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 18th Abduction

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609

    Detective Lindsay Boxer's investigation into the disappearance of three women teachers quickly escalates from missing persons to murder in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By John Alan Turner on 04-29-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The First Lady

    • By: James Patterson, Brendan DuBois
    • Narrated by: Deborah McBride
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,276
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133

    In James Patterson's new stand-alone thriller, one secret can bring down a government when the president's affair to remember becomes a nightmare he wishes he could forget....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent plot destroyed by terrible narration

    • By Pat on 03-13-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Cornwalls Are Gone

    • By: James Patterson, Brendan DuBois - contributor
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang, Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 564
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519

    In her career as an Army intelligence officer, Amy Cornwall has seen haunting sights. None compare to the scene at her Virginia home. A phone rings with a terrifying ultimatum: locate and liberate an unnamed captive in 48 hours, or her kidnapped husband and 10-year-old daughter are dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Excellent.

    • By travisbjr on 03-28-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Chef

    • By: James Patterson, Max DiLallo
    • Narrated by: Micheal Ziants
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 993
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 886
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 885

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Chef

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-02-19

    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 14,248
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13,063
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13,017

    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

    • 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 2,301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,043
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,033

    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 8,925
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,078
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,055

    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: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,337
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,102

    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

    • 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 552
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 476

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Aliens again?

    • By Evelyn B on 01-23-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The 13-Minute Murder

    • A Thriller
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Kevin T. Collins, Becky Ann Baker, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hit man have in common? Their time is running out in these three fast-paced thrillers from the world's number one best-selling writer James Patterson....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Only one out of three stories worth listening to

    • By Laura on 04-19-19

    Regular price: $30.79

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