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The chase is on — is Alex Cross the hunter of the hunted?
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1. James Patterson by James Patterson
How did a kid whose dad lived in the poorhouse become the most successful storyteller in the world? James nearly died early on the morning he was born. Somehow he survived and went on to become the bestselling author in the world. His grandmother told him something that’s been his motto for his entire writing career–“Hungry dogs run faster.” When James worked as a psychiatric aide at a mental hospital in Massachusetts, he met the singer James Taylor. And the poet Robert Lowell. James’s first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was turned down by thirty-one publishers. It then won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for best first mystery. While he toiled in advertising hell, James wrote the ad jingle line “I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us Kid.” As a young writer, James once watched James Baldwin and Norman Mailer square off to trade punches at a literary party. He has played golf with three American presidents–and has had nine holes in one. Dolly Parton once sang “Happy Birthday” to James over the phone. She calls him J.J., for Jimmy James. He wanted to write the kind of novel that would be read and reread so many times that the binding breaks and the book literally falls apart, pages scattering in the wind. James says, “I’m still working on that one.” So how did he wind up writing, and reading, so many books? This is a mystery story. Actually, come to think of it, quite a few people die.
2. Run, Rose, Run
From America”s most beloved superstar and its greatest storyteller–a thriller about a young singer-songwriter on the rise and on the run, and determined to do whatever it takes to survive. Every song tells a story. She”s a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her. She”s also on the run. Find a future, lose a past. Nashville is where she”s come to claim her destiny. It”s also where the darkness she”s fled might find her. And destroy her. Run, Rose, Run is a novel glittering with danger and desire–a story that only America”s #1 beloved entertainer and its #1 bestselling author could have created.
3. City of the Dead
“Fights and flights are non-stop” (USA Today) in the City of the Dead as Hawk takes off with a new, unexpected ally . . . her mother, Maximum Ride! For Hawk, being a hero weighs heavily on her wings. In the City of the Dead, life happens in the shadows. That”s why a war is brewing against an enemy no one can see. Hawk and Maximum Ride never back down from a conflict, or from each other, and they argue more than they agree. But as the dead begin to outnumber the living, a mother”s experience and a daughter”s instinct can make one powerful arsenal.
4. The Jailhouse Lawyer
A young lawyer takes on the judge who is destroying her hometown–and ends up in jail herself. James Patterson does John Grisham. In picture-perfect Erva, Alabama, the most serious crimes are misdemeanors. Speeding tickets. Shoplifting. Contempt of court. Then why is the jail so crowded? And why are so few prisoners released? There”s only one place to learn the truth behind these incriminating secrets. Sometimes the best education a lawyer can get is a short stretch of hard time.
6. The President’s Daughter
All presidents have nightmares. This one’s about to come true. A rocket ride of a thriller–the new blockbuster by President Bill Clinton and James Patterson, “the dream team” (Lee Child). Every detail is accurate– because one of the authors is President Bill Clinton. The drama and action never stop– because the other author is James Patterson. Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL–and a past president–has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating’s teenage daughter, Melanie–turning every parent’s deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his strengths: as a leader, a warrior, and a father. The authors’ first collaboration, The President Is Missing, a #1 New York Times bestseller and the #1 bestselling novel of 2018, was praised as “ambitious and wildly readable” (New York Times Book Review) and “a fabulously entertaining thriller” (Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow).
7. The Red Book
For Detective Billy Harney, the distance from hero to statistic is one false move. To Harney, the newest member of Chicago PD’s elite strike force — Special Operations Section (SOS) — getting shot in the head, stalked by a state’s attorney, and accused of murder by his fellow cops is all part of breaking a case. So when a drive-by shooting on the Chicago’s west side turns political, he leads the way to a quick solve. But Harney’s instincts — his father was once chief of detectives and his twin sister, Patti, is also on the force — run deep. As a population hungry for justice threatens to riot, he realizes that the three known victims are hardly the only ones. When Harney starts asking questions about who’s to blame, the easy answers prove to be the wrong ones. On the flip side, the less he seems to know, the longer he can keep his clandestine investigation going … until Harney’s quest to expose the evil that’s rotting the city from the inside out takes him to the one place he vowed never to return: his own troubled past.
8. The Palm Beach Murders
If it’s too good to be true, then it most likely is–especially in these three adrenaline-filled stories that make one explosive book! The Palm Beach Murders (previously published as Let’s Play Make-Believe): Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don’t believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date. But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believe — a game that’s about to go too far. (with James O. Born) Stingrays: When a teenager goes missing on a Caribbean beach, the local police are baffled. It’s up to the Stingrays, a world class team that solves the unsolvable, to unearth the truth: a truth that no one will believe. (with Duane Swierczynski) Nooners: Everyone who knows Tim says he’s a good guy. But the popular advertising exec has a problem: a lot of the people who know him are getting murdered. And by the time he figures out why, Tim won’t feel so good anymore. (with Tim Arnold)
9. 21st Birthday
“Detective Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a young woman from a serial killer long enough to see her twenty-first birthday. When young wife and mother Tara Burke goes missing with her baby girl, all eyes are on her husband, Lucas. He paints her not as a missing person but a wayward wife – until a gruesome piece of evidence turns the investigation criminal. While Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas pursues the story and M.E. Claire Washburn harbors theories that run counter to the SFPD’s, ADA Yuki Castellano sizes Lucas up as a textbook domestic offender who suddenly puts forward an unexpected suspect. If what Lucas tells law enforcement has even a grain of truth, there isn’t a woman in the state of California who’s safe from the reach of an unspeakable threat.”–Pyblisher.
10. Walk in My Combat Boots
Soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines speak in their own words about real life in today’s armed forces. Walk in my Combat Boots is a powerful collection of never-before-told war stories crafted from hundreds of original interviews by James Patterson, America’s most trusted storyteller, and First Sergeant US Army (Ret.) Matt Eversmann, part of the Ranger unit involved in the infamous Battle of Mogadishu portrayed in the movie Black Hawk Down. These are the brutally honest stories usually only shared amongst comrades in arms. Here, in the voices of the men and women who’ve fought overseas from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan, is a rare eye-opening look into what wearing the uniform, fighting in combat, losing friends and coming home is really like. Readers who next thank a military member for their service will finally have a true understanding of what that thanks is for.
11. Till Murder Do Us Part
The World”s #1 Bestselling Writer, James Patterson, is partnering with Discovery ID again to develop all-new, ID-branded true crime stories where the bonds of matrimony and love can tear you brutally apart. TIL MURDER DO US PART: Kathi Spiars can”t believe she”s found such a good man to marry as Stephen Marcum. Twelve years later, she starts to suspect that he isn”t who he says he is. As she digs into his past, she doesn”t realize that learning the truth will lead to a lifetime of fear and hiding. TRUE CRIME #2: 1991. Brandi McClain, a young beautiful teenager, moves to Tucson, Arizona. Brandi quickly meets her new best friend and her new boyfriend. But her perfect life is about to turn on its head. In San Diego, CA, an investigator, Terry Jensen, hunts for a missing girl. It”s a case that seems to be plagued by dead ends. But once the truth emerges, it”s more haunting than he could have imagined.
12. The Last Days of John Lennon
John Lennon was one of the world’s most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade — a decade John Lennon had spent in search of his true identity: singer, songwriter, activist, burn out. “It’s the perfect time to be coming back,” he declared. Except that Lennon was a marked man. As early as the Beatles’ controversial 1966 American tour, the band had feared for their safety. “You might as well put a target on me,” Lennon said, and the Nixon administration complied by opening an FBI file. If only the agents hadn’t been so intently focused on the star himself, they might have detected Mark David Chapman’s powerful, ever-growing obsession with his onetime idol. Chapman, himself a tragic nowhere man, ultimately achieved the notoriety he craved by actualizing the target on Lennon — single-handedly wounding the spirit of a generation.
13. Ali Cross
The son of Alex Cross follows in his father”s footsteps in this exciting new YA thriller from globally bestselling author James Patterson.
