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Along Came a Spider Audiobook

Along Came a Spider

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Publisher's Summary

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. And that's only the beginning! Gary Soneji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever heard.

©1993 by James Patterson; All Rights Reserved; (P)2001 by Time Warner AudioBooks

What the Critics Say

"James Patterson does everything but stick our finger in a light socket to give us a buzz." (The New York Times)
"Cross is one of the great creations of thriller fiction." (Dallas Morning News)

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    KATHY OLSEN 09-06-17
    KATHY OLSEN 09-06-17
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    "I really liked this one"

    Now I want to listen to all Alex Cross books in order! although it seems audible does not have Jack and Jill. Great story if you like detective/crime novels

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    Jeffrey 08-08-17
    Jeffrey 08-08-17 Member Since 2015
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    Good book.
    Very good first book. It is hard to beat this as first book!
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    Amazon Customer 07-08-17 Member Since 2017
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    "I love all James Patterson books"

    I love all James Patterson books truly one of the best writer's of all time

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    donna 07-05-17
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    "Entertaining"

    Great author. I had a very hard time stopping reading this book. Keeps the suspense up thru out.

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    Dwayne A.McClellan Edgewood , Maryland 06-07-17
    Dwayne A.McClellan Edgewood , Maryland 06-07-17 Member Since 2017
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    "The spider has been exterminated"

    My 1st James Paterson, I will definitely be purchasing more and I recommend this series to all cross fans

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    Kindle Customer 04-11-17 Member Since 2017
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    "It was ok"

    Not then best book I've ever heard, but by far not the worst. Plot, story and writing all slightly above average. Yet this wasn't a must read, couldn't wait to finish, really connected with characters type book for me. If you have nothing better to listen to give it a go, if your picky skip it. The narrator was good.

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    Phillip 01-19-17
    Phillip 01-19-17 Member Since 2016
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    "don't waste your time"

    The plot has a somewhat interesting twist. However, characters are one dimensional, and the writing is terrible. Steven King is spot on about James Patterson

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    Elaine Stanley 01-07-17 Listener Since 2007
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    "Along came a spirder"

    I enjoyed all the turns. Very good book. All the twisting and changing of each member kept me listening on til the finis. Thank you!

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    William David Collins Colorado 12-28-16
    William David Collins Colorado 12-28-16 Member Since 2017
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    "My first JP novel"

    The story was pretty good but the writing was lacking.

    The dialog was believable with the exception of the romance parts which were bad enough that I rolled my eyes a few times. The descriptions were very utilitarian and didn't ever paint the scene for me. Sometimes they were just a list of random and insignificant things in a room, that didn't tell me anything about the person who lived there.

    Good story structure though, I just expected more from such a popular author.

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    gamez 12-24-16
    gamez 12-24-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Along came a spider exactly what I anticipated"

    Along came a spider was exactly what I anticipated I loved it got me on the edge of my seat

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