Recommended books by James Patterson

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James Brendan Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American author and philanthropist. Among his works are the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. His books have sold more than 300 million copies and he was the first person to sell 1 million e-books. On 6 July 2010, the Hachette Book Group announced that James Patterson (USA), creator of the Alex Cross and Women's Murder Club series of novels, was the first author to exceed one million sales in e-books, moving 1.14 million units of his books for devices like Kindle and the iPad. In 2016, Patterson topped Forbes's list of highest-paid authors for the third consecutive year, with an income of $95 million. His total income over a decade is estimated at $700 million.

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Book cover from The 17th Suspect (Womens Murder Club) by James Patterson
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The newest Women's Murder Club thriller--and instant #1 New York Times bestseller
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...
Book cover from The 18th Abduction (Womens Murder Club) by James Patterson
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The #1 bestselling female detective of the past 50 years is back.
Detective Lindsay Boxer and her husband Joe Molinari team up to protect San Francisco from an international war criminal in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller.

Three female schoolteachers go missing in San Francisco, and Detective Lindsay Boxer is on the case-which quickly escalates from missing person to murder.

Under pressure at work, Lindsay needs support at home. But her husband Joe is drawn into an...
Book cover from Triple Homicide: From the case files of Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Womens Murder Club by James Patterson
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JAMES PATTERSON'S GREATEST DETECTIVES TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME!

3 electrifying thrillers with Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women's Murder Club

DETECTIVE CROSS: An Alex Cross Story
An 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....

THE MEDICAL EXAMINER: A Women's Murder Club Story (with Maxine...
Book cover from Princess: A Private Novel by James Patterson
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A secret and the British crown make a murderous combination in this page-turning suspense novel in the #1 bestselling Private series.

Private, the best investigation unit in the world, has agents who are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth. No wonder the most influential men and women on the planet seek their help on a daily basis.

But there's only one client who can make its founder, Jack Morgan, drop...
Book cover from Murder in Paradise by James Patterson
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3 pulse-pounding stories from the world's #1 bestselling writer in one book!

THE LAWYER LIFEGUARD with Doug Allyn: Are you the lawyer who got blown up with his girlfriend? Defense lawyer Brian Lord survived the car bomb that killed his fianc?e. Out of work and out of his mind, he takes on a lifeguard job at the beach. But there's one wave he'll never see coming...

THE DOCTOR'S PLOT with Connor Hyde: Abi Brenner is the new medical examiner in the Napa Valley, a dream job in a...
Book cover from Target: Alex Cross by James Patterson
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TARGET: HEAD OF STATE

A leader has fallen, and the procession route from Capitol Hill to the White House is lined with hundreds of thousands of mourners. None feel the loss of a President more keenly than Alex Cross, who has devoted his life to the public good.

TARGET: UNITED STATES CABINET

A sniper's bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross's wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives, faces an ultimatum: solve the case, or lose the position for...
Book cover from Ambush (Michael Bennett) by James Patterson
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HIS ENEMIES KNOW WHERE TO FIND HIM...AND HIS FAMILY.

An anonymous tip about a crime in Upper Manhattan proves to be a setup. An officer is taken down--and, despite the attackers' efforts, it's not Michael Bennett.

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 with a flair for disguise.

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Book cover from Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
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Discover the #1 bestselling middle-grade comic that inspired a major motion picture: Children's Choice Award winner James Patterson has never been more hilarious and heartwarming.
Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he's got an ace plan for the best year ever: to break every rule in his school's oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class: 5,000 points! Running in the hallway: 10,000 points! Pulling the...
Book cover from Big Words for Little Geniuses by Susan Patterson
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There's no "gobbledygook" in this clever, New York Times bestselling picture book by James and Susan Patterson, with each letter of the alphabet providing a sophisticated word and definition for "Lilliputian" children to learn. Adults will appreciate the "juxtaposition" of young kids properly using impressive words that many grownups may not have heard of before! Includes a list of extra words in the back for further learning.
Delightfully whimsical artwork by artist Hsinping Pan brings...