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The very first novel in James Patterson's series featuring forensic psychologist Alex Cross

The legendary thriller that launched the international Alex Cross phenomenon
Two children have been kidnapped from an elite Washington D.C. private school. Detective Alex Cross must find them.
But as he pursues the sinister kidnapper, Gary Soneji, Cross is pulled deeper into a tangled web of lies. Is Soneji really just a maths teacher with a get-rich-quick scheme – or is he something far more dangerous?

As the stakes rise, Cross realises the crime goes deeper than just two children – and could even be connected to the most notorious unsolved kidnapping in history…

Adapted as a major Hollywood movie, starring Morgan Freeman

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784757403

    June 19, 2017

    Arrow

    496 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781473539310

    January 1, 2017

    Cornerstone Digital

    496 pages

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Private Princess
NYPD Red 5
Texas Ranger
17th Suspect
Haunted
The Black Book
The People vs. Alex Cross
All-American Murder
The Store
Fifty Fifty
Home Sweet Murder
Never Never
Cross the Line
Bullseye
Murder Beyond the Grave
Murder Games
Murder, Interrupted
Target: Alex Cross
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment
Ambush
Juror No. 3
Unbelievably Boring Bart
Murder in Paradise

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Bullseye
The Thirst
Make Me
Hades
The Girl on the Train
The Couple Next Door
Don't Let Go
I Am Pilgrim
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Godfather
The President is Missing
The Temptation of Forgiveness
The Girl Who Was Taken
Fifty Fifty
The Lost Symbol
Orphan X
The Escape Room
Mine
I Know a Secret
Star of the North