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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Best Sellers

    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars 4,335
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,020
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,996

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

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wanted it to be so much better

    • By K. Moeller on 06-18-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Instinct

    • By: James Patterson, Howard Roughan
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,461
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,454

    A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that unites the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Patterson's best work!!!!

    • By Jennifer on 07-06-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 6,941
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,267

    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

    • 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 3,907
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,712

    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

    • Private

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23,130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,591
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20,558

    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

    • 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 1,515
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,331
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,334

    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

    • 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 2,406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,099
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,102

    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

    • The Family Lawyer

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 705
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 623
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 629

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 3 4 1

    • By Lauri on 12-19-17

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Invisible

    • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Kevin Collins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,599
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,239
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,237

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally WARPED Antagonist! Loved It...

    • By shelley on 09-12-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Along Came a Spider

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Charles Turner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,929
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,168
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,187

    Along Came a Spider begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the Secretary of the Treasury...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely disappointing

    • By Robert on 06-02-09

    Regular price: $19.38

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