Author(s): James Patterson
The 24th novel in the bestselling Alex Cross seriesWhat's more dangerous than a killer? For Detective Alex Cross, it's a killer who thinks he's the good guy...Shots ring out in suburban Washington D.C. in the early hours. When the smoke clears, a senior police official lies dead, leaving his force scrambling for answers.Under pressure from the mayor, Alex Cross steps up and takes command of the investigation - just as a brutal crime wave sweeps the region. There's just one thing in common in these deadly scenes- the victims are criminals.As Cross pursues a murderer who's appointed himself judge, jury and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands - because although this killer has a conscience, the city Cross has sworn to protect is rapidly descending into chaos...
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 325 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, and Maximum Ride series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past nine years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.