James Patterson
About the author

James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 385 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, Dog Diaries and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

Books by James Patterson

James Patterson Articles

Complex Characters and Highly Intriguing Plot: Read an Extract from 20th Victim by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Review | Extract

9 March 2020

Complex Characters and Highly Intriguing Plot: Read an Extract from 20th Victim by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

    Fast-paced Compelling Read: Review of 20th Victim by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

    Review | Our Review

    9 March 2020

    Fast-paced Compelling Read: Review of 20th Victim by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

      Refusing to Accept the Odds: Read an Extract from Ali Cross by James Patterson

      Review | Extract

      16 January 2020

      Refusing to Accept the Odds: Read an Extract from Ali Cross by James Patterson

      Max Takes On the World: Read an Extract from Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

      Review | Extract

      9 October 2018

      Max Takes On the World: Read an Extract from Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

      Brilliant Girl Heroine: Review Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

      Kids & Ya

      9 October 2018

      Brilliant Girl Heroine: Review Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein