Target: Alex Cross (Alex Cross Series #26)

Target: Alex Cross (Alex Cross Series #26)

by James Patterson

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Overview

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.

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 which she's worked her entire career. The Secret Service and the FBI deploy as well in the race to find the shooter. Alex is tasked by the new President to take a personal role with the FBI, leading an investigation unprecedented in scale and scope.

Alex has a horrible premonition: is the sniper's strike only the beginning of a larger attack on the nation? It isn't long before his fears explode into life, and the nation plunges into a full-blown Constitutional crisis. His ingenuity, his training, and his capacity for battle are tested beyond limits in the most far-reaching and urgently consequential case of his life. As the rule of law is shattered by chaos, and Alex fights to isolate a suspect, Alex's loyalty may be the biggest danger of all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538713761
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Series: Alex Cross Series
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 637
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

James Patterson is the world's bestselling author and most trusted storyteller. He has created many enduring fictional characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, and I Funny. Among his notable literary collaborations are The President Is Missing, with President Bill Clinton, and the Max Einstein series, produced in partnership with the Albert Einstein Estate. Patterson's writing career is characterized by a single mission: to prove that there is no such thing as a person who "doesn't like to read," only people who haven't found the right book. He's given over three million books to schoolkids and the military and more than seventy million dollars to support education, as well as endowed over five thousand college scholarships for teachers. The National Book Foundation recently presented Patterson with the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, and he is also the recipient of an Edgar Award and six Emmy Awards. He lives in Florida with his family.

Hometown:

Palm Beach, Florida

Date of Birth:

March 22, 1947

Place of Birth:

Newburgh, New York

Education:

B.A., Manhattan College, 1969; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971

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Target: Alex Cross 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 70 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great scary read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You did it again Mr Patterson. I couldn’t put this book down until I finished it. Wow what a ride! Can’t wait for your next one. Love the Alex Cross character.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Was very surprised at who did it. I enjoyed it very much.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
great+.+++Patterson+hasn%27t++lost+his+edge++
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This+book+is+every+bit+as+good++as+all+the+other+Alex+Cross+books++%0A%0AI+can+always+be+assured+of+a+good+read+when+it+comes+to+one+of+his+novels++
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If+you+like+the+Alex+cross+novels+plan+on+a+week+end+with+this+one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book so much
Anonymous 29 days ago
Read it! Surprise ending, a real page turner
Anonymous 5 months ago
Patterson does it again. I luv the Cross series
Anonymous 5 months ago
Very good, you have many twists and turns
Anonymous 6 months ago
Good read not a great read. Left 2 bad guys get away. Boreing in some places. Not as good as the other Cross novels. Clay
Anonymous 6 months ago
Can’t wait to find out who’s still trying to get Alex’s attention.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Best book in a long time. Couldn’t Put it down
Anonymous 8 months ago
The+book+was+good%2C+but+it+didn%27t+keep+my+interest+as+his+other+Alex+Cross+novels+have%2C+seemed+to+go+on+forever
Anonymous 8 months ago
book+is+awesome+as+always.+left+me+hanging%21%21%21+what%27s+the+title+of+the+book+following+this+one%3F%3F+I+don%27t+want+to+miss+it.+When+does+it+come+out%3F%3F%3F
Anonymous 8 months ago
Not my favorite
Anonymous 11 months ago
Great, fast moving story. Murder, conspiracy, crooked politician as well as patriot politicians, what more could you ask for? Plot give you pause for thought.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read. I started at 9 pm one evening fell asleep reading it woke up at 6:30 continued reading and finished it by 5:00 pm.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The+action+is+good.++I+could+hardly+put+this+book+down.+It+is+good+all+the+way+to+the+very+end%0A
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As+always%2C+thrilling+and+worth+the+wait%21+I+can%27t+wait+for+the+next+Alex+Cross+adventure.+%0A
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am angry that, once again, Patterson ends his book abruptly enticing the read to buy the next one After reviewing the next book (with Bill Clinton, I feel betrayed! Who is M and what happens next? I probably will never know! I do not want to write my own ending
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting plot and well written, as always.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Patterson+has+done+it+again..I+couldn%27t+put+this+one+down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Always, always a great book to read. Alex Cross stories are the best. Do not need to read what the story will be about. Just pick it up, buy it, start reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago