Kill Alex Cross

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Random House UK Limited, May 1, 2012 - 512 pages
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The President's children have been kidnapped. The water supply for Washington DC has been poisoned. Alex Cross is on both cases.

Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of. The President's son and daughter have been abducted from their school - an impossible crime, but somehow the kidnapper has done it. Alex does everything he can but is shunted to the fringes of the investigation. Someone powerful doesn't want Cross too close.

A deadly contagion in the DC water supply threatens to cripple the capital, and Alex sees the looming shape of the most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced. He is already working flat-out on the abduction, and this massive assault pushes Cross completely over the edge.

With each hour that passes, the chance of finding the children alive diminishes. In an emotional private meeting, the First Lady asks Alex to please save her kids. But even the highest security clearance doesn't get him any closer to the kidnapper - and Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes in.

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Review: Kill Alex Cross (Alex Cross #18)

User Review  - Charles Walther - Goodreads

Detective Alex Cross is on the case. Again. For the eighteenth time. Kill Alex Cross, yet another of James Patterson's phoned-in entries in this tired series, finds Cross in the confidence of the ... Read full review

Review: Kill Alex Cross (Alex Cross #18)

User Review  - Russell Brooks - Goodreads

This was a light fun read. Nothing complicated, except that I lost track of the names of all of the intelligence operatives. The title: KILL ALEX CROSS is misleading considering that Alex Cross isn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Detective Michael Bennett novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books specifically for young readers. James has formed a partnership with the National Literacy Trust, an independent, UK-based charity that changes lives through literacy. In 2010, he was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.

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