Cat Mouse

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780759527812
Release Date: 2003-02-01
Genre: Fiction

Two killers--one operating in America, one in Europe--believe Alex Cross is the only worthy opponent in the deadly game each has planned. Gary Soneji, a dying prison escapee, is looking for revenge on Cross, while another insane killer is pursued by Thomas Augustine Pierce--a brilliant and relentless detective who may even be better than Cross. As the bodies pile up, and Cross is nearly murdered in his own home, the game of cat and mouse leads to one final trap, and it's anyone's guess who will survive.

Cat and Mouse

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780755387106
Release Date: 2011-06-23
Genre: Fiction

Just as Alex Cross is beginning to feel that life is good and he is finally coming out of the depression he's been in since the death of his wife, he is called to Union Station train terminal - a man is on the loose, firing at random into the swarming crowds of travellers. Psychopath Gary Soneji seems determined to go down in a blaze of glory, and he wants Alex Cross to be there. Will this be the final showdown

An Alex Cross Omnibus

Author: James Patterson
Publisher:
ISBN: 075534345X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character)

Two classic Alex Cross novels in one fantastic new package. In CAT AND MOUSE, Alex Cross is called to Union Station train terminal a man is on the loose, firing at random into the swarming crowds of travellers. Psychopath Gary Soneji seems determined to go down in a blaze of glory, and he wants Alex Cross to be there. Will this be the final showdown? In POP GOES THE WEASEL, the mounting numbers of bodies threatens to spiral out of control with the murder of yet another Jane Doe. Alex Cross must work alone to find a dangerous and clever killer with the perfect cover, someone beyond suspicion and almost impossible to track down...

Pop Goes the Weasel

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780755387243
Release Date: 2011-06-23
Genre: Fiction

In POP GOES THE WEASEL, James Patterson has created a formidable villain every reader will see in the shadows when the lights are out, a tender love story, a plot powered by relentless suspense and psychological thrills kicked up to an all-time high. 'It's all just a game, darling. I play with three other men. Their names are FAMINE, WAR and CONQUEROR. My name is DEATH. You're a very lucky girl - I'm the best player of all.' Geoffrey Shafter: a man who never loses, he is prepared to play the game of games for the highest stakes of all. Alex Cross: senior Washington, DC homicide detective, he is determined, whatever the consequences, to unmask the man he has nicknamed the weasel, the prime suspect for a spate of killings that Cross has been forbidden to investigate.

Jack and Jill

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473539341
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre: Fiction

Detective Alex Cross is stretched to breaking point as two killers hit Washington, DC A controversial US Senator is found murdered in his Georgetown bed. On the other side of town, a beautiful little girl is found dead, savagely beaten. Alex Cross can’t solve both cases, and is forced to make an impossible choice. No one in Washington is safe – but can Cross discover the truth before the killer sets their sights on the ultimate target?

Violets are Blue

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780755387359
Release Date: 2011-06-23
Genre: Fiction

The Mastermind is back - and he's hot on detective Alex Cross's trail. His cold, taunting threats leave Alex angry and deeply concerned for his family's safety. Two joggers have been found dead in San Francisco - bitten and hung by their feet to drain the blood. Further murders in California, and then on the East Coast as well, completely baffle Alex and the FBI. Is this the work of a cult, or role players, or even of modern-day vampires? Desperate to stop the deaths, Alex teams up with Jamilla Hughes, a savvy woman detective, and the FBI's Kyle Craig. But Alex has never been closer to defeat, or in greater danger. He must survive a deadly confrontation - only to learn at last the awful secret of the Mastermind.

Alex Cross

Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: University-Press.org
ISBN: 1230541462
Release Date: 2013-09
Genre:

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Alex Cross's Trial, Along Came a Spider, Cat and Mouse (James Patterson novel), Cross (novel), Cross Country (novel), Cross Fire (James Patterson novel), Double Cross (novel), Four Blind Mice (novel), I, Alex Cross, Jack & Jill (novel), Kiss the Girls, London Bridges, Mary, Mary (novel), Merry Christmas, Alex Cross, Pop Goes the Weasel (novel), Roses Are Red (novel), The Big Bad Wolf (novel), Violets Are Blue (novel). Excerpt: Roses Are Red is the sixth novel featuring the Washington, D.C. homicide detective and forensic psychiatrist Alex Cross written by James Patterson. Alex Cross returns for the sixth book in the series with a new killer on the loose. A series of meticulously planned bank robberies leave behind a wake of bodies. Alex Cross must not only battle against the sadistic criminal who calls himself The Mastermind, but also the risks that he may be putting his family in. Cross takes a plunge into a case where mind games lead to violence and the slightest mistake will be punished with death. The book begins with a young 24-year-old woman named Brianne Parker standing just outside of a Citibank. As soon as the teller opens the bank, Brianne puts on a mask of U.S. President Bill Clinton and, armed with a .357 Magnum revolver, tells the teller to step inside. She tells the teller to go to the manager's office. Brianne informs him that she has to be out in eight minutes or both the teller and the manager will die. Once inside the manager's office, Brianne tells the manager to open the vault, who explains that the safe is automatically opened at a random time. At that moment the phone rings; the manager's husband is being held hostage by another robber, who will kill him, their son and nanny if Brianne does not leave the bank with the money before 8.10. The manager opens the safe and after taking the money...

Roses Are Red

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759521484
Release Date: 2000-10-01
Genre: Fiction

In this heart-pounding but touchingly romantic thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most complex and brilliant killer he's ever confronted - mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C., bank robbers have been laying out precise demands when they enter the building - and then killing the bank employees and their families if those instructions are not followed to the letter. Detective Alex Cross takes on the case, certain that this is no ordinary bank robber at work - the pathological need for control and perfection is too great. Cross is in the midst of a personal crisis at home, but the case becomes all-consuming as he learns that the Mastermind is plotting one huge, last, perfect crime.

Along Came a Spider

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473539310
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre: Fiction

The international bestseller introducing Detective Alex Cross Two children have been kidnapped from an elite private school in Washington DC, and Alex Cross is charged with finding them. The kidnapper is their maths teacher, a man named Gary Soneji. As Cross gets pulled deeper into the strange world of the kidnapper, it becomes clear he is not what he seems...

Jack and Jill

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780006493129
Release Date: 2004
Genre: African American police

In the middle of the night, a controversial U.S. senator is found murdered in bed in his Georgetown pied-a-terre. The police turn up only one clue: a mysterious rhyme signed Jack and Jill promising that this is just the beginning. Jack and Jill are out to get the rich and famous, and they will stop at nothing until their fiendish plan is carried out. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C., homicide detective Alex Cross is called to a murder scene only blocks from his house, far from the corridors of power where he spends his days. The victim: a beautiful little girl, savagely beaten - and deposited in front of the elementary school Cross's son, Damon, attends. Could there be a connection between the two murders? As Cross tries to put the pieces together, the killer - or killers - strike again. And again. No one in Washington is safe - not children, not politicians, not even the President of the United States. Only Alex Cross has the skills and the courage to crack the case - but will he discover the truth in time?

Kiss the Girls

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780006493150
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Fiction

Meanwhile, somewhere out there Casanova is living a secret fantasy. In his private hideaway, the world's greatest lover has assembled seven of the South's most extraordinary young women for his personal use. It's an accomplishment he can share with only one other soulmate - and that's definitely not his wife back in suburbia. But Casanova doesn't count on the exceptional abilities of one of his harem - or having Alex Cross as a nemesis.

Alex Cross Run

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781409038924
Release Date: 2013-04-11
Genre: Fiction

Detective Alex Cross is hunting three killers. But is someone hunting him? Three killers are on the rampage in the capital and dead bodies are piling up. Alex Cross is in charge of all three investigations and has never been under more pressure. But with a crisis at home that threatens to tear his family apart, Alex’s attention is divided. While Cross tracks the killers, he doesn’t notice that someone is tracking him. Can Alex unravel the cases and find the killers in time? Or will he be the next dead body on the list?

The Big Bad Wolf

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759508305
Release Date: 2003-11-01
Genre: Fiction

Alex Cross's first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied. Across the country, beautiful women are being kidnapped-to be bought and sold as slaves. Behind this depraved scheme stands a shadowy figure known only as The Wolf, a master criminal who has brought a new reign of terror to organized crime. With Alex's personal life in chaos because of his ex-fiancée's return and with the FBI's caution testing his patience, Alex has to go out on his own. For to stalk a ruthless predator without a name or a face, Alex Cross must become a lone wolf himself...