14. Becoming Muhammad Ali
From two heavy-hitters in children”s literature comes a biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali, jointly published by Jimmy Patterson Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books or Young Readers. Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces to vividly depict his life up to age seventeen in both prose and verse, including his childhood friends, struggles in school, the racism he faced, and his discovery of boxing. Readers will learn about Cassius” family and neighbors in Louisville, Kentucky, and how, after a thief stole his bike, Cassius began training as an amateur boxer at age 12. Before long, he won his first Golden Gloves bout and began his transformation into the unrivaled Muhammad Ali. Fully authorized by and written in cooperation with the Muhammad Ali estate, Becoming Muhammad Ali dynamically captures the budding charisma and youthful personality of one of the greatest sports heroes of all time.
15. The Coast-To-Coast Murders
There’s a killer on the road, and nobody is safe. Michael and Megan Fitzgerald are siblings who share a terrifying past. Both adopted, and now grown — Michael is a long-haul truck driver, Megan a college student majoring in psychology — they trust each other before anyone else. They’ve had to. Their parents are public intellectuals, an Ivy League clinical psychologist and a renowned psychiatrist, and they brought up their adopted children in a rarefied, experimental environment. It sheltered them from the world’s harsh realities, but it also forced secrets upon them, secrets they keep at all costs. In Los Angeles, Detective Garrett Dobbs and FBI Agent Jessica Gimble have joined forces to work a murder that seems like a dead cinch. Their chief suspect is quickly identified and apprehended –but then there’s another killing just like the one they’ve been investigating. And another. And not just in Los Angeles — the spree spreads across the country. The Fitzgerald family comes to the investigators’ attention, but Dobbs and Gimble are at a loss — if one of the four is involved, which Fitzgerald might it be? From coastal California to upstate New York, Dobbs and Gimble race against time and across state lines to stop an ingenious and deeply deranged killer — one whose dark and twisted appetites put them outside the range of logic or experience.
16. Discovery ID 4
MURDER THY NEIGHBOUR (with Andrew Bourelle) — Ann Hoover is a nice woman, but she”s come to hate her neighbour. Roy Kirk moved in next door with plans to renovate. But as the weeks go by, his DIY construction turns to shambles and Roy himself becomes sullen and hostile. When Ann takes him to court, Roy”s retaliation will be shockingly gruesome.
17. Cajun Justice
A new standalone thriller from the world’s #1 bestselling author!
A story for a new generation of Maximum Ride fans! Max”s 17 year old daughter Hawk is growing up hard and fast in gritty, post-apocalyptic New York City. She stays under the radar to survive…until a destiny that”s perilously close to her mother”s forces her to take flight. Hawk doesn”t know her real name. She doesn”t know who her family was, or where they went. The only thing she remembers is that she was told to stay on that street corner until they came back for her, for as long as it takes. That was thirteen years ago. The day that she finally gives up is the moment that her life changes forever. Because the promise becomes reality: someone is coming for her. But it”s not a rescue. It”s an execution.
19. 1st Case
Angela Hoot is offered a dream internship with the FBI. She jumps at the chance, and is thrown straight into her first case at a house in the Boston suburbs where a family of five have been brutally murdered
20. Killer Instinct
THE SEQUEL TO INSTINCT, A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Dr Dylan Reinhart is no stranger to solving crimes. When an Ivy League professor is murdered, Reinhart reunites with his old partner Detective Elizabeth Needham. With his unrivalled mind for criminal psychology and Needham”s investigative experience, Reinhart is confident that together they can find the killer, and close the case. But as the investigation proceeds, a terrifying attack on New York sends the city into chaos. In the aftermath, a name from Reinhart”s past emerges on the list of victims – a name he thought he”d left behind. As long-buried secrets threaten to derail everything he”s worked for, can he keep his life together long enough to outsmart the killer? Or has Reinhart finally met his match?
21. Jacky Ha-Ha: A Graphic Novel
Adapted from James Patterson”s #1 bestselling story, this hilarious and heartwarming graphic novel introduces Jacky Ha-Ha, a class clown who makes people laugh with her so they can”t laugh at her! With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation–even when it”s a bad idea–Jacky Ha-Ha loves to make people laugh. And cracking wise helps distract her from thinking about not-so-funny things in her life, like her mom serving in a dangerous, faraway war, and a dad who”s hardly ever home. But no matter how much fun Jacky has, she can”t entirely escape her worries. So one starlit night, she makes a promise to keep her family together…even if she has to give up the one thing that makes her happy. But can she stop being Jacky Ha-Ha, if that”s who she really is? Bright, funny, and fast-paced artwork will have readers laughing their way through Jacky”s ha-ha-heartwarming story!
The mayor of New York has a daughter who’s missing and in danger. Detective Michael Bennett has a son who’s in prison. The two strike a deal. Bennett and the mayor have always had a tense relationship, but now the mayor sees in Bennett a discreet investigator with family worries of his own. Just one father helping another. The detective leaps into the case and sources lead him to a homicide in the Bronx. The victim has ties to a sophisticated hacking operation — and also to the mayor’s missing daughter, Natalie, a twenty-one-year-old computer prodigy. The murder is part of a serial killing spree, one with national security implications. And suddenly Bennett is at the center of a dangerous triangle anchored by NYPD, FBI, and a transnational criminal organization. Michael Bennett has always been an honorable man, but sometimes — when the lives of innocents are at stake — honor has to take a back seat. Survival comes first.
In the long-awaited follow-up to the #1 bestselling thriller INVISIBLE . . . the perfect murder always looks like an accident. FBI agent Emmy Dockery is absolutely relentless. She’s young and driven, and her unique skill at seeing connections others miss has brought her an impressive string of arrests. But a shocking new case-unfolding across the country-has left her utterly baffled. The victims all appear to have died by accident, and have seemingly nothing in common. But this many deaths can’t be coincidence. And the killer is somehow one step ahead of every move Dockery makes. How? To FBI special agent Harrison “Books” Bookman, everyone in the FBI is a suspect-particularly Emmy Dockery (the fact that she’s his ex-fiancee doesn’t make it easier). But someone else is watching Dockery. Studying, learning, waiting. Until it’s the perfect time to strike.
Detective Tom Moon and his multi-talented team face off against an international crime ring looking to seize control of America’s most vibrant city, Miami. The city of Miami is Detective Tom Moon’s back yard. He’s always kept it local, attending University of Miami on a football scholarship, and, as a Miami PD officer, protecting the city’s most vulnerable. Now, as the new leader of an FBI task force called “Operation Guardian,” it’s his mission to combat international crime. Moon’s investigative team discovers that the opportunistic “Blood Brothers” — Russian nationals Roman and Emile Rostoff — have evaded authorities while building a vast, powerful, and deadly crime syndicate throughout Europe and metropolitan Miami. Moon played offense for U of M, but he’s on the other side of the field this time. And as the Rostoffs zero in on a target dear to Tom, they’re not playing by anyone’s rules.
25. The River Murders
Hidden: Rejected by the Navy SEALs, Mitchum is content to be his small town’s unofficial private eye, until his beloved 14-year-old cousin is abducted. Now he’ll call on every lethal skill to track her down, but nothing is what it seems… Malicious: Mitchum’s brother has been charged with murder. Nathaniel swears he didn’t kill anyone, but word on the street is that he was involved with the victim’s wife. Now, Navy SEAL dropout Mitchum will break every rule to expose the truth, even if it destroys the people he loves. Malevolent: Mitchum has never been more desperate. One by one his loved ones have become victims of carefully staged attacks. There’s only one way to stop the ruthless mastermind intent on destroying everyone around him, to go on the most dangerous hunt of his life.
26. Criss Cross
A killer with all the skills of a master detective has made Alex Cross the subject of his deranged “investigation.” In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict. Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime. A note signed “M” rests on the corpse. “You messed up big time, Dr. Cross.” Was an innocent man just put to death? Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as “M” lures the detective out of the capital to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details — details that conjure up decades-old cases. Details that conjure up Cross family secrets. Details that make clear that M is after a prize so dear that — were the killer to attain it — Alex”s heart would no longer have reason to beat.
27. The 19th Christmas
If the Women’s Murder Club can’t be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women’s Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner’s office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal known only as “Loman” seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas morning. And he has commissioned dozens of criminal colleagues to take actions that will mask his plans. All that Lindsay and the SFPD can figure out is that Loman’s greed — for riches, for bloodshed, for attention — is limitless. Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women’s Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek.
