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

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.

Sonne Mord und Sterne

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3404148517
Release Date: 2003-04-04
Genre: Fiction

Ein Mörderpaar hat es auf die High Society Washingtons abgesehen. Die beiden treiben ein grausames Spiel mit Leben und Tod: Am Ort ihrer Verbrechen hinterlassen sie gereimte Botschaften, in denen weitere Morde angekündigt werden. Alex Cross muss sich der Jagd nach den unheimlichen Mördern widmen, während ganz in der Nähe der Schule, die sein Sohn besucht, mehrere Kinder erschlagen aufgefunden werden ...

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...

Blood Alex Cross 12

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 9783641062712
Release Date: 2011-04-21
Genre: Fiction

Nie vergeben, nie vergessen: Alex Cross jagt den Killer seiner Frau! Scharf wie ein Skalpell! - Der neue spektakuläre Fall für den genialen Kriminalpsychologen Alex Cross. Trotz all seiner Erfolge hat Profiler Alex Cross nie vergessen, dass der Heckenschütze, der vor Jahren seine Frau Maria tötete, niemals gefasst wurde. Jetzt treibt ein Serienvergewaltiger sein Unwesen in Washington, D.C. Und seine Fährte führt direkt zu Marias Tod. Rücksichtslos und vor Wut fast wahnsinnig, setzt sich Cross auf die Spur des Mannes. Noch nie war es Cross so wichtig, Erfolg zu haben – und wenn er dafür durch die Hölle geht! Denn diesmal zielt der Mörder mitten in sein Herz ...

James Patterson

Author: Joan G. Kotker
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313320853
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Literary Criticism

This is the only full-length critical study of James Patterson and his best-selling detective fiction.

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?

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...

I Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781409061571
Release Date: 2009-10-22
Genre: Fiction

A Cross family member is murdered, and the case catapults Alex into a world where power masks unfathomable evil. Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that his niece, Caroline, has been found brutally murdered. Cross vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that Caroline was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer's only victim. 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. As Cross closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable - a revelation that could rock the entire world.

The People vs Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473536159
Release Date: 2017-11-02
Genre: Fiction

The charges: explosive Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law – until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defence. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shocking As Cross fights for his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family, how can he hope to persuade a jury? Although he has everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal... even if he can't save himself.

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 Alex Cross Collection I Alex Cross Cross Fire

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448166190
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Genre: Fiction

I, Alex Cross Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the devastating news that his niece, Caroline, has been found brutally murdered. Cross vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that Caroline was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer's only victim. The search leads Cross to a place where every fantasy is possible, if you have the credentials to get in. Alex is 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. Cross Fire Detective Alex Cross is planning his wedding to the woman he loves, Brianna Stone. But this blissful existence begins to unravel when Cross is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington DC's most corrupt and publically hated political figures. As more crooked politicians are picked off with similar long-range shots, public opinion is divided - is the marksman a vigilante or a hero? Media coverage of the case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the investigation. As Cross and Siegel battle over jurisdiction, Alex receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in DC and will not stop until he has eliminated Cross, and his family, for good.

Merry Christmas Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448135974
Release Date: 2012-11-22
Genre: Fiction

Detective Alex Cross is ripped away from his family on Christmas Eve – and that’s nothing compared to what awaits him on Christmas Day. On the night before Christmas, Detective Alex Cross is at home celebrating with his family. But when Alex’s phone rings, he knows that this won’t be a merry Christmas. A father has taken his children and ex-wife hostage. Armed to the teeth and high on crystal meth, Henry Fowler is dangerously unstable. The lives of everyone in that house are hanging by a thread. As this suburban nightmare is unfolding, another far greater threat is approaching. It will be a terrorist attack like Washington DC has never seen, and when nobody expects it.

Die Wiege des B sen

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Verlag)
ISBN: 3404145046
Release Date: 2001-06-26
Genre: Fiction

Als die 16jährige Kathleen Beavier plötzlich schwanger wird, sind ihre Eltern entsetzt. Doch noch mehr verstört sie die beharrliche Aussage ihrer Tochter, niemals mit einem Jungen geschlafen zu haben. Und auch die Untersuchungen mehrerer Ärzte ergeben ein eindeutiges Bild: Kathleen ist immer noch Jungfrau!Der Bostoner Kardinal beauftragt die ehemalige Nonne Anne Fitzgerald, der Sache auf den Grund zu gehen. Denn vor achtzig Jahren wurde die Geburt eines göttlichen Kindes prophezeit.Auch der Vatikan schickt einen Mitarbeiter, Nicholas Rosetti. Dieser ist Anne Fitzgerald in einem voraus: Er weiß, daß in Irland eine vierzehnjährige Jungfrau ebenfalls ein Kind erwartet. Und er weiß auch, dass eines der beiden Kinder der Sohn Gottes, das andere das Kind des Satans ist ...