James Patterson - Author

About the Author

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the bestselling series of the past decade: the Women's Murder Club, the Alex Cross novels and Maximum Ride, and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand alone thrillers. He has won an Edgar award, the mystery world's highest honour. He lives in Florida with his wife and son, seen pictured here.

Best known for his thrillers he also writes for children and is passionate about encouraging children to develop a love of reading. In 2014 he donated £250,000 to help independent bookshops with a children’s section in the UK. Rafe from the Middle School series also features on the first ever children’s ‘Books are my Bag’ rucksack.

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Featured books by James Patterson

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

All-American Murder

All-American Murder

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/01/2018

Aaron Hernandez was a college football All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and a Super Bowl veteran. He was a star on the league-dominant New England Patriots, who extended his contract for a record $40 million. Hernandez's every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life - one that ended in a maximum-security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast? Hernandez was the best athlete Connecticut's Bristol Central High had ever produced. But by the time he arrived at University of Florida, he was already courting trouble. As his fame grew and he joined the NFL, trouble followed him. Between the summers of 2012 and 2013, Hernandez was linked to a series of violent incidents culminating in the death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro American football player who dated the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

The Black Book

The Black Book

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/12/2017

How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime? Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job - including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and an ambitious assistant district attorney. But somehow Billy survives - and is charged with double murder. Billy remembers nothing about the shooting. Retracing his steps to find proof of his innocence, he discovers the existence of a little black book that he suspects contains the truth that will either set him free, or confirm his worst fears...

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Bullseye

Bullseye

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can't afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.

Never Never

Never Never

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Detective Harriet Blue needs to get out of town, fast. With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harry's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback. Deep in the Western Australian desert, three young people have disappeared from the Bandya Mine. And it's Harry's job to track them down. But still reeling from events back home, and with a secretive new partner at her side, Harry's not sure who she can trust anymore. And, in this unforgiving land, she has no idea how close she is to a whole new kind of danger...

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/01/2017

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever.

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way - dangerous adversaries who won't accept challenges to tradition. Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything...including her life.

Private Paris

Private Paris

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/09/2016

When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from one of his most important clients asking Private to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. As Jack scours the city, several members of Paris's cultural elite are found dead - murdered in shocking, symbolic fashion - and the French police need Private's help.

15th Affair

15th Affair

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/08/2016

Murder House

Murder House

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/07/2016

As more bodies surface and Jenna Murphy is drawn deeper into the dark history of No. 7, she must risk her own life to expose the truth - before the Murder House claims another victim.

NYPD Red 4

NYPD Red 4

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/05/2016

A jewel heist. A murdered actress. A killer case for NYPD Red. In a city where crime never sleeps, NYPD Red is the elite task force called in when a case involves the rich, famous and connected. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald are the best of the best - brilliant and tireless investigators who will stop at nothing to catch a criminal, even if it means antagonising the same powerful people they're supposed to be helping. When a glitzy movie premiere is the scene of a shocking murder and high-stakes robbery, NYPD Red gets the call. In a hunt that takes Zach and Kylie from celebrity penthouses to the depths of Manhattan's criminal underworld, they have to find the cold-blooded killer - before he strikes again.

Alert

Alert

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2016

Every New Yorker's worst nightmare is about to become a reality. New York has seen more than its fair share of horrific attacks, but the city is about to be shaken in a way it never has before. After two devastating catastrophes in quick succession, everyone is on edge. Detective Michael Bennett is assigned to the case and given the near impossible task of hunting down the shadowy terror group responsible. With troubles at home to contend with, Bennett has never been more at risk, or more alone, fighting the chaos all around him. Then a shocking assassination makes it clear that these inexplicable events are just the prelude to the biggest threat of all. Now Bennett is racing against the clock to save his beloved city - before the most destructive force he has ever faced tears it apart.

Truth or Die

Truth or Die

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/02/2016

The truth will set you free - if it doesn't kill you first. New York attorney Trevor Mann's world shatters when he receives a phone call telling him his girlfriend has been shot dead in a mugging. But the circumstances point to something more calculated than a random attack. Claire was a New York Times journalist and Trevor is convinced she had unearthed a secret so shocking that she was murdered to keep it from coming to light. Chasing Claire's leads, Trevor will risk everything to discover what exactly she was killed for. It's time to find out the truth, or die.

Private Sydney

Private Sydney

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/01/2016

Even for Private Investigations, the world's top detective agency, it's tough to find a man who doesn't exist...Craig Gisto has promised Eliza Moss that his elite team at Private Sydney will investigate the disappearance of her father. After all, as CEO of a high-profile research company, Eric Moss shouldn't be difficult to find. Except it's not just the man who's gone missing. Despite the most advanced technology at their disposal, they find every trace of him has vanished too. And they aren't the only ones on the hunt. Powerful figures want Moss to stay 'lost', while others just as ruthlessly want him found. Meanwhile, a routine background check becomes a frantic race to find a stolen baby and catch a brutal killer - a killer Private may well have sent straight to the victim's door...

Hope to Die

Hope to Die

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/10/2015

Detective Alex Cross has lost everything and everyone he's ever cared about. His enemy, Thierry Mulch, is holding his family. Driven by feelings of hatred and revenge, Mulch is threatening to kill them all, and break Cross for ever. But Alex Cross is fighting back. In a race against time, he must defeat Mulch, and find his wife and children - no matter what it takes. The End-Game Has Begun.

14th Deadly Sin

14th Deadly Sin

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/08/2015

A new terror is sweeping the streets of San Francisco. And the killers look a lot like cops...As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates whether the perpetrators are brilliant impostors or police officers gone rogue, she receives a chilling warning to back off. On the other side of the city, an innocent woman is murdered in broad daylight in front of dozens of witnesses. But there are no clues and no apparent motive. With killers in disguise, a maniac murderer on the loose, and danger getting ever closer to Lindsay's door, could this be one case too many for the Women's Murder Club?

NYPD Red 3

NYPD Red 3

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/07/2015

A chilling conspiracy leads NYPD Red into extreme danger Hunter Alden Jr.has it all: a beautiful wife, a brilliant son and billions in the bank. But when his son goes missing and he discovers the severed head of his chauffeur, it's clear he's in danger of losing it all. The kidnapper knows a horrific secret that could change the world as we know it. A secret worth killing for. A secret worth dying for. New York's best detectives, Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald, are on the case. But by getting closer to the truth, Zach and Kylie are edging ever closer to the firing line...

Burn

Burn

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Detective Michael Bennett is coming home to New York. And a world of unimaginable evil awaits. Having brought an end to the vengeful mission of the ruthless crime lord who forced the Bennett family into hiding, Michael is finally back in New York City. However, Bennett is thrust straight back into a horrifying case: a witness claims to have seen a group of well-dressed men holding a sickeningly depraved and murderous gathering in a condemned building. The report reads like the product of an overactive imagination. But when a charred body is found in that very same building, the unbelievable claim becomes all too real...

Private Vegas

Private Vegas

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/04/2015

Showgirls. Millionaires. Murder. Jack Morgan, head of Private Investigations, the global PI agency of the rich and famous, is being pushed to the limit. His car has been firebombed, his ex is dating someone else, and his twin brother is still out to destroy him. But Private doesn't rest, and nor do its clients: not the LAPD who need Private's help catching two scumbags with diplomatic immunity, and not the client who has just confessed to murdering his wife. Add to that Jack's best friend being held on a trumped-up charge that could see him locked away for a very long time, and it seems like all bets are off...

Miracle at Augusta

Miracle at Augusta

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Travis McKinley is living the life he always dreamed of. He was an ordinary man living an ordinary life, until a miraculous twist of fate led to him become a golf pro at the age of fifty and win the USPGA Senior Open. But recently Travis' good fortunes have taken a turn for the worse, and his game is falling apart. Then, drunk in a bar one night, he gets into a brawl with a fellow golf pro which is captured on camara and broadcast across America. Travis is hauled in front of the USPGA and banned from the tour for the rest of the season. With his dream life suddenly snatched away from him, Travis is forced to access how things got this bad, and how a person who has been so focussed on his own selfish needs can rediscover what is truly important.

14th Deadly Sin

14th Deadly Sin

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/02/2015

Detective Lindsay Boxer and her three best friends are back and recovering from the events that pushed them all to the edge. After her near-death experience, Yuki is seeing her life from a new perspective and is considering a change in her law career. San Francisco Chronicle reporter Cindy has healed from her gunshot wound and has published a book on the infamous serial killers she helped to bring down. Lindsay is just happy that the gang are all still in one piece. But a new terror is sweeping the streets of San Francisco. A gang dressed as cops are ransacking the city, and leaving a string of dead bodies in their wake. Lindsay is on the case to track them down and needs to discover whether these killers could actually be police officers. Maybe even cops she already knows...

Invisible

Invisible

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/02/2015

Everyone thinks Emma Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emma has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her nightly recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Not even Emma's ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison 'Books' Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected. That is, until Emma finds a piece of evidence he can't afford to ignore. More murders are reported by the day - and they're all inexplicable. No motives, no murder weapons, no suspects. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes?

First Love

First Love

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/01/2015

When Axi Moore decides to take a road trip across the US, the only person she wants to go with her is her best friend Robinson - who she also happens to be secretly in love with. She's planned it all out, and all he has to do is say yes. Axi has had a tough life: her little sister died young, her mother walked out and her father turned to the bottle for comfort. Her parents escaped their grief in their own ways; this trip will be hers. But life doesn't always work out as you plan it, and there are some things you just can't run away from.

Private Vegas

Private Vegas

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds - especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative business. He gets to treat gorgeous, young women to five-star restaurants, splashy shows, and limo rides - and then he teaches them how to kill. Private owner Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, where his top investigation firm has its headquarters. But a hunt for two criminals leads him to the city of sin - and to a murder ring that is more seductively threatening than anything he's witnessed before.

Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club 13)

Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club 13)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/12/2014

When two dead bodies are found inside a wrecked car on the Golden Gate Bridge, Detective Lindsay Boxer doubts that it will be anything as simple as a traffic accident. The scene is more gruesome than anything she has seen before. It definitely wasn't the crash that killed these people. While Lindsay starts to piece this case together, she gets a call she wasn't expecting. Sightings of her ex-colleague-turned-ruthless-killer Mackie Morales have been reported. Wanted for three murders, Mackie has been in hiding since she escaped from custody. But now she's ready to return to San Francisco and pay a visit to some old friends.

Hope to Die (Alex Cross 22)

Hope to Die (Alex Cross 22)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross' family - his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children - have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher: What will Cross sacrifice to save the ones he loves? Widely praised by the greatest crime and thriller writers of our time, Cross My Heart set a jaw-dropping story in motion. Hope to Die propels Alex Cross' greatest challenge to its astonishing finish, proving why Jeffery Deaver says nobody does it better than James Patterson.

Cross My Heart (Alex Cross 21)

Cross My Heart (Alex Cross 21)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Alex Cross' whole world is crashing down around him. He has been hunted, stalked like prey, his predator priming himself for the kill. Cross has devoted his life to protecting others. Now he's unable to protect even those closest to him. As a police detective, he has made many enemies, but never like this. Everything he loves is being taken from him. Soon he will have nothing and no one left.

Burn (Michael Bennett 7)

Burn (Michael Bennett 7)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Detective Michael Bennett finally returns to New York City - and to the most unsettling, horrific case of his career. At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good. Back in the city that never sleeps, Bennett takes over a chaotic Outreach Squad in Harlem, where he receives an unusual call: a man claims to have seen a group of well-dressed men holding a bizarre party in a condemned building. With no clear crime or evidence, Bennett dismisses the report. But when a charred body is found in that very same building, he is forced to take the caller seriously - and is drawn into an underground criminal world of terrifying depravity.

NYPD Red 2

NYPD Red 2

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/08/2014

NYPD Red - the task force attacking the most extreme crimes in America's most extreme city -hunts a killer who is on an impossible mission. A vigilante serial killer is on the loose in New York City, tracking down and murdering people whose crimes have not been punished. The number of victims grows, and many New Yorkers secretly applaud the idea of justice won at any price. NYPD Red Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald are put on the case when a woman of vast wealth and even greater connections disappears. Zach and Kylie have to find what's really behind this murderer's rampage while political and personal secrets of the highest order hang in the balance. But Kylie has been acting strange recently - and Zach knows whatever she's hiding could threaten the biggest case of their careers.

Private India (Private 8)

Private India (Private 8)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2014

When Santosh Wagh isn't struggling out of a bottle of whisky he's head of Private India, the Mumbai branch of the world's finest PI agency. In a city of over thirteen million he has his work cut out at the best of times. But now someone is killing women - seemingly unconnected women murdered in a chilling ritual, with strange objects placed carefully at their death scenes. As Santosh and his team race to find the killer, an even greater danger faces Private India - a danger that could threaten the lives of thousands of innocent Mumbai citizens.

Invisible

Invisible

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Everyone thinks Emma Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emma has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her nightly recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Not even Emma's ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison 'Books' Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected. That is, until Emma finds a piece of evidence he can't afford to ignore. More murders are reported by the day - and they're all inexplicable. No motives, no murder weapons, no suspects. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes?

Second Honeymoon

Second Honeymoon

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/07/2014

FBI agent John O'Hara receives a call from a man desperate for his help. His son and daughter-in-law have been found murdered on their honeymoon in the Caribbean. The grieving father wants justice, and will pay O'Hara handsomely to hunt down the killer. Federal agents aren't allowed to moonlight, but O'Hara is on suspension and battling some serious demons. He takes on the case, but as O'Hara delves deeper, a past he thought was dead and buried soon comes back to haunt him.

NYPD Red 2

NYPD Red 2

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2014

NYPD Red - the task force attacking the most extreme crimes in America's most extreme city -hunts a killer who is on an impossible mission. A vigilante serial killer is on the loose in New York City, tracking down and murdering people whose crimes have not been punished. The number of victims grows, and many New Yorkers secretly applaud the idea of justice won at any price. NYPD Red Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald are put on the case when a woman of vast wealth and even greater connections disappears. Zach and Kylie have to find what's really behind this murderer's rampage while political and personal secrets of the highest order hang in the balance. But Kylie has been acting strange recently - and Zach knows whatever she's hiding could threaten the biggest case of their careers.

Private LA (Private 7)

Private LA (Private 7)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/05/2014

Jack Morgan is having a bad week. His twin brother is up on a murder charge and determined to frame him for the crime, and one of Jack's clients has just called to report the burnt bodies of four surfers on his beach. But what seems like a random mugging gone wrong soon reveals something far worse - a killer calling themselves No Prisoners is holding the city to ransom. And there's more bad news: Hollywood's golden couple, Thom and Jennifer Harlow, have been kidnapped, along with their adopted children. It looks like the whole world is about to discover whether Private are really as good as they say they are.

Gone (Michael Bennett 6)

Gone (Michael Bennett 6)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/04/2014

Forced into hiding from a mass murderer seeking vengeance, Detective Michael Bennett must decide whether to stay and protect his family, or hunt down the man who is hunting them. When Bennett arrested Manuel Perrine, he thought he had brought an end to the drug cartel boss' reign of terror and would get justice for the murder of his best friend. But then, during the trial, Perrine escaped. In a bloody shoot-out, Bennett killed Perrine's wife. Now he wants nothing more than to make Bennett suffer, to make him pay. The whole family are moved to a safe-house in California. But as Perrine's attacks on US soil become more vicious and more daring, it's clear there is a war coming. No one, anywhere, is safe.

Mistress

Mistress

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/03/2014

How well can you ever really know someone? As Ben Casper watches his best friend plummet from her sixth-floor apartment balcony, he realises his life is about to change. Diana had no reason to kill herself, she had to have been pushed. Diana worked for the CIA, so the investigation into her death is kept tightly under wraps. But Ben is a political journalist, and can feel that something isn't right. Ben starts investigating for himself and soon discovers Diana was leading a double life he knew nothing about. But when more people involved die in questionable circumstances, it's clear that someone doesn't want the truth to be uncovered. And unless Ben drops his investigation, he could be next.

Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club 13)

Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club 13)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2014

When two dead bodies are found inside a wrecked car on the Golden Gate Bridge, Detective Lindsay Boxer doubts that it will be anything as simple as a traffic accident. The scene is more gruesome than anything she has seen before. It definitely wasn't the crash that killed these people. While Lindsay starts to piece this case together, she gets a call she wasn't expecting. Sightings of her ex-colleague-turned-ruthless-killer Mackie Morales have been reported. Wanted for three murders, Mackie has been in hiding since she escaped from custody. But now she's ready to return to San Francisco and pay a visit to some old friends.

First Love

First Love

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2014

When Axi Moore decides to take a road trip across the US, the only person she wants to go with her is her best friend Robinson - who she also happens to be secretly in love with. She's planned it all out, and all he has to do is say yes. Axi has had a tough life: her little sister died young, her mother walked out and her father turned to the bottle for comfort. Her parents escaped their grief in their own ways; this trip will be hers. But life doesn't always work out as you plan it, and there are some things you just can't run away from.

Alex Cross, Run

Alex Cross, Run

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Three killers are on the rampage in the capital and dead bodies are piling up almost as fast as the police can count them. Alex Cross is in charge of all three investigations and has never been under more pressure. But with a crisis at home that threatens to tear his family apart, Alex's attention is divided. While Cross tracks the killers, he doesn't notice that someone is tracking him. Can Alex unravel the cases and find the killers in time? Or will he be the next dead body on the list?

Private LA (Private 7)

Private LA (Private 7)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Jack Morgan investigates the disappearance of the biggest superstar couple in Hollywood. Thom and Jennifer Harlow are the perfect couple, with three perfect children. They may be two of the biggest movie stars in the world, but they're also great parents, philanthropists and just all-round good people. When they disappear without a word from their ranch, facts are hard to find. They live behind such a high wall of security and image control that even world-renowned investigator Jack Morgan can't get to the truth. But as Jack keeps probing, secrets sprout thick and fast - and the world's golden couple may emerge as hiding behind a world of desperation and deception that the wildest reality show couldn't begin to unveil. Murder is only the opening scene.

12th of Never (Women's Murder Club 12)

12th of Never (Women's Murder Club 12)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/12/2013

A baby on the way and two killers on the loose. Will Detective Lindsay Boxer be pushed to breaking point? An eccentric professor walks into Lindsay's homicide department to report a murder that hasn't yet happened. A convicted serial killer wakes from a two-year coma. He says he's ready to tell where the bodies are buried, but does he have a much more sinister plan in mind? Lindsay doesn't have much time to stop a terrifying future from unfolding. But all the crimes in the world seem like nothing when she is suddenly faced with the possibility of the most devastating loss of her life.

Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/11/2013

It's Christmas Eve in Washington DC, Detective Alex Cross is at home with his family decorating the tree and enjoying a Cross family tradition, a big bowl of egg nog, when he receives a phone call that causes the festivities to be put on hold. Across town in a mansion house, Henry Fowler, a hard-nosed corporate lawyer turned small-time drug hustler, is holding his children, his ex-wife, her new husband and a neighbour at gun point. High on crystal meth and heavily armed, Fowler is refusing to speak with the negotiator. As an expert in hostage situations, Alex has been called in to try and save a potential massacre. But with Fowler crazed and irrational, will Alex be able to save the lives of these hostages, as well as coming out alive himself? At the same time, international terrorist Hala al Dossari has been planning a devastating attack to strike at the heart of the Western world on the most important day of the year - Christmas Day.

Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Alex Cross' whole world is crashing down around him. He has been hunted, stalked like prey, his predator priming himself for the kill. Cross has devoted his life to protecting others. Now he's unable to protect even those closest to him. As a police detective, he has made many enemies, but never like this. Everything he loves is being taken from him. Soon he will have nothing and no one left.

Private Berlin (Private 5)

Private Berlin (Private 5)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/09/2013

A history lesson they'll never forget. And neither will you. Mattie Engel is one of the rising stars at Private Berlin, and believes she's seen the worst of people in her previous life with the Berlin police force. That is until Chris, her colleague - and until recently, her fiance - is found dead, brutally murdered in an old slaughterhouse outside the city. The slaughterhouse is filled with bodies. But just as Private begin their investigations, the building explodes, wiping out all evidence of the crimes, and nearly killing Mattie and her team. Mattie soon realises that a masked killer is picking off Chris' childhood friends, one by one, and destroying the trail. But who wants the past buried so badly? What is the truth about that slaughterhouse? And will Mattie become the killer's next victim?

Gone (Michael Bennett 6)

Gone (Michael Bennett 6)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2013

Forced into hiding from a mass murderer seeking vengeance, Detective Michael Bennett must decide whether to stay and protect his family, or hunt down the man who is hunting them. When Bennett arrested Manuel Perrine, he thought he had brought an end to the drug cartel boss' reign of terror and would get justice for the murder of his best friend. But then, during the trial, Perrine escaped. In a bloody shoot-out, Bennett killed Perrine's wife. Now he wants nothing more than to make Bennett suffer, to make him pay. The whole family are moved to a safe-house in California. But as Perrine's attacks on US soil become more vicious and more daring, it's clear there is a war coming. No one, anywhere, is safe.

Mistress

Mistress

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2013

How well can you ever really know someone? As Ben Casper watches his best friend plummet from her sixth-floor apartment balcony, he realises his life is about to change. Diana had no reason to kill herself, she had to have been pushed. Diana worked for the CIA, so the investigation into her death is kept tightly under wraps. But Ben is a political journalist, and can feel that something isn't right. Ben starts investigating for himself and soon discovers Diana was leading a double life he knew nothing about. But when more people involved die in questionable circumstances, it's clear that someone doesn't want the truth to be uncovered. And unless Ben drops his investigation, he could be next.

Guilty Wives

Guilty Wives

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2013

Sitting in a dark, dank prison cell in Paris, serving a life sentence for murder, Abbie Elliot tries to piece together the story of how she came to be here. It all happened in Monte Carlo, where she was having the holiday of a lifetime with her three best friends away from their stifling lives, and husbands. Abbie remembers casinos, nightclubs, champagne and private yachts. The next thing she can remember is a swarm of police storming the yacht and arresting her and her friends. Abbie has been set up, she knows it. But now she must find out who would do this to her, and why. Or she will spend the rest of her life rotting in that cell.

NYPD Red

NYPD Red

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/05/2013

Every cop wants to be part of NYPD Red. It is the elite team in New York's police department, handling the cases involving the most important and high-profile individuals in the city. It's Detective Zach Jordan's dream job, but he's about to step into a nightmare. In the middle of a New York film festival, a maniac begins a very public and very brutal killing spree targeting Hollywood's biggest stars. Zach is assigned a new partner, Detective Kylie MacDonald, who is also his ex-girlfriend. But they'll need to put their history aside to have a chance of stopping this homicidal psychopath before he brings New York City to its knees.

Zoo

Zoo

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/04/2013

All over the world, brutal animal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the impending violence becomes terrifyingly clear. With the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide.

11th Hour (Women's Murder Club 11)

11th Hour (Women's Murder Club 11)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/2013

Is one of Detective Lindsay Boxer's colleagues a vicious killer? She won't know until the 11th hour. A notorious drug dealer is gunned down using a weapon taken from the evidence locker in Lindsay's own department! Lindsay must investigate her closest colleagues. But who can she trust? And is she placing herself, and her unborn baby, in a deadly situation?

Private: No. 1 Suspect

Private: No. 1 Suspect

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2013

Since former US Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most successful detective agency. But when his former lover is found murdered in Jack's bed, Jack is instantly the number one suspect. With his team stretched to breaking point and Jack fighting for his life, he finds himself strong-armed by the mob into recovering $30 million in stolen pharmaceuticals, and Jack realises he is facing his most powerful enemies ever.

Kill Me If You Can

Kill Me If You Can

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/01/2013

Matthew Bannon, a poor art student living in New York City, finds a leather bag filled with diamonds during a chaotic attack at Grand Central Station. Plans for a worry-free life with his gorgeous girlfriend Katherine fill his thoughts - until he realises that he is being hunted, and that whoever is after him won't stop until they have reclaimed the diamonds and exacted maximum revenge. Trailing him is the Ghost, the world's greatest assassin, who has just pulled off his most high-profile hit: killing Walter Zelvas, a top member of the international Diamond Syndicate. There's only one small problem: the diamonds he was supposed to retrieve from Zelvas are missing. Now, the Ghost is on Bannon's trail - but so is a rival assassin who would like nothing more than to make the Ghost disappear forever.

Private Berlin (Private 5)

Private Berlin (Private 5)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/01/2013

A history lesson they'll never forget and neither will you. Mattie Engel is one of the rising stars at Private Berlin, and believes she's seen the worst of people in her previous life with the Berlin police force. That is until Chris, her colleague - and until recently, her fiance - is found dead, brutally murdered in an old slaughterhouse outside the city. The slaughterhouse is filled with bodies. But just as Private begin their investigations, the building explodes, wiping out all evidence of the crimes, and nearly killing Mattie and her team. Mattie soon realises that a masked killer is picking off Chris's childhood friends, one by one, and destroying the trail. But who wants the past buried so badly? What is the truth about that slaughterhouse? And will Mattie become the killer's next victim?

I, Michael Bennett (Michael Bennett 5)

I, Michael Bennett (Michael Bennett 5)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/10/2012

Detective Michael Bennett arrests infamous South American crime lord Manuel Perrine in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain terror down upon New York City - and to get revenge on Michael Bennett. Perrine's men create chaos: police officers are shot, judges murdered. As Bennett is engulfed in the struggle against this widening organised violence, he realises that not only is he being targetted, the lives of everyone he loves are under threat.

Now You See Her

Now You See Her

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2012

A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York - including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. Nina's secret life began eighteen years ago. She had a carefree existence in Key West, a handsome police-officer husband, and a baby on the way. But Nina's world is shattered when she unearths a terrible secret that causes her to run for her life and change her identity. Now, years later, when an innocent man is framed for murder, Nina knows she must return to Florida and confront the murderous evil she fled.

Private Games

Private Games

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/07/2012

July 2012: The Games have arrived in London and the stage is set for one of the greatest ever showcases of sporting excellence. When Sir Denton Marshall, a key member of the London Olympic organising committee, is found brutally murdered, Peter Knight, head of Private London, is called to the scene. Private are working with the organising committee on security for the Games, so Denton Marshall was a valuable client. But there is a more personal link: Denton was also the fiance of Knight's mother. Knight is devastated by Denton's murder, but it soon becomes clear that this is no isolated incident. The killer is targeting the Games itself, and the lives of everyone involved are under threat.

Don't Blink

Don't Blink

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/10/2011

Run For Your Life

Run For Your Life

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/12/2009

A man who calls himself 'the Teacher' is devising a meticulous plan. Cold-hearted and cunning, it is time for everyone to learn his name as he teaches New York a lesson it will never forget. Intent on exacting revenge and causing mass hysteria, he embarks on the worst killing spree the city has ever seen. The whole New York Police Department is tested to its limits; none more so than Detective Michael Bennett as the Teacher leads him on a terrifying chase that brings danger perilously close to home.

Other books by James Patterson

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

The bestselling 17th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A KILLER WITH A PLAN Detective Lindsay Boxer is on the case of a series of shootings of the homeless in San Francisco, where the killer is methodical yet unpredictable. An encounter with a confidential informer leads her to disturbing conclusions - something has gone very wrong inside the police department itself. A DETECTIVE IN TOO DEEP The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and Lindsay's friends in the Women's Murder Club are concerned that she's taking the crimes too much to heart. A PATH TO DANGER But with lives on the line, Lindsay can't stop herself from following the case into ever more terrifying terrain - even though the killer could cost her everything... HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

A killer who chooses victims personally gets too close to Sergeant Lindsay Boxer in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in 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 her in dangerous ways. Lindsay's friends and confidantes in the Women's Murder Club warn her against taking the crimes too much to heart. But with lives at stake, the detective can't stop herself from following the case into ever more terrifying terrain. A decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend, Lindsay is confronting a killer who is determined to undermine it all.

Juror No. 3

Juror No. 3

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Ruby Bozarth, a newcomer to Rosedale, Mississippi, is also fresh to the Mississippi Bar - and to the docket of Circuit Judge Baylor, who taps Ruby as defense counsel in a racially charged felony. The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury, and she is determined to build a defense that will stick. Ruby never belonged to the country-club set, but once she nearly married into it. As news breaks of a second murder, Ruby's ex-fiance, Lee Greene, shows up on her doorstep - a Southern gentleman in need of a saviour. As lurid, intertwining investigations unfold, no one in Rosedale can be trusted, especially the twelve men and women impaneled on the jury. They may be hiding the biggest secret of all.

Unbelievably Boring Bart

Unbelievably Boring Bart

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Invisible creatures attacking the school, and 12-year-old Bartholomew Bean is the only one who can stop them! Okay, so maybe Bart is only a hero in the video game app he created. But if he reveals his identity as the genius behind the game, he'll become the most popular kid in school! Or he could secretly use the game to get back at his bullies... Press Button A: Reveal Press Button B: Revenge Which would you choose?

Juror No. 3

Juror No. 3

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Ruby Bozarth, a newcomer to Rosedale, Mississippi, is also fresh to the Mississippi Bar - and to the docket of Circuit Judge Baylor, who taps Ruby as defense counsel in a racially charged felony. The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury, and she is determined to build a defense that will stick. Ruby never belonged to the country-club set, but once she nearly married into it. As news breaks of a second murder, Ruby's ex-fiance, Lee Greene, shows up on her doorstep - a Southern gentleman in need of a saviour. As lurid, intertwining investigations unfold, no one in Rosedale can be trusted, especially the twelve men and women impaneled on the jury. They may be hiding the biggest secret of all.

NYPD Red 5

NYPD Red 5

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2018

The one who knows the secrets is the one who holds the power. The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor is present, along with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security. The night is shattered as a fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism - or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. The crimes keep escalating, and the perpetrators may be among the A-list New Yorkers NYPD Red was formed to protect. Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he masterfully plays out his vendetta - and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

NYPD Red 5

NYPD Red 5

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2018

The one who knows the secrets is the one who holds the power. The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor is present, along with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security. The night is shattered as a fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism - or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. The crimes keep escalating, and the perpetrators may be among the A-list New Yorkers NYPD Red was formed to protect. Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he masterfully plays out his vendetta - and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

Not So Normal Norbert

Not So Normal Norbert

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/08/2018

Norbert Riddle lives in the United State of Earth, where normal means following the rules, never standing out, and being exactly the same as everyone else, down to the plain gray jumpsuits he wears everyday. He's been normal his whole life--until a moment of temporary hilarity when he does a funny impression of their dictator, Loving Leader...and gets caught! Now, Norbert's been arrested and banished to planet Zorquat 3 in the Orion Nebula, where kids who defy the rules roam free in the Astronuts camp. Norbert has been taught his whole life that different is wrong, but everyone at Astronuts is crazy, creative, and insane! Norbert wants nothing more than to go back to earth where things are awful but at least they're familiar. But he soon realizes that being different could be better--and maybe the crazy farm is exactly where he belongs after all.

Not So Normal Norbert

Not So Normal Norbert

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/08/2018

Norbert Riddle lives in the United State of Earth, where normal means following the rules, never standing out, and being exactly the same as everyone else, down to the plain gray jumpsuits he wears everyday. He's been normal his whole life--until a moment of temporary hilarity when he does a funny impression of their dictator, Loving Leader...and gets caught! Now, Norbert's been arrested and banished to planet Zorquat 3 in the Orion Nebula, where kids who defy the rules roam free in the Astronuts camp. Norbert has been taught his whole life that different is wrong, but everyone at Astronuts is crazy, creative, and insane! Norbert wants nothing more than to go back to earth where things are awful but at least they're familiar. But he soon realizes that being different could be better--and maybe the crazy farm is exactly where he belongs after all.

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/07/2018

The 25th novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series Detective Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law. Until now. Charged with murdering followers of his old nemesis Gary Soneji, Alex Cross becomes the poster child for trigger-happy cops. He knows it was self-defence. Will the jury agree? Suspended from the police and fighting for his freedom, even Cross's own family begin to doubt his innocence as shocking evidence mounts. With everything on the line, Cross must go it alone. He's the only one who knows that there's a real murderer watching from the shadows, one Cross must stop - even if it means he can't save himself...

Liar Liar (Harriet Blue 3)

Liar Liar (Harriet Blue 3)

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/07/2018

Detective Harriet Blue is clear about two things. Regan Banks deserves to die. And she'll be the one to pull the trigger. But Regan - the vicious serial killer responsible for destroying her brother's life - has gone to ground. Suddenly, her phone rings. It's him. Regan. `Catch me if you can,' he tells her. Harriet needs to find this killing machine fast, even if the cost is her own life. So she follows him down the Australian south coast with only one thing on her mind. Revenge is coming - and its name is Harriet Blue ...

Liar Liar (Harriet Blue 3)

Liar Liar (Harriet Blue 3)

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/07/2018

Detective Harriet Blue is clear about two things. Regan Banks deserves to die. And she'll be the one to pull the trigger. But Regan - the vicious serial killer responsible for destroying her brother's life - has gone to ground. Suddenly, her phone rings. It's him. Regan. `Catch me if you can,' he tells her. Harriet needs to find this killing machine fast, even if the cost is her own life. So she follows him down the Australian south coast with only one thing on her mind. Revenge is coming - and its name is Harriet Blue ...

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/07/2018

'It is told with a ferocious power and emotion that is quite impossible to ignore' Daily Mail 'Fast-paced and action-packed' i paper The charges: explosive Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defence. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shocking As Cross fights for his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family, how can he hope to persuade a jury? Although he has everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal... even if he can't save himself.

Middle School: From Hero to Zero (Middle School 10)

Middle School: From Hero to Zero (Middle School 10)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/07/2018

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 Village 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 extraordinaire! Then Rafe is forced to work on a class project side by side with his crush Jeanne Galletta and her too-perfect boyfriend, which might be even more torturous than rooming with Miller. And it's no surprise that Rafe's bad luck follows him across the pond, putting him in one crazy situation after another - all under the watchful eye of his bad-tempered principal. Out of all of his adventures, this trip could prove to be Rafe's most embarrassing yet, undoing everything good he has going for him back home!

Murder in Paradise

Murder in Paradise

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2018

From the world's bestselling thriller writer - three pulse-pounding stories in one book! THE LAWYER LIFEGUARD with Doug Allyn: Defense lawyer Brian Lord survived the car bomb that killed his fiancee. 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 dream location. But her fairy tale will take a terrifying turn when she uncovers a series of murders - with one sinister thing in common. THE SHUT-IN with Duane Swierczynski: Confined to a studio apartment, Tricia Celano watches the outside world through a flying drone. But when her high-tech toy records a vicious murder, she's determined to track down the killer - a killer who knows she's being watched.

Maximum Ride: Manga Volume 10

Maximum Ride: Manga Volume 10

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Maximum Ride and the other members of the Flock have barely recovered from their last arctic adventure when they are confronted by the most frightening catastrophe yet. Millions of fish are dying off the coast of Hawaii and someone - or something - is destroying hundreds of ships. Unable to discover the cause, the government enlists the Flock to help them get to the bottom of the disaster before it's too late. While Max and her team are exploring the depths of the ocean, their every move is being carefully tracked by Mr. Chu - a criminal mastermind with his own plans for the Flock. Can they protect themselves from Mr. Chu's army of mercenaries and save the ocean from utter destruction?

Haunted (Michael Bennett 10)

Haunted (Michael Bennett 10)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/05/2018

You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can't take the cop out of Michael Bennett. Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic small town in the beautiful Maine woods. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community. Kids are disappearing with no explanation - until several bodies turn up in the woods. Far from the city streets he knows so well, Bennett is fighting to protect a town, the law, and the family that he loves above all else.

Private Princess (Private 14)

Private Princess (Private 14)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 09/05/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Private Princess by James Patterson, read by Colin Mace. Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse... When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency is invited 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 royal, has gone missing. She must be found before the media become aware of it. Morgan knows there is more to this case than he is being told. But what is the Princess hiding?

The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (I Funny 6)

The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (I Funny 6)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Everybody's favourite kid comic, Jamie Grimm, is out to conquer the world - with laughter, of course! Comedian Jamie Grimm can't help feeling like he's reached the top - he has his own smash hit TV show and he's won a national funny-kid competition. But now he's taking his fame and fortune to international levels by competing in the upcoming world kid comic contest! Will Jamie prove that he's the funniest kid on earth - or does he stand (or sit!) to lose his crown?

The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (I Funny 6)

The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (I Funny 6)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Everybody's favourite kid comic, Jamie Grimm, is out to conquer the world - with laughter, of course! Comedian Jamie Grimm can't help feeling like he's reached the top - he has his own smash hit TV show and he's won a national funny-kid competition. But now he's taking his fame and fortune to international levels by competing in the upcoming world kid comic contest! Will Jamie prove that he's the funniest kid on earth - or does he stand (or sit!) to lose his crown?

Private Princess (Private 14)

Private Princess (Private 14)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse... When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency is invited 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 royal, has gone missing. She must be found before the media become aware of it. Morgan knows there is more to this case than he is being told. But what is the Princess hiding?

Laugh Out Loud

Laugh Out Loud

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/04/2018

Jimmy loves reading so much that he's inspired to start a book company for kids - run by kids. It's a big dream for a twelve-year-old boy - some would even say it's laugh-out-loud ridiculous! But that doesn't stop Jimmy from dreaming even bigger! His company will be as imaginative and fun as Willy Wonka's chocolate factory... with a Ferris wheel instead of an elevator, a bowling alley in the break room, and a river filled with floating books! He just has to believe in himself and his idea. And maybe win the Lottery. In this hilarious story filled with clever references to children's book favourites, James Patterson shows young readers that anything can be achieved if you believe in yourself no matter what!

Humans, Bow Down

Humans, Bow Down

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/04/2018

In a world run by machines, humans are an endangered species. The Great War is over. The robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices: they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created, or be banished to the Reserve - a desolate and hopeless slum camp. Now, following the orders of their soulless leader, the robots are planning to finish what the Great War started and conquer humanity's last refuge. Six, whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a young woman with nothing left to lose. Escaping the Reserve with her friend Dubs, Six knows she must find a way to stop the robots, before they wipe humans off the face of the earth.

Humans, Bow Down

Humans, Bow Down

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/04/2018

In a world run by machines, humans are an endangered species. The Great War is over. The robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices: they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created, or be banished to the Reserve - a desolate and hopeless slum camp. Now, following the orders of their soulless leader, the robots are planning to finish what the Great War started and conquer humanity's last refuge. Six, whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a young woman with nothing left to lose. Escaping the Reserve with her friend Dubs, Six knows she must find a way to stop the robots, before they wipe humans off the face of the earth.

Texas Ranger

Texas Ranger

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/04/2018

Officer Rory Yates is called home to settle deadly scores. Rory Yates's skill and commitment to the badge have seen him rise through the ranks in the Texas Ranger division, but it came at a cost - his marriage. When he receives a worrying phone call from his ex-wife, Anne, Rory speeds to what used to be their marital home. He arrives to a horrifying crime scene and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in Anne's murder. Rory's only choice is to find the killer himself. He risks his job, his pride, his reputation among everyone he loves to pursue the truth. Yates follows the Ranger creed - never to surrender. That code just might bring him out alive.

Texas Ranger

Texas Ranger

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

Officer Rory Yates is called home to settle deadly scores. Rory Yates's skill and commitment to the badge have seen him rise through the ranks in the Texas Ranger division, but it came at a cost - his marriage. When he receives a worrying phone call from his ex-wife, Anne, Rory speeds to what used to be their marital home. He arrives to a horrifying crime scene and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in Anne's murder. Rory's only choice is to find the killer himself. He risks his job, his pride, his reputation among everyone he loves to pursue the truth. Yates follows the Ranger creed - never to surrender. That code just might bring him out alive.

Crazy House

Crazy House

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2018

There were no charges. There was no trial. There will be no escape. Becca Greenfield, 17, disappeared one morning on her way to school. Her whole town, including her twin sister Cassie, is desperately searching for her. They won't find her. Becca's being held prisoner in the maximum-security crazy house, where she's on Death Row with other kids her age. And she's completely innocent. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut her mouth... but she's never been very good at either. Her sister Cassie was always the perfect twin. Becca's only hope is that her twin sister will find her. That perfect little Cassie will stop following the rules and start breaking them, before it's too late. Because her jailers made a mistake that could get them both killed: They took the wrong twin.

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

It's not easy being a good detective - when your brother's a serial killer. Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. Except she's now been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley (population 75), where a diary found on the roadside outlines a shocking plan - the massacre of the entire town. And the first death, shortly after Harry's arrival, suggests the clock is already ticking. Meanwhile, back in Sydney, a young woman holds the key to crack Sam's case wide open. If only she could escape the madman holding her hostage . . .

NYPD Red 5

NYPD Red 5

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/03/2018

The one who knows the secrets is the one who holds the power. The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor is present, along with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security. The night is shattered as a fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism - or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. The crimes keep escalating, and the perpetrators may be among the A-list New Yorkers NYPD Red was formed to protect. Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he masterfully plays out his vendetta - and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

NYPD Red 5

NYPD Red 5

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 22/03/2018

The one who knows the secrets is the one who holds the power. The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor is present, along with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security. The night is shattered as a fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism - or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. The crimes keep escalating, and the perpetrators may be among the A-list New Yorkers NYPD Red was formed to protect. Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he masterfully plays out his vendetta - and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer - but her parents have other plans for her. Jacky reluctantly signs up for a summer job in her resort town of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, where tourists come to enjoy the beach and fun carnival atmosphere. Now she has serious responsibilities like her job and babysitting her younger sisters, but Jacky longs to perform in the summer stock performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Can she handle all of her important commitments and still have fun with her friends - or will she learn that juggling isn't one of her many talents?

NYPD Red 5

NYPD Red 5

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

The one who knows the secrets is the one who holds the power. The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor is present, along with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security. The night is shattered as a fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism - or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. The crimes keep escalating, and the perpetrators may be among the A-list New Yorkers NYPD Red was formed to protect. Zach and Kylie track a shadowy killer as he masterfully plays out his vendetta - and threatens to take down NYPD Red in the bargain.

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Two from the Heart

Two from the Heart

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/03/2018

From the bestselling author of Sundays at Tiffany's, two heart-warming tales about the power of a good story to open our eyes to life's possibilities. Anne McWilliams has lost everything. After her marriage falls apart and a hurricane destroys her home she realises that her life has fallen out of focus. So she takes to the road to ask long lost friends and strangers a simple question: 'What's your best story?' Can the funny, tragic, inspirational tales she hears on her journey help Anne see what she's been missing? Tyler Bron seemingly has it all - a successful company and more money than he knows how to spend. But he has no life. So he hires a struggling novelist to write one for him. There are no limits to the fictional world that Bron's money can transform into a reality, and he soon becomes the protagonist of a love story beyond his wildest imagination. But will Tyler Bron be able to write the happy ending himself?

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 03/03/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of 17th Suspect by James Patterson, read by January LaVoy. 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 confidantes in the Women's Murder Club warn Lindsay against taking the crimes too much to heart. With lives at stake, the detective can't help but follow the case into ever more terrifying terrain. A decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal friend, Lindsay's unwavering integrity has never failed her. But now she is confronting a killer who is determined to undermine it all.

Two from the Heart

Two from the Heart

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/02/2018

From the bestselling author of Sundays at Tiffany's, two heart-warming tales about the power of a good story to open our eyes to life's possibilities. Anne McWilliams has lost everything. After her marriage falls apart and a hurricane destroys her home she realises that her life has fallen out of focus. So she takes to the road to ask long lost friends and strangers a simple question: 'What's your best story?' Can the funny, tragic, inspirational tales she hears on her journey help Anne see what she's been missing? Tyler Bron seemingly has it all - a successful company and more money than he knows how to spend. But he has no life. So he hires a struggling novelist to write one for him. There are no limits to the fictional world that Bron's money can transform into a reality, and he soon becomes the protagonist of a love story beyond his wildest imagination. But will Tyler Bron be able to write the happy ending himself?

Home Sweet Murder (Murder Is Forever: Volume 2)

Home Sweet Murder (Murder Is Forever: Volume 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Two true-crime cases from the hit TV series Murder is Forever HOME SWEET MURDER: Lawyer Leo Fisher and his wife Sue are enjoying a quiet Sunday dinner at home. Until a man in a suit rings at their front door claiming to be an SEC agent. By the end of the evening, two people will be shot, stabbed and tortured. And two others will fare worse . . . MURDER ON THE RUN: The middle-aged housekeeper found dead with a knife in her throat was bad. But the little boy was worse. After a bloody double homicide that puts Omaha, Nebraska, on the map, Detective Derek Mois promises the boy's parents he will catch the killer, no matter how long or far he runs . . .

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/02/2018

The bestselling 17th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A KILLER WITH A PLAN Detective Lindsay Boxer is on the case of a series of shootings of the homeless in San Francisco, where the killer is methodical yet unpredictable. An encounter with a confidential informer leads her to disturbing conclusions - something has gone very wrong inside the police department itself. A DETECTIVE IN TOO DEEP The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and Lindsay's friends in the Women's Murder Club are concerned that she's taking the crimes too much to heart. A PATH TO DANGER But with lives on the line, Lindsay can't stop herself from following the case into ever more terrifying terrain - even though the killer could cost her everything... HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club 17)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/02/2018

The bestselling 17th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A KILLER WITH A PLAN Detective Lindsay Boxer is on the case of a series of shootings of the homeless in San Francisco, where the killer is methodical yet unpredictable. An encounter with a confidential informer leads her to disturbing conclusions - something has gone very wrong inside the police department itself. A DETECTIVE IN TOO DEEP The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and Lindsay's friends in the Women's Murder Club are concerned that she's taking the crimes too much to heart. A PATH TO DANGER But with lives on the line, Lindsay can't stop herself from following the case into ever more terrifying terrain - even though the killer could cost her everything... HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?

Middle School: Escape to Australia (Middle School 9)

Middle School: Escape to Australia (Middle School 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. Rafe isn't exactly considered a winner in Hills Village Middle School to say the least, but everything's about to change: he's won a school-wide art competition, and the fabulous prize is getting to jet-set off to Australia for a whirlwind adventure! But Rafe soon finds that living in the Land Down Under is harder than he could've ever imagined; his host-siblings are anything but welcoming, the burning temperatures are torturous, and poisonous critters are ready to sting or eat him at every step. So with the help of some new misfit friends, Rafe sets out to show everyone what he does best: create utter mayhem! Previously published as Middle School: Rafe's Aussie Adventure

The Store

The Store

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

The Store doesn't just want your money - it wants your soul. Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn't even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not Jacob and Megan Brandeis. New York writers whose livelihood is on the brink of extinction, Jacob and Megan are going undercover to dig up The Store's secrets in a book that could change the entire American way of life. But after a series of unsettling discoveries, Jacob and Megan's worst fears about The Store seem like just the beginning. Harbouring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to escape The Store's watchful eye and publish his expose - before the truth dies with him.

The Store

The Store

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

The Store doesn't just want your money - it wants your soul. Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn't even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not Jacob and Megan Brandeis. New York writers whose livelihood is on the brink of extinction, Jacob and Megan are going undercover to dig up The Store's secrets in a book that could change the entire American way of life. But after a series of unsettling discoveries, Jacob and Megan's worst fears about The Store seem like just the beginning. Harbouring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to escape The Store's watchful eye and publish his expose - before the truth dies with him.

Murder Beyond the Grave (Murder Is Forever: Volume 3)

Murder Beyond the Grave (Murder Is Forever: Volume 3)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/02/2018

Two true-crime cases from the hit TV series Murder is Forever MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE: Stephen Small has it all - a Ferrari, fancy house, loving wife and three sons. But the only thing he needs right now is enough air to breathe. Kidnapped, buried in a box, and held for ransom, Stephen has forty-eight hours of oxygen. The clock is ticking . . . MURDER IN PARADISE: High in the Sierra Nevada mountains, developers Jim and Bonnie Hood excitedly tour Camp Nelson Lodge. They intend to buy and modernise this beautiful rustic property, but the locals don't like rich outsiders changing their way of life. After a grisly shooting, everybody will discover just how you can make a killing in real estate . . .

All-American Murder

All-American Murder

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/01/2018

Aaron Hernandez was a college football All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and a Super Bowl veteran. He was a star on the league-dominant New England Patriots, who extended his contract for a record $40 million. Hernandez's every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life - one that ended in a maximum-security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast? Hernandez was the best athlete Connecticut's Bristol Central High had ever produced. But by the time he arrived at University of Florida, he was already courting trouble. As his fame grew and he joined the NFL, trouble followed him. Between the summers of 2012 and 2013, Hernandez was linked to a series of violent incidents culminating in the death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro American football player who dated the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

Murder, Interrupted (Murder Is Forever: Volume 1)

Murder, Interrupted (Murder Is Forever: Volume 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/01/2018

Two true-crime cases from the hit TV series Murder is Forever MURDER, INTERRUPTED. Rich, cheating financier Frank Howard wants his wife dead, and he's willing to pay Billie Earl Johnson whatever it takes. But when the bullet misses the mark, Billie Earl and Frank will turn on each other in a fight for their lives . . . MOTHER OF ALL MURDERS. Dee Dee Blancharde is a local celebrity. Television reports praise her as a single mother who tirelessly cares for her wheelchair-bound, chronically ill daughter. But when Gypsy Rose realises she isn't actually sick and Dee Dee has lied all these years, the daughter exacts her revenge . . .

All-American Murder

All-American Murder

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/01/2018

`The man behind the hugely popular Alex Cross series has interviewed those closest to Hernandez to get the full, winding story on the NFL star turned murderer.' Sun `Patterson unravels Hernandez's complicated and troubling story.' CBS News 'This disturbing true-crime thriller is another fast and captivating Patterson read.' USA Today Aaron Hernandez was a college football All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later reached the Super Bowl. He was a star on the league-dominant New England Patriots, who extended his contract for a record $40 million. Hernandez's every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life - one that ended in a maximum-security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast? Hernandez was the best athlete Connecticut's Bristol Central High had ever produced. But by the time he arrived at University of Florida, he was already courting trouble. As his fame grew and he joined the NFL, trouble followed him. Between the summers of 2012 and 2013, Hernandez was linked to a series of violent incidents culminating in the death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro American football player who dated the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. All-American Murder is the first book to fully investigate the shocking story of Aaron Hernandez - from his meteoric rise in the world of American football to his first-degree murder conviction and the mystery of his own untimely death. Drawing on original, in-depth reporting, this is an explosive account of a life cut short in the dark shadow of fame.

Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold

Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Kill or be Killed

Kill or be Killed

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Four gripping thrillers - one killer collection! The Trial An accused murderer is on trial. But after he threatens to unleash violence on everyone involved in the case, the whole city is paralysed, and Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm. Heist A band of thieves is about to pull off the perfect diamond heist - until a rival crew arrives at the exact same time. The Women's War Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team of women warriors have vowed to avenge her family's murder. And they have nothing left to lose... Little Black Dress Can a little black dress change everything? What begins as one woman's fantasy is about to go too far.

Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 3

Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 3

Author: James Patterson, Seung-Hui Kye Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/01/2018

Daniel X's hunt to eliminate each and every intergalactic criminal on Earth is relentless, but this time, things are getting personal. Number three on the List of Alien Outlaws takes the form of raging fire--and fire reminds Daniel of the most traumatic event of his life, the horrifying murder of his parents. Daniel struggles with his extraordinary powers like never before, and more than ever is at stake: His best friends are in peril. The only way to save them is to go back--literally--to the demon's arrival during the Dark Ages. Rip-roaring action and humor sets the pages afire in this gripping time-travel adventure with an Arthurian cast-and countless other surprises!

The Black Book

The Black Book

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/12/2017

How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime? Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job - including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and an ambitious assistant district attorney. But somehow Billy survives - and is charged with double murder. Billy remembers nothing about the shooting. Retracing his steps to find proof of his innocence, he discovers the existence of a little black book that he suspects contains the truth that will either set him free, or confirm his worst fears...

The Black Book

The Black Book

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/12/2017

How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime? Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job - including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and an ambitious assistant district attorney. But somehow Billy survives - and is charged with double murder. Billy remembers nothing about the shooting. Retracing his steps to find proof of his innocence, he discovers the existence of a little black book that he suspects contains the truth that will either set him free, or confirm his worst fears...

Christmas Sanctuary

Christmas Sanctuary

Author: James Patterson, Lauren Hawkeye Format: eBook Release Date: 28/12/2017

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Emma Kelly needs a Christmas miracle.Nick Shepherd loves his life in Salt Spring Island, where he sculpts in a studio with the grizzled and talented artist Mike Nagorski. Mike's estranged daughter, Emma Kelly, arrives in their quiet haven, and though Nick is immediately drawn to her, he tries to resist his feelings. There may be Christmas magic in the air, but Nick knows it can't last forever...

Nooners BookShots

Nooners BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/12/2017

I Funny: School of Laughs (I Funny 5)

I Funny: School of Laughs (I Funny 5)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/12/2017

Teaching other kids how to be funny is the toughest gig that Jamie Grimm has ever had, and with the highest stakes. If he fails, his school library will be shut down for good! Even though he has a national contest trophy and a TV show under his belt, Jamie Grimm isn't one to sit back and relax. When his school has a major funding crisis, Jamie hits on a bright idea to save the day - a comedy class for the other students. Little does he know that making jokes and teaching jokes are two very different things... and he's only good at one of them. With the fate of his school's library on his shoulders, Jamie has to dig deep to see if he has what it takes to succeed at his most difficult challenge yet.

Murder Games

Murder Games

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/11/2017

A gripping stand-alone thriller from bestselling author James Patterson __________________________ The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting cops into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally - Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the public frenzy over The Dealer reaches a fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common - before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.

After the End BookShots

After the End BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/11/2017

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2017

Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer - but her parents have other plans for her. Jacky reluctantly signs up for a summer job in her resort town of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, where tourists come to enjoy the beach and fun carnival atmosphere. Now she has serious responsibilities like her job and babysitting her younger sisters, but Jacky longs to perform in the summer stock performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Can she handle all of her important commitments and still have fun with her friends - or will she learn that juggling isn't one of her many talents?

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/11/2017

Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer - but her parents have other plans for her. Jacky reluctantly signs up for a summer job in her resort town of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, where tourists come to enjoy the beach and fun carnival atmosphere. Now she has serious responsibilities like her job and babysitting her younger sisters, but Jacky longs to perform in the summer stock performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Can she handle all of her important commitments and still have fun with her friends - or will she learn that juggling isn't one of her many talents?

Murder Games

Murder Games

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/11/2017

A gripping stand-alone thriller from bestselling author James Patterson __________________________ The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting cops into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally - Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the public frenzy over The Dealer reaches a fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common - before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.

Dawn s Early Light

Dawn s Early Light

Author: James Patterson, Jessica Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 16/11/2017

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.'I'm not a hero.'Cam Warren is back from duty in Iraq. He's haunted by what he's seen, and the only thing he wants is to be normal again especially when he sees Hayley Arsenault, the girl he left behind when he went off to war. But how does a scarred soldier learn to let in love?

Manhunt BookShots

Manhunt BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/11/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Michael Bennett, be grateful you're alive. Someone attacked the Thanksgiving Day Parade directly in front of Michael Bennett and his family. The television news called it 'holiday terror' - Michael Bennett calls it personal. The hunt is on...

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Pottymouth and Stoopid

Pottymouth and Stoopid

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/11/2017

David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when everyone did silly things. Fast-forward to seventh grade: 'Pottymouth' and 'Stoopid' are still stuck with the names - and everyone in school, including the teachers and their principal, believe the labels are true. So how do they go about changing everyone's minds? By turning their misery into megastardom on TV, of course! And this important story delivers more than just laughs - it shows that the worst bullying doesn't have to be physical, and that things will get better.

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The People Vs Alex Cross by James Patterson, read by Andre Blake. The charges: explosive Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defence. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shocking As Cross fights for his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family, how can he hope to persuade a jury? Although he has everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal... even if he can't save himself.

The Candies Save Christmas

The Candies Save Christmas

Author: James Patterson Format: Board book Release Date: 30/10/2017

No sugar, no fat. C'mon, take a look! The best Candies ever... Candies in a book! Treat yourself to the sweetest story you'll read this holiday! The Candies save Christmas when they rescue the loneliest, scraggliest little tree from the lot - in a happy ending children will beg to read again and again! Merry Christmas to all Big, medium, and small!

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/10/2017

The 25th novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series Detective Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law. Until now. Charged with murdering followers of his old nemesis Gary Soneji, Alex Cross becomes the poster child for trigger-happy cops. He knows it was self-defence. Will the jury agree? Suspended from the police and fighting for his freedom, even Cross's own family begin to doubt his innocence as shocking evidence mounts. With everything on the line, Cross must go it alone. He's the only one who knows that there's a real murderer watching from the shadows, one Cross must stop - even if it means he can't save himself...

The End BookShots

The End BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/10/2017

Expelled

Expelled

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/10/2017

One viral photo. Four expelled teens. Everyone's a suspect. Theo Foster's Twitter account used to be anonymous - until someone posted a revealing photo that got him expelled. No final grade. No future. Theo's resigned to a life of misery working at the local mini-mart when a miracle happens: Sasha Ellis speaks to him. Sasha Ellis knows his name. She was also expelled for a crime she didn't commit, and now he has the perfect way to get her attention: find out who set them up. To uncover the truth, Theo has to get close to the suspects: the hacker, the quarterback, the mean girl, the vice principal, and his own best friend. What secrets are they hiding? And how can Theo catch their confessions on camera...?

Expelled

Expelled

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/10/2017

One viral photo. Four expelled teens. Everyone's a suspect. Theo Foster's Twitter account used to be anonymous - until someone posted a revealing photo that got him expelled. No final grade. No future. Theo's resigned to a life of misery working at the local mini-mart when a miracle happens: Sasha Ellis speaks to him. Sasha Ellis knows his name. She was also expelled for a crime she didn't commit, and now he has the perfect way to get her attention: find out who set them up. To uncover the truth, Theo has to get close to the suspects: the hacker, the quarterback, the mean girl, the vice principal, and his own best friend. What secrets are they hiding? And how can Theo catch their confessions on camera...?

House of Robots: Robot Revolution

House of Robots: Robot Revolution

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

After a few early glitches in their relationship, Sammy and his 'bro-bot' E are now best friends. In fact, E is such a valued member of the family that the other electronic members of the House of Robots are feeling sorely unappreciated. And when Sammy's inventor mom becomes distracted by a top-secret project, the robots soon begin to fall into disrepair. Cue a robot revolution, with the droids wreaking harmless havoc in the house! Armed with pranks like glue in the shampoo bottles and flying toast missiles, the robots demand to be cared for. It's up to Sammy and his sister Maddie to keep the peace until his mom reveals her secret project... and why it was worth the wait.

Absolute Zero BookShots

Absolute Zero BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Fear the man who has nothing left to lose... Cody Thurston is working his usual shift at the rough East London pub he calls home. When a group of out-of-towners walk in looking for trouble, Thurston sends them on their way using some not-so-gentle persuasion. As a former special forces operative in the Australian military, Thurston can handle trouble. But these men are more dangerous than he realises, and the actions they take will leave Thurston homeless, alone and seeking revenge.

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/10/2017

The 24th novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series What's more dangerous than a killer? For Detective Alex Cross, it's a killer who thinks he's the good guy... Shots ring out in suburban Washington D.C. in the early hours. When the smoke clears, a senior police official lies dead, leaving his force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps up and takes command of the investigation - just as a brutal crime wave sweeps the region. There's just one thing in common in these deadly scenes: the victims are criminals. As Cross pursues a murderer who's appointed himself judge, jury and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands - because although this killer has a conscience, the city Cross has sworn to protect is rapidly descending into chaos...

The Family Lawyer

The Family Lawyer

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/10/2017

THE FAMILY LAWYER with Robert Rotstein: Matthew Hovanes is living a parent's worst nightmare: his young daughter is accused of bullying another girl into suicide. But this loving father is also a skilled criminal defense attorney. And something here doesn't add up... NIGHT SNIPER with Christopher Charles: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD's most brilliant detective - and the most damaged. Now she must confront her darkest fears to stop a calculating killer committing random murders. THE GOOD SISTER with Rachel Howzell Hall: Her beloved sister's cheating husband has been found dead. Now, Dani Lawrence must decide if she will help the investigation that could put her sister away... or obstruct it by any means necessary.

The Dolls BookShots

The Dolls BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/09/2017

Haunted (Michael Bennett 10)

Haunted (Michael Bennett 10)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/09/2017

You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can't take the cop out of Michael Bennett. Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic small town in the beautiful Maine woods. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community. Kids are disappearing with no explanation - until several bodies turn up in the woods. Far from the city streets he knows so well, Bennett is fighting to protect a town, the law, and the family that he loves above all else.

Haunted (Michael Bennett 10)

Haunted (Michael Bennett 10)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 21/09/2017

You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can't take the cop out of Michael Bennett. Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic small town in the beautiful Maine woods. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community. Kids are disappearing with no explanation - until several bodies turn up in the woods. Far from the city streets he knows so well, Bennett is fighting to protect a town, the law, and the family that he loves above all else.

Laugh Out Loud

Laugh Out Loud

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/09/2017

Jimmy loves reading so much that he's inspired to start a book company for kids - run by kids. It's a big dream for a twelve-year-old boy - some would even say it's laugh-out-loud ridiculous! But that doesn't stop Jimmy from dreaming even bigger! His company will be as imaginative and fun as Willy Wonka's chocolate factory... with a Ferris wheel instead of an elevator, a bowling alley in the break room, and a river filled with floating books! He just has to believe in himself and his idea. And maybe win the Lottery. In this hilarious story filled with clever references to children's book favourites, James Patterson shows young readers that anything can be achieved if you believe in yourself no matter what!

Big Words for Little Geniuses

Big Words for Little Geniuses

Author: James Patterson, Susan Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2017

Jack and Jill (Alex Cross 3)

Jack and Jill (Alex Cross 3)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/08/2017

The third novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series Murders. Assassinations. Washington D.C. is under siege, and Detective Alex Cross has work to do. A controversial Senator, found murdered in his bed. A little girl, savagely beaten to death. Alex Cross is under pressure from two fronts - but he knows even he can't solve both cases. Faced with an impossible choice, Cross has to come up with something incredible - because right now, nobody in Washington is safe, and it's only a matter of time before the killer sets their sights on the ultimate target...

