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Cross Fire (Alex Cross) (edition 2011)

by James Patterson

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Title:Cross Fire (Alex Cross)
Authors:James Patterson
Info:Vision (2011), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
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A series of murders have taken place in Washington, D.C., Cross's base. The victims include a corrupt politician, a crooked lobbyist, and a venal tycoon. These were people hated by many, but Cross is determined to solve the case. While investigating the murders, he finds a complex math formula in a most unusual place, gets a big lead from a submerged Suburban, and makes a life-long commitment.

The question is... could a person assume another person's identity so well that not even the person's co-workers suspect anything? The reader must suspend their belief that this could happen. Overall, this is a good read. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
I always enjoy a good story by James Patterson. The short chapters always make the book seem to go by fast!

I enjoyed the story in this book, and of course the ultimate outcome of Alex Cross as well.... ( )
  gma2lana | May 9, 2016 |
This series has taken a turn for the worse. I almost wish James Patterson would just kill off this character and let him go out honorably. ( )
  biggs1399 | Jan 19, 2016 |
Alex Cross is back tracking down yet more serial killers while trying to plan a wedding to the lovely Bree oh and Kyle Craig has reappeared again.

Fans of the format will not be disappointed, a very quick read. ( )
  BookWormM | Jan 15, 2016 |
In my opinion this is the best of the Alex Cross novels, enjoyable from the first page. Totally recommendable ( )
  Tony2704 | Mar 30, 2015 |
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For Scott Cowen, the president of Tulane University and a New Orleans hero, whose inspired leadership and Herculean efforts helped secure a brighter future for both Tulane and New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
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It had been months since Kyle Craig had killed a man.
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A new killer strikes at the nation's capital as Alex Cross faces his oldest -- and most dangerous -- nemesis. Detective Alex Cross and Bree Stone's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the assassination scene of a dirty congressman and a corrupt lobbyist. Next, the elusive gunman picks off other crooked Washington, D.C., politicians, sparking a blaze of theories -- is he a hero or a vigilante? The case explodes, and the FBI assigns Agent Max Siegel to the investigation. As Alex battles Siegel over jurisdiction, the murders continue... and it becomes clear they're the work of a professional with insider information. Already in a lethal cross fire, Alex receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and vows to finally eliminate Cross and his family for good.
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As Detective Alex Cross contends with a D.C. sniper, FBI agent Siegel, and his upcoming wedding to Bree, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and will not relent until he has eliminated Cross and his family for good.… (more)

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