl has to save herself from an army assembled just to capture her and maybe save the planet while she’s at it.
Maximum Ride is a perfectly normal teenager who just happens to be able to fly, the result of an out of control government experiment. Max and the other members of the Flock six kids who share her remarkable ability have been asked to aid a group of environmental scientists studying the causes of global warming. The expedition seems like a perfect combination of adventure, activism and escaping government forces who watch the Flock like a hawk.
But even in
Maximum Ride is James Patterson’s greatest character, a hero*ine who manages to be human and fearless at once. The Final Warning is an unrelenting new adventure from the writer Time magazine has called ‘The Man Who Can’t Miss.’
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In the spirit of the most enduring hit movies and books, James Patterson has written this story for readers from ten to a hundred and ten. Special care has been taken with the language and content of The Final Warning.
Maximum Ride and the other members of the Flock have barely recovered from their last arctic adventure, when they are confronted by the most frightening catastrophe yet. Millions of fish are dying off the coast of
While Max and her team are exploring the depths of the ocean, their every move is being carefully tracked by Mr. Chu a criminal mastermind with his own plans for the Flock. Can they protect themselves from Mr. Chu’s army of mercenaries and save the ocean from utter destruction?
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In the spirit of the most enduring hit movies and books, James Patterson has written this story for readers from ten to a hundred and ten. Special care has been taken with the language and content of MAXIMUM RIDE 5.
Max and the Flock are flying high over
But Dr. Hans isn’t the only puzzling thing about their trip. The Flock also receives a cryptic message from a young girl, who tells them, ‘The sky will fall.’ Max and the Flock are ready to return home, still unable to make sense of her statement. But the surprises don’t end with their departure, and something unbelievably momentous shakes up the Flock pushing Max and Fang closer than ever. Will the team be able to stick together through the chaos?
Max Ride and her best friends have always had one another’s backs. No matter what. Living on the edge as fugitives, they never had a choice. But now they’re up against a mysterious and deadly force that’s racing across the globe and just when they need one another the most, Fang is gone. He’s creating his own gang that will replace everyone including Max. Max is heartbroken over losing Fang, her soulmate, her closest friend. But with Dylan ready and willing to fight by her side, she can no longer deny that his incredible intensity draws her in. Max, Dylan, and the rest of their friends must soon join with Fang and his new gang for an explosive showdown in Paris. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever imagined…
Fourteen year old Maximum Ride knows what it’s like to soar above the world. She and all the members of her ‘flock’ Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel are just like ordinary kids, except they have wings and can fly! It may seem like a dream come true to some, but for the flock it’s more like a living nightmare. When the mysterious lab known as the ‘School’ turns up and kidnaps their youngest member, it’s up to Max to organize a rescue, but will help come in time?
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Having recovered Angel, Max and the flock head to New York City to pursue a lead regarding their true identities. But where the flock goes, erasers are sure to follow! Even more troubling, though, is the voice that’s begun whispering in Max’s head. Is it
Narrowly surviving their encounter with Erasers in New York City, the flock is following up a lead on their pasts in Washington, D.C. But what they find waiting for them is…
a home?! How will the flock adjust to a real school one that doesn’t involve mad scientists and genetic freaks?
The Flock members are taken under the wing of an FBI agent and try to live ‘normal’ lives by going to school, making friends and continuing their relentless search for their parents. But the Erasers return, forcing the Flock to abandon their search and make their escape once again. It’s also becoming more obvious to Max that her destiny is to save the world, and this is especially challenging to do when she is faced with her ultimate match: a newer and better version of herself, Maximum Ride II.
Escaping ITEX in Florida, the Flock head west, with Max more burdened than ever by the knowledge that she’s meant to save the world. But while their leader is keen to stay on the path leading to her destiny, Fang and the others are more interested in settling down and letting the chips fall where they may. With the Erasers eerily absent from their lives of late, has the Flock finally earned a bit of peace…
or is this all just the calm before the storm?
Detective Michael Bennett is about to take on the most sinister challenge of his career. The nation has fallen into mourning after the unexpected death of a beloved former first lady, and the most powerful people in the world gather in New York for her funeral. Then the inconceivable occurs. Billionaires, politicians, and superstars of every kind are suddenly trapped within one man’s brilliant and ruthless scenario. Bennett father of ten is pulled into the fray. As the danger escalates, Michael is hit with devastating news. After fighting for many years, his wife has succumbed to a terrible disease. As New York descends into chaos, he has lost the great love of his life and faces raising his ten devastated children alone and rescuing 34 hostages. Day after day, Bennett confronts the most ruthless man he has ever dealt with, a man who kills without hesitation and counters everything the NYPD and FBI throw at him with impunity. As the entire world watches and the tension boils to a searing heat, Bennett has to find a way out or face responsibility for the greatest debacle in history.
