The first in the novel series is along came a spider published in 1993. Alex cross by james patterson for the twentyfifth book in james pattersons megapopular series, detective alex cross is put on trial. The presidents son and daughter have been kidnapped, and detective alex cross is one of the first on the scene. James pattersons alex cross series books in order hachette. He thinks the only reason shes found guilty of the crime is because of her skin color, but hes in for a surprise. Thanks to seeing mins post in response to yours i was able to find more info.
For the first time in his illustrious career, alex cross is on the wrong side of the law after being charged with murder following an onthejob shooting. New revelation of the americas before columbus was released and in 2011, 1493. He was the child of a teacher and a protection sales rep and first began composing when he was 19 years of age. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity. Tyler perry then played him in the film alex cross, which was released in 2012. Since his first novel won the edgar award in 1977 james pattersons books have sold more than 375 million copies.
Alex cross is a specialist in forensic psychology, originally working for the washington dc police department and later as an fbi senior agent. So alex heads back to his hometown of starksville, nc pop. As cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner john. The mastermind is first introduced in roses are red as the head of a local crime spree involving robberies and murder. Alex crosss trial by patterson james free download. Jan 21, 2014 alex cross and his family join men and women from across the nation lining the streets of washington, dc to mourn the unexpected death of the president. Conceived march 22, 1947, patterson was brought up in new york in newburgh. See all 40 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Dilallo, i decided that since james paidbythechapter patterson no longer needs to be the primary author of the alex cross books, i no longer need to be the primary reader of the forementioned series. It was released on hardcover and paperback on november 16, 2009 to positive. Forensic psychologist alex cross travels to north carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim kate mctiernan to hunt down casanova, a serial killer who abducts strongwilled women and forces them to submit to his demands. Alex cross book 28 a scandalous double homicide in the nations capital opens the psychological case files on detective alex cross. James pattersons alex cross books in order joel goldman.
The lincoln rhyme mysteries by jeffery deaver reason. If you enjoyed reading the alex cross mysteries, you may also like these series according to novelist. Alex cross is a 2012 american crime thriller film directed by rob cohen and starring tyler perry as the title character and matthew fox as the villain picasso. Free download or read online cross pdf epub alex cross series book. The mastermind fbi agent kyle craig is considered to be alex cross s biggest nemesis. Oct 19, 2012 the film alex cross is a serious departure from the james patterson book its loosely based on, cross. Aug 28, 2012 alex cross faces the most cunning, psychotic killer of his career in the blockbuster james patterson novel that inspired a major motion picture. Along came a spider alex cross book 1 by james patterson 4. Nov 14, 2011 merry christmas, alex cross is the nineteenth book in the popular alex cross series by prolific american author, james patterson. The 21st book in james pattersons successful alex cross series follows alex cross as he returns home to north carolina to prove his cousins innocence in a crime. Then a snipers bullet strikes a target in the heart of d. Such a statement is more than enough to bring in faithful readers of pattersons most popular character. Find each one of bestselling author james pattersons incredible alex cross series thriller books in reverse chronological order from.
Cross the line by james patterson, the twentyfourth instalment in the alex cross series, is for diehard fans of the series. Each book in the series is a whole story with a beginning and an ending, however there are references to prior stories in the series. Alex cross is a crime, mystery, and thriller novel series written by james patterson. James patterson writes in various genres ranging from thriller, young adult fiction, comedy, romance to realistic fiction. Alex cross is the twentyfourth novel in the alex cross series. Alex cross faces the most cunning, psychotic killer of his career in the blockbuster james patterson novel that inspired a major motion picture. Currently, there are 28 main books in the series, with the latest one, the people vs. Its been a long time since i read an entire book in a single day, but as i think about it, im pretty sure the last time it happened it was a book in this longrunning series featuring washington, d. A great reference for james patterson alex cross fans books and stories listed by publication date each is shown in their proper place in the series every book and story includes a short summary at the end of this quick reference guide is a simple checklist of all the alex cross books. The chronological order of the alex cross books are the exact same as the publication order. He was a close friend of alex and worked with him to solve big cases, including the kidnapping of his niece in kiss the girls. The action starts immediately with the kidnapping from the branaff school of zoe and ethan coyle, the children of president edward coyle and first lady regina. When you open the book, you get more than you bargained for as. James patterson new book list for 2015 newinbooksnewinbooks.
Alex cross 14 when detective alex cross is called to investigate a massacrestyle murder scene, he is shocked to find that one of the victims is an old friend. When we first meet ben, hes trying a case for a black woman named gracie who is accused of murder. Alex cross, wife bree stone, nana mama, jannie and ali are in north carolina. If you havent gone to a bookstore and smelled a book or two, you are missing out.
The main characters of this mystery, fiction story are alex cross. While many treat religion hypocritically in the novel, the black members of the community show the importance of genuine religious beliefs. Cross justice is the twentythird book in the popular alex cross series by prolific american author, james patterson. He is the protagonist of the series of books about a former fbi agent and psychologist who works in washington, d. A fullthrottle thriller with unstoppable action, unrestrained emotion, and relentless suspense, kill alex cross is the most gripping alex cross novel james patterson has ever written. Im sure people get a kick out of seeing me sniffing books, that new book smell is invigorating. In his next book, youre going to learn a lot more about alex s family history. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Written in the fearless voice of detective alex cross, alex cross s trial is a gripping story of murder, love, and, above all, bravery. I, alex cross is the 16th novel in the alex cross series by james patterson. The series focuses on metropolitan police department detective and father alex cross as he faces threats to his family and the city of washington, d. The alex cross series is a series of novels written by the prolific american author james patterson. Amazing alex cross books in order the books in order. Written by the wellknown mystery author james patterson, the alex cross books are among the most popular mystery series written to date, many of which have been made into acclaimed movies, including kiss the girls with morgan freeman playing alex cross and ashley judd. The true story of the dday spies by ben macintyre a new. On the cover of i, alex cross, there is a small but effective blurb that states.