28. The Warning
Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. There’s no place to run in a community that’s been taken–and is being intentionally kept–off the grid. A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly discover that their hometown is not as it was before. Downed cellular networks fail to resume service. Animals savagely attack humans. And the damaged power plant, where Jordan’s father is an engineer, is under military lockdown. As friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, the Maggie and Jordan increasingly turn to each other. Their determination to discover who–or what–has taken control of Mount Hope soon has them in the cross-hairs of a presence more sinister than any they could have imagined.
29. The Inn
James Patterson’s strongest team since the Women’s Murder Club are the first responders when their seafront town is targeted by vicious criminals. The Inn at Gloucester stands alone on the rocky shoreline. Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. As long as the dozen residents pay their rent, Robinson doesn’t ask any questions. Neither does Sheriff Clayton Spears, who lives on the second floor. Then Mitchell Cline arrives, with a deadly new way of doing business. His crew of local killers break laws, deal drugs, and bring violence to the front door of the Inn. That’s when Robinson realizes, with the help of journalist Susan Solie, that leaving the city is no escape from the reality of evil — or the responsibility for action. Teaming up with Sheriff Spears and two fearless residents — Army veteran Nick Jones and groundskeeper Effie Johnson — another resident, Army veteran Nick Johnson, Robinson begins a risky defense. The solitary inhabitants of the Inn will have to learn, before time runs out, that their only choice is between standing together — or dying alone.
30. The 13-Minute Murder (Hardcover Library Edition)
What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common? Their time is running out in these three fast-paced thrillers from the World’s #1 Bestselling Writer, James Patterson. DEAD MAN RUNNING: Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD cases–and his time is limited. Especially when he uncovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate. 113 MINUTES: Molly Rourke’s son has been murdered–and she knows who’s responsible. Now she’s taking the law into her own hands. Never underestimate a mother’s love. 13-MINUTE MURDER: He can kill anybody in just minutes–from the first approach to the clean escape. His skills have served him well, and he has a grand plan: to get out alive and spend his earnings with his beloved wife, Maria. An anonymous client offers Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard. It’s exactly the last big job he needs to complete his plan. The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle. Ryan has to run and Maria goes missing. Now the world’s fastest hit man sets out for one last score: Revenge. And every minute counts.
31. The First Lady
In James Patterson’s new stand-alone thriller, one secret can bring down a government when the President’s affair to remember becomes a nightmare he wishes he could forget. Sally Grissom is a top secret service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she is summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn’t have predicted that she’d be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady–with strict orders to keep it a secret. The First Lady’s absence comes in the wake of the scandalous, public revelation of the president’s affair, so at first it seems as though she is simply cutting off all contact as she recuperates at a horse farm in Virginia. What begins as an innocent respite quickly reveals itself as a twisted case when the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady’s finger.
32. Middle School: Born to Rock
In the next book in James Patterson’s bestselling Middle School series, Rafe Khatchadorian’s hilarious little sister, Georgia, is back for another rollicking adventure! This time, she’s vying to be crowned winner of the Battle of the Bands–if she doesn’t die of embarrassment first! It’s not easy being Rafe Khatchadorian’s sister. He’s got quite a reputation around school, and Georgia’s got it hard enough as is! With a super secret crush on her classmate Sam Marks, a Rube Goldberg machine challenge to dominate, and constant confrontations with vicious Missy Trillin and her evil Princess Patrol to look forward to, Georgia can’t help but throw all her energy into the one thing that makes her happy: her kick-butt, all-girl rock band, We Stink! When Georgia’s favorite rock band, Lulu and the Handbags, advertise a major music competition where the winner gets to jam with Lulu herself, Georgia will pull all the stops to make sure We Stink wins–even if it means asking her annoying older brother, Rafe, for help! Will his crazy ideas work, or land her in serious trouble?
33. Dog Diaries
Here’s MIDDLE SCHOOL for young readers — through the eyes of Rafe Khatchadorian’s misbehaving mutt, Junior! When rule-breaking Rafe has to train his new dog in obedience school, you know things are about to get really ruff! Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! I’ve been waiting for ages to tell my story, and now it’s finally happening! Being Rafe’s dog isn’t always easy, but it is always EXCITING! I’ve got so much to tell you about: -How I protect the yard from birds, raccoons, squirrels, raccoons, mail carriers…and did I mention RACCOONS? -Sniffing pooch posteriors for the latest canine news. -And the terrifying monster hiding in the hall closet: the vacuum cleaner! These were all the most paw-some parts of my doggie life — until the evil Mrs. Stricker threatened to send me back to the pound if I didn’t learn to behave. Now Rafe and I have to go to obedience school and win the trophy for Best Trained Dog…or else!
34. Target: Alex Cross
TARGET: HEAD OF STATE A leader has fallen, and the procession route from Capitol Hill to the White House is lined with hundreds of thousands of mourners. None feel the loss of a President more keenly than Alex Cross, who has devoted his life to the public good. TARGET: UNITED STATES CABINET A sniper’s bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross’s wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives, faces an ultimatum: solve the case, or lose the position for which she’s worked her entire career. The Secret Service and the FBI deploy as well in the race to find the shooter. Alex is tasked by the new President to take a personal role with the FBI, leading an investigation unprecedented in scale and scope. TARGET: ALEX CROSS Alex has a horrible premonition: is the sniper’s strike only the beginning of a larger attack on the nation? It isn’t long before his fears explode into life, and the nation plunges into a full-blown Constitutional crisis. His ingenuity, his training, and his capacity for battle are tested beyond limits in the most far-reaching and urgently consequential case of his life. As the rule of law is shattered by chaos, and Alex fights to isolate a suspect, Alex’s loyalty may be the biggest danger of all.
35. Best of James Patterson for Kids Boxed Set (with Bonus Max Einstein Sampler)
One of the greatest authors of our time, James Patterson is known for his hysterical, irresistible illustrated kids’ books series like Middle School and I Funny. Together for the first time in this beautifully packaged collectible boxed set, you’ll find the first books in his hugely successful kids’ series, including paper over board and hardcover editions of: Middle School, the Worst Years of My LifeI FunnyTreasure HuntersJacky Ha-Ha BONUS! Also included is a free chapter sampler of James Patterson’s upcoming collaboration with the Albert Einstein Archives, Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment.
36. All-American Murder
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller “Ripped from the headlines . . . Combining in-depth, investigative reporting and fresh interviews, the authors effectively tabloid-proof this shocking, celebrity-driven story by lining up the facts and labeling rumors.” –USA Today Aaron Hernandez was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later reached the Super Bowl. His every move as a tight end with the New England Patriots played out the headlines, yet he led a secret life–one that ended in a maximum-security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast? Between the summers of 2012 and 2013, not long after Hernandez made his first Pro Bowl, he was linked to a series of violent incidents culminating in the death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player who dated the sister of Hernandez”s fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins. All-American Murder is the first book to investigate Aaron Hernandez”s first-degree murder conviction and the mystery of his own shocking and untimely death.
37. Unbelievably Boring Bart
There’s more than meets the eye in James Patterson’s newest illustrated middle grade novel–a book so fun kids will actually put down their games to read it! Invisible creatures are attacking the school, and 12-year-old Bartholomew Bean is the only one who can stop them! Okay, so maybe Bart is only a hero in the video game app he created. But if he reveals his identity as the genius behind the game, he’ll become the most popular kid in school! Or he could secretly use the game to get back at his bullies… Press Button A: RevealPress Button B: Revenge Which would you choose?
38. Not So Normal Norbert
James Patterson’s rollicking new middle grade novel is a hilarious adventure into a futuristic world, where different is dangerous, imagination is insanity, and creativity is crazy! Norbert Riddle lives in the United State of Earth, where normal means following the rules, never standing out, and being exactly the same as everyone else, down to the plain gray jumpsuits he wears everyday. He’s been normal his whole life–until a moment of temporary hilarity when he does a funny impression of their dictator, Loving Leader…and gets caught! Now, Norbert’s been arrested and banished to planet Zorquat 3 in the Orion Nebula, where kids who defy the rules roam free in the Astronuts camp. Norbert has been taught his whole life that different is wrong, but everyone at Astronuts is crazy, creative, and insane! Norbert wants nothing more than to go back to earth where things are awful but at least they’re familiar. But he soon realizes that being different could be better–and maybe the crazy farm is exactly where he belongs after all.
