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Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & Ranked

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Alex Cross books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Target: Alex Cross (2019)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedA leader has fallen, and Alex Cross joins the procession of mourners from Capitol Hill to the White House. Then a sniper’s bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross’s wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives must solve the case or lose her position. The Secret Service and the FBI deploy as well in the race to find the shooter. Alex is tasked by the new President to lead an investigation unprecedented in scale and scope. But is the sniper’s strike only the beginning of a larger attack on the nation?…
Author(s): James Patterson

2. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (2016)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedIt’s Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who’s robbing his church’s poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home to celebrate with Bree, Nana, and his children. The tree decorating is barely underway before his phone rings again: a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity, and daring to save another family. Alex risks everything-and he may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family…
Author(s): James Patterson

3. I, Alex Cross (2010)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedDetective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved niece was brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington, D. C.’s wildest scenes. And she was not this killer’s only victim.The hunt for the murderer leads Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, to Washington’s most infamous club-a place where every fantasy is possible, if you have the credentials to get in. The killer could be one of their patrons, one of Washington’s elite who will do anything to keep their secrets buried. With astonishing plot twists…
Author(s): James Patterson

4. Kill Alex Cross (2012)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedThe President’s son and daughter are abducted, and Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. But someone very high-up is using the FBI, Secret Service, and CIA to keep him off the case and in the dark.A deadly contagion in the water supply cripples half of the capital, and Alex discovers that someone may be about to unleash the most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced. As his window for solving both crimes narrows, Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes-one that may alter the fate of the entire country. Kill Alex Cross is fast, exciting, and tightly wound, full of…
Author(s): James Patterson

5. The People vs. Alex Cross (2018)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedAlex Cross is on the wrong side of the law. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, he is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops. Cross knows it was self-defense. But will a jury see it that way?When his former partner Sampson shows up needing his help, Cross jumps at the chance, even if it may end up costing him what’s left of his career. When a string of young, blonde women go missing, the investigation leads Cross and Sampson to the most depraved, darkest corners of the internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment.As the prosecution presents its case, and the…
Author(s): James Patterson

6. Alex Cross, Run (2014)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedDetective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now, his life ruined, Creem is out of jail, and he’s made sure that no one will recognize him-by giving himself a new face. A young woman is found hanging from a sixth-floor window, and Alex is called to the scene. The victim recently gave birth, but the baby is nowhere to be found. Before Alex can begin searching for the missing newborn and killer, he’s called to investigate a second crime. All of Washington, D.C., is in a panic, and when a third body is discovered, rumours of three serial killers send the city into an…
Author(s): James Patterson

7. Cross the Line (Alex Cross) (2017)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedWashington, DC, has never been more dangerous. After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what looks at first like road rage might be something much more sinister. But Alex has only just begun asking questions when he’s called across town to investigate a new murder, one that hits close to home: his former boss and the beloved mentor of Alex’s wife, Bree.Now there’s a killer on the loose, a long list of possible suspects, a city in panic, and nobody in charge of the besieged police force. . . until Bree gets tapped for the job.As Bree…
Author(s): James Patterson

8. Detective Cross (Alex Cross) (2017)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedAn anonymous caller has promised to set off deadly bombs in Washington, DC. A cruel hoax or the real deal? By the time Alex Cross and his wife, Bree Stone, uncover the chilling truth, it may already be too late . . . . Lightning-fast stories by James Patterson…
Author(s): James Patterson

9. Cat & Mouse (Alex Cross) (1998)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedGary Soneji, a dying prison escapee, is looking for revenge on Cross, while another insane killer is pursued by Thomas Augustine Pierce-a brilliant and relentless detective who may even be better than Cross. As the bodies pile up, and Cross is nearly murdered in his own home, the game of cat and mouse leads to one final trap. . . The body count is high, the tension the highest, and the two killers on the loose are watching every move their pursuers make. Who is the cat, and who is the mouse? What and where is the final trap? And who survives?…
Author(s): James Patterson

10. Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross) (2003)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedAlex Cross is a homicide detective with a Ph.D. in psychology. He works and lives in the ghettos of D. C. and looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime. He’s a tough guy from a tough part of town who wears Harris Tweed jackets and likes to relax by banging out Gershwin tunes on his baby grand piano. But he also has two adorable kids of his own, and they are his own special vulnerabilities.Jezzie Flanagan is the first woman ever to hold the highly sensitive job as supervisor of the Secret Service in Washington. Blond, mysterious, seductive, she’s got an outer shell that’s as…
Author(s): James Patterson

11. Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross) (1995)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedIn Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears. In the sequel to Along Came a Spider, Washington D.C.’s Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying murder case ever. Two clever pattern killers are collaborating, cooperating, competing-and they are working coast to coast….
Author(s): James Patterson

12. Cross Kill: An Alex Cross Story (BookShots) (2016)

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & RankedAlex Cross, I’m coming for you-even from the grave if I have to. Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister?Nothing will prepare you for the wicked truth. Lightning-fast stories by James Patterson…
Author(s): James Patterson

Best Alex Cross Books Reviewed & Ranked

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Commands : a cross-linguistic typology

Author(s): Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, R. M. W. Dixon
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2077159

The Nature and Development of Mathematics: Cross Disciplinary Perspectives on Cognition, Learning and Culture

Author(s): John Adams, Patrick Barmby, Alex Mesoudi (eds.)
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2017, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2091887

Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño

Author(s): Alex E. Chávez
Publisher: Duke University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2248874

Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America

Author(s): Alexandra Minna Stern
Publisher: University of California Press, Year: 2016, Size: 23 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2314876

Sociological Amnesia: Cross-currents in Disciplinary History

Author(s): Alex Law, Eric Royal Lybeck
Publisher: Ashgate, Year: 2015, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1368020

VLSI-SoC: At the Crossroads of Emerging Trends: 21st IFIP WG 10.5/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration, VLSI-SoC 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, October 6–9, 2013, Revised and Extended Selected Papers

Author(s): Alex Orailoglu, H. Fatih Ugurdag, Luís Miguel Silveira, Martin Margala, Ricardo Reis (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1408041

Cross-Strait Relations and International Organizations: Taiwan’s Participation in IGOs in the Context of Its Relationship with China

Author(s): Björn Alexander Lindemann
Publisher: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Year: 2014, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1163826

The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Author(s): Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, R. M. W. Dixon
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2014, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1194567

The Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Mekong Region: Assessing Development Strategies Considering Cross-Sectoral and Transboundary Impacts

Author(s): Alexander Smajgl, John Ward
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, Year: 2013, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 981123

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