Alex cross is a fictional character created by author james patterson. The complete series list for alex cross james patterson. Ben aims to break the reign of terrorbut the truth of who is really behind it could break his heart. His writing was selected for the best american science writing 2003 and the best american science and nature writing 2003. As he navigates his hometown waters he unearths a family secret and must confront a ghost he long believed was dead.
In the series of three films, two actors have portrayed cross. A novel by the author of the bestselling along came a spider alex cross book 2 4. The 10 best alex cross books by james patterson novel suspects. Alex cross s trial does not take issue with religion as a belief system, but with using religion to create an institution that rules over peoples liberty. Cradle and all by james patterson fantastic fiction.
Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis gary soneji in cold blood, cross is being turned into the poster child for triggerhappy cops who think theyre above the law. Alex cross is now on assignment to the fbi and his wife, bree stone, is now the chief of detectives for the dc police. Alex cross is preparing to resign from the washington police force. See the complete alex cross series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Which is your favorite book from the alex cross series. Alex crosss trial is not your typical james patterson alex cross book. Needing a break after recent traumatic events in their lives, the cross family heads to starksville, the town from which nana mama rescued alex and. Alex cross s wife, bree stone, must either solve the case or lose her position as the citys newly elevated chief of detectives. The alex cross mysteries and the lincoln rhyme mysteries are fastpaced, hardedged suspense stories in which a mystery is being solved. It actually consists of two separate stories linked only by their proximity to christmas. In fact, there were so many differences between the two stories that a list of their. At the end of the novel alex s partner is raped and murdered. Alex and a team of fbi agents, as well as bree and the secret.
A great way to get instant access to books, newspapers, and audiobooks. Alex cross series in order james patterson fictiondb. From the author of 1491 the bestselling study of the precolumbian americas a deeply engaging new history that explores the most momentous biological. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in washington, d. Cross justice will be release on november 11, 2015. A novel by the author of the bestselling along came a spider alex cross book 2 book 2 of 27. Lynchings have become commonplace and residents of the towns black quarter live in constant fear. Police department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife in front of him. It has a different perspective that makes the reader now see all of the books in this series in a new light. Oh, and its waterproof for reading in the tub or by the pool. Merry christmas, alex cross is the nineteenth book in the popular alex cross series by prolific american author, james patterson. The adapted screenplay was written by marc moss and kerry williamson. The novel debuted at the number one spot of the new york times bestseller list, it held its spot for four.
James pattersons alex cross books in order dead good. The first edition of the novel was published in november th 2006, and was written by james patterson. The adaptation of the middle school novel by patterson for middle grade students came out in theaters in 2016. Crosss ingenious pursuit of the killer produces a suspect a british diplomat named geoffrey shafer. Cradle and all by james patterson book cover, description, publication history.
Alex cross and his family join men and women from across the nation lining the streets of washington, dc to mourn the unexpected death of the president. Criss cross alex cross 25 hardcover november 25, 2019. The alex cross film series is an american series of thriller films, based on the fictional character of alex cross, who originally appeared in a series of novels by james patterson. This also marks the latest collaboration between amazon, skydance, and paramount on a series based on a book. Alex cross is the lead character in the alex cross series of novels by novelist james patterson. Alex s need for someone is murdering hollywoods alist, and alex. Alex cross, hero of along came a spider and kiss the girls, is awakened one night to confront the brutal murder of a little girl only blocks away from his house. Below is the order of all of the alex cross novels. Alex cross is six foot three, weighs 200 pounds, and is athletic. Angry, grieving, and more determined than ever, cross begins the hunt for the perpetrators of this vicious crime. He writes fulltime and lives in florida with his family. Here are more than 100 excellent nonfiction books about history, including my 20.
Alex cross is the fictional character created by james patterson, and is a detective slash psychologist based in washington. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. With a single clue, a mysterious rhyme signed jack and jill, the skilled and courageous cross sets out to track the murderer. This is the alex cross book youll wish james patterson hadnt written. He is the author of the alex cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twentyfive years, including kiss the girls and along came a spider. On the 500th anniversary of columbuss voyage, an authentic replica of his ship sailed to new york credit. Until kay willinghams shocking murder inside a luxury limousine, the georgetown socialite, philanthropist, and exwife of the sitting vicepresident led a public life. With the country still in shock, the assassination of a prominent senator strikes another devastating blow to the heart of the nations capital.
Uncovering the new world columbus created by charles c. The series of books is in the mystery crime and thriller genres. A leader has fallen, and alex cross joins the procession of mourners from capitol hill to the white house. I have read a few of his books and while i was ok with his alex cross series i was even. In it, cross is a naive, bumbling moron who lurches from one incredibly bad decision to the next, never stopping for an instant to ponder what could go wrong. His full name is james brendan patterson and was born on march 22, 1947. Csupporting characters include two of cross s children, damon, and janelle, as well as his grandmother nana mama. Its success led to 5 sequel novels, cross fire, kill alex cross, merry christmas, alex cross, alex cross, run and cross my heart. The author of the alex cross series, is not james patterson, but alex cross himsef. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Heres a little exclusive something about our friend alex cross. Here are the ten titles with the best goodreads ratings. Detective alex cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved niece was brutally murdered.584 1335 1210 211 158 754 843 945 289 286 1147 247 678 1296 116 1496 697 1167 1219 342 1036 710 223 1167 1375 895 892 704 1413 488 166 1120 224 407 1253 537 278 1204 1259 491 547