39. The President Is Missing
President Bill Clinton and bestselling novelist James Patterson set out to write the best thriller ever about an American president–The President Is Missing. What President Clinton and Patterson have created is the most dramatic three days any President has ever faced. Maybe the most dramatic three days in American history. And it could all really happen. The President Is Missing is Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s totally authentic and spellbinding thriller.
40. The Black Book
The Instant #1 New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Three bodies in a beautiful and luxurious bedroom. Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago’s chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy’s tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there’s nothing he wouldn’t sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state’s attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself-who suspects Billy isn’t the cop he claims to be. They’re about to be linked by more than their careers. One missing black book. A horrifying murder leads investigators to an unexpected address-an exclusive brothel that caters to Chicago’s most powerful citizens. There’s plenty of incriminating evidence on the scene-but what matters most is what’s missing: the madam’s black book. Now with shock waves rippling through the city’s elite, everyone’s desperate to find it. Chicago has never been more dangerous. As everyone who’s anyone in Chicago scrambles to get their hands on the elusive black book, no one’s motives can be trusted. An ingenious, inventive thriller about power, corruption, and the power of secrets to scandalize a city-and possibly destroy a family-The Black Book is James Patterson at his page-turning best.
41. Crazy House
There were no charges. There was no trial. There will be no escape. Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on death row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca’s told to fit in and shut her mouth… but Becca’s never been very good at either. Her sister Cassie was always the perfect twin. Becca’s only hope is that her twin sister will find her. That perfect little priss Cassie will stop following the rules and start breaking them, before it’s too late. Because her jailers made a mistake that could get them both killed: They took the wrong twin.
42. From Hero to Zero
James Patterson”s bestselling Middle School series is now a major motion picture! Catch up with everyone”s favorite troublemaker, Rafe Khatchadorian, when he gets lost in London on the worst field trip EVER! After a mostly-successful stint at Hills Village Middle School, Rafe is excited to visit the incredible city of London with his class. Sightseeing around a foreign country sounds like a blast, until Rafe finds out his roommate will be none other than Miller the Killer, bully extraordinaire! Then Rafe is forced to work on a class project side by side with his crush Jeanne Galletta and her too-perfect boyfriend, which might be even more torturous than rooming with Miller. And it”s no surprise that Rafe”s bad luck follows him across the pond, putting him in one crazy situation after another – all under the watchful eye of his bad-tempered principal. Out of all of his adventures, this trip could prove to be Rafe”s most embarrassing yet, undoing everything good he has going for him back home!
43. Home Sweet Murder
Two true-crime cases from the hit TV series Murder is ForeverHOME SWEET MURDER-Lawyer Leo Fisher and his wife Sue are enjoying a quiet Sunday dinner at home. Until a man in a suit rings at their front door claiming to be an SEC agent. By the end of the evening, two people will be shot, stabbed and tortured. And two others will fare worse . . . MURDER ON THE RUN- The middle-aged housekeeper found dead with a knife in her throat was bad. But the little boy was worse. After a bloody double homicide that puts Omaha, Nebraska, on the map, Detective Derek Mois promises the boy”s parents he will catch the killer, no matter how long or far he runs . . .
44. Murder, Interrupted
Two true-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery’s Murder is Forever TV series MURDER, INTERRUPTED (with Alex Abramovich): Rich, cheating financier Frank Howard wants his wife dead, and he’s willing to pay Billie Earl Johnson whatever it takes, to the tune of $750,000. When his bullet misses the mark, Billie Earl and Frank will turn on each other in a fight for their lives . . . MOTHER OF ALL MURDERS (Christopher Charles): Dee Dee Blancharde is a local celebrity. Television reports praise her as a single mother who tirelessly cares for her wheelchair-bound, chronically ill daughter. But when the teenaged Gypsy Rose realizes she isn’t actually sick and Dee Dee has lied all these years, Gypsy Rose exacts her revenge . . .
Michael Bennett, be grateful you’re alive. Someone attacked the Thanksgiving Day Parade directly in front of Michael Bennett and his family. The television news called it “holiday terror”–Michael Bennett calls it personal. The hunt is on…. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
46. Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke
James Patterson”s newest hilarious heroine returns in Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke, the sequel to the smash hit Jacky Ha-Ha—a #1 New York Times bestseller! Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she”s a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer–but her parents have other plans for her. Jacky reluctantly signs up for a summer job in her resort town of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, where tourists come to enjoy the beach and fun carnival atmosphere. Now she has serious responsibilities like her job and babysitting her younger sisters, but Jacky longs to perform in the summer stock performance of A Midsummer Night”s Dream. Can she handle all of her important commitments and still have fun with her friends–or will she learn that juggling isn”t one of her many talents? James Patterson”s middle grade jokester Jacky returns in this wild romp through summer in the Jersey Shore, featuring lively illustrations by French artist duo Kerasco?t.
47. Cross the Line
Alex Cross chases a cold-blooded killer…with a conscience. Shots ring out in the early morning hours in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. When the smoke clears, a prominent police official lies dead, leaving the city’s police force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps into the leadership vacuum to investigate the case. But before Cross can make any headway, a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. The deadly scenes share only one common thread – the victims are all criminals. And the only thing more dangerous than a murderer without a conscience, is a killer who thinks he has justice on his side. As Cross pursues an adversary who has appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands before the city he’s sworn to protect descends into utter chaos.
48. The Family Lawyer
From the world’s #1 bestselling writer–3 pulse-pounding novels in one book! THE FAMILY LAWYER with Robert Rotstein: Matthew Hovanes is living a parent’s worst nightmare: his young daughter is accused of bullying another girl into suicide. But this loving father is also a skilled criminal defense attorney. And something here doesn’t add up… NIGHT SNIPER with Christopher Charles: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD’s most brilliant detective–and the most damaged. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders. THE GOOD SISTER with Rachel Howzell Hall: Her beloved sister’s cheating husband has been found dead. Now, Dani Lawrence must decide if she will help the investigation that could put her sister away…or obstruct it by any means necessary.
49. Jack and Jill
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…
50. The Midnight Club
”Are you from the Midnight Club?” New York cop John ”Stef” Stefanovich was left widowed and wheelchair-bound after local crime boss, the Grave Dancer, brutally shot him and his wife. Now, Stef”s looking at the Grave Dancer”s shattered body at a high-end Manhattan brothel. Before his murder, the Grave Dancer was heard speaking of the Midnight Club – a mysterious and secretive group of crime lords who are rumoured to control organised crime around the world. As more criminals turn up dead, the shadowy Midnight Club are believed to be behind the killings. But when men like that are threatened, everyone is in danger…
51. Laugh Out Loud
Jimmy loves reading so much that he’s inspired to start a book company for kids – run by kids. It’s a big dream for a twelve-year-old boy – some would even say it’s laugh-out-loud ridiculous! But that doesn’t stop Jimmy from dreaming even bigger! His company will be as imaginative and fun as Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory… with a Ferris wheel instead of an elevator, a bowling alley in the break room, and a river filled with floating books! He just has to believe in himself and his idea. And maybe win the Lottery. In this hilarious story filled with clever references to children’s book favourites, James Patterson shows young readers that anything can be achieved if you believe in yourself no matter what!
