Pop Goes the Weasel - Alex Cross (Paperback)James Patterson (author)
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In POP GOES THE WEASEL, James Patterson has created a formidable villain every reader will see in the shadows when the lights are out, a tender love story, a plot powered by relentless suspense and psychological thrills kicked up to an all-time high.
'It's all just a game, darling. I play with three other men. Their names are FAMINE, WAR and CONQUEROR. My name is DEATH. You're a very lucky girl - I'm the best player of all.'
Geoffrey Shafter: a man who never loses, he is prepared to play the game of games for the highest stakes of all.
Alex Cross: senior Washington, DC homicide detective, he is determined, whatever the consequences, to unmask the man he has nicknamed the weasel, the prime suspect for a spate of killings that Cross has been forbidden to investigate.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 178 x 170 x 33 mm
Patterson has a way with plot twists that freshens the material and keeps the adrenaline level high * Publishing News *
Cross, a brilliant homicide cop, is one of the great creations of thriller fiction * Dallas Morning News *
'Plenty of suspense and action' Wairarapa Times
Cross is one of the best and most likeable characters in the modern thriller genre * San Francisco Examiner *
Brilliantly terrifying... so exciting I had to stay up all night to finish it * Daily Mail *
A fine writer with a good ear for dialogue and pacing. His books are always page turners * Washington Times *
Terror and suspense that grab the reader and won't let go. Just try running away from this one * Ed McBain *
A master of the suspense genre * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *
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“Entertaining lighweight thriller.”
I have to be honest here, this outing for Alex Cross and co was disappointing. The plot, although fast paced and enjoyable enough, was just too ridiculous! Really? All those people being killed and no one except our... More
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