Criss Cross




      Criss Cross
A killer with all the skills of a master detective has made Alex Cross the subject of his deranged investigation In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime A note signed M rests on the corpseYou messed up big time, Dr CrossWas an innocent man just put to death Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as M lures the detective out of the capital to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details details that conjure up decades old cases Details that conjure up Cross family secrets Details that make clear that M is after a prize so dear that were the killer to attain it Alex s heart would no longer have reason to beat. Free Read Criss Cross author James Patterson For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Official US SiteOfficial UK SiteJIMMY Patterson BooksReadKiddoReadJames Patterson is the world s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller He has createdenduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today, with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series He has sold over 380 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most 1 New York Times bestsellers In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, among them The President Is Missing with President Bill Clinton, Patterson also writes fiction for young readers of all ages, including the Max Einstein series, produced in partnership with the Albert Einstein Estate He is also the first author to have 1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children s bestseller lists The son of an insurance salesman and a schoolteacher, Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and began casually writing at the age of nineteen In 1969, he graduated from Manhattan College He was given a full ride scholarship to Vanderbilt University s graduate program in English He left Vanderbilt before getting his PhD due to complications involving the Vietnam War Instead, he moved to New York to become a junior copywriter for the advertising agency J Walter Thompson, eventually becoming CEO of its North American company In 1976, while still working for J Walter Thompson, Patterson published his first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, with Little, Brown and Company After being turned down by thirty one publishers, it won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel Patterson s 1993 novel, Along Came a Spider, his first book to feature Alex Cross, was also his first New York Times bestseller in fiction In 2001, Morgan Freeman starred as Alex Cross in a film adaptation of Along Came a Spider, and Tyler Perry also played the character in the 2012 film Alex Cross A film adaptation of Patterson s middle grade novel Middle School The Worst Years of My Life was released in theaters in October 2016 James Patterson has donatedthan one million books to students, focusing on some of the most under resourced schools and youth programs in the country To date, he has donated 7.25 million to school and classroom libraries throughout the United States, and 2.1 million to independent bookstores and employees Patterson has recently donated over 35 million to his and his wife s alma maters the University of Wisconsin, Vanderbilt University, and Manhattan College and he has established over four hundred Teacher and Writer Education Scholarships at twenty one colleges and universities throughout the country Patterson has also donatedthan one million books to U.S soldiers at home and overseas In May 2015, Patterson launched a children s book imprint at Little, Brown JIMMY Patterson that is unwaveringly focused on one goal turning kids into lifelong readers This imprint also provides resources, strategies, and programs to serve teachers, parents, librarians, and booksellers Patterson invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro reading initiatives Patterson also founded ReadKiddoRead.com, a website designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians ignite a new generation s excitement for reading Awarded the National Book Foundation s Innovations in Reading Prize and the American Library Association s Great Websites for Kids, the site features thoughtful book reviews from a variety of genres and age ranges, a large and lively Facebook community, and contributions from other authors Patterson s awards for adult and children s literature include the Edgar Award, the International

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      Criss Cross
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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Criss Cross
  • James Patterson
  • English
  • 14 March 2018
  • 0316526886

10 thoughts on “ Criss Cross

  1. Paromjit says:

    James Patterson s long running Alex Cross series is one I have dipped in and out of through the years and enjoyed, this is the 27th in the series, set in Washington DC, which takes Cross back to traumatic cases in his past It opens with Cross at the Greensville Correction Centre, a high security prison in Virginia, to witness the execution of Michael Mikey Edgerton, a upsetting and unsettling experience as he chooses to die on the electric chair He continues to claim his innocence, his James Patterson s long running Alex Cross series is one I have dipped in and out of through the years and enjoyed, this is the 27th in the series, set in Washington DC, which takes Cross back to traumatic cases in his past It opens with Cross at the Greensville Correction Centre, a high security prison in Virginia, to witness the ...

  2. Natalie says:

    This book was sent to me to read and review in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.Alex Cross goes through a really gruelling time in this book from witnessing an execution to having to revisit past cases and events from the resurfacing of someone who has been taunting him for years the mysterious M.A fast paced story full of action, this book was fantastic from start to finish Everytime I thought I had M figured out the book twisted and I had to rethink the This book was sent to me to read and review in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.Alex Cross goes through a really gruelling time in this book from witnessing an execution to having to revisit past cases and events from the resurfacing of someone who has been taunting him for years the mysterious M.A fast paced stor...