52. The Medical Examiner
Two bodies arrived at the morgue–one was still breathing. A woman checks into a hotel room and entertains a man who is not her husband. A shooter blows away the lover and wounds the millionairess, leaving her for dead. Is it the perfect case for the Women”s Murder Club–or just the most twisted? BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
53. Kiss the Girls
The second novel in the bestselling Alex Cross seriesDetective Alex Cross is caught between two murderous masterminds – and so is his family…When his niece Naomi goes missing, Alex Cross follows the trail – and discovers links to a string of recent abductions and murders, with one horrifying complication.There are two killers at work on opposite sides of the country, collaborating and competing to commit the worst crimes the country has ever seen.With his family at risk, Cross knows that his investigation is putting him directly in the line of fire…Adapted as a major Hollywood movie, starring Morgan Freeman
54. 15th Affair
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive, possibly very dangerous suspect-her husband. Lindsay Boxer has a beautiful baby daughter and a husband she loves unconditionally. The police detective has never been happier-until a brutal murder in a hotel and the disappearance of a blonde woman from the scene intrude upon Lindsay’s own life. She can’t ignore the disturbing clues that hit too close to home. When an explosive tragedy plunges San Francisco into chaos, Lindsay must investigate a criminal plot that stretches around the globe, and she again finds herself following signs that lead to her own front door. Lindsay turns to the Women’s Murder Club for help as she desperately searches for the deadly blonde . . . before she loses her husband for good.
55. Two from the Heart
From the #1 bestselling author of Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas and Sundays at Tiffany’s, two heartwarming tales about the power of a good story to open our eyes to life’s possibilities. Anne McWilliams has lost everything. After her marriage falls apart and a hurricane destroys her home she realizes that her life has fallen out of focus. So she takes to the road to ask long lost friends and strangers a simple question: “What’s your best story?” Can the funny, tragic, inspirational tales she hears on her journey help Anne see what she’s been missing? Tyler Bron seemingly has it all-a successful company and more money than he knows how to spend. But he has no life. So he hires a struggling novelist to write one for him. There are no limits to the fictional world that Bron’s money can transform into a reality, and he soon becomes the protagonist of a love story beyond his wildest imagination. But will Tyler Bron be able to write the happy ending himself?
56. Middle School: Escape to Australia
In the newest installment of James Patterson”s bestselling Middle School series, everyone”s favorite underdog hero Rafe Khatchadorian is headed to the dangerous wilds of Australia! Rafe isn”t exactly considered a winner in Hills Village Middle School to say the least, but everything”s about to change: he”s won a school-wide art competition, and the fabulous prize is getting to jet-set off to Australia for a whirlwind adventure! But Rafe soon finds that living in the Land Down Under is harder than he could”ve ever imagined–his host-siblings are anything but welcoming, the burning temperatures are torturous, and poisonous critters are ready to sting or eat him at every step. So with the help of some new misfit friends, Rafe sets out to show everyone what he does best: create utter mayhem!
57. House of Robots: Robot Revolution
Robots on strike! Sammy”s underappreciated mechanical helpers are causing chaos in book 3 of the bestselling House of Robots series. After a few early glitches in their relationship, Sammy and his “bro-bot” E are now fast friends. In fact, E is such a valued member of the family that the other electronic occupants of the House of Robots are feeling sorely unappreciated. And when Sammy”s inventor mom becomes distracted by a top-secret project, the robots soon begin to fall into disrepair. Cue a robot revolt, with the droids wreaking harmless havoc in the house! Armed with pranks like glue in the shampoo bottles and flying toast missiles, the robots demand to be cared for. It”s up to Sammy and his disabled sister Maddie to keep the peace until his mom reveals her secret project…and why it was worth the wait.
58. Killer Chef
Eat, drink, and be murdered. Someone is poisoning diners in New Orleans’ best restaurants. Now it’s up to chef and homicide cop Caleb Rooney to catch a killer–who has an appetite for revenge. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
59. Filthy Rich
You”ve read the Jeffrey Epstein headlines, now get the full story. The world”s bestselling author, James Patterson, has written the definitive book on the billionaire pedophile at the center of the newly unsealed federal sex crimes case. Jeffrey Epstein rose from humble origins into the New York City and Palm Beach elite. A college dropout with an instinct for numbers — and for people — Epstein amassed his wealth through a combination of access and skill. But even after he had it all, Epstein wanted more. That unceasing desire — and especially a taste for underage girls –resulted in sexual-abuse charges, to which he pleaded guilty and received a shockingly lenient sentence. Included here are police interviews with girls who have alleged sexual abuse by Epstein, as well as details of the investigation against him.
60. French Kiss
Bonjour, Detective. Now watch your back. Very handsome and charming French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start–but someone wants to make his first big case his last. Welcome to New York. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
61. 113 Minutes
Molly Rourke’s son was murdered, and now she wants her own justice: revenge. Molly Rourke’s son has been murdered . . . and she knows who’s responsible. Now she’s taking the law into her own hands. Never underestimate a mother’s love. BookShots Lightning-fast stories by James Patterson Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
62. Let’s Play Make-Believe
Make believe I love you… Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don’t believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date. But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believe–a game that’s about to go too far. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop listening All original content from James Patterson
63. Chase: A BookShot
“This was no suicide,” says Detective Michael Bennett. A man plunges to his death from the roof of a Manhattan hotel. It looks like a suicide–except the victim has someone else’s fingerprints and $10,000 in cash. Enter Detective Michael Bennett. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
64. The Murder House
No. 7 Ocean Drive is a multimillion-dollar beachfront house in the Hamptons, but its beautiful exterior hides a horrific past. This house was the setting for a series of depraved killings that have never been solved. Neglected, empty and rumoured to be cursed, it’s known as the Murder House, and locals keep their distance. Detective Jenna Murphy has moved to the area to escape her troubled past and rehabilitate a career on the rocks. But when a Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found dead in the abandoned Murder House, Jenna becomes involved in a case that at first seems open and shut, but reveals more secrets than she could possibly imagine. As more bodies surface and Jenna is drawn deeper into the dark history of No. 7, she must risk her own life to expose the truth – before the Murder House claims another victim.
65. Zoo 2
Will the last humans on Earth please turn out the lights? James Patterson’s ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilization–or end it. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
66. Cross Kill
Alex Cross, I’m coming for you–even from the grave if I have to. Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister? Nothing will prepare you for the wicked truth. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson
67. Truth Or Die
The truth will set you free – if it doesn’t kill you first. New York attorney Trevor Mann’s world shatters when he receives a phone call telling him his girlfriend has been shot dead in a mugging. But the circumstances point to something more calculated than a random attack. Claire was a New York Times journalist and Trevor is convinced she had unearthed a secret so shocking that she was murdered to keep it from coming to light. Chasing Claire’s leads, Trevor will risk everything to discover what exactly she was killed for. It’s time to find out the truth, or die.
THE NINTH AND ULTIMATE MAXIMUM RIDE STORY IS HERE! Legions of Max fans won’t be disappointed by this encore episode in the beloved series about the incredible adventures of a teenage girl who can fly. As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened. All will be revealed in this last spectacular ride âe” a brand-new grand finale featuring all of the non-stop action, twists and turns that readers can rely on in a blockbuster Patterson page-turner!
69. I Totally Funniest: a Middle School Story
Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Patterson”s bestselling I Funny series. Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world, Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet. After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best material ever for the ultimate standup act to snag the final win in Hollywood is pushing Jamie to the brink. Suddenly, life isn”t looking very funny anymore. Can Jamie take the grand prize without pushing away his fans, friends and family?
70. Treasure Hunters Boxed Set
In this gift set, the first three books in the bestselling adventure/comedy series takes readers around the world! As the Kidd family travels the globe–braving encounters with pirates, shady art dealers, dangerous wild animals and scheming double-agents–can they follow clues to some of the greatest treasures in history, and save their lost parents? This boxed set contains paper-over-board editions of Treasure Hunters, Danger Down the Nile, and Secret of the Forbidden City.
71. Treasure Hunters: Secret of the Forbidden City
The Kidds–treasure hunting family extraordinaire–are heading to China, on a journey that will lead them beyond the Great Wall and into the underbelly of Berlin. Bick and Beck Kidd are desperately trying to secure the ancient Chinese artifact that will buy their mother”s freedom from renegade pirates. But when the kidnappers force them to locate an even greater treasure–priceless paintings stolen by Nazis, the Kidds must rely on their own cunning and experience to outwit the criminals, all while their mom”s life is on the line.