Best case: survivalThe son of one of New York’s wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can’t save him, because this kidnapper isn’t demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury. In this exam, wrong answers are fatal. Worst case: deathDetective Michael Bennett leads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can’t begin to understand what could lead someone to target anyone’s children. As another student disappears, one powerful family after another uses their leverage and connections to turn the heat up on the mayor, the press anyone who will listen to stop this killer. Their reach extends all the way to the FBI, who send their top Abduction Specialist, Agent Emily Parker. Bennett’s life and love life suddenly get even more complicated. This case: Detective Michael Bennett is on itBefore Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI’s intrusion on his case, the mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most devastating demonstration yet one that could bring cataclysmic devastation to every inch of New York. From the shocking first page to the last exhilarating scene, Worst Case is a non stop thriller from ‘America’s 1 storyteller’ Forbes.
A calculating killer who calls himself The Teacher is taking on New York City, killing the powerful, the arrogant, the don’t give a darnst about anyone rich. For some New Yorkers it seems that the rich were getting what they deserve at last. For New York’s social elite, it is a call to chaos and terror. The Teacher’s message to the wealthy is clear: remember your manners or suffer the consequences! Detective Mike Bennett is assigned the case. Managing the pressure from his Commissioner, the Mayor, and the New York media would be enough for anyone, but Mike also has to care for his 10 children who are all under 12 and who all have the flu! Detective Bennett discovers a secret pattern in the Teacher’s lessons and realizes he has just hours to save New York from the greatest disaster in its history. From the 1 bestselling author who introduced readers to Alex Cross and the Women’s Murder Club comes the continuation of his newest, electrifying series. Run for Your Life is his most heart stopping thriller yet.
NYC’s 1 detective, Michael Bennett, has a huge problem the Son of Sam, the Werewolf of Wisteria and the Mad Bomber are all back. The city has never been more terrified!Tick a killer’s countdown beginsA rash of horrifying crimes tears through the city, throwing it into complete chaos and terrorizing everyone living there. Immediately, it becomes clear that they are not the work of an amateur, but of a calculating, efficient, and deadly mastermind. Tick Michael Bennett is on the chaseThe city calls on Detective Michael Bennett, pulling him away from a seaside retreat with his ten adopted children, his grandfather, and their beloved nanny, Mary Catherine. Not only does it tear apart their vacation, it leaves the entire family open to attack. Tock your time is upBennett enlists the help of a former colleague, FBI Agent Emily Parker. As his affection for Emily grows into something stronger, his relationship with Mary Catherine takes an unexpected turn. All too soon, another appalling crime leads Bennett to a shocking discovery that exposes the killer’s pattern and the earth shattering enormity of his plan. From the creator of the 1 New York detective series comes the most volatile and most explosive Michael Bennett novel ever.
A South American crime lord has brought New York the worst lawlessness and violence the city has ever seen. Police shot in the street. Judges murdered in the courtroom. Mayhem is unleashed and the mayor demands that Detective Michael Bennett find a way to stop it. Bennett takes his ten kids and their beautiful nanny, Mary Catherine, out of the chaos on a much needed vacation to upstate New York. But instead of escaping the violence, it follows them and they find themselves in the middle of another nightmare that threatens the entire family. The danger isn’t only coming from the crime lord’s killers FBI Agent Emily Parker is back, and Bennett’s attraction to her endangers his relationship with Mary Catherine. A no holds barred, pedal to the floor, action packed novel, I, MICHAEL BENNETT is James Patterson at his most thrilling best.
The police can’t help youFormer CIA agent Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily and his staff of investigators uses the world’s most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases. The press will destroy youJack is already deep into the investigation of a multi million dollar NFL gambling scandal and the unsolved slayings of 18 schoolgirls when he learns of a horrific murder close to home: his best friend’s wife, Jack’s former lover, has been killed. It nearly pushes him over the edge. Instead, Jack pushes back and devotes all of Private’s resources to tracking down her killer. Only one place to turn: Private But Jack doesn’t have to play by the rules. As he closes in on the killer and chooses between revenge and justice, Morgan has to navigate a workplace love affair that threatens to blow the roof off his plans. With a plot that moves at death defying speeds, Private is James Patterson sleekest, most exciting thriller ever.
On your markPrivate, the world’s most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Its agents are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world, and 400 of them have been transferred to London to protect more than 10,000 competitors who represent more than 200 countries. Get setThe opening ceremony is hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Peter Knight, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high ranking member of the games’ organizing committee has been killed. It’s clear to Peter that this wasn’t a crime of passion, but one of precise calculation and execution. DieNewspaper reporter Karen Pope receives a letter from a person who calls himself Cronus claiming responsibility for the murders. He promises to restore the Olympics to their ancient glory and to destroy all those who have corrupted the games with lies, corruption, and greed. Immediately, Karen hires Private to examine the letter, and she and Peter uncover a criminal genius who won’t stop until he’s completely destroyed the modern games. ‘America’s 1 storyteller’ Forbes delivers an exhilarating, action packed thriller that brings the splendor and emotion of the Olympics to a wildly powerful climax.
