Cross My Heart
(Alex Cross 21)
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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 325 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 in UK libraries for the past nine years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.
Alex Cross’s whole world is crashing down around him.
He has been hunted, stalked like prey, his predator priming himself for the kill.
Cross has devoted his life to protecting others. Now he’s unable to protect even those closest to him.
As a police detective, he has made many enemies, but never like this.
Everything he loves is being taken from him.
Soon he will have nothing and no one left.
; November 2013
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Title: Cross My Heart
Author: James Patterson
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"It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular thriller writer: his uncanny skill in creating living, breathing characters we truly feel for and seamless, lightning-fast plots. I do this for a living, and he still manages to keep me guessing from the first to last page. I've been a devoted Alex Cross fan for twenty years, when the first in the series appeared, and Cross My Heart proves that both author and his hero are at the top of their game. It's virtually a one-sitting read, and what a read it is: Get ready for sweaty palms and lost sleep – and prepare yourself for one of the most gripping endings of any thriller in recent memory. Simply put: Nobody does it better."