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Dr. Alex Cross is a specialist in forensic psychology, originally working for the Washington DC police department and later as an FBI senior agent. Each book in the series is a whole story with a beginning and an ending, however there are references to prior stories in the series.
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Book 1
#1
Along Came a Spider
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James Patterson - Feb 01, 1993
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A missing little girl named Maggie Rose . . . a family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. . . . the thrill-killing of a beautiful elementary school teacher . . . a psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who is so terrifying that the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police cannot outsmart him - even after he's been captur...
Book 2
#2
Kiss the Girls
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James Patterson - Jan 11, 1995
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In Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears. In Washington D.C. Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying murder case ever. Two clever pattern killers are collaborating, cooperating, competing - and they are working coast to...
Book 3
#3
Jack & Jill
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James Patterson - Nov 01, 1997 (first published in 1996)
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Join Alex Cross in a heart-stopping thrill ride as he pieces together the clues of two gruesome murders. Will he find the killers in time?...
Book 4
#4
Cat & Mouse
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James Patterson - Nov 01, 1998 (first published in 1997)
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Alex Cross is back-and so is a raging and suicidal Gary Soneji. Out of prison and dying from the AIDS virus he contracted there, he will get revenge on Cross before he dies. In addition, we are introduced to a new pair of rivals whose paths cross that of Alex and Soneji. Thomas Augustine Pierce has been chasing his demon, Mr. Smith, since the savag...
Book 5
#5
Pop Goes the Weasel
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James Patterson - Mar 01, 2003 (first published in 1999)
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Detective Alex Cross is back-and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling. Cross's pursuit of the killer produces a suspect, a British diplomat named Geoffrey Shafer. But proving he's the murderer becomes a potentially deadly...
Book 6
#6
Roses Are Red
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James Patterson - Oct 01, 2000
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In this heart-pounding but touchingly romantic thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most complex and brilliant killer he's ever confronted - mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind....
Book 7
#7
Violets Are Blue
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James Patterson - Nov 19, 2001
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D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts than humans. Local police are horrified and even the FBI is baffled. Then, as Cross is called in to take on the case, the carnage takes ...
Book 8
#8
Four Blind Mice
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James Patterson - Oct 01, 2003 (first published in 2002)
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Detective Alex Cross is on his way to resign from the Washington, D.C., Police Force when his partner shows up at his door with a case he can't refuse. One of John Sampson's oldest friends, from their days in Vietnam, has been arrested for murder. Worse yet, he is subject to the iron hand of the United States Army. The evidence against him is stron...
Book 9
#9
The Big Bad Wolf
Alex Cross Series
James Patterson - Nov 01, 2003
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Alex Cross battles the most ruthless and powerful killer he has ever encountered - a predator known only as "the Wolf. "Alex Cross's first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied. Across the country, men and women are being kidnapped in broad daylight and then disappearing completely. These people are not being taken for ransom, A...
Book 10
#10
London Bridges
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James Patterson - Nov 01, 2004
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In broad desert daylight, a mysterious platoon of soldiers evacuates the entire population of Sunrise Valley, Nevada. Minutes later, a huge bomb detonates a hundred feet above the ground and lays waste to homes, cars, and playgrounds: a town annihilated in an instant.Alex Cross is on vacation in San Francisco with his girlfriend, Jamilla Hughes, wh...
Book 11
#11
Mary, Mary
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James Patterson - Nov 01, 2005
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FBI Agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family in Disneyland when he gets a call from the Director. A well-known actress was shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an e-mail describing the murder in vivid details. Alex quickly learns that this is not an isolated incident. The kil...
Cross by James Patterson
Double Cross by James Patterson
Cross Country by James Patterson
Alex Cross's Trial by James Patterson
I, Alex Cross by James Patterson
Cross Fire by James Patterson
Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross by James Patterson
Cross My Heart by James Patterson
Hope to Die by James Patterson
Cross Justice by James Patterson
Criss Cross by James Patterson
Deadly Cross by James Patterson