Laugh Out Loud

Laugh Out Loud

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/08/2017

Jimmy loves reading so much that he's inspired to start a book company for kids - run by kids. It's a big dream for a twelve-year-old boy - some would even say it's laugh-out-loud ridiculous! But that doesn't stop Jimmy from dreaming even bigger! His company will be as imaginative and fun as Willy Wonka's chocolate factory... with a Ferris wheel instead of an elevator, a bowling alley in the break room, and a river filled with floating books! He just has to believe in himself and his idea. And maybe win the Lottery. In this hilarious story filled with clever references to children's book favourites, James Patterson shows young readers that anything can be achieved if you believe in yourself no matter what!

The Midnight Club

The Midnight Club

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/08/2017

`Are you from the Midnight Club?' New York cop John `Stef' Stefanovitch was left widowed and wheelchair-bound after local crime boss 'the Grave Dancer' brutally shot him and his wife. Now, Stef's looking at the Grave Dancer's shattered body in a high-end Manhattan brothel. Before his murder, the Grave Dancer was heard speaking of the Midnight Club - a mysterious and secretive group of crime lords who are rumoured to control organised crime around the world. As more criminals turn up dead, the shadowy Midnight Club are believed to be behind the killings. But when men like that are threatened, everyone is in danger...

The Midnight Club

The Midnight Club

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/08/2017

`Are you from the Midnight Club?' New York cop John `Stef' Stefanovitch was left widowed and wheelchair-bound after local crime boss 'the Grave Dancer' brutally shot him and his wife. Now, Stef's looking at the Grave Dancer's shattered body in a high-end Manhattan brothel. Before his murder, the Grave Dancer was heard speaking of the Midnight Club - a mysterious and secretive group of crime lords who are rumoured to control organised crime around the world. As more criminals turn up dead, the shadowy Midnight Club are believed to be behind the killings. But when men like that are threatened, everyone is in danger...

The Store

The Store

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2017

The Store doesn't just want your money - it wants your soul. Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn't even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not Jacob and Megan Brandeis. New York writers whose livelihood is on the brink of extinction, Jacob and Megan are going undercover to dig up The Store's secrets in a book that could change the entire American way of life. But after a series of unsettling discoveries, Jacob and Megan's worst fears about The Store seem like just the beginning. Harbouring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to escape The Store's watchful eye and publish his expose - before the truth dies with him.

The Store

The Store

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 11/08/2017

The Store doesn't just want your money - it wants your soul. Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn't even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not Jacob and Megan Brandeis. New York writers whose livelihood is on the brink of extinction, Jacob and Megan are going undercover to dig up The Store's secrets in a book that could change the entire American way of life. But after a series of unsettling discoveries, Jacob and Megan's worst fears about The Store seem like just the beginning. Harbouring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to escape The Store's watchful eye and publish his expose - before the truth dies with him.

The Store

The Store

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/08/2017

The Store doesn't just want your money - it wants your soul. Imagine a future of unparalleled convenience. A powerful retailer, The Store, can deliver anything to your door, anticipating the needs and desires you didn't even know you had. Most people are fine with that, but not Jacob and Megan Brandeis. New York writers whose livelihood is on the brink of extinction, Jacob and Megan are going undercover to dig up The Store's secrets in a book that could change the entire American way of life. But after a series of unsettling discoveries, Jacob and Megan's worst fears about The Store seem like just the beginning. Harbouring a secret that could get him killed, Jacob has to find a way to escape The Store's watchful eye and publish his expose - before the truth dies with him.

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/08/2017

Fifteen months ago, Detective Lindsay Boxer's life was perfect - with her beautiful baby daughter and doting husband, Joe, she felt nothing could go wrong. But Joe isn't everything that Lindsay thought he was, and she's still reeling from his betrayal as a wave of mysterious heart attacks strikes seemingly unrelated victims across San Francisco. And at the trial of a bomber Lindsay and Joe worked together to capture, his defence raises damning questions about Lindsay and Joe's investigation. A deadly conspiracy is working against Lindsay and soon she could be the one on trial.

The Medical Examiner BookShots

The Medical Examiner BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/08/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Two bodies arrived at the morgue. One was still breathing. A woman checks into a hotel room and entertains a man who is not her husband. A shooter blows away the lover and wounds the millionairess, leaving her for dead. Is it the perfect case for the Women's Murder Club - or just the most twisted?

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/08/2017

The bestselling 16th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A LIFE FALLING APART Fifteen months ago, Detective Lindsay Boxer had the perfect life with her beautiful baby daughter and her loving husband Joe. That was before she discovered everything she knew about Joe was a lie - and his betrayal cuts deep. A SILENT KILLING SPREE As Lindsay grapples with her personal life, a wave of mysterious heart attacks strikes across San Francisco, killing seemingly unrelated victims. Is it just chance - or is something more sinister at work? AN EXPLOSIVE TRIAL At the same time, a maniac bomber captured by the combined efforts of Joe and Lindsay is on trial - and his defence raises damning questions about Lindsay and Joe's investigation. Before long, Lindsay faces the prospect of her being the one on trial... THE TABLES ARE TURNING...

Fifty Fifty

Fifty Fifty

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/07/2017

The world's bestselling thriller writer James Patterson once again joins forces with award-winning crime writer Candice Fox for a compulsive page-turner in the Australian outback.It's not easy being a good detective - when your brother's a serial killer.Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it.Except she's now been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley (population 75), where a diary found on the roadside outlines a shocking plan - the massacre of the entire town. And the first death, shortly after Harry's arrival, suggests the clock is already ticking.Meanwhile, back in Sydney, a young woman holds the key to crack Sam's case wide open. If only she could escape the madman holding her hostage . . .

Middle School: Million-Dollar Mess Down Under

Middle School: Million-Dollar Mess Down Under

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 31/07/2017

Rafe Khatchadorian gets schooled in Sydney!When Rafe becomes the unlikely benefactor of a will, it's not all good news. Sure, he gets another free trip Down Under but he also has to go to school while he's in Sydney. Blergh. And not just any school . . . St Mungo's is the snobbiest of snobby establishments and you can bet your bottom dollar that Rafe won't quite fit in. Chaos ensues and Rafe is, once again, in the middle of a very big mess. Can he tidy this one up, or will he be sent packing with another black mark against the Khatchadorian name?

The Moores are Missing

The Moores are Missing

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/07/2017

THE MOORES ARE MISSING with Loren D. Estleman: The Moore family just vanished from their home without telling a soul. A last-minute vacation? A kidnapping? A run for their lives? You'll never see the truth coming. THE HOUSEWIFE with Sam Hawken: Maggie Denning is a former chief detective adjusting to a quiet life in the suburbs with her family. But when the woman next door is found brutally murdered, Maggie starts investigating. Everyone's a suspect - even her own husband. ABSOLUTE ZERO with Ed Chatterton: They slaughtered his friends and framed him for murder. Now, Special Forces vet Cody Thurston is a fugitive who will stop at nothing to complete one last mission: revenge.

Word of Mouse

Word of Mouse

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/07/2017

What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky - which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right - Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen! After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone. When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 27/07/2017

It's not easy being a good detective - when your brother's a serial killer. Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. Except she's now been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley (population 75), where a diary found on the roadside outlines a shocking plan - the massacre of the entire town. And the first death, shortly after Harry's arrival, suggests the clock is already ticking. Meanwhile, back in Sydney, a young woman holds the key to crack Sam's case wide open. If only she could escape the madman holding her hostage . . .

Middle School: Escape to Australia (Middle School 9)

Middle School: Escape to Australia (Middle School 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. Rafe isn't exactly considered a winner in Hills Village Middle School to say the least, but everything's about to change: he's won a school-wide art competition, and the fabulous prize is getting to jet-set off to Australia for a whirlwind adventure! But Rafe soon finds that living in the Land Down Under is harder than he could've ever imagined; his host-siblings are anything but welcoming, the burning temperatures are torturous, and poisonous critters are ready to sting or eat him at every step. So with the help of some new misfit friends, Rafe sets out to show everyone what he does best: create utter mayhem! Previously published as Middle School: Rafe's Aussie Adventure

Middle School: Escape to Australia (Middle School 9)

Middle School: Escape to Australia (Middle School 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. Rafe isn't exactly considered a winner in Hills Village Middle School to say the least, but everything's about to change: he's won a school-wide art competition, and the fabulous prize is getting to jet-set off to Australia for a whirlwind adventure! But Rafe soon finds that living in the Land Down Under is harder than he could've ever imagined; his host-siblings are anything but welcoming, the burning temperatures are torturous, and poisonous critters are ready to sting or eat him at every step. So with the help of some new misfit friends, Rafe sets out to show everyone what he does best: create utter mayhem! Previously published as Middle School: Rafe's Aussie Adventure

Deadly Cargo BookShots

Deadly Cargo BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/07/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. We have to go out, but we don't have to come back. When a distress call is received at the Casco Cove Coast Guard Station in Alaska, Rick O'Neill readies his team for a rescue mission. In the storm-tossed freezing waters they find the foundering Russian cargo ship, but when they try to make contact they receive no response. Boarding what appears to be a deserted vessel, O'Neill begins to realise that nothing on this ship is as it seems, and he may have just led his team into a trap.

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Fifty Fifty (Harriet Blue 2)

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/07/2017

It's not easy being a good detective - when your brother's a serial killer. Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. Except she's now been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley (population 75), where a diary found on the roadside outlines a shocking plan - the massacre of the entire town. And the first death, shortly after Harry's arrival, suggests the clock is already ticking. Meanwhile, back in Sydney, a young woman holds the key to crack Sam's case wide open. If only she could escape the madman holding her hostage . . .

Black Market

Black Market

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2017

A Wall Street crash like never before... A shocking explosion at the Wall Street stock exchange injures hundreds of people and brings devastation to one of the world's major trading centres. A terrorist organisation claims responsibility for planting the bomb, but their motive is unclear. As federal agent Archer Carroll and trading enforcement director Caitlin Dillon investigate the attack, all the intelligence points to one thing. The terrorists don't simply want to bring chaos to America - they want to run the entire country.

The Women's War BookShots

The Women's War BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2017

Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross 2)

Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/06/2017

The second novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series Detective Alex Cross is caught between two murderous masterminds - and so is his family... When his niece Naomi goes missing, Alex Cross follows the trail - and discovers links to a string of recent abductions and murders, with one horrifying complication. There are two killers at work on opposite sides of the country, collaborating and competing to commit the worst crimes the country has ever seen. With his family at risk, Cross knows that his investigation is putting him directly in the line of fire... Adapted as a major Hollywood movie, starring Morgan Freeman

Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross 2)

Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross 2)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Detective Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying case of his career Alex Cross's niece, Naomi, is missing. Cross fears the disappearance could be linked to a string of recent abductions and murders. Two brilliant and twisted killers, operating on opposite sides of the country, are collaborating and competing, encouraging each other to perpetrate increasingly horrific crimes. Cross must hunt down these two brutal masterminds - not only to rescue his niece, but also to save the lives of the many others still in danger...

Pottymouth and Stoopid

Pottymouth and Stoopid

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2017

David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when everyone did silly things. Fast-forward to seventh grade: 'Pottymouth' and 'Stoopid' are still stuck with the names - and everyone in school, including the teachers and their principal, believe the labels are true. So how do they go about changing everyone's minds? By turning their misery into megastardom on TV, of course! And this important story delivers more than just laughs - it shows that the worst bullying doesn't have to be physical, and that things will get better.

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can't afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.

Murder Games

Murder Games

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2017

A gripping stand-alone thriller from bestselling author James Patterson __________________________ The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting cops into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally - Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the public frenzy over The Dealer reaches a fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common - before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.

Murder Games

Murder Games

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/05/2017

The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting the police into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Following her instincts, the tenacious cop in charge of the case turns to an unlikely ally - Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor with a keen insight into the criminal mind whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the tabloid frenzy over The Dealer reaches fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.

Bullseye

Bullseye

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can't afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.

Penguins of America

Penguins of America

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/05/2017

Penguins - our loveable, cute, flightless friends who are constantly dressed for a formal occasion - have always fascinated us. As we shuffle through life one day at a time, it's easy to take things far too seriously, but when we see penguins taking a walk in our shoes it's impossible not to recognise how silly we can actually be. Featuring amusing illustrations with captions that show penguins in the day-to-day situations we've all experienced - from a relaxing day at the beach to a stressful morning commute - Penguins of America is a hilarious and charming send-up of daily life.

Pottymouth and Stoopid

Pottymouth and Stoopid

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/05/2017

David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when everyone did silly things. Fast-forward to seventh grade: 'Pottymouth' and 'Stoopid' are still stuck with the names - and everyone in school, including the teachers and their principal, believe the labels are true. So how do they go about changing everyone's minds? By turning their misery into megastardom on TV, of course! And this important story delivers more than just laughs - it shows that the worst bullying doesn't have to be physical, and that things will get better.

Murder Games

Murder Games

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/05/2017

A gripping stand-alone thriller from bestselling author James Patterson __________________________ The next hand he deals you... may be your last. A serial killer is loose on the streets of Manhattan. His victims appear to be total strangers. The only clue that links the crimes is the playing card left behind at each scene that hints at the next target. The killer, known in the tabloids as The Dealer, is baiting cops into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally - Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murders. As the public frenzy over The Dealer reaches a fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common - before The Dealer runs through his entire deck.

Murder Games   Part 5

Murder Games Part 5

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 25/05/2017

The final part of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson.As the end game approaches, can Elizabeth and Dylan track down the notorious serial killer they have been hunting before the Dealer runs through his entire deck?

Murder Games   Part 4

Murder Games Part 4

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

Part four of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson.Elizabeth and Dylan have a breakthrough in their search for a connection between the victims of the serial killer terrorising Manhattan.But Dylan is hiding a secret.Is he the person Elizabeth thinks he is?

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/05/2017

Alex Cross chases a cold-blooded killer...with a conscience. Shots ring out in the early morning hours in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. When the smoke clears, a prominent police official lies dead, leaving the city's police force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps into the leadership vacuum to investigate the case. But before Cross can make any headway, a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. The deadly scenes share only one common thread - the victims are all criminals. And the only thing more dangerous than a murderer without a conscience, is a killer who thinks he has justice on his side. As Cross pursues an adversary who has appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands before the city he's sworn to protect descends into utter chaos.

Murder Games   Part 3

Murder Games Part 3

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 11/05/2017

Part three of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson.Public frenzy over the Dealer is reaching a fever pitch as the killing spree continues.Detective Elizabeth Needham and Dr Dylan Reinhart are getting closer to the elusive serial killer. But as they get closer to the Dealer, the Dealer gets closer to them...

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Author: James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a house in an upmarket area of South Delhi. But this isn't just any house, this property belongs to the state government. With the crime scene in lockdown and information suppressed by the authorities, delving too deep could make Santosh a target to be eliminated.

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Author: James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a house in an upmarket area of South Delhi. But this isn't just any house, this property belongs to the state government. With the crime scene in lockdown and information suppressed by the authorities, delving too deep could make Santosh a target to be eliminated.

The Black Book

The Black Book

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime? Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job, including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and an ambitious assistant district attorney out for blood. But somehow Billy survives. He remembers nothing about the events leading up to the shootout and is charged with double murder. Desperate to clear his name, Billy retraces his steps to get to the bottom of what happened. When he discovers the existence of a little black book that everyone who's anyone in Chicago will stop at nothing to get their hands on, Billy suspects it contains the truth that will either set him free, or confirm his worst fears...

Detective Cross BookShots

Detective Cross BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/05/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. The suspect is your patient, Dr. Cross. 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....

