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Alex Cross Must Die, by James Patterson

Cover of Alex Cross Must Die, by James Patterson.

He is the creator of characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Jane Smith, and Maximum Ride, and true stories about the Kennedys, John Lennon, Tiger Woods, as well as our military heroes, police officers, and ER nurses. Patterson has also co-authored novels with Bill Clinton and Dolly Parton, and collaborated most recently with Michael Crichton on the blockbuster “Eruption”. He has told the story of his own life in “James Patterson by James Patterson” and has received an Edgar Award, ten Emmy Awards, the Literarian Award from the National Book Foundation, and the Humanities medal.

Published 2023 – When an American Airlines plane explodes in the sky, detectives Alex Cross and John Sampson are first on the scene. It soon becomes clear that the plane was taken down by a rare, stolen machine gun. But this is not the only case the pair must solve. They are also tracking a serial killer who is ambushing young men in what the media are calling the “dead Hours” murders. Meanwhile, Alex’s wife and private investigator, Bree Stone, is trying to track down a missing CEO and solve a murder of a young runner who is friends with Alex’s daughter, Janine.

4.2/5 Stars