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Cross (original 2006; edition 2006)

by James Patterson

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Title:Cross
Authors:James Patterson
Info:Little, Brown and Company (2006), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 400 pages
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The villain in this story could only be described as a vicious murderer who has no care or respect for his female victims – or for any men who happen to be in his way. Jay Sanders and Peter Fernandez read this story and whoever plays the villain manages to create a scary profile of the character simply with his voice which is not all that enjoyable on a late night drive from work.

It is fascinating but scary to listen to him read while the villain stalks his prey, playing his games before eventually trapping the hapless girl of his choice, or the girl who just happens to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. No conscience, or care for the men who may cross his path either.

Piecing together the parallel plots takes most of the book but is worth the wait. I look forward to reading my next Cross adventure.
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  DCarlin | Jan 23, 2016 |
Really good book that provides some background on what makes Alex Cross what he is. ( )
  biggs1399 | Jan 19, 2016 |
4 stars. Great story. I'm happy (just like last book) that the story line was a bit different and not as predictable as some of the others in the series. A lot happened in this book and I look forward to reading more. ( )
  CrystalW | Dec 15, 2015 |
4 stars. Great story. I'm happy (just like last book) that the story line was a bit different and not as predictable as some of the others in the series. A lot happened in this book and I look forward to reading more. ( )
  CrystalW | Dec 15, 2015 |
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 |
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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...
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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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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316159794, Hardcover)

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?

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:59:34 -0400)

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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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