Murder Games   Part 2

Murder Games Part 2

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 04/05/2017

Part two of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson.Detective Elizabeth Needham and Dr Dylan Reinhart are being baited into a deadly guessing game by the killer known in the tabloids as The Dealer. The playing card he leaves at each murder scene hints towards his next victim.The Dealer is looking for maximum exposure for his work and he knows how to get it

The Black Book

The Black Book

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 03/05/2017

How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime? Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job, including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and an ambitious assistant district attorney out for blood. But somehow Billy survives. He remembers nothing about the events leading up to the shootout and is charged with double murder. Desperate to clear his name, Billy retraces his steps to get to the bottom of what happened. When he discovers the existence of a little black book that everyone who's anyone in Chicago will stop at nothing to get their hands on, Billy suspects it contains the truth that will either set him free, or confirm his worst fears...

I Funny: School of Laughs (I Funny 5)

I Funny: School of Laughs (I Funny 5)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2017

Teaching other kids how to be funny is the toughest gig that Jamie Grimm has ever had, and with the highest stakes. If he fails, his school library will be shut down for good! Even though he has a national contest trophy and a TV show under his belt, Jamie Grimm isn't one to sit back and relax. When his school has a major funding crisis, Jamie hits on a bright idea to save the day - a comedy class for the other students. Little does he know that making jokes and teaching jokes are two very different things... and he's only good at one of them. With the fate of his school's library on his shoulders, Jamie has to dig deep to see if he has what it takes to succeed at his most difficult challenge yet.

Murder Games   Part 1

Murder Games Part 1

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 27/04/2017

Part one of a gripping five-part murder mystery from bestselling thriller writer James Patterson.A wealthy hedge fund manager is brutally murdered on the doorstep of his Upper East Side town house in Manhattan. Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murder. Along with the book was one other clue: a single playing card.When another dead body and another playing card are found, Elizabeth and Dylan's worst fears are confirmed. They're hunting for a serial killer.

Two from the Heart

Two from the Heart

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/04/2017

From the bestselling author of Sundays at Tiffany's, two heart-warming tales about the power of a good story to open our eyes to life's possibilities. Anne McWilliams has lost everything. After her marriage falls apart and a hurricane destroys her home she realises that her life has fallen out of focus. So she takes to the road to ask long lost friends and strangers a simple question: 'What's your best story?' Can the funny, tragic, inspirational tales she hears on her journey help Anne see what she's been missing? Tyler Bron seemingly has it all - a successful company and more money than he knows how to spend. But he has no life. So he hires a struggling novelist to write one for him. There are no limits to the fictional world that Bron's money can transform into a reality, and he soon becomes the protagonist of a love story beyond his wildest imagination. But will Tyler Bron be able to write the happy ending himself?

Two from the Heart

Two from the Heart

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/04/2017

From the bestselling author of Sundays at Tiffany's, two heart-warming tales about the power of a good story to open our eyes to life's possibilities. Anne McWilliams has lost everything. After her marriage falls apart and a hurricane destroys her home she realises that her life has fallen out of focus. So she takes to the road to ask long lost friends and strangers a simple question: 'What's your best story?' Can the funny, tragic, inspirational tales she hears on her journey help Anne see what she's been missing? Tyler Bron seemingly has it all - a successful company and more money than he knows how to spend. But he has no life. So he hires a struggling novelist to write one for him. There are no limits to the fictional world that Bron's money can transform into a reality, and he soon becomes the protagonist of a love story beyond his wildest imagination. But will Tyler Bron be able to write the happy ending himself?

Private Gold BookShots

Private Gold BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/04/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Private Johannesburg is closing down... After the tragic suicide of his partner, Khosi, Joey Montague is packing up the branch of Private they'd set up in Johannesburg with US owner Jack Morgan. The investigation agency will be scaled down until Joey can recover from this devastating loss. As he's loading the removal van, Joey receives a call from an American woman who has just landed in the city and needs his help. But what at first seems to be a simple protection job soon becomes a matter of life and death - not just for his client, but for Joey himself.

Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross 1)

Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2017

The legendary thriller that launched the international Alex Cross phenomenon Two children have been kidnapped from an elite Washington D.C. private school. Detective Alex Cross must find them. But as he pursues the sinister kidnapper, Gary Soneji, Cross is pulled deeper into a tangled web of lies. Is Soneji really just a maths teacher with a get-rich-quick scheme - or is he something far more dangerous? As the stakes rise, Cross realises the crime goes deeper than just two children - and could even be connected to the most notorious unsolved kidnapping in history... Adapted as a major Hollywood movie, starring Morgan Freeman

Humans, Bow Down

Humans, Bow Down

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/04/2017

In a world run by machines, humans are an endangered species. The Great War is over. The robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices: they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created, or be banished to the Reserve - a desolate and hopeless slum camp. Now, following the orders of their soulless leader, the robots are planning to finish what the Great War started and conquer humanity's last refuge. Six, whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a young woman with nothing left to lose. Escaping the Reserve with her friend Dubs, Six knows she must find a way to stop the robots, before they wipe humans off the face of the earth.

Middle School: Dog's Best Friend (Middle School 8)

Middle School: Dog's Best Friend (Middle School 8)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2017

Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. It's a dog-eat-dog world, and Rafe Khatchadorian is just trying to live in it. Life in middle school is finally starting to seem bearable - until Rafe spots his grandmother standing in the free-meal line at the local soup kitchen. To help earn some money for the family, Rafe concocts a brilliant plan - a dog-walking business that soon turns into a huge money-making neighbourhood empire. He'll even have extra cash to buy his own WormHole Deluxe Multi-Platform GameBox! That is, until two terrible twins launch the Great Dog War by sabotaging Rafe's flyers and stealing his customers. Plus, his bratty kid sister Georgia has skipped a grade - so now she's in all of Rafe's classes. Throw a kid a bone!

The Black Book

The Black Book

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/04/2017

How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime? Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job, including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and an ambitious assistant district attorney out for blood. But somehow Billy survives. He remembers nothing about the events leading up to the shootout and is charged with double murder. Desperate to clear his name, Billy retraces his steps to get to the bottom of what happened. When he discovers the existence of a little black book that everyone who's anyone in Chicago will stop at nothing to get their hands on, Billy suspects it contains the truth that will either set him free, or confirm his worst fears...

Humans, Bow Down

Humans, Bow Down

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/03/2017

Hu-bots - robots that humans created as perfect versions of themselves - now control the world. They seized power in a war that almost wiped humankind off the face of the earth. The humans that remain are forced to either work as servants or live in prison camps. But one teenage girl, Six, has a device that could change everything. Her Q-comp, a computer onto which the memories of her murdered family have been downloaded, contains information that could save humankind. Six is unaware of the power she holds, but the ruling hu-bots are not. Forced to flee from those sent to kill her, can Six discover the secret that could save her life, and the future of the human race?

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Detective Harriet Blue needs to get out of town, fast. With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harry's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback. Deep in the Western Australian desert, three young people have disappeared from the Bandya Mine. And it's Harry's job to track them down. But still reeling from events back home, and with a secretive new partner at her side, Harry's not sure who she can trust anymore. And, in this unforgiving land, she has no idea how close she is to a whole new kind of danger . . .

The Exile BookShots

The Exile BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. An exile can never return... Finn O'Grady, working the night shift as a security guard in London, receives a phone call at dawn. Bridie, a woman he once loved before he left his hometown of Kilmeaden in the west of Ireland, believes she's in terrible danger and needs his help. Finn has made a new life for himself and can't go back to the pain and tragedy he left behind in Ireland. But when Bridie's brother is found brutally murdered, Finn has no choice but to return to a life he'd tried to forget.

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2017

The bestselling 16th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A LIFE FALLING APART Fifteen months ago, Detective Lindsay Boxer had the perfect life with her beautiful baby daughter and her loving husband Joe. That was before she discovered everything she knew about Joe was a lie - and his betrayal cuts deep. A SILENT KILLING SPREE As Lindsay grapples with her personal life, a wave of mysterious heart attacks strikes across San Francisco, killing seemingly unrelated victims. Is it just chance - or is something more sinister at work? AN EXPLOSIVE TRIAL At the same time, a maniac bomber captured by the combined efforts of Joe and Lindsay is on trial - and his defence raises damning questions about Lindsay and Joe's investigation. Before long, Lindsay faces the prospect of her being the one on trial... THE TABLES ARE TURNING...

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 02/03/2017

The bestselling 16th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A LIFE FALLING APART Fifteen months ago, Detective Lindsay Boxer had the perfect life with her beautiful baby daughter and her loving husband Joe. That was before she discovered everything she knew about Joe was a lie - and his betrayal cuts deep. A SILENT KILLING SPREE As Lindsay grapples with her personal life, a wave of mysterious heart attacks strikes across San Francisco, killing seemingly unrelated victims. Is it just chance - or is something more sinister at work? AN EXPLOSIVE TRIAL At the same time, a maniac bomber captured by the combined efforts of Joe and Lindsay is on trial - and his defence raises damning questions about Lindsay and Joe's investigation. Before long, Lindsay faces the prospect of her being the one on trial... THE TABLES ARE TURNING...

Never Never

Never Never

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Detective Harriet Blue needs to get out of town, fast. With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harry's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback. Deep in the Western Australian desert, three young people have disappeared from the Bandya Mine. And it's Harry's job to track them down. But still reeling from events back home, and with a secretive new partner at her side, Harry's not sure who she can trust anymore. And, in this unforgiving land, she has no idea how close she is to a whole new kind of danger...

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club 16)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/2017

The bestselling 16th novel in the Women's Murder Club series A LIFE FALLING APART Fifteen months ago, Detective Lindsay Boxer had the perfect life with her beautiful baby daughter and her loving husband Joe. That was before she discovered everything she knew about Joe was a lie - and his betrayal cuts deep. A SILENT KILLING SPREE As Lindsay grapples with her personal life, a wave of mysterious heart attacks strikes across San Francisco, killing seemingly unrelated victims. Is it just chance - or is something more sinister at work? AN EXPLOSIVE TRIAL At the same time, a maniac bomber captured by the combined efforts of Joe and Lindsay is on trial - and his defence raises damning questions about Lindsay and Joe's investigation. Before long, Lindsay faces the prospect of her being the one on trial... THE TABLES ARE TURNING...

Humans, Bow Down

Humans, Bow Down

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2017

In a world run by machines, humans are an endangered species. The Great War is over. The robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices: they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created, or be banished to the Reserve - a desolate and hopeless slum camp. Now, following the orders of their soulless leader, the robots are planning to finish what the Great War started and conquer humanity's last refuge. Six, whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a young woman with nothing left to lose. Escaping the Reserve with her friend Dubs, Six knows she must find a way to stop the robots, before they wipe humans off the face of the earth.

Jacky Ha-Ha (Jacky Ha-Ha 1)

Jacky Ha-Ha (Jacky Ha-Ha 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2017

With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation - even when she really, really shouldn't - twelve-year-old Jacky Ha-Ha loves to make people laugh. And cracking wise helps distract her from thinking about not-so-funny things in her life, like her mom serving in a dangerous, faraway war, and a dad who's hardly ever home. But no matter how much fun Jacky has, she can't seem to escape her worries. So one starlit night, she makes a promise to keep her family together... even if she has to give up the one thing that makes her happy. But can she stop being Jacky Ha-Ha, if that's who she really is?

French Twist BookShots

French Twist BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/02/2017

Malicious

Malicious

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/02/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Did my brother kill your husband? Mitchum is back. His brother's been charged with murder. Nathaniel swears he didn't kill anyone, but word on the street is that he was involved with the victim's wife. Now, Navy SEAL dropout Mitchum will break every rule to expose the truth - even if it destroys the people he loves.

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School 1)

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. 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, if only he can pull it off. With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points, Rafe tries 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 fire alarm - 50,000 points! But when Rafe's game starts to catch up with him, he'll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if he's finally ready to face the rules, bullies, and truths he's been avoiding.

A Wedding in Maine BookShots

A Wedding in Maine BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Jen McLaughlin Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/02/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. The McCullagh Inn is now open for weddings. Jeremy Holland is exactly what Chelsea O'Kane wants in a man. After he proposes, she's ecstatic to host their wedding at the inn they built together. But it isn't long before the secrets from Chelsea's past refuse to stay buried, and they could ruin everything...

Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Could a superstar singer also be a cold-hearted killer? It's a trial that has electrified the world. Not only because the defendant is Maggie Bradford, the woman whose songs have captured hearts across the globe. And not only because the victim is Will Shepherd, the internationally admired athlete. But also because people are saying that Maggie has murdered not just one husband, but two. In Maggie's world - the world of fame and celebrity - things are never what they seem.

Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2017

Could a superstar singer also be a cold-hearted killer? It's a trial that has electrified the world. Not only because the defendant is Maggie Bradford, the woman whose songs have captured hearts across the globe. And not only because the victim is Will Shepherd, the internationally admired athlete. But also because people are saying that Maggie has murdered not just one husband, but two. In Maggie's world - the world of fame and celebrity - things are never what they seem.

The House Husband BookShots

The House Husband BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/01/2017

Exquisite BookShots

Exquisite BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/01/2017

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Please don't let me fall. Since Siobhan has made it as an artist, she's ready to start a life in New York with the love of her life, billionaire Derick Miller. But their relationship has been a rollercoaster ride that has pushed Derick too far. Will Siobhan be able to win back her soulmate?

Hidden

Hidden

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/01/2017

House of Robots: Robot Revolution

House of Robots: Robot Revolution

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2017

After a few early glitches in their relationship, Sammy and his 'bro-bot' E are now best friends. In fact, E is such a valued member of the family that the other electronic members of the House of Robots are feeling sorely unappreciated. And when Sammy's inventor mom becomes distracted by a top-secret project, the robots soon begin to fall into disrepair. Cue a robot revolt, with the droids wreaking harmless havoc in the house! Armed with pranks like glue in the shampoo bottles and flying toast missiles, the robots demand to be cared for. It's up to Sammy and his disabled sister Maddie to keep the peace until his mom reveals her secret project... and why it was worth the wait.

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/01/2017

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever, as one of the rumoured candidates, Brigid Fitzgerald, would be the first female Pope in history. But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way - dangerous adversaries who won't accept challenges to tradition. Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything... including her life.

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Author: James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2017

Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a house in an upmarket area of South Delhi. But this isn't just any house, this property belongs to the state government. With the crime scene in lockdown and information suppressed by the authorities, delving too deep could make Santosh a target to be eliminated.

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/01/2017

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever.

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Author: James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/01/2017

Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a house in an upmarket area of South Delhi. But this isn't just any house, this property belongs to the state government. With the crime scene in lockdown and information suppressed by the authorities, delving too deep could make Santosh a target to be eliminated.

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Private Delhi (Private 13)

Author: James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/01/2017

Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a house in an upmarket area of South Delhi. But this isn't just any house, this property belongs to the state government. With the crime scene in lockdown and information suppressed by the authorities, delving too deep could make Santosh a target to be eliminated.

Come and Get Us BookShots

Come and Get Us BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/12/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. What is her husband's secret? Miranda Cooper's life takes a terrifying turn when an SUV deliberately runs her and her husband off a desolate Arizona road. With her husband badly wounded, she must run for help alone as his cryptic parting words echo in her head: 'Be careful who you trust.'

Dazzling

Dazzling

Author: James Patterson, Elizabeth Hayley Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Dazzling by James Patterson, read by Kristin Kalbli. James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.She's a starving artist and he's a billionaire playboy...Siobhan came to New York with a purpose: she wants to become a successful artist. To pay her bills in the meantime, she's the hostess at The Stone Room, a bar for the beautiful and the billionaires. She was fine with being on her own - until tech billionaire Derick takes her breath away.