Unsolvable casesSince former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world’s most effective investigation firm sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems. Private’s investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world and they always uncover the truth. Impossible murdersWhen his former lover is found murdered in Jack Morgan’s bed, he is instantly the number one suspect. While Jack is under police investigation, the mob strong arms him into recovering $30 million in stolen pharmaceuticals for them. And the beautiful manager of a luxury hotel chain persuades him to quietly investigate a string of murders at her properties. The 1 suspect is Jack MorganWhile Jack is fighting for his life, one of his most trusted colleagues threatens to leave Private, and Jack realizes he is confronting the cleverest and most powerful enemies ever. With more action, more intrigue, and more twists than ever before, PRIVATE: 1 SUSPECT is James Patterson at his unstoppable best.
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Just when we need some magic in our lives, bestselling author James Patterson and Peter de Jonge bring us a stirring tale of life, love, and the power of miracles. Travis McKinley is an ordinary man living an ordinary life he has a job that he despises, a marriage that has lost its passion, children from whom he feels disconnected, and at age fifty, a sense that he has accomplished nothing of consequence with his life. But on Christmas Day, he goes out to play a round of golf, and for the first time, he finds himself in the ‘zone’. He sees the putting line that has eluded him for years. Always a fairly good golfer, he finds himself playing like a pro and is so caught up in his excitement that he continues to play, sinking putt after putt, missing Christmas dinner with his wife and family. It is too much for his already troubled marriage. His family collapes but Travis is soon too busy living his dream to notice. His amazing new golf skills catapult him into the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach, where he advances to the final round with two of his heroes, Jack Nicklaus and Raymond Floyd. And with his wife, children,and a live television audience watching, a miracle takes place on the 17th green that will change Travis, and his family, forever.
Taking a break from his phenomenally successful Alex Cross series, James Patterson’s When the Wind Blows is as much child’s fantasy as it is an adult nightmare. The novel moves away from the gritty Washington, D.C., setting of the Cross books and follows the daily life of Frannie O’Neill, a Colorado veterinarian. After the mysterious death of her husband several years before, Frannie retreated to an isolated life in her Colorado practice. But a series of bizarre events suddenly disrupts her lonely routine. On a personal level, she is shaken by her new tenant Kit Harrison. Kit’s too handsome and too friendly and he’s a hunter or so Frannie thinks. He’s also recovering from a devastating personal tragedy, and, as Frannie eventually learns, he’s really an FBI agent using his vacation to follow a crucial lead. But Kit isn’t the one that’s got Frannie concerned. As she says after stopping her Suburban one night to check out something on the side of the road: ‘What I saw was way beyond my abilities to imagine, beyond my comprehension, my system of belief, and maybe beyond my ability to communicate right now. The little girl’s arms were folded back in a peculiar way, but when she lifted them feathers fanned out.’ The girl is Max, and the mystery of her wings leads Frannie and Kit into a massive conspiracy involving secret genetic research and the scientific manipulation of the human species. Patterson, a former advertising executive who coined such catchy phrases as ‘Nupe it!,’ knows how to entertain. His chapters are always short some only two pages, and his writing is clear and unobtrusive; the reading experience is brisk akin to watching a summer blockbuster. The book is not as dark or as weighty as the tales of detective psychologist Alex Cross, but while some fans may be disappointed by Patterson’s migration from pure suspense fiction, his first person narrator Frannie, has a quirky realism that keeps this flight of fancy mostly on stable ground. Patrick O’Kelley
Frannie O’Neill’s life turned upside down when six incredible children flew in on the wind. Rescuing them from the School that created them took all her courage and cunning, but the children captured her heart. Now, the young flock wants to go back to the couple it regards as parents, and Frannie and FBI maverick Kit Brennan are suing for custody. But when the case involves the most extraordinary creatures ever to land on this earth, someone will ensure there is no happy ending. Only Max, the oldest and most remarkable of the winged children, knows that another, terrifying biological experiment is taking place. Somewhere in America, a brilliant but evil surgeon is secretly researching, performing a cruel travesty of an operation as he scoops the life from people hoping for a better future. But to complete his experiment he needs the ultimate prize Max herself. And as the children dream of returning to the happy safety of The Lake House, where for a few precious months they flew free, danger moves ever closer…
The world is changing: the government has seized control of every aspect of society, and now, kids are disappearing. For 15 year old Wisty and her older brother Whit, life turns upside down when they are torn from their parents one night and slammed into a secret prison for no reason they can comprehend. The New Order, as it is known, is clearly trying to suppress Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Being a Normal Teenager. But while trapped in this totalitarian nightmare, Wisty and Whit discover they have incredible powers they’d never dreamed of. Can this newly minted witch and wizard master their skills in time to save themselves, their parents and maybe the world?
