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Hope to Die (Alex Cross 22) by James Patterson
  

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The 22nd in the Alex Cross series, the books that Patterson actually writes himself. This is classic stuff. The sequel to Cross Your Heart but fine to read alone with adequate catch up right at the start. With short chapters all ending with something important it really is difficult to put down. Following on from the last, it is his family Alex must save and so the plot line is pretty frantic, albeit a little far-fetched. Alex Cross has been through a hell of a lot in his life, one does wonder how much more he can take!

If you like James Patterson you might also like to read books by Lee Child, Lisa Gardner and Michael Connelly.

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Synopsis

Hope to Die (Alex Cross 22) by James Patterson

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.


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About the Author

James Patterson

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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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

James Patterson

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Hardback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery


ISBN

9781780890159

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