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Updated on September 20, 2018
James Patterson quote about writing
James Patterson quote about writing | Source


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.

A couple of old favorites
A couple of old favorites | 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.

He's a man that moves at his own speed.
He's a man that moves at his own speed. | Source

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

New release
New release | Source

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


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    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      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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      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!


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