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…
73. Danger Down the Nile
Four kids on a quest to find the legendary Mines of King Solomonâe¦ and their parents. Bick, Beck, Storm and Tommy are navigating their way down the Nile, from hot and dusty Cairo to deep dark jungles, past some seriously bad guys along the way. Theyâe(tm)ll need all their survival instincts just to make it out alive…
74. Get Me Out of Here!
After sixth grade, the very worst year of his life, Rafe Khatchadorian thinks he has it made in seventh grade. He”s been accepted to art school in the big city and imagines a math-and-history-free fun zone. Wrong! It”s more competitive than Rafe ever expected, and to score big in class, he needs to find a way to turn his boring life into the inspiration for a work of art. His method? Operation: Get a Life! Anything he”s never done before, he”s going to do it, from learning to play poker to going to a modern art museum. But when his newest mission uncovers secrets about the family Rafe”s never known, he has to decide if he”s ready to have his world turned upside down. James Patterson”s winning follow-up to Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is another riotous and heart-warming story about living large.
75. Unlucky 13
When two dead bodies are found inside a wrecked car on the Golden Gate Bridge, Detective Lindsay Boxer doubts that it will be anything as simple as a traffic accident. The scene is more gruesome than anything she has seen before. It definitely wasn”t the crash that killed these people. While Lindsay starts to piece this case together, she gets a call she wasn”t expecting. Sightings of her ex-colleague-turned-ruthless-killer Mackie Morales have been reported. Wanted for three murders, Mackie has been in hiding since she escaped from custody. But now she”s ready to return to San Francisco and pay a visit to some old friends…
76. The Worst Years of My Life
When Rafe Khatchadorian enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, “Leo the Silent,” to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school’s code of conduct
Read the #1 New York Times bestselling thriller Invisible, then continue the series with Unsolved. Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Not even Emmy’s ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison “Books” Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected. That is, until Emmy finds a piece of evidence he can’t afford to ignore. More murders are reported by the day–and they’re all inexplicable. No motives, no murder weapons, no suspects. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes? INVISIBLE is James Patterson’s scariest, most chilling thriller yet.
78. Middle School: Save Rafe!
James Patterson’s hilarious story of perseverance and courage shows everyone’s favorite troublemaker, Rafe Khatchadorian, the star of the Middle School series, learning to become a leader at long last. After a rough summer, Rafe is heading back to the dreaded Hills Village Middle School, the site of the very worst years of his life. And as if that’s not bad enough, he’s learned that he’s going to be held back a year unless he can prove himself on an outdoor survival excursion–complete with dangerous white-water rafting, dizzying rock climbing, and fanatical counselors. Rafe and the rest of the pack of “delinquent” trainees are forced to cooperate as they prepare for the final test: a solo excursion in the deep woods. Can Rafe come out of the experience in one piece? And if he does, will he go home as the same insecure kid?
79. Second Honeymoon
What would you do if you faced your wife”s killer? Forgive . . . or get your revenge? A walk down the aisle, a gorgeous hotel, a drink on the beach . . . death… Newlyweds Ethan and Abigail Breslow are having the time of their lives on an idyllic honeymoon in the Caribbean. After a loving morning in bed, they head into the sauna, where the last thing they see is a pair of eyes-their murderer, watching them die. When the bodies are discovered, FBI Special Agent John O”Hara flies to the Caribbean to investigate. O”Hara is assaulted by the sunny, sparkling world of newlyweds-don”t they know there”s no such thing as happily ever after? That”s what he learned when his wife was brutally killed two years ago. And now her killer is about to be released on parole. As O”Hara gets closer to catching the murderer, all he can think about is the end of his own marriage-and how sweet revenge would taste.
Forced into hiding from a mass murderer seeking vengeance, Detective Michael Bennett must decide whether to stay and protect his family, or hunt down the man who is hunting them. When Bennett arrested Manuel Perrine, he thought he had brought an end to the drug cartel boss’s reign of terror and would get justice for the murder of his best friend. But then, during the trial, Perrine escaped. In a bloody shoot-out, Bennett killed Perrine’s wife. Now he wants nothing more than to make Bennett suffer, to make him pay. The whole family are moved to a safe-house in California. But as Perrine’s attacks on US soil become more vicious and more daring, it’s clear there is a war coming. No one, anywhere, is safe.
Maximum Ride and her faithful friends stand ready to face the two greatest threats that humankind has ever known–now combining forces in an unbeatable plot to destroy life as we know it once and for all. And this time, the enemy truly can’t be stopped. The danger mounts just as the boy genetically engineered to be her “perfect match”, Dylan, has finally worked his way into Max’s heart–and just as her beloved Fang unexpectedly returns to the flock. An explosive confrontation between the two boys with a claim to Max’s heart ensues, and the entire world hangs in the balance. In this powerful and moving latest sequel in James Patterson’s epic fantasy series, fans will finally get the answers they’ve been waiting for–and an ending full of shock, surprises, and the greatest conclusion you never saw coming. Maximum Ride and her faithful friends stand ready to face the two greatest threats that humankind has ever known–now combining forces in an unbeatable plot to destroy life as we know it once and for all. And this time, the enemy truly can’t be stopped. The danger mounts just as Dylan has finally worked his way into Max’s heart–and just as her beloved Fang unexpectedly returns to the flock. An explosive confrontation between the two boys with a claim to Max’s heart ensues, and the entire world hangs in the balance. In this powerful and moving latest sequel in James Patterson’s epic fantasy series, fans will finally get the answers they’ve been waiting for–and an ending full of shock, surprises, and the greatest conclusion you never saw coming.
How well can you ever really know someone? As Ben Casper watches his best friend plummet from her sixth-floor apartment balcony, he realises his life is about to change. Diana had no reason to kill herself, she had to have been pushed. Diana worked for the CIA, so the investigation into her death is kept tightly under wraps. But Ben is a political journalist, and can feel that something isn’t right. Ben starts investigating for himself and soon discovers Diana was leading a double life he knew nothing about. But when more people involved die in questionable circumstances, it’s clear that someone doesn’t want the truth to be uncovered. And unless Ben drops his investigation, he could be next…
83. The Christmas Wedding
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.
84. Step on a Crack
THE FIRST BOOK IN JAMES PATTERSON’S #1 BESTSELLING MICHAEL BENNETT SERIES! During a state funeral for a beloved former First Lady in New York City’s largest cathedral, the unthinkable occurs. Armed men disguised as monks seize the church and seal themselves inside, along with more than one hundred of the most powerful people in America. The captives include world leaders, actors, TV stars, athletes, and politicians, and the kidnappers are armed with enough C4 explosives to blow a crater in the middle of Manhattan. NYPD officer Michael Bennett is pulled into the standoff as lead negotiator. Despite the escalating danger, Michael faces an even more terrifying crisis at home. His wife has been diagnosed with a devastating disease, and Michael faces the prospect of losing the love of his life and having to raise their ten children alone. With his own life teetering and the lives of thousands suddenly his responsibility, Michael struggles to diffuse the tense situation fast. Yet the kidnappers’ moves are impossible to predict, and they block every attempt to break into the cathedralmost as if they are privy to their deliberations.
85. The Fire
Join Whit and Wisty on a magical quest to defeat the villain, once and for all, who has devastated their world. 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 a showdown with the ruthless villain that devastated their world-before he can truly become all-powerful? In this stunning third installment of the epic, bestselling Witch & Wizard series, the stakes have never been higher-and the consequences will change everything.
86. Guilty Wives
Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. 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. In the morning’s harsh light, Abbie awakens on a yacht, surrounded by police. Something awful has happened. Abbie and her friends are arrested and accused of the foulest crime imaginable. And now the vacation of a lifetime becomes the fight of a lifetime – for survival
87. Alex Cross, Run
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?
88. NYPD Red
Krimi. NYPD Red is a special task force charged with protecting the interests of Manhattan’s wealthiest and most powerful citizens. When a world-famous movie producer is poisoned on the first day of a Manhattan film festival called Hollywood on the Hudson, they are the first ones called
89. Confessions of a Murder Suspect
On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, their daughter, Tandy, knows just three things: 1. She was one of the last people to see her parents alive. 2. She and her brothers are the only suspects. 3. She can’t trust anyone – maybe not even herself. Having grown up under their parents’ intense perfectionist demands, none of the Angel children have come away undamaged. Tandy decides that she will have to solve the crime on her own, but digging deeper into her powerful parents’ affairs is a dangerous game. As she uncovers haunting secrets and slowly begins to remember flashes of disturbing past events buried in her memory, Tandy is forced to ask: What is the Angel family truly capable of? Returning to the genre that made him the world’s bestselling author, James Patterson introduces a teen detective on a mission to bring her parents’ killer to justice, even if it means uncovering her family’s darkest secrets – and confessing some of her own.