$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal

$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal by James Patterson, read by Sarah Mollo-Christensen.Will you marry me for $10,000,000?I am a creative, open-minded businessman with limited time and desire to play the field. This is a serious proposal.A mysterious billboard intrigues three single women in LA. But who is this Mr. Right? And is he the perfect match for the lucky winner?

Radiant

Radiant

Author: James Patterson, Elizabeth Hayley Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Radiant by James Patterson, read by Kristin Kalbli. He's worth millions, but he's worthless without her.It's been a month since her traumatic break-up with Derick, and Siobhan now lives in Detroit, where she can support herself and her painting career. But suddenly Derick's back after flying halfway across America for her. And though Siobhan's body comes alive at his touch, she doesn't know if she can trust him again...

Women's War

Women's War

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Women's War by James Patterson, read by Robin Miles.James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.I will avenge my husband and children.Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team of women warriors have vowed to avenge her family's murder.And they have nothing left to lose....

Come and Get Us

Come and Get Us

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Come and Get Us by James Patterson, read by January LaVoy.James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.What is her husband's secret?Miranda Cooper's life takes a terrifying turn when an SUV deliberately runs her and her husband off a desolate Arizona road. With her husband badly wounded, she must run for help alone as his cryptic parting words echo in her head: 'Be careful who you trust.'

Christmas Mystery

Christmas Mystery

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 06/12/2016

Two stolen paintings disappear from a Park Avenue murder scene - French detective Luc Moncrief is in for a merry Christmas.

Bodyguard

Bodyguard

Author: James Patterson, Jessica Linden Format: eBook Release Date: 06/12/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.The Most Eligible Bachelor on Capitol Hill has met his match.Abbie Whitmore is good at her job. She knows how to protect people, and she's always right - until Congressman Jonathan Lassiter comes along. The presidential hopeful refuses to believe that his politics have put him in danger, yet Abbie's determined to keep him safe. But how can she protect him while she's guarding her heart?

The Games (Private 12)

The Games (Private 12)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/12/2016

Two years ago, Jack Morgan was in Rio consulting on security for the World Cup. The tournament went without a hitch. Until a man died in one of the executive hospitality suites during the final, and the autopsy showed the cause to be a rare and deadly virus. The story was kept from the media to avoid causing panic, but Jack feared that the death was no freak occurrence. Now the eyes of the world are once again turned towards Rio for the Olympic Games, and Jack is back in Brazil's beautiful capital. It's not long before he uncovers terrifying evidence that someone has set in motion a catastrophic plan. The death at the World Cup was just a warning. The Olympic Games could be the setting for the worst atrocity the world has ever seen.

Word of Mouse

Word of Mouse

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2016

What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky - which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right - Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen! After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone. When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.

Word of Mouse

Word of Mouse

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

What makes Isaiah so unique?First, his fur is as blue as the sky - which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right - Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen!After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone.When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.

Middle School: Dog's Best Friend

Middle School: Dog's Best Friend

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Middle School: Dog's Best Friend by James Patterson, read by Bryan Kennedy. It's a dog-eat-dog world, and Rafe Khatchadorian is just trying to live in it. Life in middle school is finally starting to seem bearable - until Rafe spots his grandmother standing in the free-meal line at the local soup kitchen.To help earn some money for the family, Rafe concocts a brilliant plan - a dog-walking business that soon turns into a huge money-making neighbourhood empire. He'll even have extra cash to buy his own WormHole Deluxe Multi-Platform GameBox!That is, until two terrible twins launch the Great Dog War by sabotaging Rafe's flyers and stealing his customers. Plus, his bratty kid sister Georgia has skipped a grade - so now she's in all of Rafe's classes. Throw a kid a bone!

Taking the Titanic

Taking the Titanic

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.The greatest story in modern history has a new chapter...Posing as newlyweds, two ruthless thieves board the Titanic to rob its well-heeled passengers. But an even more shocking plan is afoot - a sensational scheme that could alter the fate of the world's most famous ship.

NYPD Red Books 1 - 3

NYPD Red Books 1 - 3

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

A brand new bundle of hard-hitting crime thrillers from Sunday Times bestselling author James Patterson.NYPD RedEvery cop wants to be part of NYPD Red. It is the elite team in New York s police department, handling the cases involving the most important and high-profile individuals in the city. It s Detective Zach Jordan s dream job, but he s about to step into a nightmare.In the middle of a New York film festival, a maniac begins a very public and very brutal killing spree targeting Hollywood s biggest stars. Zach is assigned a new partner, Detective Kylie MacDonald, who is also his ex-girlfriend. But they ll need to put their history aside to have a chance of stopping this homicidal psychopath before he brings New York City to its knees.NYPD Red 2A vigilante serial killer is on the loose in New York City, tracking down and murdering people whose crimes have not been punished. The number of victims grows, and many New Yorkers secretly applaud the idea of justice won at any price.NYPD Red Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald are put on the case when a woman of vast wealth and even greater connections disappears. Zach and Kylie have to find what's really behind this murderer's rampage while political and personal secrets of the highest order hang in the balance. But Kylie has been acting strange recently and Zach knows whatever she's hiding could threaten the biggest case of their careers.NYPD Red 3Hunter Alden Jr. has it all: a beautiful wife, a brilliant son and billions in the bank. But when his son goes missing and he discovers the severed head of his chauffeur, it s clear he s in danger of losing it all.The kidnapper knows a horrific secret that could change the world as we know it. A secret worth killing for. A secret worth dying for.New York s best detectives, Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald, are on the case. But by getting closer to the truth, Zach and Kylie are edging ever closer to the firing line

Private Books 1 - 3

Private Books 1 - 3

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

A brand new bundle of hard-hitting thrillers from Sunday Times bestselling author James Patterson.PrivateFormer US Marine Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily - and his staff of investigators use the world's most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases.In L.A., Jack is already deep into the investigation of a multimillion-dollar gambling scandal and the unsolved slayings of eighteen schoolgirls when he learns of a horrific murder close to home: his best friend's wife, Jack's former lover, has been killed. It nearly pushes him over the edge. Instead, Jack pushes back and devotes all of Private's resources to tracking down her killer. And Jack doesn't have to play by the rules.Private LondonSOMETIMES WHEN THE NIGHTMARE ENDS - THE TERROR IS ONLY JUST BEGINNING...For Hannah Shapiro, a beautiful young American student, this particular nightmare began eight years ago in Los Angeles, when Jack Morgan, owner of Private - the world's most exclusive detective agency - saved her from a horrific death. She has fled her country, but can't flee her past. The terror has followed her to London, and now it is down to former Royal Military Police Sergeant Dan Carter, head of Private London, to save her all over again.Carter draws on the global resources of Private in a desperate race against the odds. But the clock is ticking... Private may be the largest and most advanced detection agency in the world, but the only thing they don't have is the one thing they need - time.Private GamesJuly 2012: The Games have arrived in London and the stage is set for one of the greatest ever showcases of sporting excellence.When Sir Denton Marshall, a key member of the London Olympic organising committee, is found brutally murdered, Peter Knight, head of Private London, is called to the scene. Private are working with the organising committee on security for the Games, so Denton Marshall was a valuable client. But there is a more personal link: Denton was also the fianc of Knight's mother.Knight is devastated by Denton's murder, but it soon becomes clear that this is no isolated incident. The killer is targeting the Games itself, and the lives of everyone involved are under threat.

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PLEASE HELP BEFORE HE KILLS ME.Travelling home for the festive season, Jon Roscoe receives a desperate cry for help.This year, Christmas with his family isn't quite as he had planned...

Kidnapped BookShots

Kidnapped BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/11/2016

Word of Mouse

Word of Mouse

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/11/2016

What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky - which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right - Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen! After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone. When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.

Killer Chef BookShots

Killer Chef BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 17/11/2016

Give Please a Chance

Give Please a Chance

Author: James Patterson, Bill O'Reilly Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/11/2016

In this inspired collaboration, bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and James Patterson remind us all that a single word - 'please' - is useful in a thousand different ways. From finding a lovable stray dog to needing a partner on a seesaw, from reading a bedtime story to really, really wanting a cookie, Give Please a Chance depicts scenes and situations in which one small word can move mountains. With a vivid array of illustrations by seventeen different artists, this charming, helpful book is a fun and memorable way for children to learn the magic power of one simple word: please.

Killer Chef

Killer Chef

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 17/11/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Eat, drink and be murdered.Someone is poisoning diners in New Orleans' best restaurants. Now it's up to chef and homicide cop Caleb Rooney to catch a killer set on revenge - a dish best served cold.

Radiant BookShots

Radiant BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Elizabeth Hayley Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/11/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. He's worth millions, but he's worthless without her. It's been a month since her traumatic break-up with Derick, and Siobhan now lives in Detroit, where she can support herself and her painting career. But suddenly Derick's back after flying halfway across America for her. And though Siobhan's body comes alive at his touch, she doesn't know if she can trust him again...

Bodyguard BookShots

Bodyguard BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Jessica Linden Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/11/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. The Most Eligible Bachelor on Capitol Hill has met his match. Abbie Whitmore is good at her job. She knows how to protect people, and she's always right - until Congressman Jonathan Lassiter comes along. The presidential hopeful refuses to believe that his politics have put him in danger, yet Abbie's determined to keep him safe. But how can she protect him while she's guarding her heart?

The Christmas Mystery BookShots

The Christmas Mystery BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/11/2016

Middle School: Hollywood 101

Middle School: Hollywood 101

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/11/2016

Just when school was at its suckiest, things take a turn for the better when a cool, mysterious new girl shows up. Not only that, she actually wants to be my friend! But, you guessed it, things aren't that simple. And when HOLLYWOOD suddenly rolls into Hills Village, things get very weird very fast. Somehow, unbelievably, I, Rafe Katchadorian, am in the movie business... HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD!

Kidnapped - Part 5

Kidnapped - Part 5

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 04/11/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.THE FINAL PART OF A FIVE-PART JON ROSCOE THRILLERAs he races across London, can a killer help Jon Roscoe unlock the secrets of the past?

Taking the Titanic BookShots

Taking the Titanic BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/11/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. The greatest story in modern history has a new chapter...Posing as newlyweds, two ruthless thieves board the Titanic to rob its well-heeled passengers. But an even more shocking plan is afoot - a sensational scheme that could alter the fate of the world's most famous ship.

Kidnapped - Part 4

Kidnapped - Part 4

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PART FOUR OF A FIVE-PART JON ROSCOE THRILLERShots are fired at London's most exclusive hotel. Will Jon Roscoe survive?

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Alex Cross chases a cold-blooded killer...with a conscience. Shots ring out in the early morning hours in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. When the smoke clears, a prominent police official lies dead, leaving the city's police force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps into the leadership vacuum to investigate the case. But before Cross can make any headway, a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. The deadly scenes share only one common thread - the victims are all criminals. And the only thing more dangerous than a murderer without a conscience, is a killer who thinks he has justice on his side. As Cross pursues an adversary who has appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands before the city he's sworn to protect descends into utter chaos.

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2016

The 24th novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series What's more dangerous than a killer? For Detective Alex Cross, it's a killer who thinks he's the good guy... Shots ring out in suburban Washington D.C. in the early hours. When the smoke clears, a senior police official lies dead, leaving his force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps up and takes command of the investigation - just as a brutal crime wave sweeps the region. There's just one thing in common in these deadly scenes: the victims are criminals. As Cross pursues a murderer who's appointed himself judge, jury and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands - because although this killer has a conscience, the city Cross has sworn to protect is rapidly descending into chaos...

Kidnapped - Part 3

Kidnapped - Part 3

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 02/11/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PART THREE OF A FIVE-PART JON ROSCOE THRILLERWith his future hanging in the balance, Christmas Day brings tragedy for Jon Roscoe.

Kidnapped - Part 2

Kidnapped - Part 2

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/11/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PART TWO OF A FIVE-PART JON ROSCOE THRILLERGood will to all men?Not to Jon Roscoe.JESUS LIVES, YOU DIE.

Killer Chef BookShots

Killer Chef BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/10/2016

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Cross the Line (Alex Cross 24)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2016

Alex Cross chases a cold-blooded killer...with a conscience. Shots ring out in the early morning hours in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. When the smoke clears, a prominent police official lies dead, leaving the city's police force scrambling for answers. Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps into the leadership vacuum to investigate the case. But before Cross can make any headway, a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. The deadly scenes share only one common thread - the victims are all criminals. And the only thing more dangerous than a murderer without a conscience, is a killer who thinks he has justice on his side. As Cross pursues an adversary who has appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands before the city he's sworn to protect descends into utter chaos.

Confessions: The Murder of an Angel (Confessions 4)

Confessions: The Murder of an Angel (Confessions 4)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/10/2016

In the dramatic conclusion to the bestselling Confessions series, Tandy Angel's next murder case could be her own! Tandy Angel is losing her mind - or so she thinks. Even as she's forced to fight for the family company, she's imagining new dangers in every shadow. And as her detective prowess is called into question and her paranoia builds, she has to face the very real possibility that the stalker she's convinced will take her life could be all in her head - or the very real danger that finally brings her down.

Kill or be Killed

Kill or be Killed

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/10/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Four gripping thrillers - one killer collection! The Trial An accused murderer is on trial. But after threatening to unleash violence on everyone involved in the case, the whole city is paralysed, and Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm. Little Black Dress Can a little black dress change everything? What begins as one woman's fantasy is about to go too far. Heist A band of thieves is about to pull off the perfect diamond heist - until a rival crew arrives at the exact same time. The Women's War Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team of women warriors have vowed to avenge her family's murder. And they have nothing left to lose...

Return

Return

Author: James Patterson, Erin Knightley Format: eBook Release Date: 11/10/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Ashley Montoya was in love with Mack McLeroy in high school until he broke her heart. When an accident brings him back home to Sunnybell to recover, Ashley's determined to avoid him, but Mack can't stay away. And the more she's with him, the more she can't help but to fall into his embrace...

Cross Justice (Alex Cross 23)

Cross Justice (Alex Cross 23)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/10/2016

The toughest cases are the ones that hit close to home. When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades. As he tries to prove his cousin's innocence in a town where everyone seems to be on the take, Cross unearths a family secret that forces him to question everything he's ever known. Chasing a ghost he believed was long dead, Cross gets pulled into a case that has local cops scratching their heads and needing his help: a grisly string of socialite murders. Now he's hot on the trail of both a brutal killer, and the truth about his own past - and the answers he finds might be fatal.

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way - dangerous adversaries who won't accept challenges to tradition. Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything...including her life.

French Kiss

French Kiss

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 06/10/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start - but someone wants to make his first big case his last.Welcome to New York.

Sacking the Quarterback

Sacking the Quarterback

Author: James Patterson, Samantha Towle Format: eBook Release Date: 06/10/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.The golden boy of American football just went bad.Quarterback Grayson Knight has a squeaky-clean reputation. So when he's arrested for drug possession, lawyer Melissa St. James knows that something doesn't add up. It's clear he's hiding something, though he denies it.But there's one thing he can't deny - he wants Melissa.

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School 1)

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/10/2016

Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. 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, if only he can pull it off. With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points, Rafe tries 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 fire alarm - 50,000 points! But when Rafe's game starts to catch up with him, he'll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if he's finally ready to face the rules, bullies, and truths he's been avoiding.

Sacking the Quarterback BookShots

Sacking the Quarterback BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Samantha Towle Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/09/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. The golden boy of American football just went bad. Quarterback Grayson Knight has a squeaky-clean reputation. So when he's arrested for drug possession, lawyer Melissa St. James knows that something doesn't add up. It's clear he's hiding something, though he denies it. But there's one thing he can't deny - he wants Melissa.

$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal BookShots

$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/09/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Will you marry me for $10,000,000? I am a creative, open-minded businessman with limited time and desire to play the field. This is a serious proposal. A mysterious billboard intrigues three single women in LA. But who is this Mr. Right? And is he the perfect match for the lucky winner?

