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

The international bestseller introducing Detective Alex Cross

Two children have been kidnapped from an elite private school in Washington DC, and Alex Cross is charged with finding them.

The kidnapper is their maths teacher, a man named Gary Soneji. As Cross gets pulled deeper into the strange world of the kidnapper, it becomes clear he is not what he seems…

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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Also by James Patterson

The People vs. Alex Cross
Haunted
Fifty Fifty
The Store
Murder Games
Cross the Line
Middle School: Million-Dollar Mess Down Under
Laugh Out Loud
16th Seduction
Jack and Jill
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Never Never
Kiss the Girls
Big Words for Little Geniuses
Middle School: Junior
The President is Missing
I Funny: Around the World
Private Princess
NYPD Red 5
Murder Beyond the Grave
Home Sweet Murder
Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold
17th Suspect
Murder, Interrupted

Recommendations

The Thirst
Make Me
The Girl on the Train
The Store
Don't Let Go
Two Nights
The Child
Inferno
The Couple Next Door
I Am Pilgrim
The Word Is Murder
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
After the Fire
Fifty Fifty
Line of Fire
The Girl Who Was Taken
The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay
Orphan X
I Know a Secret
The Girl in Kellers Way