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Updated on June 30, 2015
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James Patterson , one of the most prolific writers know to man, has some books to be included in a series and some that stand alone. The following list is the various series that he has written with a brief description.

Alex Cross

This is probably his most famous series. The hero of this series works for the Washington, D.C. Police Department as a special consultant for the Major Case Squad. He is a single parent with lives with his grandmother, Nana Mama, and his children Ali, and Jannine. His love interest , Detective Brianna Stone, who also works for the Washington, D. C. Police Department also lives with them.

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett is a police officer who can solve cases that others can not.

Women's Murder Club

This series became a TV series for a period of time. The main characters are all women and all close friends. They get together and solve hard to sole crimes

Maximum Ride

This is a series for the young reader.

Daniel X

Daniel X has secret powers that he uses to help solve crimes.

James Patterson quote about writing
James Patterson quote about writing | Source

James Patterson Trivia

  • Since the year 2000 he has written and average of 2 to 4 books a year.
  • He has one child, a son named Jack.
  • He came up with the slogan Toys R Us kid.
  • His last 16 novels have been best sellers and have grossed over one billion dollars.
  • He was born in Newburgh, New York on March 22, 1947.
  • He has written 71 novels in 33 years.
  • At one time he was a New York ad executive for Burger King.
  • The chapters in his book are all 2 to 4 pages long.
  • He published his first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, in 1976.
  • He is the founder of the James Patterson Page Turner Awards.
  • In 2008 he launched to help pursue the love of reading for children. It helps parents and teacher5s choose the best books for the child.

Newer books from 2010 to Now

Worst Case - 2010

Fang - 2010

The 9th Judgment - 2010

Don't Blink - 2010

10th Anniversary - 2010

Private - 2010

Postcard Killers - 2010 This book is a collaberation with Swedish author Lish Marklund

Cross Fire - 2010

Witch & Wizard: The Gift - 2010

Kill Alex Cross - 2011

Kill Me It You Can - 2011

Tick Tock - 2011

Now You See Her - 2011

Angel - 2011

Toys - 2011

11th Hour -2011

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life - 2011

Guys Read: Boys Will be Boys - 2011

Private Games - 2012

Middle School: Get Me Out of Here - 2012

Private: #1 Suspect - 2012

Nevermore - 2012

I, Michael Bennett - 2012

Guilty Wives - 2012

Merry Christmas, Alex Cross - 2012

Confessions of a Murder Suspect - 2012

I Funny - 2012

Zoo - 2012

Private London - 2012

The Kiss - 2013

Private Berlin - 2013

My Brother is a Big Fat Liar - 2013

Alex Cross, Run - 2013

12th of Never - 2013

Mistress - 2013

Confessions of an Angel - 2013

Cross My Heart - 2013

Second Honeymoon - 2013

Treasure Hunters - available September 2013

How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill - 2013

Gone - 2013

I Even Funnier - 2013

Private L.A. - available 2014

Novels adapted to film

Child of Darkness, Child of Light - (1991) - formerly Virgin

Kiss the Girls - (1997)

Miracle of the 17th Green - (1999)

Along Came a Spider (2001)

1st to Die - (2003)

Suzanna's Diary for Nicholas - 2005)

Women's Murder Club series - (2007) - made into a television series

Maximum Ride - (2010) - based on the 1st three books of this series

Patterson's latest book
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      Susan Haze 8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      James Patterson has been one of my favorite authors for years. Any of his books are worth reading. Glad to hear the husband is a fan. Thanks

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      pddm67 8 years ago from Queens, New York

      One of my husband's favorite authors. I also enjoy his books, particularly the Alex Cross novels. I have to pick up the latest one for him - thanks for the reminder :-) Rock on!