< b>A New York Times Bestselling Author< /b>< P>Alex Cross is back - and so is the Big Bad Wolf. Terrorists have seized the world's largest cities. London, Washington, DC, New York, and Frankfurt will be destroyed, unless their demands are met - and their demands are impossible. After a city in the western United States is fire bombed, Alex Cross knows that it is only a matter of time before the bombers' threats to the other cities are brutally executed. Heading up the investigation by the FBI, CIA and Interpol, Cross is stunned when surveillance photos show Geoffrey Shafer, the Weasel, near one of the bombing sites. He senses the presence of the Wolf as well, the most vicious predator he has ever battled. With millions of lives in the balance, Cross has to see if the most powerful law enforcement agencies in the world can stay ahead of these two men's cunning.
James Patterson has had more "New York Times" bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to "Guinness World Records." Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including "Kiss the Girls "and "Along Came a Spider." Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.