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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    • The Chef

    • By: James Patterson, Max DiLallo
    • Narrated by: Micheal Ziants
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: most wanted....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed!

    • By Jill M. on 02-21-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The House Next Door

    • Thrillers
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang, Peter Ganim, Christopher Ryan Grant
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 245

    The world's number-one best-selling writer - three pulse-pounding thrillers in one audiobook: The House Next Door, The Killer's Wife, We. Are. Not. Alone....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Save your money/credit.

    • By Amy on 01-26-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Never Never

    • By: James Patterson, Candice Fox
    • Narrated by: Federay Holmes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,792
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,599
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,593

    Never Never is an edge-of-your-seat thrill ride with enough intrigue and suspense to keep you guessing until the final minute. You'll never be able to turn it off....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Never Never listen to this one

    • By Fiction Diva on 10-25-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The President Is Missing

    • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13,303
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12,195
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12,152

    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

    • Private

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24,469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,798
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21,773

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

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Tedious

    • By speck on 03-22-16

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Cross Justice

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,016
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,022

    When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By Shelley Bronson on 11-25-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Target: Alex Cross

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Andre Blake
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 998
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 996

    A leader has fallen, and Alex Cross joins the procession of mourners from Capitol Hill to the White House. Then a sniper's bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross' wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives, must solve the case or lose her position....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not his best

    • By Allan on 12-23-18

    Regular price: $30.75

    • 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 8,517
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,716
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,691

    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

    • Along Came a Spider

    • 25th Anniversary Edition
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Taye Diggs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Alex Cross is a homicide detective with a PhD in psychology. He works and lives in the ghettos of D. C. and looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime. He's a tough guy from a tough part of town. But he also has two adorable kids of his own, and they are his own special vulnerabilities....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story Ruined by Poor Narration

    • By Maestro on 12-10-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Juror #3

    • By: James Patterson, Nancy Allen
    • Narrated by: Megan Tusing
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,460
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,169

    The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's elite howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Eh

    • By Mickey on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $30.79

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