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Alex Cross
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  • 12

    Alex Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Peter J. Fernandez, Jay O. Sanders
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (185)
    Performance
    (155)
    Story
    (151)

    Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him. Alex's need for vengeance was placed on hold as he faced another huge challenge - raising his children without their mother. Years later, Alex has left the FBI and set up practice as a psychologist once again. His life finally feels like it's in order. Then his former partner, John Sampson, calls in a favor. Now Cross must go on the hunt for the most cunning killer he has ever faced....

    Sherry says: "Great read!"
    Great read!

    Story twists keep you coming back for more.

    Reviewed on January 08 2013 by Sherry (BALTIMORE, MD, United States)
  • 13

    Double Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Peter J. Fernandez, Michael Stuhlbarg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (832)
    Performance
    (235)
    Story
    (236)

    Just when Alex Cross thought his life was calming down into a routine of patients and therapy sessions, he finds himself back in the game - this time to catch a criminal mastermind like no other. A spate of elaborate murders in Washington, D.C., have the whole East Coast on edge. They are like nothing Alex Cross and his new girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, have ever seen.

    Jenna says: "A good listen"
    A good listen

    This was my first audio novel from James Patterson, but certainly not my first taste of Alex Cross. I have read all his novels to date and found this..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 12 2008 by Jenna (Gardiner, ME, United States)
  • 14

    Cross Country

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Peter J. Fernandez, Dion Graham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (669)
    Performance
    (205)
    Story
    (207)

    When the home of Alex Cross's oldest friend, Ellie Cox, is turned into the worst murder scene Alex has ever seen, the destruction leads him to believe that he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. As Alex and his girlfriend, Brianna Stone, become entangled in the deadly Nigerian underworld of Washington D.C., what they discover is shocking: a stunningly organized gang of lethal teenagers headed by a powerful, diabolical man--the African warlord known as the Tiger.

    Lisa says: "Not the same read"
    Not the same read

    I was very surprised by this book. It was almost awful. The narrator made Alex sound like a whinny rookie investigator. I was so disappointed. The onl..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 19 2008 by Lisa (Silver Spring, MD, USA)
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    Cross Country: Alex Cross, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Peter J Fernandez, Dion Graham
    Overall
    (17)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    Alex Cross is drawn into a bitter personal battle against corruption, conspiracy and savage violence in a chase that takes him through a vast and uncompromising landscape. When Cross is called to investigate a massacre-style murder scene, he is shocked to find that the victim is an old friend. Angry, hurt and more determined than ever, Cross begins the hunt for the perpetrators of this cruel crime.

    Deana says: "A fast paced thriller"
    A fast paced thriller

    Always enjoy the audio edition as it brings the character to life.

    Reviewed on December 05 2011 by Deana (Aratula, Australia)
  • 15

    Alex Cross's TRIAL

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Richard DiLallo
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (758)
    Performance
    (207)
    Story
    (203)

    From his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now, Alex passes the family tale along to his own children in a novel he's written - a novel called Trial.

    Carolyn says: "In a word ... miserable"
    In a word ... miserable

    Generally. I'm not given to writing negative reviews, if I don't like a book ... I figure I've already wasted enough of my time ... but this book has ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 27 2009 by Carolyn (Palm Harbor, FL, USA)
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    Alex Cross's Trial: Alex Cross, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Richard Dilallo
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker, Shawn Andrew
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Separated by time, connected by blood, united by bravery. Alex Cross tells the irresistible story - passed down through the generations - of an ancestor's courageous fight for freedom. From his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great-uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now, Alex passes the family tale along to his own children in a novel he's written - a novel called Trial.

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  • 16

    I, Alex Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Tim Cain, Michael Cerveris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1377)
    Performance
    (478)
    Story
    (476)

    Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer's only victim.

    David says: "Double Crossed.. Double Good"
    Double Crossed.. Double Good

    'Never sure whether it's Patterson or the reading but Alex Cross is my hero. Along with him you worry about a crime or host of crimes, raising a fami..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 10 2009 by David (Indianapolis, IN, USA)
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    I, Alex Cross: Alex Cross, Book 16

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 1 min)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Tim Cain, Michael Gervais
    Overall
    (23)
    Performance
    (11)
    Story
    (11)

    Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that his niece, Caroline, has been found brutally murdered. Cross vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that Caroline was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer's only victim.

    Lia says: "good listen"
    good listen

    I have listened to many audio books and it has been a great experience. What a terrific story. I have listened many books by this author and have enj..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 23 2010 by Lia (Sutton, Australia)
  • 17

    Cross Fire

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Andre Braugher, Jay O. Sanders
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (854)
    Performance
    (358)
    Story
    (360)

    Detective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s most corrupt: a dirty congressmen and a scheming lobbyist. Next, the elusive marksman begins picking off other crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories - is the marksman a hero or a vigilante? The case explodes and FBI agent Max Siegel battles Alex for jurisdiction.

    Andrea D. Thomas says: "Loved It!"
    Loved It!

    Always enjoy James Patterson's Alex Cross books. Enjoyed hearing the voice of Andre Braugher as Alex. Can't wait for the next book!!

    Reviewed on November 20 2010 by Andrea D. Thomas (Brentwood, TN United States)
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    Cross Fire

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Andre Braugher, Jay O Sanders
    Overall
    (16)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (8)

    Detective Alex Cross and Bree’s wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s most hated public figures: a corrupt congressman and an underhanded lobbyist. As more crooked politicians are picked off with similar long-range shots, public opinion is divided – is the marksman a vigilante or a hero?Media coverage of the case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the investigation.

