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Cross by James Patterson

Cross (original 2006; edition 2006)

by James Patterson

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Authors:James Patterson
Info:Little, Brown and Company (2006), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 400 pages
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Chasing Dan Sullivan. Vicious, criminal who works for mafia. Kills and takes pictures after scalpel kill. He is suspected of killing Alex wife, Maria. This book was made into a movie. ( )
  pgabj | Nov 14, 2015 |
This, in my opinion, is one of the better Alex Cross novels, however it is still an Alex Cross novel and as such, it borders on the trashy.I did find it entertaining and enjoyed the read, but all the time thinking I could be reading something better. Every Patterson Alex Cross book I have read adheres to pretty much the same formula, only the bad guy changes. If you like Alex Cross novels, you will surely like this one. ( )
  brucemmoyer | Jul 28, 2015 |
Another great thriller with lots of action....Written in easy short chapters to read...if you like Alex Cross, you will enjoy this book...as he moves on!! ( )
  Jjean7 | Mar 10, 2015 |
Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him. The killer was never found, and the case turned cold, filed among the unsolved drive-bys in D.C.'s rough neighborhoods.

Years later, still haunted by his wife's death, Cross is making a bold move in his life. Now a free agent from the police and the FBI, he's set up practice as a psychologist once again. His... ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 28, 2015 |
I'm so happy I read this. I feel terrible that it's the first book I"ve read by James Patterson. I can't wait to read more. Wonderful writer!

Just finished this book a second time. Audio version this time. Still love it!! June 3, 2014. ( )
  whybehave2002 | Feb 4, 2015 |
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De moordenaar van Maria Simpson Cross, echtgenote van Alex Cross, werd nooit gevonden. Maar daar zou na 10 jaar wel eens verandering in kunnen komen...
Dedicated to the Palm Beach Day School; Shirley and Headmaster Jack Thompson
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THOMPSON: I'm Dr. Thompson with Berkshires Medical Center. How many shots did you hear?
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Bk 12 'Cross' is also published as 'Alex Cross' but is NOT the same as 'I, Alex Cross' which is Bk 16 in the series - Please do not combine
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Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife, Maria, in front of him. Alex's need for vengeance was placed on hold as he faced another huge challenge-raising his children without their mother.

Years later Alex is making a bold move in his life. He has left the FBI and set up practice as a psychologist once again. His life with Nana Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex finally feels like it's in order. He even has a chance at a new love.

Then Cross's former partner, John Sampson, calls in a favor. He is tracking a serial rapist in Georgetown, one whose brutal modus operandi includes threatening his victims with terrifying photos. Cross and Sampson need the testimonies of these women to stop the predator, but the rape victims refuse to reveal anything about their attacker.

When the case triggers a connection to Maria's death, Alex may have a chance to catch his wife's murderer after all these years. Is this a chance for justice at long last? Or the culminating scene in his own deadly obsession?

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Years after his wife Maria is gunned down by an unknown shooter, a crime that has never been solved, psychologist Alex Cross is called in by his former partner, John Sampson, who wants his help on a case that reveals a connection to Maria's death.

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