James Patterson

The bestselling American thriller writer and creator of the Alex Cross series...

James Patterson

Biography

Date of Birth: 22 March 1947

James Patterson is one of the best-known modern authors in the world. His books have sold more than 270 million copies, most of them from his perennially popular series; Alex Cross, Women's Murder Mystery Club and Maximum Ride. Born and educated in New York, Patterson has set up several foundations to promote reading and the enjoyment of books.

Awards

Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author 1976 (The Thomas Berryman Number) and Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year 2010 (Max)

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Treasure Hunters

Treasure Hunters

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From the top ten bestselling author of Middle School: the Worst Years of My Life and I Funny comes a brilliantly original new adventure series, jam-packed with action, humour, and heart! The Kidd siblings have grown up diving down to shipwrecks...
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Mistress

Mistress (Hardback)

by James Patterson

Format: Hardback 448 pages
Published: 20/08/2013
Publisher: Century

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How well can you ever really know someone? As Ben Casper watches his best friend plummet from her sixth-floor apartment balcony, he realises his... Read more

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Zoo

Zoo (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 11/04/2013
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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All over the world, brutal animal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an... Read more

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Guilty Wives

Guilty Wives (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 04/07/2013
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Sitting in a dark, dank prison cell in Paris, serving a life sentence for murder, Abbie Elliot tries to piece together the story of how she came to... Read more

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Don't Blink

Don't Blink (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 13/10/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Reporter Nick Daniels is conducting a once-in-a-lifetime interview with an infamous celebrity recluse in a renowned New York restaurant. But the... Read more

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Treasure Hunters: (Treasure Hunters 1) - Treasure Hunters 1

Treasure Hunters: (Treasure Hunters 1) - Treasure Hunters 1 (Hardback)

by James Patterson

Format: Hardback 480 pages
Published: 12/09/2013
Publisher: Arrow (Young)

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From the top ten bestselling author of Middle School: the Worst Years of My Life and I Funny comes a brilliantly original new adventure series,... Read more

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Tick Tock: (Michael Bennett 4) - Michael Bennett 4

Tick Tock: (Michael Bennett 4) - Michael Bennett 4 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 24/11/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Tick...A killer's countdown begins. A rash of horrifying crimes tears through New York City, throwing it into complete chaos. Tick ...Can... Read more

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Postcard Killers

Postcard Killers (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 18/08/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him - he sees each museum, each... Read more

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Now You See Her

Now You See Her (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 30/08/2012
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York - including lying to everyone,... Read more

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Cross Fire: (Alex Cross 17) - Alex Cross 17

Cross Fire: (Alex Cross 17) - Alex Cross 17 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 09/06/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Detective Alex Cross is planning his wedding to the woman he loves, Brianna Stone. But this blissful existence begins to unravel when Cross is... Read more

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Private Games: (Private 3) - Private Series 3

Private Games: (Private 3) - Private Series 3 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 19/07/2012
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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July 2012: The Games have arrived in London and the stage is set for one of the greatest ever showcases of sporting excellence. When Sir Denton... Read more

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Private: (Private 1) - Private Series 1

Private: (Private 1) - Private Series 1 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 03/02/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Former US Marine Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum... Read more

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1st to Die

1st to Die (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 19/03/2009
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing

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The first novel in the Women's Murder Club series. As the only woman homicide inspector in San Francisco, Lindsay Boxer has to be tough. But... Read more

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Kill Alex Cross: (Alex Cross 18) - Alex Cross 18

Kill Alex Cross: (Alex Cross 18) - Alex Cross 18 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 24/05/2012
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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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... Read more

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Swimsuit

Swimsuit (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 15/05/2010
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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A breathtakingly beautiful supermodel disappears from a swimsuit photo shoot at the most glamorous hotel in Hawaii. Only hours after she goes... Read more

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Alex Cross's Trial: (Alex Cross 15) - Alex Cross 15

Alex Cross's Trial: (Alex Cross 15) - Alex Cross 15 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 30/09/2010
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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From his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great-uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now,... Read more

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Bloody Valentine

Bloody Valentine (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 144 pages
Published: 17/02/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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3 out of 5

This year Valentine's Day isn't for romance. It's for murder. Mega rich restaurant owner Jack Barnes and his second wife Zee are very... Read more

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I, Alex Cross: (Alex Cross 16) - Alex Cross 16

I, Alex Cross: (Alex Cross 16) - Alex Cross 16 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 10/06/2010
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that his niece, Caroline, has been found brutally murdered.... Read more

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10th Anniversary: (Women's Murder Club 10) - Women's Murder Club 10

10th Anniversary: (Women's Murder Club 10) - Women's Murder Club 10 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 01/03/2012
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Detective Lindsay Boxer's long-awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a... Read more

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9th Judgement: (Women's Murder Club 9) - Women's Murder Club 9

9th Judgement: (Women's Murder Club 9) - Women's Murder Club 9 (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 31/03/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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A psychopathic killer targets San Francisco's most innocent and vulnerable. A young mother and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while... Read more

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Kill Me If You Can

Kill Me If You Can (Paperback)

by James Patterson

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 03/01/2013
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd

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Grand Central Station, New York City, 11 pm. Gunshots and explosions fill the air, and suddenly you - and everyone else - are running for your... Read more

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