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.

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...

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.

Alex Cross Run

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

Detective Alex Cross has three killers to hunt – and one to escape. Washington D.C. is on edge. Three killers are on the rampage, and the body count is rising. Pulled three ways by the different investigations, Alex Cross is under more pressure than ever before – and a crisis at home that threatens to tear his family apart pushes him close to the edge. So close that he doesn’t realise he’s being watched...

Merry Christmas Alex Cross

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

______________________________________ 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series Detective Alex Cross is called into action on Christmas Eve – and he’ll be lucky to see the New Year... Celebrating Christmas with his family, veteran Washington D.C. detective Alex Cross hears his phone ring. He knows what that sound means: this won’t be a merry Christmas. A drug-crazed father has taken his own family hostage, and the lives of the rest of the Fowler family depend on Cross. But it’s not just them. As the suburban nightmare unfolds, so too does a far greater threat – a terrorist attack like Washington has never seen, and Cross is caught right in the middle...

Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780316233644
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Genre: Fiction

Alex Cross faces the most cunning, psychotic killer of his career in the blockbuster James Patterson novel that inspired a major motion picture. Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, D. C. Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife in front of him. Alex's need for vengeance was placed on hold as he faced another huge challenge: raising his children without their mother. Years later, Alex is making a bold move in his life. He has left the FBI and set up practice as a psychologist once again. His life with Nana Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex finally feels like it's in order. He even has a chance at a new love. Then Cross's former partner, John Sampson, calls in a favor. Now Cross must go on the hunt for the most cunning, psychotic killer he has ever faced. . . and it pushes him dangerously close to the breaking point.

Alex Cross s TRIAL

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780316072625
Release Date: 2009-08-24
Genre: Fiction

Written in the fearless voice of Detective Alex Cross, Alex Cross's Trial is a #1 New York Times bestseller of murder, love, and above all, bravery. From 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 passes the family tale along to his own children in a novel he's written-a novel called Trial. As 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. When 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 courage in the face of prejudice and terror.

Private Vegas

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448108428
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Fiction

Showgirls. Millionaires. Murder. Jack Morgan, head of Private Investigations, the global PI agency of the rich and famous, is being pushed to the limit. His car has been firebombed, his ex is dating someone else, and his twin brother is still out to destroy him. But Private doesn’t rest, and nor do its clients: not the LAPD who need Private’s help catching two scumbags with diplomatic immunity, and not the client who has just confessed to murdering his wife. Add to that Jack’s best friend being held on a trumped-up charge that could see him locked away for a very long time, and it seems like all bets are off...

14th Deadly Sin

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473505575
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Fiction

The bestselling 14th novel in the Women’s Murder Club series A MASKED MASSACRE Detective Lindsay Boxer is investigating a terrifying video of a murder, one committed by masked figures – wearing cop uniforms. Overnight, the entire San Francisco police department become suspects. A MURDER IN BROAD DAYLIGHT On the other side of the city, dozens of witnesses see a woman viciously stabbed to death in the streets – but there are no clues, and no apparent motive. All Lindsay has to go on is one significant date... A CITY ON THE EDGE As public hysteria and anti-police sentiment take over the city, Lindsay and her friends in the Women’s Murder Club might be the only thing standing between San Francisco and a lethal city-wide crime wave... TO PROTECT AND SERVE?

Miracle at Augusta

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473517844
Release Date: 2015-03-26
Genre: Fiction

An inspiring story of hope, redemption, and trying to hit the ball straight A little over a year ago, Travis McKinley, an unknown rookie, shocked the world by winning the US Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Now he's famous, he makes his living playing the game he loves, and everything should be perfect. Still, Travis can't shake the feeling that he's a fraud, an imposter who doesn't deserve his success – and after a series of disappointments and, to be honest, personal screw-ups, he might just prove himself right. A shot at redemption arrives in an unexpected form: a teenage outcast with troubles of his own – and a natural golf swing. As this unlikely duo sets out to achieve the impossible on the world's most revered golf course, Travis is about to learn that sometimes the greatest miracles of all take place when no one is watching.

Burn

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448108305
Release Date: 2014-09-25
Genre: Fiction

Detective Michael Bennett is coming home to New York. And a world of unimaginable evil awaits. Having brought an end to the vengeful mission of the ruthless crime lord who forced the Bennett family into hiding, Michael is finally back in New York City. However, Bennett is thrust straight back into a horrifying case: a witness claims to have seen a group of well-dressed men holding a sickeningly depraved and murderous gathering in a condemned building. The report reads like the product of an overactive imagination. But when a charred body is found in that very same building, the unbelievable claim becomes all too real...

NYPD Red 3

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473505506
Release Date: 2015-04-09
Genre: Fiction

A chilling conspiracy leads NYPD Red into extreme danger Hunter Alden Jr.has it all: a beautiful wife, a brilliant son and billions in the bank. But when his son goes missing and he discovers the severed head of his chauffeur, it’s clear he’s in danger of losing it all. The kidnapper knows a horrific secret that could change the world as we know it. A secret worth killing for. A secret worth dying for. New York’s best detectives, Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald, are on the case. But by getting closer to the truth, Zach and Kylie are edging ever closer to the firing line...

Sail

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780316032506
Release Date: 2008-06-09
Genre: Fiction

Since the death of her husband, Anne Dunne and her three children have struggled in every way. In a last ditch effort to save the family, Anne plans an elaborate sailing vacation to bring everyone together once again. But only an hour out of port, everything is going wrong. The teenage daughter, Carrie, is planning to drown herself. The teenage son, Mark, is high on drugs and ten-year-old Ernie is nearly catatonic. This is the worst vacation ever. Anne manages to pull things together bit by bit, but just as they begin feeling like a family again, something catastrophic happens. Survival may be the least of their concerns. Written with the blistering pace and shocking twists that only James Patterson can master, SAIL takes "Lost" and "Survivor" to a new level of terror.

Cat and Mouse

Author: Günter Grass
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780749394806
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Fiction

THE BOOK- To compensate for his unusually large Adam's apple- source of both comfort and distress- fourteen year old Mahlke turns himself into athlete and ace diver. Soon he is known to his peers and his nation as 'The Great Mahlke'. But to his enemies, he remains a target. He is different and doomed in a country scarred by Nazi volence and the war.