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 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 835
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 759
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 752

    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 270
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    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 752
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 671
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 666

    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 18th Abduction

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    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....

    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 13,964
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12,801
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12,756

    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 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
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    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

    • Target: Alex Cross

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Andre Blake
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,239

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fact checking

    • By Greg on 12-01-18

    Regular price: $30.75

    • Miracle at St. Andrews

    • A Novel
    • By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Though nobody has ever identified a single secret to the sport, every real player searches for one. Travis McKinley is one such seeker. A former professional golfer who feels like he's an amateur at the rest of life, he makes a pilgrimage to the mythical greens at St. Andrews....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No Story

    • By Chris Reed on 04-12-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 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 499
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 432

    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

    • Unsolved

    • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    FBI Agent Emmy Dockery is absolutely relentless. She's young and driven, and her unique skill at seeing connections others miss has brought her an impressive string of arrests. But a shocking new case - unfolding across the country - has left her utterly baffled....

    Regular price: $30.79

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