90. 10Th Anniversary
Detective Lindsay Boxer”s anniversary celebration is forgotten when she is called to investigate a badly injured teenage girl whose newborn baby is missing in this new novel in the Women”s Murder Club series. Reprint. 1 million first printing.
91. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross
It’s Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross is called away from his family to resolve a horrific hostage situation that is spiraling out of control. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.)
92. Miracle on the 17th Green
Travis McKinley’s life has drifted sideways. His job, his marriage, even his children all feel disconnected and distant. Has he really accomplished nothing of consequence in his life? One Christmas Day, Travis plays a round of golf and finds himself for the first time in the zone–playing like a pro. In astonishingly short order, Travis is catapulted into the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach, where he advances to the final round. And while his wife, his children, and a live television audience watch, a miracle takes place that changes Travis, and his family, forever.
93. The Postcard Killers
Europe is stunning in the summer . . . but NYPD detective Jacob Kanon isn”t there for the beauty. He”s on a mission: to track down his daughter”s killer. NYPD 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. Kanon”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. Now 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 twists and unstoppable action, The Postcard Killers may be James Patterson”s most vivid and compelling thriller yet.
94. Hurricane Katrina
This book presents the fullest account yet written of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rooted in a wealth of oral histories, it tells the dramatic but underreported story of a people who confronted the unprecedented devastation of sixty five thousand homes when the eye wall and powerful northeast quadrant of the hurricane swept a record thirty-foot storm surge across a seventy-five-mile stretch of unprotected Mississippi towns and cities. James Patterson Smith takes us through life and death accounts of storm day, August 29, 2005, and the precarious days of food and water shortages that followed. Along the way the narrative treats us to inspiring episodes of neighborly compassion and creative responses to the greatest natural disaster in American history. The heroes of this saga are the local people and local officials. In often moving accounts, the book addresses the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s long struggle to remove a record-setting volume of debris and get on with the rebuilding of homes, schools, jobs, and public infrastructure. Along the way readers are offered insights into the politics of recovery funding and the bureaucratic bungling and hubris that afflicted the storm response and complicated and delayed the work of recovery. Still, there are ample accounts of things done well, and a moving chapter gives us a feel for the psychological, spiritual, and material impact of the eight hundred thousand people from across the nation who gave of themselves as volunteers in the Mississippi recovery effort.
95. The 9th Judgment
During an intimate dinner party, a cat burglar breaks into the home of A-list actor Marcus Dowling. When his wife walks in on the thief, the situation quickly teeters out of control, leaving an empty safe and a lifeless body. The same night, a woman and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down in an abandoned garage. The killer hasn’t left a shred of evidence, except for a foreboding and cryptic message: WCF, the letters written in blood-red letters. With two deranged killers on the loose Detective Lindsay Boxer calls on the Women’s Murder Club to help her stop the insane killers. But someone is leaking information to the press–details that only those on the inside could know. As allegations fly that Lindsay is the source, she has to wonder–how much she can trust her closest friends?
Als in Washington, D.C., zwei hoch angesehene – und ebenso korrupte – öffent liche Personen ermordet werden, muss Detective Alex Cross seine Hochzeitsplanung auf Eis legen, um die Ermittlungen aufzunehmen. Doch seine Nachforschungen verlaufen im Sand. Als weitere hochkarätige Opfer sterben, feiert die Bevölkerung den Schützen fast wie einen Helden. In diesem Tumult taucht Cross’ ärgster Feind auf, der sich geschworen hat, die Stadt erst wieder zu verlassen, wenn sein Gegenspieler für immer schweigt … James Patterson, geboren 1949, war Kreativdirektor bei einer grossen amerikanischen Werbeagentur. Seine Thriller um den Kriminalpsychologen Alex Cross machten ihn zu einem der erfolgreichsten Bestsellerautoren der Welt. Auch die Romane seiner packenden Thrillerserie um Detective Lindsay Boxer und den ‘Women’s Murder Club’ erreichen regelmässig die Spitzenplätze der internationalen Bestsellerlisten. James Patterson lebt mit seiner Familie in Palm Beach und Westchester, N.Y.
97. Pop Goes the Weasel
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.
98. Daniel X: Demons and Druids
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?
99. Witch & Wizard
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?
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 deadly force that”s racing across the globe, and just when they need him the most–Fang is gone. He”s creating his own gang that will replace everyone–including Max. Max is heartbroken over losing Fang, her soul mate. Her closest friend. But with Dylan ready and willing to fight by her side, and she can no longer deny that his incredible intensity draws her in. Max, Dylan, and the rest of their friends must soon join forces with Fang and his new gang for an explosive showdown in Paris that”s unlike anything you”ve ever imagined . . . or read.
101. Tick Tock
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 begins A 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 chase The 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 up Bennett 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.
When Max and the Flock discover an unscrupulous scientist who is experimenting on humans in an effort to “improve” the human race, they decide that they must try to stop him, in spite of Angel’s prediction about Fang dying.
Former CIA agent Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. He’s 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 murdered. Private eye novel.
104. Cross Fire
Detective Alex Cross and Bree s wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of a perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington DC s most hated public figures- a corrupt congressman and a scheming lobbyist. All leads Cross finds reach dead-ends and the prospect of finding the killer seems nearly impossible. As more crooked politicians are picked off with simliar long-range shots, public opinion is divided is the elusive marksman a vigilante or a hero? Media coverage of the case explodes and FBI agent Max Siegel battles Alex for jurisdiction. As Alex struggles with the sniper, Siegel, and the wedding, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in DC and will not relent until he has eliminated Cross and his family for good.
105. Don’t Blink
New 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. Seated at a nearby table, reporter Nick Daniels accidentally captures a key piece of evidence that lands him in the middle of an all-out war between Italian and Russian mafia forces
106. Daniel X: The Manga
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!
107. The Murder of King Tut
A secret buried for centuries Thrust 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 mystery Enchanted 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 murder Now, 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.
108. Worst Case
One by one, children of New York’s wealthiest are taken hostage. But the criminal doesn’t crave money or power–he only wants to ask the elite if they know the price others pay for their luxurious lifestyles. And, if they don’t, he corrects their ignorance–by killing them. To Detective Michael Bennett, it becomes clear that these murders are linked and must be part of a greater, more public demonstration. With the city thrown into chaos, he is forced to team up with FBI agent Emily Parker, and the two set out to capture the killer before he begins his most public lesson yet–a deadly message for the entire city to witness. From the bestselling author who brought you the Alex Cross novels comes James Patterson’s most action-packed series yet. With the heart-pounding suspense that only Patterson delivers, WORST CASE will leave you gasping for breath until the very end.
109. The Beach House
When Jack Mullen sets out to unravel the truth about his brother”s drowning death, he confronts legal interference as he discovers that his brother had been making serious money catering to the sexual needs of East Hampton”s wealthiest men and women.
110. The Dangerous Days of Daniel X
Yes, it”s true: Daniel X is special. X-traordinarily special. He may be just a kid, but Daniel is strong enough to fight anything in the world. And it”s a good thing, because not many guys you meet have a host of deadly criminals hunting them to the ends of the Earth. And none of them are extraterrestrials. Daniel is the only one who might be able to eliminate every last intergalactic evil on the List of Alien Outlaws on Terra Firma. Because the greatest superpower isn”t to be part spider and part man, or to cast magic spells – the ultimate gift is the power to create.
111. When the Wind Blows
Frannie O’Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Devastated by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work. It is not long before another bizarre murder occurs and Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep. Late one night, near the woods of her animal hospital, Frannie stumbles upon a strange, astonishing phenomenon that will change the course of her life for ever . . . Her name is Max. With breathtaking energy, eleven-year-old Max leads Frannie and Kit to uncover one of the most diabolical and inhuman plots of modern science.
112. Med Head
A teen edition of the inspiring true story, Against Medical Advice, follows the struggles of adolescent Cory Friedman, a patient with Tourette’s Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, describing how his symptoms defied traditional treatments and isolated him from others. Original.
