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Alex Cross Books

Updated on May 15, 2014

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Catch up on the newest adventures of Alex Cross, or revisit your old favorites, by super-writer James Patterson!

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Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross)
Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross)

Book 1 - Meet Detective Alex Cross. He works in the homicide division of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPD). In this first book, he deals with the kidnapping of two wealthy children at the hands of Gary Soneji.

 
Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross)
Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross)

Book 2 - Cross battles the serial killers Casanova and The Gentleman Caller, who "collect" beautiful women, including Cross's niece Naomi.

 
Jack & Jill (Alex Cross)
Jack & Jill (Alex Cross)

Book 3 - Alex Cross goes up against 3 killers: 2 who kill high-profile people and 1 who kills children.

 
Cat & Mouse (Alex Cross)
Cat & Mouse (Alex Cross)

Book 4 - Alex Cross engages Gary Soneji again.

 
Pop Goes the Weasel (Alex Cross)
Pop Goes the Weasel (Alex Cross)

Book 5 - Alex Cross matches wits with a serial killer named Geoffrey Shafer, a man with diplomatic immunity.

 
Roses Are Red (Alex Cross)
Roses Are Red (Alex Cross)

Book 6 - Alex Cross goes against a criminal calling himself "The Mastermind", who commits several brutal bank robberies.

 
Violets Are Blue (Alex Cross)
Violets Are Blue (Alex Cross)

Book 7 - Alex Cross goes against a cult of vampires and learns the true identity of "the Mastermind".

 
Four Blind Mice (Alex Cross #8)
Four Blind Mice (Alex Cross #8)

Book 8 - Alex Cross investigates 3 killers who are framing seemingly innocent soldiers from the Vietnam War.

 
The Big Bad Wolf (Alex Cross)
The Big Bad Wolf (Alex Cross)

Book 9 - Alex Cross tries to stop a Russian mobster known only as "the Wolf".

 
London Bridges (Alex Cross)
London Bridges (Alex Cross)

Book 10 - Alex Cross tries to stop "the Wolf" once and for all, but the Wolf has enlisted the Weasel.

 
Mary, Mary
Mary, Mary

Book 11 - Alex Cross tries to stop Mary Smith, a psychopathic killer.

 
Cross: Also published as ALEX CROSS
Cross: Also published as ALEX CROSS

Book 12 - Alex Cross, who has left the FBI to open up a private psychology practice, and John Sampson try to stop "The Butcher", a serial rapist/murderer who may be somehow connected to the murder of Alex's wife Maria.

 
Double Cross (Alex Cross, Book 13)
Double Cross (Alex Cross, Book 13)

Book 13 - Alex Cross, still in private practice, rejoins the MPD as a special consultant to the Major Crimes Squad and is joined by John Sampson and new love interest Detective Brianna Stone, in an effort to stop "the DC Audience Killer", a serial killer with a flair for showmanship who may also have some connection to a Cross's previous nemesis, "The Mastermind".

 
Cross Country (Alex Cross)
Cross Country (Alex Cross)

Book 14 - Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered.

 
I, Alex Cross
I, Alex Cross

Book 15 - Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer’s only victim.

 
Cross Fire  (Alex Cross)
Cross Fire (Alex Cross)

Book 16 - Detective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s most corrupt: a dirty congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. Next, the elusive gunman begins picking off other crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories-is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?

 
Kill Alex Cross
Kill Alex Cross

Book 17 - The President's son and daughter are abducted, and Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. But someone very high-up is using the FBI, Secret Service, and CIA to keep him off the case and in the dark.

 
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who's robbing his church's poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home to celebrate with Bree, Nana, and his children. The tree decorating is barely underway before his phone rings again--a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity, and daring to save another family. Alex risks everything--and he may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family days. Alex Cross is a hero for our time, and never more so than in this story of family, action, and the deepest moral choices. MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALEX CROSS will be a holiday classic for years to come.

 
Alex Cross, Run
Alex Cross, Run

Detective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now, his life ruined, Creem is out of jail, and he's made sure that no one will recognize him-by giving himself a new face. PRE-ORDER, comes out on February 18th, 2013!

 

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