James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
Given [Patterson's] ability to keep the ideas flowing and his
readers reading, there is little doubt that this series will find a
receptive audience for as long as Patterson wishes to keep it
going. If KILL ALEX CROSS is any indication, he is just getting
Patterson's Kill Alex Cross is a thriller with family at its heart... Underneath the fast-and-furious action, Patterson is exploring what it means to be a father, a man and, ultimately, a human being in an increasingly complex and dangerous world.--Lisa Scottoline, Washington Post