Ever since Whit and Wisty Allgood were cruelly torn from their home and family in the middle of the night, the soldiers of a brutal totalitarian government have relentlessly tried to capture and execute them for ‘collusion, conspiracy, and experimentation with the dark and foul arts.’ But this increasingly skilled witch and wizard have boldly spearheaded the fight against the wicked regime of the New Order and its systematic destruction of music, art, books, and imagination. Now the villainous leader of the New Order is just a breath away from the ability to control the forces of nature and to manipulate his citizens on the most profound level imaginable through their minds. There is only one more thing he needs to triumph in his evil quest: the Gifts of Whit and Wisty Allgood. And he will stop at nothing to seize them. In this second installment of James Patterson’s epic Witch & Wizard series, Whit and Wisty’s heart pounding adventures through the Overworld and Shadowland lead to a jaw dropping climax and conclusion.
Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the resistance against the merciless totalitarian regime that governs their world. Its supreme leader, The One Who Is The One, has banned everything they hold dear: books, music, art, and imagination. But the growing strength of the siblings’ magic hasn’t been enough to stop the One’s evil rampage, and now he’s executed the only family they had left. Wisty knows that the time has finally come for her to face The One. But her fight and her fire only channel more power to this already invincible being. How can she and Whit possibly prepare for their imminent showdown with the ruthless villain that devastated their world before he can truly become all powerful?In this stunning third installment of the epic Witch & Wizard series, the stakes have never been higher and the consequences will change everything.
In a blink of an eye, their world has changed, with the oppressive New Order declaring all magic as evil incarnate! In this action packed tale spinning out of best selling author James Patterson’s 1 novel, sibling teenagers Whit and Wisty Allgood use their newly discovered magical powers to infiltrate into enemy territory of the New Order to gain control of the inter dimensional Shadowland. The first of two original stories this volume takes place between books one and two of the prose novels. Witch & Wizard: Battle for Shadowland takes best selling author James Pattersons hit characters from the Witch & Wizard novel on all new exciting adventures in this four color graphic novel.
You are about to begin one of the classic American novels of suspense by one of the world’s bestselling authors. It begins with three terrifying murders in the South. It ends with a relentless and unforgettable manhunt in the North. In between is the riveting story of a chilling assassin, the woman he loves, and the beloved leader he is hired to kill with extreme prejudice.
Cool and glamorous, they appear to be a successful couple on a holiday. Yet Damian and Carrie Rose are psychopathic murderers for hire. On this picture perfect vacation island, their target is Peter Macdonald, a dashing young American who forsakes a life of leisure to confront cold blooded terror. But when they clash in a shocking endgame, a hideous truth will emerge one that can destroy them all.
A long germinating plot for revenge, first conceived in the extermination camps of Na*zi Germany, erupts in full force during the 1980 Moscow Olympics, where a group of terrorists delivers a shocking ultimatum. Originally published as The Jericho Commandment. Reprint.
The breathtaking suspense of Kiss the Girls and the authenticity of N.Y.P.D. Blue: Welcome to James Patterson’s classic superthriller, BLACK FRIDAY. A courageous federal agent, a powerful and resourceful woman lawyer only they can possibly stop the unspeakable from happening. New York City is under siege by a secret militia group and that’s just the beginning of the relentless terror of BLACK FRIDAY. Originally published in 1987 as Black Market, also by James Patterson.
‘Guaranteed: you’ll devour this yarn burner in one sitting.’NEW YORK DAILY NEWSJohn Stefanovich, a tough New York cop, has one mission in life to nab Alexandre St. Germain, the most treacherous and powerful member of The Midnight Club a secret international society whose membership is limited to an elite group of ruthless crime czars, all of whom are ‘respectable’ businessmen. Blasted by St. Germain’s shotgun, Stef is left in a wheelchair, but no less determined. With the help of a beautiful journalist and a Harlem cop, Stef is determined to crack The Midnight Club And he’s up against odds that are as unknown as they are deadly…
It was the trial that electrified the world. Not only because of the defendant, Maggie Bradford, the woman whose songs captivated the world’s heart. Not only because of the victim, Will Shepard, the world’s most glamorous athlete. But also because everyone said Maggie had murdered not just one husband, but two. And because in Maggie’s world the world she feared and despised but could not escape, the world of the powerful, the rich, and the ruthless both death and life could never be what they seemed. From James Patterson, bestselling author of KISS THE GIRLS and ALONG CAME A SPIDER, comes his most brilliantly realized thriller, a story that will shatter your expectations…
and hold every last one of your nerves in thrall, with each twist of the plot and every turn of the page.
