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James Patterson's Books

The 6th Target
May.07.2007
When a horrifying attack leaves one of the four members of the Women’s Murder Club struggling for her life, the others fight to keep a madman behind bars before anyone else is hurt. And Lindsay Boxer and her new partner in the San Francisco Police Department run flat-out to stop a series of kidnappings that has electrified the city: Children are being plucked off the streets...
Judge & Jury
Mar.01.2007
Bestselling author James Patterson returns with an unstoppable novel of law and revenge. Senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante is closing in on the notorious mob boss “The Electrician,” when the scheduled sting goes spectacularly awry. Two FBI agents are dead, the boss is wounded, and Pellisante vows the Electrician’s next move will be from a jail cell. Andie Echeverra, a part-time...
Step on a Crack
Feb.06.2007
Pop a bowl of popcorn, settle into a comfy chair and you might finish this combination thriller and tearjerker before the popcorn. Bestseller Patterson (Cross) and Ledwidge (The Narrowback) spin a fantastic tale of an audacious mass kidnapping and the unlikely detective thrust into the primary role of negotiator, sleuth and hero. Michael Bennett, a senior NYPD homicide detective,...
Cross
Nov.13.2006
Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, D.C., Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him. The killer was never found, and the case turned cold, filed among the unsolved drive-bys in D.C.’s rough neighborhoods. Years later, still haunted by his wife’s death, Cross is making a bold move in his life. Now a free agent from the police...
4th of July
Jun.01.2006
After losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever—one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the...
Maximum Ride: School's Out - Forever
May.01.2006
“Adventure, fighting, backstabbing and love abound” (Voya) in this action-packed follow-up to the blockbuster Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment. The heart-stopping quest of six winged kids—led by fourteen-year-old Max—to find their parents and investigate the mind-blowing mystery of their ultimate destiny continues when they’re taken under the wing of an FBI agent and attempt, for...
Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment
May.01.2006
Characters based on James Patterson’s international bestsellers When the Wind Blows and The Lake House are reinvented in Maximum Ride and are launched on the ultimate action-packed adventure full of humor and suspense. Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it’s like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the “Flock”—Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman...
Beach Road
May.01.2006
Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small—occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world in an uproar, he knows that he has found the case of his lifetime. The crime turns the glittering playground for the super-rich into a blazing inferno. Dunleavy's...
Sam's Letters to Jennifer
Mar.01.2006
Laced with mystery, Sam’s Letters To Jennifer combines two unforgettable love stories in a novel that’s absolutely impossible to put down. Jennifer returns to the resort village where she grew up to help a beloved relative—and ends up experiencing not one but two of the most amazing love stories she’s ever known. The first is completely unexpected. In a series of letters that...
3rd Degree
Mar.01.2006
Detective Lindsay Boxer and Assistant District Attorney Jill Bernhardt are enjoying a quiet afternoon in San Francisco when a townhouse across the street explodes in flames. A sinister note signed "August Spies" is found at the scene of the disaster, and the body of an infant who was asleep in the house at the time of the explosion cannot be found. Soon a wave of violent...
The 5th Horseman
Feb.13.2006
It is a wild race against time as Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer and the newest member of the Women’s Murder Club, attorney Yuki Castellano, lead an investigation into a string of mysterious patient deaths—and reveal a hospital administration determined to shield its reputation at all costs. And while the hospital wages an explosive court battle that grips the entire nation, the Women’s...
Mary, Mary
Nov.01.2005
FBI agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family in Disneyland when he gets a call from the director. A top actress has been shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an email recounting the murder in shocking detail, signed Mary Smith. The authorities fear this is only the beginning. More killings follow, and more...
London Bridges
Oct.01.2005
Alex Cross is back—and so is the Big Bad Wolf. Terrorists have seized the world’s largest cities. London, Washington, DC, New York, and Frankfurt will be destroyed, unless their demands are met—and their demands are impossible. After a city in the western United States is fire bombed—a practice run—Alex Cross knows that it is only a matter of time before the bombers threats to the...
Lifeguard
Jul.01.2005
The danger isn’t in the water. As a lifeguard in Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect except that she prefers caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip-flops. So when Ned’s cousin offers him a rich deal, Ned can’t turn him down. It is just a fast break and enter. The risk is high, and the reward even greater—$5 million.
Honeymoon
Feb.01.2005
How does it feel to be desired by every man and envied by every woman? Wonderful. This is the life Nora Sinclair has dreamed about, the life she’s worked hard for, the life she will never give up. Meet Nora Sinclair. When FBI agent John O’Hara first sees her, she seems perfect. She has the looks. The career. The clothes. The wit. The sophistication. The tantalizing sex appeal. The...