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  • Published: 2 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780099594345
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $22.99

Cross the Line

(Alex Cross 24)




Alex Cross chases a cold-blooded killer... with a conscience.

The twenty-fourth novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series

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'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
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A killer with a twisted sense of justice has Washington DC under siege. Only Alex Cross can bring them down.

When a police officer is killed, Detective Alex Cross steps up to take command of his force who are scrambling for answers. As a brutal crime wave sweeps the region, an intriguing connection links these deadly scenes.

The victims are all criminals.

The murderer has appointed themselves as judge, jury, and executioner, and it's up to Alex to take the law back into his hands before the city descends into chaos.

  • Published: 2 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780099594345
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $22.99

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About the author

James Patterson

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.

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Praise for Cross the Line

It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular thriller writer ... Simply put: Nobody does it better.

JEFFREY 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

James Patterson is the gold standard by which all others are judged.

STEVE BERRY, bestselling author of the Colton Malone series

[Alex Cross] has become one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time, a character for the ages.

DOUGLAS PRESTON and LINCOLN CHILD

Alex Cross is a legend.

HARLAN COBEN

Patterson boils a scene down to the single, telling detail, the element that defines a character or moves a plot along. It's what fires off the movie projector in the reader's mind.

MICHAEL CONNELLY

Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried... there's no stopping his imagination.

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Patterson is in a class by himself.

VANITY FAIR

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