Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he’s ever been part of. The President’s son and daughter have been abducted from their school – an impossible crime, but somehow the kidnapper has done it. Alex does everything he can but is shunted to the fringes of the investigation. Someone powerful doesn’t want Cross too close.
A deadly contagion in the DC water supply threatens to cripple the capital, and Alex sees the looming shape of the most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced. He is already working flat-out on the abduction, and this massive assault pushes Cross completely over the edge.
With each hour that passes, the chance of finding the children alive diminishes. In an emotional private meeting, the First Lady asks Alex to please save her kids. But even the highest security clearance doesn’t get him any closer to the kidnapper – and Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes in.
A full-throttle thriller with unstoppable action, unrestrained emotion, and relentless suspense, Kill Alex Cross is the most gripping Alex Cross novel James Patterson has ever written.
©2011 James Patterson (P)2011 Random House Audiobooks
At the top - I love the writing of James Patterson and in particular the Alex Cross series
Alex - he is the story
First time to their performance
Only thing that could have made this more amazing is if the marathon was by Morgan Freeman.
Only if it was narrated by different people
It always kept moving forward at a fast pace. Wanted to keep listening.
While these gentlemen did a good job. I am afraid I have heard better. I very much like the narrator from
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I am an artist, living in Cairns, Queensland, Australia right next to the Great Barrier Reef. I listen to audiobooks everyday while making art and on into the night. I really like mysteries with a good serving of suspense on the side that keep you wondering right to the end. However, I won't say no to any entertaining and well written book which has been read by an excellent narrator.
I didn't enjoy this as much as some of the others. It got a bit bogged down in technology and periferal stuff to the detriment and neglect of the personalities involved. James, lets get back to Alex, his wife and his life within the plot and a bit more involvement and empathy with the victims would have made for a more interesting read/listen.
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