James Patterson’s Cradle and All pits the intensity of faith against the certainties of science within an arena of Millennial tensions. A reworking of his 1980 apocalyptic thriller Virgin, this remodeled version boasts a genuinely unnerving premise, amplified with Patterson’s fast paced, uncluttered prose. In the midst of a series of unexplained plagues and famines, two teenage girls are heavily pregnant, despite being virgins. According to the sacred prophecies of Fatima, one will bear the child of Christ and the other, the spawn of Satan. Both Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private detective, and the Vatican’s Father Rosetti are sent to investigate. But which girl carries which child? The possibility of a miracle will be tainted with great suffering before the awful, unexpected truth is revealed. As the action moves speedily from the hallowed halls of the Vatican to the media frenzy of America to the small town hysteria of Ireland, Patterson divines considerable suspense from the novel’s central premise, tackling issues of faith with admirable aplomb:’All over the world, after all the years of difficulty, decades of diminishing spirituality, so many people still believed…
. Everywhere, people talked of the Apocalypse, perhaps the end of the world. Which explained why so many people were suddenly going to church.’A relentless pace culminating in a superbly twisted ending won’t disappoint Patterson’s faithful followers, and may even convert some new members. Danny Graydon
Jennifer returns to the resort village where she grew up to help a beloved relative and ends up experiencing not one but two of the most amazing love stories she’s ever known. The first is completely unexpected. In a series of letters that Jennifer finds, her relative reveals that she has concealed a huge secret for decades: Her great love is not the man she was married to for all those years. As Jennifer reads about this passionate partnership, she learns more about love’s imperatives and secrets than she ever dreamed possible. And then comes the biggest surprise of all. At a time when she thought she could never love again, Jennifer lets her guard down for a moment and is suddenly caught up in the greatest flight of exhilaration she’s ever known. But, just as suddenly, she learns that this new love comes with an unbearable cost. Jennifer doesn’t think she can survive the pain but the letters she’s been reading make her think that love may help her find a way.
James Patterson has written a love story! a powerfully moving and suspenseful novel about families, loss, new love, and hope. Katie Wilkinson has found her perfect man at last. He’s a writer, a house painter, an original thinker everything she’s imagined she wanted in a partner. But one day, without explanation, he disappears from her life, leaving behind only a diary for her to read. This diary is a love letter written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby son, Nicholas. In it she pours out her heart about how she and the boy’s father met, about her hopes for marriage and family, and about the unparalleled joy that having a baby has brought into her life. As Katie reads this touching document, it becomes clear that the lover who has just left her is the husband and father in this young family. She reads on, filled with terror and hope, as she struggles to understand what has happened and whether her new love has a prayer of surviving. Written with James Patterson’s perfect pitch for emotion and suspense, Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas captures beautifully the joys of a new family even as it builds to an overwhelmingly moving climax. This is an unforgettable love story, at once heartbreaking and full of hope.
Jack Mullen is in law school in New York City when the shocking news comes that his brother Peter has drowned in the ocean off East Hampton. Jack knows his brother and knows this couldn’t be an accident. Someone must have wanted his brother dead. But the powers that be say otherwise. As Jack tries to uncover details of his brother’s last night, he confronts a barricade of lawyers, police, and paid protectors who separate the multibillionaire summer residents from local workers like Peter. And he learns that his brother wasn’t just parking cars at the summer parties of the rich. He was making serious money satisfying the sexual needs of the richest women and men in town. THE BEACH HOUSE reveals the secret lives of celebrities in a breathtaking drama of revenge with a finale so shocking it could only have come from the mind of James Patterson.
1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson brings his masterful powers of suspense to a historical thriller set amidst the life or death drama of the Crusades. Hugh, a poor French innkeeper, leaves home and family to join an army of peasants bent on reclaiming the Holy Land. In a horrifying battle, Hugh is about to be slain when, with his last breath, he takes refuge in humor and it saves his life. Arriving home, Hugh discovers his village has been ransacked and his wife abducted by a ruthless Duke. Only by taking on the role of a jester is Hugh able to take the first step in a battle that leads him to places he never imagined with results more majestic than he ever dreamed. With the unstoppable pace and breathtaking plot of an Alex Cross novel, THE JESTER is a whole new world one that could only be conjured by the mind of James Patterson.
Working as a lifeguard in a posh Florida resort, Ned Kelley finds the woman of his dreams. The only thing he needs is money. So when his friends offer to cut him into a deal that promises $1,000,000 each, how can he turn it down? The plan is simplea fast break and enter to grab paintings from a rich collector. But on the night of the heist, theyre double crossed. Worse, Neds friends are brutally executed. Now hes the prime target of both the FBI and the killers. With no one to trust, Ned must dodge the authorities and the vicious killers in a desperate effort to avenge his friends and clear his name. Written with the astonishing velocity and hairs breadth plotting that only James Patterson can master, Lifeguard is the wildest thriller yet from one of Americas most influential authors New York Times. With twenty New York Times bestsellers, over eighty million books in print and translated into nearly forty languages throughout the world, James Patterson is one of the top selling writers of all time. He is the only novelist to have 1 bestsellers in the categories of suspense, fantasy, and romance. James Patterson has spent more than 150 straight weeks on the USA Today 150 list of overall top selling bookslonger than Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Danielle Steel, or John Grisham.
Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavys client list is woefully smalloccasional real estate closings barely keeps him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world in an uproar, he knows that he has found the case of his lifetime. The crime turns the glittering playground of the super rich into a blazing inferno. Dunleavys client is a local hero, but Dunleavy knows the case rests atop a volcano of money, deception, and forbidden desires. His client is the perfect fall guyunless he can find the key that unlocks the secret rooms of the gilt shrouded set. When Dunleavy is joined by his former flame, the savvy and well connected attorney, Kate Costello, he believes he has a chance. But payback is a bit*chespecially from the rich. The violent retaliations of billionaires threatened by his investigation exceed anything Dunleavy has ever seen. With the entire nations eyes on him in a new Trial of the Century, Dunleavy orchestrates a series of revelations that lead to a stunning outcomeonly to find afterward that the truth is wilder than anything he ever imagined. Written with the unstoppable velocity and head twisting surprises that only James Patterson can master, BEACH ROAD will leave listeners reeling long afterwards.
Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and single mom, is not your typical juror. Hoping to get dismissed from the pool, she tells the judge that most of her legal knowledge comes from a bit part curling around a stripper’s pole in The Sopranos. But she still ends up as juror 11 in a landmark trial against a notorious mob boss. The case quickly becomes the new Trial of the Century. Mafia don Dominic Cavello, known as the Electrician, is linked to hundreds of gruesome, unspeakable crimes. Senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante has been tracking him for years. He knows Cavello’s power reaches far beyond the courtroom, but the FBI’s evidence against the ruthless killer is iron clad. Conviction is a sure thing. As the jury is about to reach a verdict, the Electrician makes one devastating move that no one could have predicted. The entire nation is reeling, and Andie’s world is shattered. For her, the hunt for the Electrician becomes personal, and she and Pellisante come together in an unbreakable bond: they will exact justice at any cost. James Patterson spins an all out heart pounding legal thriller that pits two people against the most vicious and powerful mobster since John Gotti. Judge & Jury is a stunning feat by ‘one of America’s most influential authors’ New York Times.
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With the perfect marriage and a great job, Lauren Stillman loves her wonderful life…
until she sees her husband with another woman. Devastated and lu*sting for revenge, Lauren has her own affair. It’s supposed to be a quickie, but Lauren’s night of passion takes a shocking turn when she witnesses an unbelievable and deadly crime.
Now her horrifying secret threatens to tear her life apart, pitting her need to uncover the truth against her fear that the truth may be too horrible to bear. And whichever choice she makes may cost her dearly her job, her marriage…
or even her life.
Kristin Burns has lived her life by the philosophy ‘Don’t think, just shoot’ pictures, that is. Struggling to make ends meet, she works full time as the nanny for the fabulously wealthy Turnbull family, looking after their two wonderful children and waiting for her glamorous life as a New York photographer to begin. When her photographs are considered by an elite Manhattan art gallery, it seems she might finally get the chance that will start her career. But Kristin has a major distraction: forbidden love. The man of her dreams is almost hers for keeps. Breathless with an inexhaustible passion and the excitement of being within reach of her goals, Kristen ignores all signs of catastrophe brewing. Fear exists for a reason. And Kristin can only dismiss the warnings for so long. Searching desperately for the truth through the lens of her camera, she can only hope that it’s not too late. This novel of psychological suspense is a stunning achievement for thriller master James Patterson, ‘one of the bestselling writers in history’ New York Sun.
America’s 1 bestselling author, James Patterson, brings us a magical story about a love that transcends boundaries…
AN IMAGINARY FRIEND
Jane Margaux is a lonely little girl. Her mother, a powerful Broadway producer, makes time for her only once a week, for their Sunday trip to admire jewelry at Tiffany’s. Jane has only one friend: a handsome, comforting, funny man named Michael. He’s perfect. But only she can see him. Michael can’t stay forever, though. On Jane’s ninth birthday he leaves, promising her that she’ll soon forget him.
AN UNEXPECTED LOVE
Years later, in her thirties, Jane is just as alone as she was as a child. And despite her own success as a playwright, she is even more trapped by her overbearing mother. Then she meets someone a handsome, comforting, funny man. He’s perfect. His name is Michael…
AND AN UNFORGETTABLE TWIST
This is a heartrending story that surpas*ses all expectations of why these people have been brought together. With the breathtaking momentum and gripping emotional twists that have made James Patterson a bestselling author all over the world, SUNDAYS AT TIFFANY’S takes an altogether fresh look at the timeless and transforming power of love.
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America’s 1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever. Only an hour out of port, the Dunne family’s summer getaway to paradise is already turning into the trip from hell. The three children are miserable and not shy about showing it. Katherine Dunne had hoped this vacation would bring back the togetherness they’d lost when her husband died four years earlier. Maybe if her new husband had joined them it would all have been okay.
Suddenly, a disaster hits and it’s perfect. Faced with this real threat, the Dunnes rediscover the meaning of family. But this catastrophe is just a tiny taste of the true danger that lurks ahead somewhere out there, someone wants to make sure that the Dunne family never leaves paradise alive.
Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in
LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins is conducting his own research into the case, hoping to help the victim and get an idea for his next bestseller. With no leads and no closer to uncovering the kidnapper’s identity than when he stepped off the plane, Ben gets a shocking visit that pushes him into an impossible to resist deal with the devil.
A heart pounding story of fear and desire, SWIMSUIT transports listeners to a chilling new territory where the collision of beauty and murder transforms paradise into a hell of unspeakable horrors.
Paris is stunning in the summerNYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe’s most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren’t what draw him he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each cafe through the eyes of his daughter’s killer. The killing is simply marvelousKanon’s daughter, Kimmy, and her boyfriend were murdered while on vacation in Rome. Since then, young couples in Paris, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, and Stockholm have been found dead. Little connects the murders, other than a postcard to the local newspaper that precedes each new victim. Wish you were hereNow Kanon teams up with the Swedish reporter, Dessie Larsson, who has just received a postcard in Stockholm and they think they know where the next victims will be. With relentless logic and unstoppable action, The Postcard Killers may be James Patterson’s most vivid and compelling thriller yet.
The goodNew York’s Lombardo’s Steak House is famous for three reasons the menu, the clientele, and now, the gruesome murder of an infamous mob lawyer. Effortlessly, the assassin slips through the police’s fingers, and his absence sparks a blaze of accusations about who ordered the hit. The badSeated at a nearby table, reporter Nick Daniels is conducting a once in a lifetime interview with a legendary baseball bad boy. In the chaos, he accidentally captures a key piece of evidence that lands him in the middle of an all out war between Italian and Russian mafia forces. NYPD captains, district attorneys, mayoral candidates, media kingpins, and one shockingly beautiful magazine editor are all pushing their own agendas on both sides of the law. And the deadBack off or die is the clear message Nick receives as he investigates for a story of his own. Heedless, and perhaps in love with his beautiful editor, Nick endures humiliation, threats, violence, and worse in a thriller that overturns every expectation and finishes with the kind of flourish only James Patterson knows.
James Bond and Jason Bourne have just been topped! A battle for the world is set into unstoppable motion and Hays Baker is the only one who can save it. Hays Baker and his wife Lizbeth possess super human strength, extraordinary intelligence, stunning looks, a sex life to die for, and two beautiful children. Of course they do they’re Elites, endowed at birth with the very best that the world can offer. The only problem in their perfect world: humans and their toys!The one with the most toys diesThe top operative for the Agency of Change, Hays has just won the fiercest battle of his career. He has been praised by the President, and is a national hero. But before he can savor his triumph, he receives an unbelievable shock that overturns everything he thought was true. Suddenly Hays is on the other side of the gun, forced to leave his perfect family and fight for his life. Now a hunted fugitive, Hays is thrown into a life he never dreamed possible fighting to save humans everywhere from extinction. He enlists all of his training to uncover the truth that will save millions of lives maybe even his own. James Patterson’s Toys is a thriller on a hyper plane with a hero who rivals both James Bond and Jason Bourne.
The perfect lifeA successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she’s built in New York including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can’t let him pay for the real killer’s crimes. The perfect lieNina’s secret life began 18 years ago. She had looks to die for, a handsome police officer husband, and a carefree life in Key West. When she learned she was pregnant with their first child, her happiness was almost overwhelming. But Nina’s world is shattered when she unearths a terrible secret that causes her to run for her life and change her identity. The perfect way to dieNow, years later, Nina risks everything she’s earned to return to Florida and confront the murderous evil she fled. In a story of wrenching suspense, James Patterson gives us his most head spinning, action filled story yet a Hitchcock like blend of unquenchable drama and pleasure.
Matthew Bannon, a poor art student living in New York City, finds a duffel bag filled with diamonds during a chaotic attack at Grand Central Station. Plans for a worry free life with his gorgeous girlfriend Katherine fill his thoughts until he realizes that he is being hunted, and that whoever is after him won’t stop until they have reclaimed the diamonds and exacted their revenge. Trailing him is the Ghost, the world’s greatest assassin, who has just pulled off his most high profile hit: killing Walter Zelvas, a top member of the international Diamond Syndicate. There’s only one small problem: the diamonds he was supposed to retrieve from Zelvas are missing. Now, the Ghost is on Bannon’s trail but so is a rival assassin who would like nothing more than to make the Ghost disappear forever. From ‘America’s 1 storyteller’ Forbes comes a high speed, high stakes, winner take all thrill ride of adrenaline fueled suspense.
