Tag Archive | Alex Cross

Review: Cross by James Patterson

Review: Cross by James Patterson

Forensic psychologist Alex Cross’s storied career in private practice, with the FBI and as a Washington, D.C., cop has brought him into contact with all kinds of seriously disturbed killers, but his 12th outing from bestseller Patterson (after 2005’s Mary, Mary) may be the ultimate in lunatic deadliness. Beginning with a flashback to the murder […]

Review: Mary, Mary by James Patterson

Review: Mary, Mary by James Patterson

FBI Agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family in Disneyland when he gets a call from the Director. A well-known actress was shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an e-mail describing the murder in vivid details. Alex quickly learns that this is […]

Review: London Bridges by James Patterson

Review: London Bridges by James Patterson

Minutes after soldiers evacuate a Nevada town, a bomb completely destroys it. On vacation, FBI agent Alex Cross gets the call: the blast was perpetrated by the Wolf. A supercriminal and Cross’s deadliest nemesis, the Wolf threatens to obliterate major cities, including London, Paris, and New York. Then evidence reveals the involvement of a ruthless […]

Review: The Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson

Review: The Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson

Alex Cross battles the most ruthless and powerful killer he has ever encountered – a predator known only as “the Wolf. “Alex Cross’s first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied. Across the country, men and women are being kidnapped in broad daylight and then disappearing completely. These people are not being […]

Review: Four Blind Mice by James Patterson

Review: Four Blind Mice by James Patterson

On the verge of resigning from the D.C. police force, Detective Alex Cross knows he can’t refuse this case. His partner John Sampson has a friend who has been framed for murder and is facing the gas chamber. His accusers? The United States Army. As a new woman in Cross’s life brings him hope in […]

Review: Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Review: Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Alex Cross has never believed in vampires. But when two joggers are found slain in a manner that suggests a macabre ritual, he has to reconsider. Someone believes in vampires enough to have committed a series of bizarre murders that appear to be the work of one. Local police are horrified, and even the FBI […]

Review: Roses Are Red by James Patterson

Review: Roses Are Red by James Patterson

In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C., bank robbers have been laying out precise demands when they enter the building — and then killing the bank employees and their families if those instructions are not followed to the letter. Detective Alex Cross takes on the case, certain that this is no ordinary […]

Review: Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson

Review: Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross is back-and he’s in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling. Cross’s pursuit of the killer produces a suspect, a British diplomat named Geoffrey Shafer. But proving he’s the murderer becomes a potentially deadly […]

Review: Cat and Mouse by James Patterson

Review: Cat and Mouse by James Patterson

Two killers – one operating in America, one in Europe – believe Alex Cross is the only worthy opponent in the deadly game each has planned. And Alex must contend with something he hasn’t known since the loss of his wife: he’s falling deeply in love, and this romance will make him, and her, all […]

Review: Jack & Jill by James Patterson

Review: Jack & Jill by James Patterson

In the middle of the night, a controversial U.S. senator is found murdered in bed in his Georgetown pied-a-terre. The police turn up only one clue: a mysterious rhyme signed “Jack and Jill” promising that this is just the beginning. Jack and Jill are out to get the rich and famous, and they will stop […]