Cross Fire

Cross Fire

(Alex Cross 17)




'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

'Alex Cross is a legend.' HARLAN COBEN

A sniper has Washington's corrupt elite in their sights.

When two of the most corrupt people in politics are assassinated by a skilled sniper, Detective Alex Cross is called to action.

As more crooked politicians are picked off, the media frenzy intensifies. Public opinion is divided - is this anonymous marksman a villain or a hero?

As Cross investigates the case, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary and his worst fears come true.

The Mastermind is in DC, and this time he won't stop until Cross and his family are dead . . .

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

'The master storyteller of our times' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

'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

'One of the greatest storytellers of all time' PATRICIA CORNWELL

'James Patterson is The Boss. End of.' IAN RANKIN


  • One of the most chilling murder scenes I've read in a long time ... High-octance stuff.

About the author

James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. Among his creations are some of the world's most popular series including Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennett and the Private novels. He has written many other number one bestsellers including collaborations with President Bill Clinton and Dolly Parton, stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed adult author in UK libraries for the past fourteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.
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