Also published as CROSS
By James Patterson
(Grand Central Publishing, Paperback, 9781455523535, 432pp.)
Publication Date: August 28, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback
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ALSO PUBLISHED AS CROSS
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING TYLER PERRY
Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him. Alex's need for vengeance was placed on hold as he faced another huge challenge-raising his children without their mother.
Years later Alex is making a bold move in his life. He has left the FBI and set up practice as a psychologist once again. His life with Nana Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex finally feels like it's in order. He even has a chance at a new love.
Then Cross's former partner, John Sampson, calls in a favor. Now Cross must go on the hunt for the most cunning, psychotic killer he has ever faced...and it pushes him dangerously close to the breaking point.
James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
"The story whips by with incredible speed."—Booklist
"Another great one from James Patterson. Hold onto your seat!"—ArmchairInterviews.com
"Cross's competence and vulnerability make a stark contract with Sullivan's sadistic mutilations and psychological manipulations of his victims."—Publishers Weekly