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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    • Target: Alex Cross

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Andre Blake
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254

    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
    • Could've Been So Much Better!!!

    • By Andrew J. King on 11-30-18

    Regular price: $30.75

    • 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 11,927
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10,960
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10,914

    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

    • Juror #3

    • By: James Patterson, Nancy Allen
    • Narrated by: Megan Tusing
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,756
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,568
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,551

    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

    • Ambush

    • By: James Patterson, James O. Born
    • Narrated by: Danny Mastrogiorgio
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 442

    Only Detective Michael Bennett stands in the way of two lethal cartels fighting for New York City's multimillion-dollar opioid trade. And they know where Bennett, and his family, live....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • awful wordy

    • By shawn on 10-15-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Texas Ranger

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan Grant
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,186

    Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far: from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. He arrives in his hometown to find a horrifying crime scene and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Elementary Garbage

    • By NormalHuman in FL on 08-24-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Triple Homicide

    • From the Case Files of Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women's Murder Club
    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, James O. Born
    • Narrated by: Ty Jones, Kate Russell, Danny Mastrogiorgio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 519
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 452

    James Patterson's detectives together for the first time! Three thrillers with Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women's Murder Club: Detective Cross: An Alex Cross Story, The Medical Examiner: A Women's Murder Club Story and Manhunt: A Michael Bennett Story....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Trio

    • By Mindie on 08-10-18

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Along Came a Spider

    • 25th Anniversary Edition
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Taye Diggs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Anonymous User on 12-09-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The 17th Suspect

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,984
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,764
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,754

    A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fabulous

    • By Sharon L. Plett on 06-12-18

    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 8,063
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,300
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,275

    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

    • Cross the Line

    • Alex Cross, Book 24
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Ryan Vincent Anderson, Pete Bradbury
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,670
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,465
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,465

    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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