    "unknown" says: "Cross Fire"
    Cross Fire

    I enjoyed this book but as all his books you always want to read more.

    Reviewed on October 02 2011 by "unknown" (Cairns, Australia)
  • 18

    Kill Alex Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Andre Braugher, Zach Grenier
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1195)
    Performance
    (989)
    Story
    (972)

    The president's son and daughter are abducted, and Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. But someone very high-up is using the FBI, Secret Service, and CIA to keep him off the case and in the dark. A deadly contagion in the water supply cripples half of the capital, and Alex discovers that someone may be about to unleash the most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced. As his window for solving both crimes narrows, Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes....

    Lannette says: "Wait for "almost free" before buying"
    Wait for "almost free" before buying

    Definitely not one of his best ones...mediocre at best. Predictable, bad plot and 2 stories going on with 1 not coming to a conclusion. It tries to be..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 21 2011 by Lannette (Ajo, AZ, United States)
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    Kill Alex Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Andre Braugher, Zach Grenier
    Overall
    (19)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (17)

    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.

    Sharon says: "Killer storyline - Alex Cross at his best"
    Killer storyline - Alex Cross at his best

    At the top - I love the writing of James Patterson and in particular the Alex Cross series

    Reviewed on April 07 2013 by Sharon (Grays Point, Australia)
  • 19

    Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Michael Boatman, Stephen Kunken, Cristin Milioti
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (685)
    Performance
    (555)
    Story
    (542)

    It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who's robbing his church's poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home to celebrate with Bree, Nana, and his children. The tree decorating is barely underway before his phone rings again - a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity, and daring to save another family.

    Gayle A. Orner says: "Yawn!"
    Yawn!

    I am a fan of the Alex Cross series but this one was a disappointment. The book was much shorter than most of the Alex Cross books, and the lack of c..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 24 2012 by Gayle A. Orner (Corvallis, OR USA)
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    Merry Christmas, Alex Cross: Alex Cross, Book 19

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Michael Boatman, Stephen Kunken, Cristin Milioti
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (22)
    Story
    (23)

    Detective Alex Cross is at home celebrating with his family. Nana Mama’s famous pecan pie is in the oven and the kids are hanging their favourite ornaments on the tree. Just as Alex’s wife, Bree, emerges from the kitchen with a bowl of homemade eggnog, his phone rings with news that shatters the night: At a nearby home, a family has been taken hostage - and the situation is spiralling out of control fast. Alex rushes to the scene and confronts the unthinkable: A father is threatening to murder his own children and his ex-wife. Then just as the insanity peaks, a second horrific situation explodes....

    Sharon says: "James Patterson at his best"
    James Patterson at his best

    Another nail biting plot following the formidable Detective Cross

    Reviewed on April 07 2013 by Sharon (Grays Point, Australia)
  • 20

    Alex Cross, Run

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Michael Boatman, Steven Boyer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (870)
    Performance
    (715)
    Story
    (724)

    Top plastic surgeon Elijah Creem is renowned for his skills in the operating room, and for his wild, no-expense-spared "industry parties", bringing in underage exotic dancers and models for nights of drugs, champagne, and uninhibited sex. That is, until Detective Alex Cross busts one of Creem's lavish soirees and ruins his fun. Now Creem is willing to do anything to avoid going to jail. But Alex doesn't have time to dwell on that case. A beautiful woman has been found murdered in her car, a lock of her hair viciously ripped off. Then a second woman is found hanging from a sixth-floor window with a brutal scar slashed across her stomach....

    Cris says: "Ugh!"
    Ugh!

    James Patterson has parlayed what used to be a great reputation as a good mystery writer into an industry to generate money based on his name. His le..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 23 2013 by Cris (Lake Waccamaw, NC, United States)
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    Alex Cross, Run

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Michael Boatman, Steven Boyer
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    Detective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now, his life ruined, Creem is out of jail, and he's made sure that no one will recognize him - by giving himself a new face. A young woman is found hanging from a sixth-floor window, and Alex is called to the scene. The victim recently gave birth, but the baby is nowhere to be found. Before Alex can begin searching for the missing newborn and the killer, he's called to investigate a second crime.

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  • 21

    Cross My Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Michael Boatman, Tom Wopat
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (585)
    Performance
    (516)
    Story
    (519)

    Detective Alex Cross is a family man at heart--nothing matters more to him than his children, his grandmother, and his wife Bree. His love of his family is his anchor, and gives him the strength to confront evil in his work. One man knows this deeply, and uses Alex's strength as a weapon against him in the most unsettling and unexpected novel of James Patterson's career.

    Susan says: "Cheap Trick - Shame on Mr. Patterson"
    Cheap Trick - Shame on Mr. Patterson

    After this, I will not purchse another James Patterson book.

    Reviewed on December 17 2013 by Susan (Rockford, IL, United States)
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    Cross My Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Michael Boatman, Tom Wopat
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Alex Cross’s whole world is crashing down around him. He has been hunted, stalked like prey, his predator priming himself for the kill. Cross has devoted his life to protecting others. Now he’s unable to protect even those closest to him. As a police detective, he has made many enemies, but never like this. Everything he loves is being taken from him. Soon he will have nothing and no one left.

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