Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

Book - 2012 | 1st ed.
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It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who's robbing his church's poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home to celebrate with Bree, Nana, and his children. The tree decorating is barely underway before his phone rings again--a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity, and daring to save another family. Alex risks everything--and he may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family days. Alex Cross is a hero for our time, and never more so than in this story of family, action, and the deepest moral choices. MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALEX CROSS will be a holiday classic for years to come.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316210683
Branch Call Number: X
Characteristics: 323, 7, 6 p. ; 25 cm.


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Nov 08, 2018

Like this book and this author a lot,

Aug 22, 2018

Reading "Merry Christmas, Alex Cross," you will find drama, heartbreak, and even a few miracles along the way. You will be on the edge of your seat as Alex is forced to make the difficult decision of spending time with his family, or going out into the frosty Christmas Eve night to save some hostages or something.
Snuggle up with a hot cup of cocoa and read this book together with your kids, you won't regret it.

3 stars

Jul 09, 2017

Basically this is two short stories held together by the fact that it is Christmas. Not much of a plot and the action was predictable.

Oct 30, 2015

The book is short and action is non-stop, but that's why it's hard to realize that there is very little plot. One would think that Detective Cross is the only profiler, psychologist, or detective working in DC or liaising with the FBI since he simply can't say "no" when they call him

ipadehip Oct 02, 2015

It can be said that yes this is a rushed novel with not as much substance as most of his novels have had. It is on the other hand, a separate novel not a complete part of the series, although i dont quite know why since it is an alex cross novel.

Nov 25, 2013

I reallyi cannot believe people read this garbage, although it does have the most minimalist sentence structure possible? Which is probably why the only ones I've ever observed reading him in public were the lowest mental grade Boeing employees who believe inner-office gossip to be the endall and beall of life!

John Dickinson
Jul 25, 2013

ditto what Robert B West said

Apr 28, 2013

Another Patterson book that could be a B- movie.With his experience in writing books, he could have pulled this one together over the weekend! There were two incidents and both were resolved without too much intrigue. Also, the print was larger than normal so the 300+ pages could have dwindled down to 200+ quite easily. He's coasting on his reputation.

akasq Apr 12, 2013

Just another alex cross novel.
fast moving Patterson bang outs.

Feb 28, 2013

Garbage. The quality of Patterson's stories, whether written by himself or co-authored, has been deteriorating rapidly over the last few years. This is my LAST one!

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