Cat Mouse

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759527814
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.

Pop Goes the Weasel

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759527784
Release Date: 2003-03-01
Genre: Fiction

Detective Alex Cross is in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted, it leaves investigators reeling. Cross's ingenious pursuit of the killer produces a suspect-a British diplomat named Geoffrey Shafer. But proving that Shafer is the murderer becomes a potentially deadly task. As the diplomat engages in a brilliant series of surprising countermoves, in and out of the courtroom, Alex and his fiancee become hopelessly entangled with the most memorable nemesis Alex Cross has ever faced. Pop Goes the Weasel reveals James Patterson at the peak of his power. Here is a chilling villain no reader will forget, a love story of great tenderness, and a plot of relentless suspense and heart-pounding pace. To read Pop Goes the Weasel is to discover why James Patterson is one of the world's greatest suspense writers.

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...

Along Came a Spider

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759520305
Release Date: 2001-02-15
Genre: Fiction

Discover the classic thriller that launched the #1 detective series of the past twenty-five years, now one of PBS's "100 Great American Reads" Alex Cross is a homicide detective with a Ph.D. in psychology. He works and lives in the ghettos of D. C. and looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime. 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. But he also has two adorable kids of his own, and they are his own special vulnerabilities. Jezzie Flanagan is 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 as 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. 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.

Jack and Jill

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 1784757454
Release Date: 2017-08-31
Genre: African American police

The third novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series Murders. Assassinations. Washington D.C. is under siege, and Detective Alex Cross has work to do. A controversial Senator, found murdered in his bed. A little girl, savagely beaten to death. Alex Cross is under pressure from two fronts - but he knows even he can't solve both cases. Faced with an impossible choice, Cross has to come up with something incredible - because right now, nobody in Washington is safe, and it's only a matter of time before the killer sets their sights on the ultimate target...

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.

Violets Are Blue

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759526540
Release Date: 2001-11-19
Genre: Fiction

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts than humans. Local police are horrified and even the FBI is baffled. Then, as Cross is called in to take on the case, the carnage takes off, leaving a trail of bodies across America and sweeping him to Savannah, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Los Angeles . . as his nemesis, the merciless criminal known as the Mastermind, stalks him, taunts him, and once again, threatens everything he holds dear...

Jack Jill

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759527822
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Fiction

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 desposited 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? A relentless roller coaster of heart-pounding suspense and jolting plot twists, Jack and Jill proves that no one can write a more compelling thriller than James Patterson-the master of the nonstop nightmare.

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...

Cat and Mouse

Author: Tomek Bogacki
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 0374312257
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

An unusual friendship results when one little cat and one little mouse fail to pay attention while their mothers teach their children about the world.

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...

Cross Also Published as Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759569746
Release Date: 2006-11-13
Genre: Fiction

The #1 bestselling novel that inspired the major new motion picture Alex Cross starring Tyler Perry. 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. This novel was originally published under the title Cross. The movie tie-in editions are published under the title Alex Cross.

Merry Christmas Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316210690
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Genre: Fiction

It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who's robbing his church's poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home to celebrate with Bree, Nana, and his children. The tree decorating is barely underway before his phone rings again--a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity, and daring to save another family. Alex risks everything--and he may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family days. Alex Cross is a hero for our time, and never more so than in this story of family, action, and the deepest moral choices. MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALEX CROSS will be a holiday classic for years to come.

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.