Kill Alex Cross

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The eighteenth novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series

The President’s children have been kidnapped. Detective Alex Cross faces a ticking clock.

Detective Alex Cross grapples with an impossible crime and mounting political pressure. But this is only the beginning as a deadly contaminant in the Washington DC water supply cripples the city.

Alex soon realises that the stakes are much higher – America is under attack.

Tasked by the desperate First Lady with finding her children, Alex races against the clock and must make a decision that goes against everything he believes in if he’s to save them.

‘No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent – which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.’ LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series

© James Patterson 2011 (P) Penguin Audio 2011

Critics Review

  • Kill Alex Cross is a thriller with family at its heart… Underneath the fast-and-furious action, Patterson is exploring what it means to be a father, a man and, ultimately, a human being in an increasingly complex and dangerous world.

    WASHINGTON POST
  • It’s no mystery why James Patterson is the world’s most popular thriller writer: his uncanny skill in creating living, breathing characters we truly feel for and seamless, lightning-fast plots. I do this for a living, and he still manages to keep me guessing from the first to last page … Simply put: Nobody does it better.

    JEFFERY DEAVER
  • Behind all the noise and the numbers, we shouldn’t forget that no one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent – which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.

    LEE CHILD, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series
  • James Patterson is The Boss. End of.

    IAN RANKIN, bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus series
  • I wrote, “Along Came a Spider is the best thriller I’ve come across in many a year. It deserves to be this season’s no. 1 bestseller and should instantly make James Patterson a household name.” A household name, indeed.

    NELSON DEMILLE

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