A Washington, DC, police official lies murdered, but Alex Cross—called in to solve the case and keep the force moving forward—has bigger headaches. A sudden crime wave engulfs the city, and all the victims are criminals. Vigilantes at work; with an 800,000-copy first printing.
James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community as the 2015 National Book Awards. Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. His books have sold more than 325 million copies worldwide.
- Palm Beach, Florida
- Date of Birth:
- March 22, 1947
- Place of Birth:
- Newburgh, New York
- B.A., Manhattan College, 1969; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971