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JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 375 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.

James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, and Maximum Ride series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

Books by James Patterson

The President is Missing
Private Princess
NYPD Red 5
Texas Ranger
Fifty Fifty
17th Suspect
Middle School: From Hero to Zero
Dog Diaries
The Store
Haunted
The People vs. Alex Cross
Never Never
Home Sweet Murder
All-American Murder
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Murder Games
The First Lady
Target: Alex Cross
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment
Ambush
Juror No. 3
Murder in Paradise
Unbelievably Boring Bart
Middle School: G'day, America
'If the laws of real estate are location, location, location, for me it's story, story, story.' James Patterson, Time Magazine