The tree is decorated, the cookies are baked, and the packages are wrapped, but the biggest celebration this Christmas is Gaby Summerhill’s wedding. Since her husband died three years ago, Gaby’s four children have drifted apart, each consumed by the turbulence of their own lives. They haven’t celebrated Christmas together since their father’s death, but when Gaby announces that she’s getting married and that the groom will remain a secret until the wedding day she may finally be able to bring them home for the holidays. But the wedding isn’t Gaby’s only surprise she has one more gift for her children, and it could change all their lives forever. With deeply affecting characters and the emotional twists of a James Patterson thriller, The Christmas Wedding is a fresh look at family and the magic of the season.
No husbands allowed Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks Monte Carlo, and they surrender: to the sun and pool, to the sashimi and sake, to the Bruno Paillard champagne. For four days they’re free to live someone else’s life. As the weekend moves into pulsating discos, high stakes casinos, and beyond, Abbie is transported to the greatest pleasure and release she has ever known. What happened last night?In the morning’s harsh light, Abbie awakens on a yacht, surrounded by police. Something awful has happened something impossible, unthinkable. Abbie, Winnie, Serena, and Bryah are arrested and accused of the foulest crime imaginable. And now the vacation of a lifetime becomes the fight of a lifetime for survival. GUILTY WIVES is the ultimate indulgence, the kind of nonstop joy ride of excess, friendship, betrayal, and danger that only James Patterson can create.
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This year Valentine’s Day isn’t for romance. It’s for murder. Mega rich restaurant owner Jack Barnes and his second wife Zee are very much in love. However, their plans for Valentine’s Day are about to be torn apart by the most violent murder. Who is the strange figure plotting this sick crime? Who hates Jack that much? There are plenty of suspects living in Jack’s fancy block of flats. Is it them, or could it be the work of an outsider with a twisted mind? One thing’s for sure, the police have got their work cut out solving this bloody mess.
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The result of a national survey on private morals, this look at America’s deepest secrets reveals shocking confessions by Americans about their views on sex, crime, punishment, rape, the death penalty, and more.
Now available in trade paperback, this is the heart rending drama of one family’s courage, heartbreak, sacrifice, and triumph in confronting an agonizing medical condition, written by two master storytellers. Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck and his life was never the same again. From that day forward his life became a hell of uncontrollable tics, urges, and involuntary utterances. Eventually he is diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive disorder, and Cory embarks on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist, enduring countless combinations of medications in wildly varying doses. Soon it becomes unclear what tics are symptoms of his disease and what are side effects of the drugs. The only certainty is that it kept getting worse. Despite his lack of control, Cory is aware of every embarrassing movement, and sensitive to every person’s reaction to his often aggravating presence. Simply put: Cory Friedman’s life is a living hell. AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE is the true story of one family’s decades long battle for survival in the face of extraordinary difficulties and a rigid medical establishment.
A secret buried for centuriesThrust onto Egypt’s most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut’s reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace’s veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among the Boy King’s most trusted advisors, and after only nine years, King Tut suddenly perished, his name purged from Egyptian history. To this day, his death remains shrouded in controversy. The keys to an unsolved mysteryEnchanted by the ruler’s tragic story and hoping to unlock the answers to the 3,000 year old mystery, Howard Carter made it his life’s mission to uncover the pharaoh’s hidden tomb. He began his search in 1907, but encountered countless setbacks and dead ends before he finally, uncovered the long lost crypt. The clues point to murderNow, in The Murder of King Tut, James Patterson and Martin Dugard dig through stacks of evidence X rays, Carter’s files, forensic clues, and stories told through the ages to arrive at their own account of King Tut’s life and death. The result is an exhilarating true crime tale of intrigue, passion, and betrayal that casts fresh light on the oldest mystery of all.
When Warrie Ransom, the Big Boss of the Exmas Express Company, decides to buy Christmas and rename it Exmas, Santa Claus, Momma Claus, and their daugher Chrissie can’t believe their eyes. Everything at the North Pole seems to change overnight the elves stop making kids’ favorite toys, the Christmas doves won’t fly or sing, and no one seems to laugh anymore. It looks like Christmas is going to be ruined. But then Chrissie remembers something she had learned from her dad: you must believe in something bigger than yourself. With a little help from her dad’s helpers, Chrissie as SantaKid delivers presents to children on Christmas eve, sending Warrie Ransom back to where he came from! After all, when you believe in something, magic can happen.
Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he’s got an ace plan for the best year ever, if only he can pull it off: With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points, Rafe tries to break every rule in his school’s oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class 5,000 points! Running in the hallway 10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm 50,000 points! But when Rafe’s game starts to catch up with him, he’ll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if he’s finally ready to face the rules, bullies, and truths he’s been avoiding. Blockbuster author James Patterson delivers a genuinely hilarious and surprisingly poignant story of a wildly imaginative, one of kind kid that you won’t soon forget.
Be prepared to be thrilled as you’ve never been before Featuring North America’s foremost thriller authors, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering up heart pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are thirty two of the most critically acclaimed and award winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous to four of the hottest new voices in the genre, this blockbuster will tantalize and terrify. Lock the doors, draw the shades, pull up the covers and be prepared for Thriller to keep you up all night.
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