The Big Bad Wolf

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Headline, Apr 28, 2011 - Fiction - 329 pages
36 Reviews

Alex Cross's first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues perplexed. Across the country, men and women are kidnapped in broad daylight and then disappear completely. These people are not being taken for ransom, Alex realizes. They are being bought and sold. And it seems The Wolf is the master criminal behind this terrible trade and who is bringing a new reign of terror to organized crime.

Even as he admires the FBI's vast resources, Alex is impatient with the Bureau's clumsiness and caution when it is time to move. A lone wolf himself, he has to go out alone to track his new prey and try to rescue some of the victims while they are still alive. As the case boils over, Alex is in hot water at home, too. His ex-fiancée, Christine Johnson, comes back into his life - and not for the reasons Alex might have hoped.

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Review: The Big Bad Wolf (Alex Cross #9)

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4 stars. The writing style seems different from the other books. I can't really put my finger on it, but just different. Maybe, the author is growing at this point. There was too much rushing at the ... Read full review

Review: The Big Bad Wolf (Alex Cross #9)

User Review  - Rohit P. Enghakat - Goodreads

Three stars - because it was fast finish without wasting too much time into details and dialogues by the characters. No wonder the author is so prolific. Normally when reading fiction thriller there ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. Since winning the EdgarTM Award for Best First Novel with The Thomas Berryman Number, his books have sold in excess of 300 million copies worldwide and he has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past eight years in a row. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private 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 is a founding partner of Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund in the UK.

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