In 1993, james patterson released his 8th book along came a spider which introduced the world to detective alex cross. Alex cross is suspended from duty pending his trial for murder on two counts and attempted murder on another. Alex risks everythingand he may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family days. Patterson has written 21 novels in the popular alex cross series. Alex cross is a former washington dc cop and fbi agent where he worked as a profiler. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book. When christmas arrives alex cross expects to be with his family enjoying all the festivities, and what makes this christmas extra special is the massive snow storm that has just arrived. Detective alex cross needs a miracle to make it through this holiday alive. She has written many books which are of the romantic comedy genre. Merry christmas, alex cross will be a holiday classic for years to come. Merry christmas, alex cross and millions of other books are available for instant. Alex cross books in order all collation the books in order. The alex cross series is a series of novels written by the prolific american author james patterson.
Along came a spider is the first book in pattersons most popular series, alex crossin which every book is downright addictive. In the books works with the mpd as a special consultant to the major case squad. Use arrows to rank one item in 20 best james patterson books vs another. Buy a cheap copy of merry christmas, alex cross book by james patterson. James brendan patterson born march 22, 1947 is an american author and philanthropist. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. James patterson is the creator and the author of the alex cross series. Alex does everything he can but is shunted to the fringes of the investigation.
Spam or selfpromotional the list is spam or selfpromotional. One of them with alex cross in the main role i like the most, whats why i created ranking of best james patterson books with alex cross. The thomas berryman number was at first turned down for the sake of no under 31 distributors yet proceeded to win acclaim and an edgar award. Alex cross books in order the writer, in the long run, chose to move to new york and worked for a publicizing organization as a lesser marketing specialist.
The role of main character alex cross was also taken up, played by tyler perry in the 2012 film titled alex cross. Alex cross is a hero for our time, and never more so than in this story of family, action, and the deepest moral choices. Released on november 12, 2012, the novel was well received by fans and critics alike. Alex cross is the lead character in the alex cross series of novels by novelist james patterson. Alex cross has been charged with shooting the followers of nemesis gary soneji but alex cross never been on the wrong side of law until now. This is when the popular and thrilling debut novel in the series was released, along came a spider. Merry christmas, alex cross is the nineteenth book in the popular alex cross series by prolific american author, james patterson.
Merry christmas, alex cross by james patterson fictiondb. One word of advice read the alex cross books in order. With deeply affecting characters and the emotional twists of a james patterson thriller, the christmas wedding is a fresh look at family and the magic of the season. Cross the line the 24th book in the alex cross series is one of the most critically acclaimed of pattersons books. As she is a highly ranked member of the police force herself, her domestic demands and expectations on her husband, at times, seem a little unfair. He is the protagonist of the series of books about a former fbi agent and psychologist who works in washington, d. The first in the novel series is along came a spider published in 1993. In alex cross, run 20, cross must investigate three murders at the same time. If youre unfamiliar with the series, detective cross is an expert detective, who catches every criminal. The series of books is in the mystery crime and thriller genres. It features all of the characters weve grown to love. Along came a spider is the first novel in the alex cross series. Alex cross is a fictional character created by author james patterson.
Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the united states, sorted by format and genre. Just finished merry christmas alex cross, and all i can say is james. James patterson fans are very familiar with the alex cross series, probably more than any other book or. Csupporting characters include two of cross s children, damon, and janelle, as well as his grandmother nana mama. A few flaws, but most will enjoy pattersons latest dr. Alex cross and his partner sampson are staking out a church hoping to get the one man who seems bent on stealing the money from the confessional box and use it to fund his drug habit. Merry christmas, alex cross the saucy wenches book club. Alex cross is a book series written by james patterson.
This particular book was shorter than most but i remember reading. James pattersons alex cross books in order fantastic fiction. On christmas eve, alex cross must risk everything to solve a mystery and stop a hostage situation from spiraling out of control. Police department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife in front of him. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read merry christmas, alex cross. Cross s familyhis loving wife bree, the wise and lively nana mama, and his precious childrenhave been ripped away. Alex cross 0 points added 9 years ago by ambereli add item. Alex cross is the fictional character created by james patterson, and is a detective slash psychologist based in washington. Written by the wellknown mystery author james patterson, the alex cross books are among the most popular mystery series written to date, many of which have been made into acclaimed movies, including kiss the girls with morgan freeman playing alex cross and ashley judd. Alex cross series in order james patterson fictiondb. The series focuses on metropolitan police department detective and father alex cross as he faces threats to his family and the city of washington, d. Listen to merry christmas, alex cross by james patterson at. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author. As always james patterson delivers another fastpaced read that has you on the edge of your seat, trying to figure out who the bad guy is.
Praise for merry christmas, alex cross merry christmas. He writes fulltime and lives in florida with his family. Alex cross faces the most cunning, psychotic killer of his career in the blockbuster james patterson novel that inspired a major motion picture. Find out more about deadly cross the 28th book in the alex cross series by bestselling author james patterson. Top 10 best novels by james patterson with alex cross. Dec 02, 2012 authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the united states, sorted by format and genre. She has authored books which have had huge success not just in the united kingdom but the world over. Detective alex cross is called into action on christmas eve and hell be lucky to see the new year celebrating christmas with his family, veteran washington d. James pattersons alex cross books in order dead good. I never tire of the alex cross books or really any of james pattersons novels even with his coauthors contributing their parts. Its christmas eve and detective alex cross has been called out to catch someone whos robbing his churchs poor box. Lee child, international bestselling author of the jack reacher series. Originally written and produced by james patterson, the alex cross movie series has three book to movie adaptations over the last decade with the latest released in 2012.
Cross is a homicide investigator in the washington, d. Its christmas eve and detective alex cross has been. That mission behind him, alex returns home to celebrate. Jill mansell is one of britains most accomplished authors. She first appeared in jack and jill where her husband is killed and she meets alex. Celebrating christmas with his family, veteran washington d. The adaptation of the middle school novel by patterson for middle grade students came out in theaters in 2016. Only alex cross knows that what he has done was the selfdefense. Merry christmas, alex cross by james patterson overdrive. The book was adapted into a film starring morgan freeman in 2001. Like many successful movies, alex cross was initially a book series. He created many standalone novels and several famous cycles.
It stars alex cross, an extremely intelligent africanamerican forensic psychologist and detective. This particular book was shorter than most but i remember reading that about this particular novel when it first came out. Psychiatrist randall beck specializes in ptsd cases and his time is limited. Merry christmas, alex cross, book number 19 in this series, covers an unusual set of cases that start on christmas eve and continue through to christmas day. Among his works are the alex cross, michael bennett, womens murder club, maximum ride, daniel x, nypd red, witch and wizard, and private series, as well as many standalone thrillers, nonfiction and romance novels. Alex cross becomes the turned poster who thinks that they trigger the cops who thinks that there were above the law. Since his first novel won the edgar award in 1977 james pattersons books have sold more than 375 million copies. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone.
Merry christmas, alex cross book by james patterson. C suburb, the smoke clears to the sight of the body of a promise t police official lying dead on the street. Follow the adventures of detective alex cross as he solves thrilling mysteries and faces notorious criminals. Jan 21, 2014 james patterson is a prolific thriller author and has various different series for a reader to enjoy. To prove her success, the writer has had over ten million copies of her books sold worldwide. Hes been writing away ever since with about 100 books to his name. Alex, his wife bree, all of his kids, his bbf and partner sampson, and the incomparable nana mama. Alex cross is a specialist in forensic psychology, originally working for the washington dc police department and later as an fbi senior agent. The complete series list for alex cross james patterson. I, alex cross by james patterson started of with one hell of a start one that makes your mouth drop in shock. Nov 12, 2012 merry christmas, alex cross ebook written by james patterson.
James patterson has been going ever since 1976 with the thomas berryman number. James pattersons books fly off the shelves and his alex cross series is a particularly explosive set. Nov 12, 2012 alex risks everythingand he may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family days. See the complete alex cross series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The new york times opined, one of the best christmas books ever. The story kicks off with the kidnapping of a famous actresss daughter and a politicians son and pits a.
His first novel published in the series was 1993s along came a spider. In pop goes the weasel she is kidnapped for over a year. Merry christmas, alex cross is a holiday classic for thriller fans everywhere. Were a longtime patterson reader and definitely prefer his soloauthored series featuring alex cross, now a top fbi specialist, to most of his collaborations with other writers in which presumably our famous author doesn. In merry christmas, alex cross 2012, cross is put on the case when the local churchs poor box is robbed. Below is the order of all of the alex cross novels. Detective alex cross is called out on christmas eve to deal with a hostage situation that has spiraled out of control. Dec 30, 2012 authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the united states, sorted by format and genre.
Alexs need for someone is murdering hollywoods alist, and alex. Merry christmas, alex cross mass market paperback november 29, 2016. Detective alex cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. James pattersons alex cross series books in order hachette. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Merry christmas, alex cross by james patterson books on.
Merry christmas, alex cross buy the book read more. James patterson nana mama is waiting for her grandson to come home and celebrate christmas eve with his family. For a christmas mystery, i chose to read merry christmas, alex cross. 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. This is a complete list of every book james patterson has written in order, and separated by series or character. James patterson book list find details for every james patterson book, including a complete list of all his books in order.
The people vs alex cross is the twentyfifth book in the popular alex cross series by prolific american author, james patterson. That mission behind him, alex returns home to celebrate with bree, nana, and his children. Give target alex cross, and bill clinton and james. James patterson alex cross books in order mystery sequels. In cat and mouse she begins dating him and the two fall in love with each other. Detective alex cross is called into action on christmas eve and hell be lucky to see the new year.
James patterson is a great thriller and crime writer. The sequel would become kiss the girls, a second novel that was released in 1994. Especially when he uncovers the plot to kill a presidential. It actually consists of two separate stories linked only by their proximity to christmas. Praise for merry christmas, alex cross merry christmas, alex cross may have a holiday backdrop, but it is a thriller for all seasons. The chronological order of the alex cross books are the exact same as the publication order. After solving the case, he must solve a series of murders and may not make it home for christmas. Alex cross is a crime, mystery, and thriller novel series written by james patterson. Merry christmas, alex cross is the 19th novel in the alex cross series. While struggling to handle a situation at home, alex finds. Compelling and twisty, this is a quintessential thriller and the perfect place to start with his work. Alex cross series in 1993, james patterson released his 8th book along came a spider which introduced the world to detective alex cross. He is the author of the alex cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twentyfive years, including kiss the girls and along came a spider. Listen to merry christmas, alex cross by james patterson.658 646 533 1141 186 758 443 1147 657 404 41 1108 685 276 1296 862 224 671 442 1132 1130 1112 640 643 869 1155 307 174 871 380 1211 557 334 854 524 939 1107 876 662 1480 1148 1094 1451 1127