French Kiss BookShots

French Kiss BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/09/2016

The Verdict BookShots

The Verdict BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/09/2016

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 22/09/2016

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever, as one of the rumoured candidates, Brigid Fitzgerald, would be the first female Pope in history. But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way - dangerous adversaries who won't accept challenges to tradition. Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything... including her life.

Verdict

Verdict

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 22/09/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.A woman violently attacked in her bed.A billionaire businessman on trial at The Old Bailey.As the world's press gather outside London's luxurious Tribeca hotel, can Jon Roscoe protect his own family from the terrifying consequences of the verdict?

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 22/09/2016

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen.The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever, as one of the rumoured candidates, Brigid Fitzgerald, would be the first female Pope in history. But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way - dangerous adversaries who won't accept challenges to tradition.Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything... including her life.

The Verdict BookShots

The Verdict BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 22/09/2016

Woman of God

Woman of God

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/09/2016

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever, as one of the rumoured candidates, Brigid Fitzgerald, would be the first female Pope in history. But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way - dangerous adversaries who won't accept challenges to tradition. Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything... including her life.

Private Paris

Private Paris

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/09/2016

When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from one of his most important clients asking Private to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. As Jack scours the city, several members of Paris's cultural elite are found dead - murdered in shocking, symbolic fashion - and the French police need Private's help.

Private Paris (Private 11)

Private Paris (Private 11)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/09/2016

When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from one of his most important clients asking Private to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. As Jack scours the city, several members of Paris's cultural elite are found dead - murdered in shocking, symbolic fashion - and the French police need Private's help.

113 Minutes

113 Minutes

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 08/09/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.I know who killed my son.Molly Rourke's son has been murdered... and she knows who's responsible. Now she's taking the law into her own hands. Never underestimate a mother's love.

113 Minutes BookShots

113 Minutes BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/08/2016

Dazzling BookShots

Dazzling BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Elizabeth Hayley Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. She's a starving artist and he's a billionaire playboy... Siobhan came to New York with a purpose: she wants to become a successful artist. To pay her bills in the meantime, she's the hostess at The Stone Room, a bar for the beautiful and the billionaires. She was fine with being on her own - until tech billionaire Derick takes her breath away.

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 25/08/2016

When Sydney police department sex crimes detective Harriet Blue is called into her boss's office, she never imagined it would be to tell her that her brother is the prime suspect in the brutal murders of three women. Shocked and in denial, Harry is transferred to Perth to avoid the media exposure this case will attract. Harry is sent into the outback - the never never - to investigate the disappearance of mine worker Danny Carter. The mining town is a seedy place, full of money and immoral ways to spend it. As Harry delves deeper into the murky lives of these miners, she finds that Danny isn't the first to go missing.

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2016

Detective Harriet Blue needs to get out of town, fast. With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harry's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback. Deep in the Western Australian desert, three young people have disappeared from the Bandya Mine. And it's Harry's job to track them down. But still reeling from events back home, and with a secretive new partner at her side, Harry's not sure who she can trust anymore. And, in this unforgiving land, she has no idea how close she is to a whole new kind of danger . . .

Never Never

Never Never

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2016

When Sydney police department sex crimes detective Harriet Blue is called into her boss's office, she never imagined it would be to tell her that her brother is the prime suspect in the brutal murders of three women.Shocked and in denial, Harry is transferred to Perth to avoid the media exposure this case will attract. Harry is sent into the outback - the never never - to investigate the disappearance of mine worker Danny Carter. The mining town is a seedy place, full of money and immoral ways to spend it. As Harry delves deeper into the murky lives of these miners, she finds that Danny isn't the first to go missing.

McCullagh Inn in Maine

McCullagh Inn in Maine

Author: James Patterson, Jen McLaughlin Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Her second chance at love...Chelsea O'Kane escapes to Maine with fresh bruises. She's ready to begin anew - until she runs into her old flame, Jeremy Holland. As he helps fix up her inn, her heart heals and they rediscover what they once loved about each other. But as the two play house, it starts to seem too good to last...

Let's Play Make-Believe

Let's Play Make-Believe

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Make believe I love you...Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don't believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date. But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believe - a game that's about to go too far.

Triple Threat

Triple Threat

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.From the world's bestselling thriller writer, three pulse-pounding stories in one book!CROSS KILL: Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister? Nothing will prepare you for the wicked truth.ZOO 2 (with Max DiLallo): James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilisation - or end it.THE PRETENDER (with Andrew Bourelle): Logan Bishop is a thief living off a stash of stolen diamonds. But when his murderous ex-partner tracks him down, Logan must find a way to turn the tables - or lose the only woman who can handle the truth.

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Never Never (Harriet Blue 1)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/08/2016

Detective Harriet Blue needs to get out of town, fast. With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harry's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback. Deep in the Western Australian desert, three young people have disappeared from the Bandya Mine. And it's Harry's job to track them down. But still reeling from events back home, and with a secretive new partner at her side, Harry's not sure who she can trust anymore. And, in this unforgiving land, she has no idea how close she is to a whole new kind of danger . . .

Never Never

Never Never

Author: James Patterson, Candice Fox Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2016

THE NEW YORK TIMES No.1 BESTSELLER!Detective Harriet Blue needs to get out of town, fast.With her brother under arrest for a series of brutal murders in Sydney, Harry's chief wants the hot-headed detective kept far from the press. So he assigns her a deadly new case - in the middle of the outback.Deep in the Western Australian desert, three young people have disappeared from the Bandya Mine. And it's Harry's job to track them down. But still reeling from events back home, and with a secretive new partner at her side, Harry's not sure who she can trust anymore. And, in this unforgiving land, she has no idea how close she is to a whole new kind of danger . . .

15th Affair

15th Affair

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/08/2016

15th Affair (Women's Murder Club 15)

15th Affair (Women's Murder Club 15)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/08/2016

Four bodies are found in a luxury hotel The first is a man who checked in under a false name. Two are in a room next door, full of surveillance equipment. And the fourth is the house maid, who saw too much. Detective Lindsay Boxer is sent in to investigate and hunt down an elusive and dangerous suspect. But when her husband Joe goes missing, she begins to fear that the suspect she is searching for could be him. As the case gets ever more complicated and personal, San Francisco is suddenly faced with an atrocity no one will ever forget.

Chase

Chase

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 11/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.A man plunges to his death from the roof of a Manhattan hotel. It looks like a suicide - except the victim has someone else's fingerprints and $10,000 in cash.Enter Detective Michael Bennett.

Dead Heat

Dead Heat

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 11/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.It's the day of the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and excitement is at fever pitch.But a key athlete has gone missing and Detective Rafael Carvalho, on the brink of retirement, is assigned the case.When the athlete suddenly appears at the ceremony, it seems the case is solved. But Carvalho soon discovers that he has returned with the deadliest of intentions.

Dead Heat   Part 4

Dead Heat Part 4

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 08/08/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.THE FINAL INSTALMENT OF A THRILLER IN FOUR PARTSCan Detective Carvalho solve the case before the final piece of the devastating plan falls into place?

Dead Heat   Part 3

Dead Heat Part 3

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 07/08/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PART THREE OF A THRILLER IN FOUR PARTSAs Detective Carvalho gets closer to unravelling the case, things suddenly get much more dangerous.

Dead Heat   Part 2

Dead Heat Part 2

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 06/08/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PART TWO OF A THRILLER IN FOUR PARTSAnother shocking death rocks the 2016 Olympic Games. Could this death be linked to the first?

Dead Heat   Part 1

Dead Heat Part 1

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 05/08/2016

James Patterson s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.PART ONE OF A THRILLER IN FOUR PARTSIt s the day of the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and excitement is at fever pitch.But a key athlete has gone missing and Detective Rafael Carvalho, on the brink of retirement, is assigned the case.When the athlete suddenly appears at the ceremony, it seems the case is solved. But Carvalho soon discovers that he has returned with the deadliest of intentions.

Maximum Ride: Manga Volume 9

Maximum Ride: Manga Volume 9

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2016

When Dr. Martinez and her colleagues established the Coalition to Stop the Madness, spreading environmental awareness through the flock's public air shows, Max knew it could be dangerous. Never in her wildest dreams, though, did she imagine that a criminal mastermind would abduct her mother! Now the flock has to team up with the U.S. Navy to rescue Dr. Martinez... and of course, the world!

The McCullagh Inn in Maine BookShots

The McCullagh Inn in Maine BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Jen McLaughlin Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Her second chance at love... Chelsea O'Kane escapes to Maine with fresh bruises. She's ready to begin anew - until she runs into her old flame, Jeremy Holland. As he helps fix up her inn, her heart heals and they rediscover what they once loved about each other. But as the two play house, it starts to seem too good to last...

Chase BookShots

Chase BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2016

Dead Heat BookShots

Dead Heat BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. It's the day of the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and excitement is at fever pitch. But a key athlete has gone missing and Detective Rafael Carvalho, on the brink of retirement, is assigned the case. When the athlete suddenly appears at the ceremony, it seems the case is solved. But Carvalho soon discovers that he has returned with the deadliest of intentions.

Triple Threat BookShots

Triple Threat BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. From the world's bestselling thriller writer, three pulse-pounding stories in one book! CROSS KILL: Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister? Nothing will prepare you for the wicked truth. ZOO 2 (with Max DiLallo): James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilisation - or end it. THE PRETENDER (with Andrew Bourelle): Logan Bishop is a thief living off a stash of stolen diamonds. But when his murderous ex-partner tracks him down, Logan must find a way to turn the tables - or lose the only woman who can handle the truth.

Chase BookShots

Chase BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/08/2016

Let's Play Make-Believe BookShots

Let's Play Make-Believe BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Make believe I love you... Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don't believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date. But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believe - a game that's about to go too far.

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/07/2016

As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can't afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/07/2016

As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can't afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Bullseye (Michael Bennett 9)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/07/2016

As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can't afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.

Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World

Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 28/07/2016

THE KIDD FAMILY HAS NEVER BACKED DOWN FROM A TREASURE HUNT!In their newest adventure, the Kidd family searches for lost treasure in the frosty Arctic!When the biggest heist in history takes place in Moscow, the Kidds rush in to save the day - but instead, they're accused of being the thieves themselves. Time is running out to find the stolen treasure, and they're this close to being thrown into a Russian prison for a crime they didn't commit!Will the Kidd family find the golden goods in the middle of the frigid Arctic? And even more important - will they make it out of the icy wasteland alive?

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 28/07/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.Can a little black dress change everything in her life?Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos - until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far... and her next conquest could be her last.

Murder House

Murder House

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/07/2016

No. 7 Ocean Drive is a multimillion-dollar beachfront house in the Hamptons, but its beautiful exterior hides a horrific past. This house was the setting for a series of depraved killings that have never been solved. Neglected, empty and rumoured to be cursed, it's known as the Murder House, and locals keep their distance. Detective Jenna Murphy has moved to the area to escape her troubled past and rehabilitate a career on the rocks. But when a Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found dead in the abandoned Murder House, Jenna becomes involved in a case that at first seems open and shut, but reveals more secrets than she could possibly imagine. As more bodies surface and Jenna is drawn deeper into the dark history of No. 7, she must risk her own life to expose the truth - before the Murder House claims another victim.

Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World

Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/07/2016

THE KIDD FAMILY HAS NEVER BACKED DOWN FROM A TREASURE HUNT! In their newest adventure, the Kidd family searches for lost treasure in the frosty Arctic! When the biggest heist in history takes place in Moscow, the Kidds rush in to save the day - but instead, they're accused of being the thieves themselves. Time is running out to find the stolen treasure, and they're this close to being thrown into a Russian prison for a crime they didn't commit! Will the Kidd family find the golden goods in the middle of the frigid Arctic? And even more important - will they make it out of the icy wasteland alive?

Learning to Ride

Learning to Ride

Author: James Patterson, Erin Knightly Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.She never wanted to love a cowboy...Rodeo king Tanner Callen doesn't want to be tied down. When he sees Madeline Harper at a local honky-tonk and everything about her screams New York, he brings out every trick in his playbook to take her home. But soon he learns that he doesn't just want her for a night and, instead, hopes for forever...

Airport - Code Red

Airport - Code Red

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2016

A major terrorist cell sets a devastating plan in motion. Their target? One of the world's busiest airports - London Heathrow.Retired SAS Captain Matt Bates and ex-Delta Force officer Chaz Shoeman find themselves caught up in the attack. And they are London's only hope at stopping an atrocity that could kill thousands.

Trial

Trial

Author: James Patterson Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.'I'm not on trial. San Francisco is.'An accused murderer called Kingfisher is about to go on trial for his life. Or is he? By unleashing unexpected violence on the lawyers, jurors and police involved in the case, he has paralysed the city. Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm.Buckle up for a courtroom shocker you'll never see coming.

Murder House

Murder House

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/07/2016

As more bodies surface and Jenna Murphy is drawn deeper into the dark history of No. 7, she must risk her own life to expose the truth - before the Murder House claims another victim.

Learning to Ride BookShots

Learning to Ride BookShots

Author: James Patterson, Erin Knightly Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/06/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. She never wanted to love a cowboy...Rodeo king Tanner Callen doesn't want to be tied down. When he sees Madeline Harper at a local honky-tonk and everything about her screams New York, he brings out every trick in his playbook to take her home. But soon he learns that he doesn't just want her for a night and, instead, hopes for forever...

The Trial BookShots

The Trial BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/06/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. `I'm not on trial. San Francisco is.' Detective Lindsay Boxer has finally managed to capture the drug cartel boss who has been tormenting her for months. And now he's about to go on trial for his life. But after threatening to unleash violence on everyone involved in the case, the whole city is paralysed, and Lindsay and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm.

Airport - Code Red BookShots

Airport - Code Red BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/06/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. A major terrorist cell sets a devastating plan in motion. Their target? One of the world's busiest airports - London Churchill International Airport. Retired SAS captain Matt Bates and ex-Delta Force officer Chaz Shoeman find themselves caught up in the attack. And they are London's only hope at stopping an atrocity that could kill thousands.

Little Black Dress BookShots

Little Black Dress BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/06/2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Can a little black dress change everything in her life? Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos - until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far... and her next conquest could be her last.

The Games (Private 12)

The Games (Private 12)

Author: James Patterson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 16/06/2016

Two years ago Jack Morgan - the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private - was in charge of security for the World Cup in Bazil. During the championship final, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stands. Fortunately, Jack and his team averted disaster on football's biggest stage. Now he has returned to Rio to secure the Olympics. But before the torch is lit, the threats come fast and furious as Jack discovers that someone is trying to sabotage the games. A lethal plan put in motion during the World Cup is set to decimate Rio, and turn the Olympics from a worldwide celebration into a horrifying spectacle.

The Games (Private 12)

The Games (Private 12)

Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/06/2016

Two years ago, Jack Morgan was in Rio consulting on security for the World Cup. The tournament went without a hitch. Until a man died in one of the executive hospitality suites during the final, and the autopsy showed the cause to be a rare and deadly virus. The story was kept from the media to avoid causing panic, but Jack feared that the death was no freak occurrence. Now the eyes of the world are once again turned towards Rio for the Olympic Games, and Jack is back in Brazil's beautiful capital. It's not long before he uncovers terrifying evidence that someone has set in motion a catastrophic plan. The death at the World Cup was just a warning. The Olympic Games could be the setting for the worst atrocity the world has ever seen.

I Funny TV (I Funny 4)

I Funny TV (I Funny 4)

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/06/2016

Jamie Grimm has finally accomplished his dream of proving himself the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic, and the sky's the limit from there. Enter a couple of TV executives with a huge plan for Jamie: a new show about Jamie and his oddball friends! But when Jamie struggles to learn the acting ropes, will it be an early curtain call for the biggest show of the decade?

Zoo 2 BookShots

Zoo 2 BookShots

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2016

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