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TitleAlong Came a Spider
AuthorJames Patterson
ISBN1455523569
ImprintJames Patterson Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
Pages480

Description

Discover the classic thriller that launched the 1 detective series of the past twenty five years, now one of PBS s 100 Great American Reads Alex Cross is a homicide detective with a Ph.D in psychology He works and lives in the ghettos of D C and looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime He s a tough guy from a tough part of town who wears Harris Tweed jackets and likes to relax by banging out Gershwin tunes on his baby grand piano But he also has two adorable kids of his own, and they are his own special vulnerabilities.Jezzie Flanagan is the first woman ever to hold the highly sensitive job as supervisor of the Secret Service in Washington Blond, mysterious, seductive, she s got an outer shell that s as tough as it is beautiful She rides her black BMW motorcycle at speeds of no less than 100 mph What is she running from What is her secret Alex Cross and Jezzie Flanagan are about to have a forbidden love affair at the worst possible time for both of them Because Gary Soneji, who wants to commit the crime of the century, is playing at the top of his game Soneji has outsmarted the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police Who will be his next victim Gary Soneji is every parent s worst nightmare He has become Alex Cross s nightmare And now, reader, he s about to become yours.

Reviews

Ryan Gillespie

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

James Patterson The man writes a book and you read it It s plain and simple He knows how to write a mother fucking story This wasn t the first book I read but damn The dude keeps makin a brother come back for It gets even better when you re reading a book about the REAL OG Alex Cross.Short attentio... (Sign in to see more)


James Lafayette Tivendale

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

I am honestly speechless after reading that Everything that a thriller should be I am embarrassed to say that this is the first James Patterson book I have read excluding his book shot series.Although I was unfamiliar with his work I think everyone who likes fiction has heard of Alex Cross.He was on... (Sign in to see more)


Sharon

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

This is the first book I ve read in the Alex Cross series and it won t certainly be the last James Patterson is a fabulous author as I m sure many would agree and when it comes to writing a page turner he sure knows how to keep the reader turning the pages at a fast pace Along Came A Spider is a boo... (Sign in to see more)


LJ

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here ALONG CAME A SPIDER Police Procedural US Cont PoorPatterson, James 1st in seriesWarner Books, 1992 PaperbackThe daughter of a famous actress and son of the secretary of the Treasury has been kidnapped The boy s body is f... (Sign in to see more)


David - proud Gleeman in Branwen&

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

I have been recommending this book for years Yes, the movie adaptation was terrible yes, some of the later Alex Cross entries were somewhat weak I m looking at you, Violets Are Blue But the first book of the Alex Cross series is still an amazing read What really made this book work for me was the an... (Sign in to see more)


Sanjay Gautam

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

It was a few years back that I read Along Came The Spider I found the plot is predictable just like those typical Hollywood thriller movies I could not find the book much engrossing, and was rather disappointed by the climax which was a cliched twist, and ruins whatever was, if any, good in the plot... (Sign in to see more)


Sue

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

ALONG CAME a SPIDER Alex Cross, 1 is the classic thriller that launched the Alex Cross series, the 1 detective series of the past twenty five years Excellent book full of action and a ending I never saw coming This novel is a game of cat and mouse between Detective Alex Cross and psychopathic villai... (Sign in to see more)


Juli

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

James Patterson started his best selling Alex Cross series in 1993 with Along Came a Spider There are now 25 books in the series PBS included the Alex Cross mysteries on its list of 100 books and series for The Great American Read This prompted me to check out an audiobook of the first Alex Cross bo... (Sign in to see more)


Mary Statza

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

Wow, where do I begin This book inspired me to write a literary review for English class discussing why a a book like this should NEVER have made it onto the bestsellers list IF YOU ENJOYED THIS BOOK OR THE ALEX CROSS SERIES, PLEASE DON T CONTINUE Some major points include Alex Cross is an incredibl... (Sign in to see more)


Edward Lorn

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson

No wonder the literary world is polluted with so many shitty writers They see how well this fucking hack has sold, read his work, and aspire to fucking mediocrity James Patterson outsells Pulitzer Prize winning authors, but his writing I refuse to call this bullshit prose is barely one step above mo... (Sign in to see more)


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