113. Mary, Mary
Alex Cross travels to Los Angeles to hunt for a killer more brutal and ambitious than he’s ever encountered– a woman who has it in for Hollywood’s hottest players. 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 Hollywood’s A-list fear they’re next on Mary’s 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 Patterson’s most sophisticated thriller yet.
114. 8th Confession
When a rock star, a fashion designer, a software tycoon and a millionaire heiress are all murdered in mysterious circumstances, Detective Lindsay Boxer is quickly assigned to the high-profile investigation.
115. London Bridges
This is the tenth book in the Alex Cross series. Alex Cross, FBI agent, is back in his most explosive adventure yet. And so is the Wolf. And so is the Weasel. Alex Cross is on vacation when he gets the call. A town in Nevada has been annihilated and the Russian super-criminal known as the Wolf is claiming responsibility. Major cities around the globe are threatened with total destruction and the thought of such dark genius at work makes Alex’s blood run cold. Cross is catapulted into an international chase of astonishing danger. Full of the high-voltage action and enthralling intrigue for which James Patterson is best known, LONDON BRIDGES is an unforgettable thriller that will grip you from cover to cover.
116. Four Blind Mice
Alex Cross is preparing to resign from the Washington Police Force. He”s enjoying the feeling; not least because the Mastermind is now in prison. And Alex has met a woman, Jamilla Hughes, and he is talking about the future. Then John Sampson shows up at the house, desperate for Alex”s help. Three young military wives have been brutally killed during a ”girls” night out” and Sampson”s friend, a master sergeant at the army base, stands accused. Uncovering evidence of a series of suspicious murder convictions, Alex and Sampson are determined to infiltrate the closed world of the military. But what is the army trying to hide? And do the mysterious symbols daubed on the house of the accused mean that there are more sinister forces at work?
117. I, Alex Cross
Determined to capture the psychopath responsible for murdering his niece, Alex Cross discovers that the young woman was among a dangerous group of people and was not the only one to have disappeared, a case that draws Alex into the heart of an underworld fantasy club, in a book by a best-selling author.
118. 7th Heaven
Discover the Women’s Murder Club’s most terrifying case ever in this New York Times bestseller. As a terrible series of fires blazes through California, the heat begins to rage too close to home. A terrible fire in a wealthy suburban home leaves a married couple dead and Detective Lindsay Boxer and her partner Rich Conklin searching for clues. And after California’s golden boy Michael Campion has been missing for a month, there finally seems to be a lead in his case-a very devastating lead. As fire after fire consume couples in wealthy, comfortable homes, Lindsay and the Murder Club must race to find the arsonists responsible and get to the bottom of Michael Campion’s disappearance. But suddenly the flames are raging too close to home. Frightened for her life and torn between two men, Lindsay must find a way to solve the most daunting dilemmas she’s ever faced-at work and at home.
119. 1st to Die
The first novel in the Women’s Murder Club series. As the only woman homicide inspector in San Francisco, Lindsay Boxer has to be tough. But nothing she has seen prepares her for the horror of the honeymoon murders, when a brutal maniac begins viciously slaughtering newly wed couples on their wedding nights. Lindsay is sickened by the deaths, but her determination to bring the murderer to justice is threatened by her own personal tragedy. So she turns to Claire, a leading coroner, Cindy, a journalist and Jill, a top attorney, for help with both her crises, and the Women’s Murder Club is born.
120. Run for Your Life
Detective Michael Bennett is back and the race is on to catch a deadly killer terrorising New York. The Teacher has a meticulous and calculated plan. Cold-hearted and cunning, no one knows who he is or where he came from. Until now. Now it is time for everyone to learn his name as he teaches New York a lesson it will never forget. Intent on exacting revenge and causing mass hysteria, he embarks on the worst killing spree the city has ever seen. The whole New York Police Department is tested to its limits, none more so than Detective Michael Bennett. As the Teacher leads him on a terrifying chase, Bennett follows in his tracks but just as he seems to be on the brink of a breakthrough, he is pulled deeper and deeper into an unfolding terror. The killer has one more victim in his sights and it brings Bennett’s investigation frighteningly close to home. With only one man standing in his way, how far will the Teacher go to complete what he set out to do? And at what price?
121. 4th of July
In a late-night showdown, Detective Lindsay Boxer has to make an instantaneous decision: in self-defence she fires her weapon – and sets off a chain of events that leaves a police force disgraced, a city divided and a family destroyed. Now everything she’s worked for her entire life hinges on the decision of twelve jurors. To escape the media circus, Lindsay retreats to the picturesque town of Half Moon Bay. Soon after, a string of grisly murders punches through the community. There are no witnesses; there is no pattern. But a key detail reminds Lindsay of an unsolved murder she worked on years ago. As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay and her friends in the Women’s Murder Club battle for her life on two fronts: in court and against a ruthless killer.
122. Roses are Red
A series of meticulously planned bank robberies ends in murder, and detective Alex Cross must pit his wits against the bizarre and sadistic mastermind behind the crimes. Although torn between dedication to his job and commitment to his family, Cross cannot ignore the case, despite the risks he knows will come with hunting down a killer – and the heartbreaking cost. James Patterson’s bestseller takes us from deep inside the crazy world of a psychopath’s masquerade right to the heart of fiction’s most brilliant detective, Alex Cross, in an explosive tale where mind games lead to violence and the slightest mistake will be punished with death.
123. Cat and Mouse
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
124. 2nd Chance
When a little girl is shot on the steps of a San Francisco church, Detective Lindsay Boxer reconvenes the Women’s Murder Club. Working with reporter Cindy Thomas, assistant DA Jill Bernhardt, and medical examiner Claire Washburn, Lindsay tracks a mystifying killer who quickly turns his pursuers into victims. The unorthodox allegiances of the Women’s Murder Club lead them to suspect the unexpected – the killer may be an ex-cop. But nothing prepares them for the demented logic behind his choice of victims.
125. Against Medical Advice
A nonfiction account by the best-selling suspense author follows a family”s decades-long struggle with their son”s mysterious medical disorder that from the age of five induced violent physical tics and prompted traumatic treatments, a nightmarish situation that also pitted the family against a disheartening medical establishment.
126. The Final Warning
Hold on tight for the wildest ride yet as Max and the flock take on global warming–Earth’s biggest threat–in this #1 New York Times bestselling series. Maximum Ride and the other members of the flock are just like ordinary kids–only they have wings and can fly. It seems like a dream come true…until they’re hunted by the world’s nastiest villains. Max returns in a chilling adventure unlike any other. Safe havens for the six highly-sought-after winged kids have become increasingly hard to find, so the flock takes refuge in Antarctica with a team of environmentalists studying the effects of global warming. In this remote wilderness–whether pursued by corrupt governments, bioengineered bad-guys, or the harsh forces of nature–survival of the fittest takes a new twist!
127. Double Cross
Rejoining the police force in the wake of a series of elaborate murders in Washington, D.C., detective Alex Cross finds himself working to outmaneuver the killer’s penchant for inducing hysteria with increasingly sensational killings.
128. Judge & Jury
Successfully arresting Dominic “The Electrician” Cavello, an influential mafia boss, in an operation that leaves two fellow agents dead, senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante struggles with internal corruption that could prevent the man’s conviction, teaming up with a juror, single mother Andie Echeverra, to take justice into their own hands. 1,500,000 first printing.
129. Violets Are Blue
Detective Alex Cross must confront his most terrifying nemesis ever- and his own deepest fears- in this electrifying thriller from the world’s #1 bestselling writer. 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…
130. Hide & Seek
Maggie Bradford, a successful singer/songwriter and loving mother, is accused of murdering her first husband, an abusive stalker, and her second husband, an irresistible monster, and struggles to escape a nightmarish legacy of terror and violence. 200,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo.
131. The Thomas Berryman Number
The most terrifyingly efficient hit man alive stalks his biggest prize yet–the country’s leading African-American citizen, the mayor of Nashville. In a desperate race against time, one Southern reporter must dog him across six states to get the story of a lifetime and stop a July 4th assassination of a beloved American leader. Reissue. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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