  3. Lou says:

    Criss Cross is the twenty seventh instalment to feature psychologist, police force and FBI consultant Dr Alex Cross, and I am amazed at how the series continues to go from strength to strength The plotline is very much ripped from today s headlines terrifyingly a convicted killer and serial rapist Mikey Edgerton who was handed the death penalty as punishment has just been executed when a murder using his very modus opera...

  4. Elaine Tomasso says:

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Random House UK, Cornerstone for an advance copy of Criss Cross, the twenty seventh novel to feature psychologist Dr Alex Cross, consultant to the FBI and Washington DC Police Dept.Hours after watching Mikey Edgerton executed for serial rape and murder Alex Coss is called out to a copycat murder Has he made a mistake or is thereto it A note from the mysterious M who has been contacting him for years would suggest so As M ramps up his campaign it would I would like to thank Netgalley and Random House UK, Cornerstone for an advance copy of Criss Cross, the twenty seventh novel to feature psychologist Dr Alex Cross, consultant to the FBI and Washington DC Police Dept.Hours after watching Mikey Edgerton executed for serial rape and murder Alex Coss is called out to a copycat murder Has he made a mistake or is thereto it A note from the mysterious M who has been contacting him for years would suggest so As M ramps up his campaign it would seem that everything Alex Cross holds dear is under threat.I thoroughly enjoyed Criss Cross which, as ever, is a high octane thriller with several twists and what seems like action in every chapter Obviously the reader has to park their scepticism about realism, like how M could know so much and be so flawless in his planning and execution, on page one and go...

  5. Priya Shrinath says:

    My full review is up on my blog You messed up big time, but don t sweat it, Dr.Cross , it read and signed my M.Criss Cross features Dr Alex Cross going through a really tough time as the killer who calls himself M pushes Cross very hard into his past Cross has to witness a gruesome electric chair execution of the killer he had put behind bars and face accusations from the family Just when he assumes that the killer is gone for good, there occurs a series of murders My full review is up on my blog You messed up big time, but don t swe...

  6. Karen Barber says:

    After a pretty gruesome start where Cross has to witness the electric chair execution of the man they convicted of a series of killings, another body is found with a message from M Suddenly we re back into a very dangerous scenarioThere s no doubt that this M is involved in some unpleasant stuff He is managing to manipulate events and it seems to be for one purpose only to get Cross involved.As expected, there s a fair amount of graphic violence and some pretty tense misdirection We re After a pretty gruesome start where Cross has to witness the electric chair ...

  7. Sue Plant says:

    would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this bookhave to say i was a bit disappointed with this oneit felt like an overview of his life in his work and his family, every so often we would get a better glimpse but that would be allskimmed over versionbut i like cross the family man and this just wasnt enough time with anyone..even when the crisis happened i would think that all family members would be there and there wasntit just touched on base that was about would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this bookhave to say i was a bit disappointed with this oneit felt like an overview of his life in his work and his family, every so often we would get ...

  8. Sharon says:

    This is book 27 in the Alex Cross series I have followed the series right from book 1 up to about book 22 when it felt like the series was getting a bit stale I loved the early Alex Cross books but it did begin to feel that as the series went on the stories were becoming the same as the previous one I saw this one and thought I d revisit Alex and see if being away from this series for a while would make a difference I have to admit the story was very similar to other Alex Cross books I ve This is book 27 in the Alex Cross series I have followed the series right from book 1 up to about book 22 when it felt like the series was getting a bit stale I loved the early Alex Cross books but it did begin to feel that as the series went on the stories were becoming the same as the previous one I saw this one and thought I d revisit Alex and see if being away from this series for a while would make a difference I have to admit the story was very similar to other Alex Cross books I ve read before, but I suppose that s the nature of this genre there is only so many different topics you can cover It was however, really nice to be back in the bosom of the Cross household and nice to see that Nana is still fussing over everyone, Alex and Bree are still together and Alex s children are growing up fast The storyline, as is usual with this author s...

  9. Nic says:

    this is an ok book I think if I hadn t read previous books by the author I would have enjoyed it .But for me it s a bit of same old same old Someone getting the better of Alex His family at risk How is nana mama still going Anyway it was enjoyable enough but didn t blow me away sorry this is an ok book I think if I hadn t read previous books by the author I would have enjoyed it .But for me it s a bit of same old same old Someone getting the better of Alex His family at risk How ...

  10. Diane Plant says:

    Thanks to netgalley and the publishers for allowing me to review this bookA bit slow to get going and I nearly gave up but it eventually took off and it was a very good ending.

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