Merry Christmas, Alex Cross
(Alex Cross 19)
It's a snowy Christmas Eve, and Detective Alex Cross is at home celebrating with his family. Just as Alex's wife Bree emerges from the kitchen, his phone rings with news that shatters the night: at a nearby home, a family has been taken hostage - and the situation is spiralling out of control fast.
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Detective Michael Bennett novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son. 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 specifically for young readers. James has formed a partnership with the National Literacy Trust, an independent, UK-based charity that changes lives through literacy. In 2010, he was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.
"Fast-paced and tightly plotted, this is a dramatic thriller that shows why the books in this series sell by the truckload" Sunday Mirror