Recommended books by James Patterson

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Product picture for Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue) by James Patterson
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The Instant #1 Bestseller

What are the chances that convicted killer Sam Blue is innocent of the serial murders of three young women? Determined to clear his name, no matter the cost to her career, Detective Harriet Blue accepts a risky reassignment to a remote town where a diary found on the roadside reveals a murderous plan. And the first killing, shortly after her arrival, suggests that the clock is already ticking. Meanwhile, back in the city, a young woman holds the key to crack...
Book cover from All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderers Row by James Patterson
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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller

"Ripped from the headlines . . . Combining in-depth, investigative reporting and fresh interviews, the authors effectively tabloid-proof this shocking, celebrity-driven story by lining up the facts and labeling rumors." --USA Today

Aaron Hernandez was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later reached the Super Bowl. His every move as a tight end with the New England Patriots played out the headlines, yet...
Book cover from The 17th Suspect (Womens Murder Club) by James Patterson
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A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself.

The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets inside Lindsay in dangerous ways. She suffers unsettling medical symptoms, and her friends and...
Book cover from Middle School: From Hero to Zero by James Patterson
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James Patterson's bestselling Middle School series is now a major motion picture! Catch up with everyone's favorite troublemaker Rafe Khatchadorian when he gets lost in London on the worst field trip EVER!

After a mostly-successful stint at Hills Valley Middle School, Rafe is excited to visit the incredible city of London with his class. Sightseeing around a foreign country sounds like a blast, until Rafe finds out his roommate will be none other than Miller the Killer, bully...
Book cover from Red Alert: An NYPD Red Mystery by James Patterson
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The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act or terrorism--or a homicide?

A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD task force investigate, and the intimate details of the director's life remind them of their own impossible...
Book cover from Ambush (Michael Bennett) by James Patterson
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An anonymous tip about a crime in Upper Manhattan proves to be a set-up, taking an officer down-and it's not Michael Bennett.

The life of New York's top cop is not the only one at risk. One of Bennett's children sustains a mysterious injury. And a series of murders follows, each with a distinct signature, alerting Bennett to the presence of a professional killer.

Investigators chase leads that turn out to be phantoms, and this master killer entices one officer into compromising...
Book cover from Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold by James Patterson
Book › Hardcover
Gear up for an exciting new adventure with the thrill-seeking Kidds as they search for a missing city in South America made entirely of gold!

When Bick and Beck Kidd find a hidden trove of pirate treasure, it includes a map with clues to an even bigger score: the lost Incan city of Paititi. But treasure hunting is never easy--and when the map is stolen, the Kidds must rely on Storm's picture-perfect memory to navigate the dangerous Amazon jungle. Watch out for that nest of poisonous...
Book cover from The President Is Missing by James Patterson
Book › Hardcover
The President disappears.

The world is in shock.

But the reason he's missing is much worse than anyone could imagine.

With details only a President could know, and the kind of suspense only James Patterson can deliver.

The President Is Missing.

The most gripping and surprising thriller in years.

Book cover from Princess: A Private Novel - Hardcover Library Edition by James Patterson
Book › Hardcover

Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse...

When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency receives at invitation to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne, he boards his Gulfstream jet and flies straight to London.

The Princess needs Morgan's skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the Princess, has gone missing. She needs to be found before the media become aware of...