Target Alex Cross

Target Alex Cross

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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A killer elite--six assassins--are on the loose. So is Alex Cross.

A leader has fallen, and Alex Cross joins the procession of mourners from Capitol Hill to the White House. Then a sniper's bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross's wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives must solve the case or lose her position. The Secret Service and the FBI deploy as well in the race to find the shooter. Alex is tasked by the new President to lead an investigation unprecedented in scale and scope. But is the sniper's strike only the beginning of a larger attack on the nation?
Publisher: New York : Little Brown and Company, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316273947
0316273945
Branch Call Number: X
Characteristics: 414 pages ; 25 cm.

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billhorton1
Dec 08, 2018

In light of the recent death of President GHWB, this book was a spot "on" thriller, action packed, and thought provoking as well; that should make a number of us ask the big question... Whoa, couldn't this actually happen. Maybe not for the exact examples given...but we continue to see the evolution of society and the family Cross. Where will JP take us next?

OPL_KrisC Dec 05, 2018

Yet another fast-paced thriller from James Patterson! This is the newest volume in the Alex Cross series and the strongest volume out of the last couple published.

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mjk236sb
Dec 03, 2018

A great read - complicated story - but well crafted. One of the best Alex Cross books ever. Truly a page turner that kept your interest until the very end. Good way to end the year!!!

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bisqit
Nov 30, 2018

Very good reading. I especially enjoy the books when Patterson has no second writer. They are the best.

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USAF1969
Nov 30, 2018

Wow! James Patterson has outdone himself with TARGET ALEX CROSS. [I really like his books when he remains the sole writer; the coauthored ones are quite good, but his stand alone books are always crisper and edgier.] In this novel he takes up the usual mayhem surrounding homicides in the DC area, cross-agency collaboration/in-fighting, and a family trying to juggle growing kids and two-bread winners with high-level law enforcement jobs - oh, and let's not forget Alex's side-line job as a psychologist. All the usual stuff is there, and then in this book he layers over it the death of the US President and several of the next-in-line successors in short order behind her. And he leaves dangling in a more startling and obvious way than usual, the next Alex Cross novel. This is a very complicated, convoluted, and frankly, socially-scary books he has ever produced. A great read. Enjoy.

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