James Patterson
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James Patterson

James Patterson is the world's bestselling author, best known for his many enduring fictional characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, I Funny, and Jacky Ha-Ha. Patterson's writing career is characterized by a single mission: to prove to everyone, from children to adults, that there is no such thing as a person who "doesn't like to read," only people who haven't found the right book. He's given over a million books to schoolkids and over forty million dollars to support education, and endowed over five thousand college scholarships for teachers.  He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family. Learn more at jamespatterson.com.

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    • Cross My Heart

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman, Tom Wopat
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,043

    Alex Cross becomes the obsession of a genius of menace set on proving that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ending Catastrophe

    • By Joann on 12-07-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The President Is Missing

    • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    How could a US president vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? Find out....

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 1st to Die

    • The Women's Murder Club
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,731
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,557
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,548

    Four women - four friends - share a determination to stop a killer who has been stalking newlyweds in San Francisco. Each one holds a piece of the puzzle...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Skip the Prologue

    • By Chuck on 01-11-05

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Step on a Crack

    • By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
    • Narrated by: John Slattery, Reg Rogers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,012
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346

    NYPD Detective Michael Bennett is about to take on his most sinister challenge. Billionaires, politicians, and superstars are suddenly trapped in a brilliant and cold-blooded scenario....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • more great suspense

    • By Michael on 02-12-07

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Black Book

    • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,633
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,998
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,973

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT STORY!

    • By Artkeep on 07-03-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Family Lawyer

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 620
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 546
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 551

    From the world's number one best-selling writer - three pulse-pounding novels in one audiobook....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three excellent stories

    • By Dominorue Fowler on 11-30-17

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Private

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22,506
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,033
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19,998

    The police can't help you. The press will destroy you. Only one place to turn: the renowned investigation company called Private....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Thanks to Audible and Hachette Audio for...

    • By Wayne on 09-01-17

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 16th Seduction

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,999
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,001

    Fifteen months ago Detective Lindsay Boxer's life was perfect - she had a beautiful child and a doting husband....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • So disappointing!!

    • By Mary on 05-03-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Red Alert

    • By: Marshall Karp, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 414

    The richest of New York's rich gather at the Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor - with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security - is on hand to applaud the Silver Bullet Foundation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, good series Excellent Narrator!

    • By shelley on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Cross the Line

    • Alex Cross, Book 24
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Ryan Vincent Anderson, Pete Bradbury
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,285

    Alex Cross chases a cold-blooded killer with a conscience....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult to Hear

    • By Pamela on 12-24-16

    Regular price: $30.79

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